Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0837P Working Title STAFF PHYSICIAN Department UHC Medical Clinic Green 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 ( ). 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

Links to information about the University Health Center can be found at

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 07/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 03/02/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants 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 (

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 Allopathic or Osteopathic Medicine.

Position Summary

The University Health Center, University of Georgia is offering a full-time faculty position for a primary
care Staff Physician.

Provision of age appropriate primary 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

Requirements include an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school; board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Pediatrics: a Georgia medical license; provider BLS and ACLS certification within 30 days of employment. Current DEA license.

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

One year in College Health is preferred.
Greater than three years of active ambulatory care practice.
One Year experience in an integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care environment.
Individuals who have attained additional board certification in Clinical Informatics.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Facility with an electronic medical record, particularly knowledge with Point and Click Solutions’ OpenSuite EHR .
Other software to include Word, Adobe, Excel, Outlook and Office 365.
Knowledge or familiarity with Joint Commission accreditation and the PCMH model of care delivery.
Ability to apply evidence-based principles to clinical practice.
Comfort with behavioral, travel and tropical medicine.
Minor procedural skills.
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, minor procedures, 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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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
  4. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents

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