1+ months

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Family Medicine

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Family Medicine
Requisition Number FE01684
Working Title
Department Name 7H460:FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
Work Location UKHC-Turfland
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MD, DO, or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Family Medicine

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board-eligible or certified in Family Medicine.

In current possession of, or able to obtain and/or hold, an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Must be able to obtain and maintain clinical privileges accepted as a member of the active medical staff UK HealthCare.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) seeks a qualified family physician to join our Lexington-based residency program. We are seeking to grow our obstetrics practice in the residency program and applicants with obstetric experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

The UK Department of Family and Community Medicine has a 6/6/6 family medicine residency program in Lexington, Kentucky. DFCM also has additional primary care practices in Georgetown, Hazard, and Hindman, Kentucky, and an independent rural residency program in Hazard, Kentucky. Our Lexington faculty teaches residents in outpatient and inpatient settings and participates 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 at Turfland Clinic (NCQA Level 3 PCMH) and deliveries of residents continuity patients at Albert Chandler Hospital, UK Health Care.

With several NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Level 3 certified clinics, 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 UDS and MACRA quality measures through pre-visit planning, comprehensive nurse assessment, and a care management team involving social workers and RN care managers. We are a national leader in transitional care management and its impact on unnecessary hospital readmissions. Our departments clinical volume includes 92,647 annual visits and 2,411 hospital discharges across our 4 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.

There are currently multiple openings in this department. Please apply to all positions you are interested to be considered for all.

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.

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Posted: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-09-08

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