Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Medicine/Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana

Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana (FMRWM) is seeking an ABFM or AOBFP certified family physician for our ACGME accredited (with Osteopathic Recognition), community-based program. This position is available in Missoula in 2021 and could be hired at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications. Applicants must possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Montana. Applicants must demonstrate experience and competence in teaching and patient care. We encourage applications from candidates whose backgrounds are underrepresented in medicine.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Responsibilities include
  • Function as a member of the FMRWM core faculty, with responsibilities including:
  • Resident teaching in clinical and didactic settings
  • Clinical supervision of residents
  • Provision of direct patient care in outpatient settings
  • Participation in scholarly activity
  • Serving as an advisor and role model for residents
  • Participating with other core faculty in the ongoing development of FMRWM

Position Details
  • The position is a full-time, 1.0 FTE Letter of Appointment and includes a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package (i.e., MUS health insurance benefits, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program).
  • Salary for the position is $187,000 - $210,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications
  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited medical school
  • Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in Family Medicine
  • Board certification by the ABFM or AOCFP
  • Montana medical license
  • DEA license
  • Ability to obtain clinical privileges at Community Medical Center, St. Patrick Hospital & Partnership Health Center
Required Skills
  • Demonstrated medical knowledge and the ability to apply it in the care of patients
  • Proficiency in the maintenance, practical use, and dissemination of evidence-based medical knowledge
  • Ability to prepare and deliver didactics presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality care to all age groups in the Family Medicine Center, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other sites
  • Demonstrated ability to safely and effectively perform common procedures
  • Ability to maintain an active, Family Medicine Center-based clinical practice
  • Able to fulfill call responsibilities
  • Ability to create and regularly update a goal-oriented plan for personal, professional and practice improvement
  • Ability to teach in one-to-one and small group settings
  • Ability to precept efficiently and effectively, and act as a consistent role model for residents
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate and teach patient care and procedural skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to community issues and needs. Work with community practitioners for the purpose of educational support and community relations
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in coordination of resident activities in other Montana communities

Preferred Qualifications

One or more of the following:

  • Osteopathic training and experience sufficient to serve as Director of Osteopathic Education
  • Experience in sports medicine or musculoskeletal medicine
  • Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine
  • Residency faculty experience
  • Rural practice experience
  • Training and experience sufficient to practice obstetrics or inpatient medicine
  • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) experience or training

About the FMRWM program, UM and Missoula

The Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana (FMRWM) program is part of the University of Washington's Family Medicine Residency Network and exists to provide superior, comprehensive education in Family Medicine. We are committed to developing family physicians who are compassionate, clinically competent, and motivated to serve patients and communities in the rural and underserved areas of Montana.

Our program matriculated its first class in 2013, which graduated in Spring 2016. With the investment of a dedicated faculty, excellent resident classes from all over the U.S., and a skilled support staff, we have developed a program that is increasingly recognized for its quality and innovation.

Our success is driven by a focus on our Mission and on a culture of collegiality between residents and faculty, open communication, and empowerment of everyone involved to actively contribute and make FMRWM the best possible place to become a Family Medicine physician.

The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 500+ full-time faculty members. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 70,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the “ top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000 ” by the American Institute for Economic Research and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “ The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America ” in 2014. Many national publications recognize Missoula for its high quality of life . Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference - Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing - Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility - All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9). Need additional help? Check out our UM Jobs FAQ website .

How to Apply

Priority Application Date : June 21, 2021 . Review of applications will begin after this date and continue until position is filled.

Please submit the following application materials via "New Resume/CV" button below. Applications must be submitted via the UM Jobs system at .

*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

  • A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  • A statement detailing professional liability claims experience and licensure board actions
  • Detailed CV - listing education, publications, skills, etc
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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