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Academic Physician- AZ- Comprehensive Care Clinic

Midwestern University
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 4, 2024

Job Details


The Clinical Faculty / Family Physician is a position serving as a Family Medicine Physician and Core faculty member for the Abrazo Health Network Family Medicine Residency Program. This position will report to the Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency program. The Abrazo Health Network Family Medicine Residency Program is a community-based program serving the Phoenix community for over 40 years offering an unopposed 7-7-7 residency program.

The ideal candidate shares the philosophy of serving the community and supporting the academic mission of the University and residency program. The position requires direct patient care, resident and medical student teaching, precepting, and curriculum development in addition with administrative and scholarly activities in compliance with the requirements of the ACGME. Night and weekend call service are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and provide lectures, as assigned for didactic teaching of both residents and medical students.
  • Serve as a course director in AZCOM programs, if needed.
  • Review AZCOM student Family Medicine clinical rotation performance and provide rotation grades for assigned students.
  • Participate in scholarly activities.
  • Serve on AZCOM committees as assigned.
  • Mentor AZCOM students who intend to match to Family Medicine residency and provide letters of recommendation as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Provide direct patient care to patients in the Comprehensive Care Clinic the site of the Family Medicine Residency as well as on the inpatient service at the Abrazo Central Hospital
  • Supervise residents and students in the family medicine clinic.
  • Participate in scheduled staff meetings, committees, quality improvement activities, and peer review as needed.
  • Adhere to professional and ethical standards of conduct.
  • Maintain current professional certification and licensure requirements.
  • Promote professionalism by modeling and encouraging professional behaviors inside and outside the educational setting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner and have regular, predictable attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

This position requires either a D.O. or M.D. degree. The candidate must have a current unrestricted license to practice in the State of Arizona, a current DEA license for schedule 2-5 drug classes, and be insurable for medical liability. Board eligibility or certification in family medicine care specialty required. Candidates should have a passion for teaching Family Medicine and have a strong demonstrated commitment to providing patient-oriented approach to healthcare. Successful candidates will display a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, a desire to work in multidisciplinary and inter-professional teams and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Computer skills:

Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point) and ability to adapt to electronic health record input.

Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is regularly required to walk, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to handle or fell, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and post-graduate education in the health sciences. The University has two campuses, one in Downers Grove, Illinois and the other in Glendale, Arizona. More than 6,000 full-time students are enrolled in graduate programs in osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nurse anesthesia, cardiovascular perfusion, podiatry, optometry, clinical psychology, speech language pathology, biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine. Over 500 full-time faculty members and 400 staff members are dedicated to the education and development of our students in an environment that encourages learning, respect for all members of the health care team, service, interdisciplinary scholarly activity, and personal growth.

If you would like to learn more about this position, please submit your application through Midwestern University’s online job board at . Your online application should include a letter of intent and a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information (including email addresses) of at least three professional references. Please note that although faculty positions are usually listed as “Assistant Professor”, initial appointment at a higher rank is possible based on the academic experience of the applicant.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance plans as well as life insurance, short/long term disability and pet insurance. We offer flexible spending accounts including healthcare reimbursement and child/dependent care account. We offer a work life balance with competitive time off package including paid holiday’s, sick/flex days, personal days and vacation days. We offer a 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, child care subsidy reimbursement program, identity theft protection and an employee assistance program. Wellness is important to us and we offer a wellness facility on-site with a fully equipped fitness facility.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.



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