EUSHS Clinician Position Head Team Physician Emory University Student Health Services (Atlanta. GA) Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine Emory University School of Medicine Emory University Student Health Services and the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine seek candidates for the position of Clinical Provider with additional duties of Health Team Physician (EUSHS).
Job Description: A team physician shall be designated for all or each of an institution's intercollegiate teams and shall be authorized to oversee the medical services for injuries and illnesses incidental to student-athlete participation in intercollegiate athletics. Head Team Physician is ultimately responsible for the coordination of medical care for all student-athletes undercurrent best practices and the rules and regulations of the UAA and NCAA. The Head Team A physician has the ultimate authority for making medical decisions regarding the athletes’ participation in intercollegiate athletics at Emory University.
Essential Responsibilities Clinical Care at EUSHS (50%) Provides direct outpatient primary care physician medical services (including Travel, Immunizations and Allergy) to Emory students. Proficient in Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Sports Medicine for a young adult. Experience in procedural skills such as suturing, incision and drainage, and minor excisions. Proficiency or willingness to engage in care through a telemedicine platform. Supports trainees at EUSHS, including Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine residents. Head Team Physician (50%) Provides supervises and directs healthcare for all varsity student-athletes Provides healthcare oversight of the athletic training staff as established in the Georgia Athletic Training Practice Act (Georgia Code Section 43-5) Provide direction and support for the athletic trainers, team physicians, consulting specialty physicians, and other healthcare providers that care for the Emory intercollege athlete. Assist with retaining a group of consulting specialty physicians as needed. Develop and monitor the effectiveness of health and safety-related policies and procedures in conjunction with Head Athletic Trainer, UAA/NCAA legislation, and latest best practice recommendations. Responsible for maintaining clinic hours in the Athletic Training Room Coverage of athletic events required per policies May include evenings and weekends. Includes coverage of NCAA Championship events hosted by Emory University. Coordinate Pre-season Physicals in conjunction with the Athletic Training Staff. Reviews PPE performed by others to address identified conditions that may affect athlete health and safety. Retain the authority to make health-related decisions that affect the individual athlete and the team and advise the organization on team health-related conditions or concerns. Provide effective primary care medical services to student-athletes including determination of medical eligibility and return-to-play guidance.
Position Requirements: MD or DO from an accredited medical or osteopathic medical school; completion of an accredited residency program and board certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Med-Peds, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine; Certification in Sports Medicine; five (5) years of post-residency experience in practicing medicine in an ambulatory care environment; three (3) years sports medicine, team support experience; academic and professional accomplishments consistent with appointment as a Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine;
Preferred Skills Superior communication, interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and departments in a complex and vibrant university and academic healthcare setting; and competency in the use of electronic health records. Emory School of Medicine offers an excellent benefits package for faculty physicians. Salary is competitive, negotiable, and based upon training and experience.