Staff Physician

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 7, 2021

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The application deadline is open until filled, with a projected start date of December 1, 2021 and is negotiable. Links to information about the University Health Center can be found at http://www.uhs.uga.edu .

Posting Details

Posting Number

F0977P

Working Title

Staff Physician

Department

UHC-Medical Clinic Blue

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 ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 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

None

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Anticipated Start Date

12/01/2021

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

09/07/2021

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

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

Position Information

Classification Title

Physician AD

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Staff Physician

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school

Additional Requirements

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.
Additional board certification in Clinical Informatics.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Knowledge with electronic medical records, 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.
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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

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 Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio


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