Physician, Student Health Services

Employer
Drexel University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

Drexel University is seeking a full-time outpatient faculty physician for the Drexel Student Health Center. The Student Health Center is located in the center of the Drexel University Campus and providers services for a population of 24K. We are seeking a highly skilled, patient centered, experienced physician to join our multi-disciplinary healthcare team. You will be working in collaboration with other health care professionals to provide ambulatory primary care to students of Drexel University. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and cover letter.

Essential Functions

• Clinical responsibilities include providing direct medical care in a primary care setting, including visits by appointment, walk-in and telehealth; mass immunization/preventive medicine programs; performing procedures and other special tasks, based on skills and credentialing
• Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment
• Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition. Monitors lab results, medication adherence and medication toxicities
• Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccinations, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury
• Explain and discuss procedures, test results, or prescribed treatment with the patient.
• Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care providers
• Refers patients to medical specialists when necessary
• Participating in quality improvement and other administrative activities.
• Opportunity to create quality improvement and research projects
• Provides for emergency and, as appropriate within existing policy, on-going medical treatment of students
• provide health related outreach services to the campus community periodically
• Opportunity to teach medical student and family medicine residents. Currently, there are no in-patient or hospital responsibilities.

Required Qualifications
  • An MD is required.
  • 0-3 years' experience is required.
  • Completion of residency training program in Family Medicine or other field relevant to college health; Board certification in a specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties; current unrestricted license to practice medicine in Pennsylvania; unrestricted DEA registration; current BLS-HCW certificate.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in ambulatory medicine; proficiency with an electronic health record; proficiency with office-based procedures (wound care, I&D, excision of skin lesions, toenail excision, etc); proficiency with primary care mental health.
Location
  • University City.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Advertised:Sep 22 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 22 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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