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Physician- Student Health Services (Job S#359)
Tuskegee University


Date Posted Sep. 16, 2022
Title Physician- Student Health Services (Job S#359)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Family & Community Medicine
    Medicine - General
 
 

Position:  Student Health Services Physician                                                                                   Department:  Student Health Services

Status:  Full time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Student Health Services Physician will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
Tuskegee University is seeking a compassionate certified Physician to join our expanding primary care team and provide patients with high-quality treatment and diagnostic services. The ideal candidate is an intuitive healthcare professional whose diagnostic abilities are only matched by their concern for their patients. The person in the Physician role will be responsible for meeting, assessing and diagnosing patients in our clinic and providing them with healthcare services that meet state and national standards for caregiving. They will be responsible for prescribing patients with appropriate medication, health regimens and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to their recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues and/or promote a healthier life.

In addition, the successful candidate shall monitor COVID-19 vaccinations in the event patients experience any adverse effects, diagnose and treat patients that have potentially been exposed to COVID-19 and/or any of its present or future variants, diagnose and treat patients that have tested positive for COVID-19 and/or any of its present or future variants with evidence based methods. The right candidate will have a passion for providing diagnostic services to patients and will enjoy working closely with other healthcare professionals in our organization.

The successful physician candidate should be kind and compassionate towards their patients, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should be knowledgeable, detail oriented, and have good problem-solving skills.

Examining patients, taking medical histories, addressing patients’ concerns, and answering patients’ questions.
Diagnosing and treating injuries, illnesses, and disorders.
Ordering, performing, and interpreting diagnostic tests and explaining the results to patients.
Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options.
Conduct routine and sports physicals.
Counseling patients on diet, hygiene, preventative healthcare, and other lifestyle changes.
Updating patients’ charts and information to reflect current findings and treatments.
Recommending and designing treatment plans.
Prescribe medications or therapies and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented medical conditions.
Discuss potential side effects of medication/treatment with patients and ensure that all allergy information is up-to-date before prescribing medication/treatment.
Provide advice to patients for lifestyle and diet changes that may improve their health or help to treat the health issue they are experiencing.
Explaining medical procedures to patients.
Consulting with other physicians, referring patients to specialists when necessary, and working with other healthcare staff, such as nurses, assistants, and other physicians.
Maintain patient confidentiality and complying with all federal and state health information privacy laws (i.e., HIPAA).
Record complete, timely and legible medical records.

Qualifications:

A medical degree from an accredited program and the successful completion of internship and/or residency.
Proved experience as a physician (College or University Student Health Clinic preferred).
A state valid license and certification to practice medicine.
BLS and ACLS certified or earn certification within 30-45 days of acceptance of employment.
Knowledge and experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of illnesses.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Good leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Dexterity and detail oriented abilities.
Patience and compassion.
The ability and willingness to stay up to date on advancements, innovations, and developments in the field.
Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and DEA number authorizing prescription writing controlled and uncontrolled substances.

Salary
Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

Does this position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities? No
Does this position require travel? No
Is this position funded through restricted outside funding? No
If this is a temporary position, what is the end date of the position? No

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:
https://www.tuskegee.edu/Content/Uploads/Tuskegee/files/HR/Fillable-TU-EMPL

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee UniversityTuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu 
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of
employment. Must be able to pass a background check.


 
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