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Assistant Professor in Family & Community Medicine

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Family & Community Medicine

Requisition Number
FE03068

Working Title

Department Name
7H460:FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

MD or DO

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency program and board certification

Required License/Registration/Certification

Unrestricted Kentucky Medical License

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) seeks a qualified family physician to join our Georgetown Location. DFCM also has additional primary care practices in Lexington, Hazard, and Hindman, Kentucky. Our Georgetown faculty are given the option to participate in all four years of medical student education, including a required clerkship in Family Medicine. Faculty physicians who practice non-surgical obstetrics oversee prenatal care and deliveries of residents’ continuity patients at Albert Chandler Hospital, UK Health Care.

With several clinics in the state, we serve as leaders at UK HealthCare, a $1.67 billion health system, in its primary care delivery strategy by implementing value-based clinical redesign and population medicine programs. We have aligned our clinical approach to enhance value-based quality measures through pre-visit planning, comprehensive nurse assessment, and UK HealthCare Population Health team involving social workers, community health workers, and RN care managers. We are a national leader in transitional care management and its impact on unnecessary hospital readmissions. Our department’s clinical volume includes over 100,000 annual visits and over 2,500 hospital discharges across our 5 current clinics and 2 hospital services.

These activities, plus departmental leadership in population medicine, practice-based research network, and academic programs afford opportunities for faculty to participate in a variety of innovative programs. We offer competitive compensation based on rank and experience and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and life insurance; disability and malpractice insurance; a generous retirement plan; continuing education; paid time off and more.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.