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 a 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 a student-athlete's participation in intercollegiate athletics. Head Team Physician is ultimately responsible for the coordination of medical care for all student-athletes under current best practice and the rules and regulations of the UAA and NCAA. The Head Team Physician has the ultimate authority for making medical decisions regarding the athletes’ participation in intercollegiate athletics at Emory University.
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 the Emory intercollege athlete.
Assist with retaining a group of consulting specialty physicians as needed.
Development 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;
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 and excellent benefits package for faculty physicians. Salary is competitive, negotiable, and based upon training and experience.
About Emory and Atlanta: Emory University is a unique and special place where faculty and staff work together towards one mission: to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity. Emory is also recognized as one of the world's great institutions of higher learning, with a deep, enduring tradition of academic innovation and excellence. Emory’s campus is home to the CDC, and EUSHS staff interact regularly with CDC experts on issues related to infectious diseases, travel, immunizations, and preventive health. Atlanta, GA is a thriving, diverse, exciting, and growing metropolitan center with countless arts, cultural, recreational, sports and culinary options.
Emory University is anequal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate based on race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Sharon Rabinovitz, MD, Assistant Vice President/Executive Director and Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University Student Health Services, 1525 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 or [email protected] Letters of reference will be required as candidates advance in the process. Preference will be given to candidates who apply on or prior to February 15, 2020; review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.