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Assistant Professor in Family & Community Medicine

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Family & Community Medicine
Requisition Number FE03127
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 Lexington-based residency program The UK DFCM 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 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.

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.
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: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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