Women's Health Staff Physician

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0768P Working Title Women's Health Staff Physician Department UHC Women's Clinic About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary $160,000 Anticipated Start Date 02/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 11/24/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

The application deadline is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 25, 2020. The projected start date is February 1, 2021 and is negotiable. Candidates should provide email addresses as well as mailing addresses and telephone numbers for three references that may be contacted by the search committee. The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Position Details

Classification Title Physician AD FLSA Faculty Rank Staff Physician Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Doctor of Medicine degree

Position Summary

The University Health Center, University of Georgia is offering a full‐time faculty position for a primary care Staff Physician.
Responsibilities include the provision of age appropriate gynecologic care to eligible members of the University Community at the University of Georgia Health Center. The Health Center is a large multi-specialty ambulatory care organization that is accredited by the Joint Commission with primary care medical home designation. All licensed clinicians at the University Health Center are members of our Medical Staff whose role is to ensure that care is evidence based and of the highest quality. The membership serves as exemplars of our student-centered service excellence culture.

Staff Physicians are a critical component of the clinical leadership who provide oversight of care provided by Physician Assistants and Nurse practitioners. Providing general primary care, minor procedures, patient education, and care coordination are important aspects of the position.

Additional Requirements

MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school; maintenance of board certification in OB/ GYN ; a Georgia medical license; current provider BCLS certification or demonstrated eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment; current ACLS certification or demonstrated eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment; and a current DEA license.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

One year of college health experience; more than 3 years of active gynecology care practice; one year of experience with an electronic medical records system, particularly Point and Click Solutions’ Open Suite EHR and one year of experience in adolescent gynecology.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Clinical knowledge base that is gynecology focused. Ability to apply evidence-based principles to clinical practice. Minor procedural skills; competency contraception provision, including Nexplanon placement/removal, IUD placement/removal. Procedures to include colposcopy with biopsy, cryotherapy, LEEP, EMB, vulvar biopsy; I&D vulvar abscesses, including word catheter placement. Comfort with behavioral health. Communication skills, empathy, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, acceptance and cultural competency.

Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Provide age-appropriate medical care, performing physical assessments, procedures (e.g. colposcopy, I&D, LARC insertion/removal). Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, coordinate care and referrals. Document encounters in a concise timely detailed and informative manner using an electronic medical record. Serve in a consultative and clinical supervisory role for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants active in the clinics. Co-sign (assess care and decision making, ensure adequate documentation, and offer feedback where appropriate) entries in medical records by NP/PA staff.

Percentage Of Time 85 Duties/Responsibilities

Communicates with and integrates into a team. Participates in process improvement. Attends and participates in committees and staff meetings. Participates in research and educational efforts as warranted. Contributes to the culture of service excellence.

Percentage Of Time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Obtains appropriate continuing education credits as a requirement in maintaining license and national certifications.

Percentage Of Time 5 Posting Specific Questions

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
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