Women's Health Staff Physician

Position ID: 44219
University of Georgia
University Health Center
UHC Women's Clinic
Position Description
Job Class: 
Staff Physician
Job Description: 
Posting Number F0467P
Working Title Women's Health Staff Physician
Department UHC Women's Clinic
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 (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 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 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 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

The University Health Center has served the students of the University of Georgia since 1917, is Joint Commission accredited, and is a unit in the Division of Student Affairs. Information about the University Health Center can be found at http://www.uhs.uga.edu/.

College/Unit/Department website  
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan  
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Advertised Salary  
Anticipated Start Date 12/01/2019
Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)  
Job Posting Date 09/16/2019
Job Closing Date  
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application deadline is open until filled, with a projected start date of December 1, 2019 and is negotiable.
The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

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.


Position Details

Classification Title Physician AD
Pay Grade  
Faculty Rank Staff Physician
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Doctor of Medicine degree

Position Summary

The University Health Center, University of Georgia is offering a full‐time faculty position for a primary care Staff Physician.

The selected candidate will provision age appropriate gynecologic 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.

Additional Requirements

Requirements include an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school; maintenance of board certification in OB/GYN; a Georgia medical license; current provider BCLS certification or demonstrated eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment; current ACLS certification or demonstrated eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment; and a current DEA license.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Preferences include:
-One year of College Health experience
-More than 3 years of active gynecology care practice.
-One year of experience with electronic medical records, particularly Point and Click Solutions Open Suite EHR
-One year of experience in adolescent gynecology

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Clinical knowledge base that is gynecology focused. Ability to apply evidence-based principles to clinical practice. Minor procedural skills; competency contraception provision, including Nexplanon placement/removal, IUD placement/removal. Procedures to include colposcopy with biopsy, cryotherapy, LEEPEMB, vulvar biopsy; I&D vulvar abscesses, including placement word catheter. Comfort with behavioral, health. Communication skills, empathy, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, acceptance and cultural competency.

Physical Demands  
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?  
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, or patient records)? 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.



Provide age-appropriate medical care, performing physical assessments, procedures (e.g. colposcopy, I&D, LARC insertion/removal). 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

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

Obtains appropriate continuing education credits as a requirement in maintaining license and national certifications.

Percentage Of Time 5

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Gynecologic Oncology Residency Program
Clinical Experience
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator