Staff Physician (10-Month Benefited)

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Mar 19, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Staff Physician (10-Month Benefited)

Job ID: 241041
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
2500101 - General Health Services

Job Summary
Reporting to the Medical Director and serving as a key member of a multidisciplinary healthcare team that provides medical care to students and eligible members of the University community. This position has been identified by Federal Law (Jeanne Clery Act) as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), with significant student and campus responsibilities. CSA 's are obligated to report crimes reported to them which occurred on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University. This is a 10-month benefited staff position .

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient records
  • Provide clinical oversight of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, including chart review and countersignature
  • Manage caseload of patients requiring primary care, including chronic and episodic care for the acutely and chronically ill
  • Participate in the education and preceptorship of student learners and new staff members
  • Provide in-service programs for Health Services staff and other University personnel
  • Assist with the Health Education staff of Health Services with on-campus health education programming activities
  • Participate in staff meetings and in staff committees, cooperates with peers and others, and maintains competency through continuing education as per Health Services policies
  • Participate in clinical research
  • Provide advisory and educational services to the greater community as requested

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Medical degree from accredited school of medicine or osteopathy

Other Required Qualifications
  • Completion of ACGME-accredited residency within specialty
  • Board certification or eligibility in a primary care specialty (Family Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) or Emergency Medicine and possession of all legal requirements for the practice of medicine in Georgia as determined by the Georgia State Composite Board of Medical Examiners
  • Possess and maintain active Georgia medical license and in good standing
  • Active DEA registration prescribing number
  • CPR certified

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two or more years of experience as a physician

Proposed Salary
Commensurate with experience

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to triage promptly and take steps toward initial stabilization of critically ill or injured patient
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Familiarity and experience using current ICD and CPT coding for insurance billing and collections processes

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Proficient with computers and computer applications, including Microsoft Office, Google, e-mail and medical technology
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service-centered work ethic
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Apply Before Date
Open until filled

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Required Immunizations, verification of tuberculosis status, and urine drug screening prior to employment
  • Employee subject to random drug screening throughout employment
  • Clinical staff will be subject to a continuous query of the National Practitioner Data Bank. Any findings from such query will be addressed appropriately, up to and including termination

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may often extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • Occasional travel required
  • May be exposed to chemicals such as disinfectants, cleansers and soaps
  • Possible exposure to latex, plastic and other PPE materials
  • Possible exposure to bio-hazardous materials, including pathogens
  • Eye-hand coordination, finger dexterity, color perception and discrimination, functional visual ability and depth perception, functional sound perception and discrimination, functional verbal speech ability
  • Ability to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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