Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Family Medicine

Job description

The Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Family Medicine will function as a member of the Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, and will be expected to enhance patient care and the education of healthcare professionals. The individual will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Specific responsibilities will include providing direct patient care, promoting and facilitating value-based practice operations, including, but not limited to, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) operations, as well as assisting in teaching of medical students, residents and students in other healthcare fields in the Family Medical Center, other ambulatory care settings, and on the department's hospital service

In addition, the selected candidate will serve on applicable departmental, University Hospitals and College of Medicine committees as assigned, and participate in the on-call schedule and attending on the hospital inpatient service. The faculty member will also be expected to participate in scholarly work related to his/her clinical and/or teaching activities, and participate in continuing education programs for the College of Medicine.

UK Family & Community Medicine offers continuing and comprehensive health care and preventive services for the entire family. Faculty and staff in Family & Community Medicine recently received recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). To learn more about the department, visit our website at

To apply, please include a curriculum vitae and cover letter. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Family Medicine

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD or DO degree

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Family Medicine

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Board-eligible or certified in Family Medicine.

Able to obtain and/or hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Job No:
Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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