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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Professor - Student Health in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University Student Health Services and the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine seek candidates for the position of Director of Clinical Services, Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS). This senior level clinical and administrative faculty physician reports directly to the EUSHS Assistant Vice President/Executive Director.

Job Description:

The Director of Clinical Services is instrumental in maintaining the high quality, inclusive, evidence-based care which supports the success of our diverse, bright and ambitious students. This is a critically important position in our organization which requires a dynamic, motivational and engaging leader who has strong clinical skills and is an experienced multidisciplinary supervisor. As part of the Executive Leadership Team at EUSHS, the director must have a working knowledge of efficient, collaborative outpatient medical care, preferably within a Student Health Center. This Director must be able to shift seamlessly from supporting an individual student in crisis and their parents to representing EUSHS in addressing population health impacts and interventions on campus.

Essential Responsibilities:

Clinical Care (40-50%)

  • Provides direct outpatient primary care physician medical services (including Travel, Immunizations and Allergy) to Emory students and their adult dependents.

  • Responsible for the evaluation of existing services and the implementation of new services based on needs assessment and data.

  • Works with the Director of Nursing Services and the Assistant VP/Executive Director to ensure high quality clinical services for student and dependent patients.

  • Proficient in Primary Care, Urgent Care and Women’s Health Care for a young adult population (preferably student health related care including contraception, eating disorder management, transgender care and mental health treatment).

  • Experience in procedural skills such as suturing, incision and drainage and minor excisions. Women’s Health procedural experience preferred (IUD, colposcopies, Nexplanon insertions).

  • Supports trainees at EUSHS, including Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine residents.

Clinical oversight and leadership (25-30%)

  • Provides leadership, guidance, and consultation to the Clinical Provider Staff, composed of other faculty physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and dietitians.

  • Facilitates weekly clinical provider meetings.

  • Oversees the Clinical Provider quarterly peer review and performance improvement projects.

  • Contributes to continuing education of clinical providers through clinical case reviews, literature reviews, and guest speakers.

  • Clinical oversight of all clinical policies and procedures.

  • Arranges all necessary training to meet accreditation and university standards.

  • Provides annual performance reviews and related feedback to the clinical providers.

  • Responsible for the recruitment and onboarding of new clinical providers.

  • Provide supervision over the provider clinic scheduling including leave and staffing census.

Administrative (25-30%)

  • Assists the Assistant VP/Executive Director in establishing a budget for EUSHS and clinical services;

  • Represents the Assistant VP/Executive Director when he/she is on leave or otherwise absent.

  • Serves as a member of the Senior Staff of the Emory Division of Campus Life and participates in campus committees and task forces as assigned.

  • Participates in the development of goals and strategic plans for EUSHS.

  • Primary Lead for Clinical Care and associated chapters for AAAHC accreditation

  • Supervision of an MPH graduate student.

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, or Obstetrics-Gynecology; five (5) years of post-residency experience in practicing medicine in an ambulatory care environment; three (3) years of supervisory and administrative leadership 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. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a college health setting and experience with AAAHC or Joint Commission Accreditations standards and processes.

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.

The Department of Family & Preventative Medicine, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.

Interested candidates should apply on-line and attach a CV and cover letter .

Inquires can be sent to Sharon Rabinovitz, MD, Assistant Vice President/Executive Director and Associate Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University Student Health Services, 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.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 55530

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: FPM: Student Health

Location : Name Bldg 1525 Clifton Road

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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