The University of Kentucky, Department of Internal Medicine is seeking an Internal Medicine clinical physician for an opportunity in an academically oriented ambulatory position in the Division of Infectious Diseases faculty practice. This position will primarily provide primary care specifically for the Ryan White grant-funded patient services at The Bluegrass Care Clinic, which serves as one of four federally funded Ryan White HIV/AIDS Clinics within the state of Kentucky.
Since 1990, the University of Kentucky Division of Infectious Diseases has provided a continuum of HIV primary care from diagnosis to end of life to over 1,300 persons from central and eastern Kentucky. A team of physicians, recognized for their treatment of HIV disease and board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Infectious Diseases, staffs the Bluegrass Care Clinic. In addition to providing patient care, these physicians are actively engaged in HIV teaching, training, and research, and serve as co-investigators for all University of Kentucky HIV clinical trials. Physicians are aided by nurses, pharmacists and other clinicians to deal with the complex management of infectious diseases.
This position will have a full clinical faculty appointment, competitive compensation and benefits. Qualified applicants must be board eligible or board certified in internal medicine.
UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington and is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all our employees. Lexington, KY is consistently ranked nationally in the top sectors for Business and Careers (Forbes), Young Professionals (Kiplinger), and Education (Parenting).
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.