Staff Physician

Position ID: 43817
University of Georgia
Office of Student Affairs
University Health Center - Medical Clinic Green
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
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Staff Physician
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Posting Details
Posting Number F0425P
Department UHC Medical Clinic Green
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 ( 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

Posting Type External
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience
Anticipated Start Date 10/01/2019
Job Posting Date 07/23/2019
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.

Position Details
Position Information
Classification Title Physician AD
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.

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 college students enrolled at the University of Georgia Health Center. Care delivery is part of a patient centered medical home accredited by the Joint Commission as part of a large multi-specialty ambulatory care organization. Work includes oversight of care provided by Physician Assistants and Nurse practitioners. Minor procedures, patient education, and care coordination are important aspects of the position. Staff physicians at the University Health Center are a critical component of the clinical leadership, are members of our Medical Staff, and serve as exemplars of our student centered service excellence culture.

Additional Requirements

Requirements include an MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school; maintenance of board certification in an appropriate specialty such as Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Dermatology; a Georgia medical license; current BCLS certification; current ACLS certification or demonstrated eligibility to obtain within 30 days of employment; and current DEA License.

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

Preferences include 1 year of college health experience and 3 years of ambulatory primary care practice. Practical understanding of the principles of a patient centered medical home model of delivery and demonstration of understanding of Joint Commission accreditation. Demonstrate basic Adobe, Excel, Outlook, and Word skills and have 1 year of experience with an electronic health record.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Clinical knowledge base that is primary care focused. Ability to apply evidence based principles to clinical practice. Comfort with behavioral, travel and tropical medicine. Minor procedural skills. Communication skills, empathy, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, acceptance and cultural competency.

Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
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.

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

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator