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Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Location: Campus Health Services
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606325
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.

Job Description

The staff Physician is responsible for the provision of general medical care to eligible NAU affiliated individuals (students, employees, and employee spouses). The staff Physician reports to the Medical Director of Campus Health Services, Medical Services.

Direct Patient Care - 80%
  • Provide primary medical and mental health care through the evaluation and management of acute, sub-acute and chronic conditions within scope of privileges applied for and granted by the Credentialing and Privileging Committee.
  • Utilize appropriate, diagnostic resources in a cost-effective manner to assist in the evaluation and management of these health conditions.
  • Utilize appropriate, pharmacologic modalities in a cost-effective manner to treat identified health conditions.
  • Provide patient counseling on health-related matters.
  • Provide patient education on health-related matters and healthy lifestyles.

Indirect Patient Care - 10%
  • Participate in 24-hour call (phone response only) in rotation with other providers.
  • Provide consultant services to other health center personnel.
  • Document patient care related activities in the EHR in a clearly understood manner appropriate for the type of encounter.

Administrative - 5%
  • As requested by the Associate Vice President of Health Services or Medical Director:
    • Participate in committees, provider meetings and other organizational activities.
    • Participate in creation, coordination and implementation of policies and procedures.
    • Participate in strategic planning and continuous quality improvement activities.
    • Participate in the training of Nurse Practitioner, Athletic Trainer or other health care students.

Other - 5%
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment

Physical demands include sitting, standing, bending and lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs on occasion. On-site potential exposure to contagious illness and bloodborne pathogens in daily activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Medical degree from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic school of medicine and licensed to practice medicine in the State of Arizona.
  • The physician must comply with the requirements for continuing education defined by the Arizona Medical Board or the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners.
  • Board Certification in primary care specialty.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • Current AHA CPR in person training certified or ACLS training is required.
  • Remain current in the field of college health and maintain board certification.
  • Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency and prescriptive authority required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of current physical health, mental health, alcohol and drug use, and social issues on university campuses.
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety, and Emergency Preparedness policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of documentation of care and appropriate billing/coding.
  • Knowledge of documenting services provided in an electronic medical record system.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement related to health services.
  • Knowledge of patient rights, patient consent, confidentiality, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Supervisory practices and principles.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Effective Interviewing skills.
  • Active listening skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to handle emergent and/or potentially critical situations with accuracy, speed and diplomacy.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Possesses strong problem solving, organizational, and analytical capabilities.
  • Promotes a diverse, inclusive environment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Anticipated salary range is $145,713 - $182,141. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each 6 months according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of employment.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

June 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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