Associate Professor

Job description

Job Title: Associate Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221053
Job Information Job ID: 221053Position # 20003554 The Augusta University Health System is seeking a Medical Director/Primary Care Physician for the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home (GWVNH) which is a skilled nursing care and rehabilitation facility, located on its academic campus. The major responsibility of this position is the direction of the clinical services required of a long-term care facility (192 resident capacity) that has an administrative relationship with the academic health center, and an integrated teaching and clinical service relationship with the Department of Family Medicine. The incumbent will have a Medical College of Georgia academic appointment in Family Medicine and will provide geriatrics education to medical students and primary care residents. The incumbent will join a well-established staff and faculty with multidisciplinary resource support.

Minimum Requirements Licensed physician with resident training and Board Certification in Family Medicine and/or General Internal Medicine is required. State of Georgia Medical license and current American Heart Association BLS.

Preferred Qualifications Experience as a Medical Director in a clinical setting, preferably long-term care. Special training and a Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine and/or care of dementia as well as being credentialed as a Certified Medical Director (CMD).

About Us The GWVNH is a Joint Commission accredited facility providing skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services to chronically ill veterans of Georgia who have served in the armed forces during war times. It is owned and funded by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service and operated through an interagency agreement with Augusta University and the Board of Regents. In addition to the provision of quality patient care, GWVNH provides educational experience to students of the various colleges of Augusta University.

Augusta is home to half-a-million residents and offers a small-town feel with big-city flair – arts, culture, shopping, fine cuisine, sports, and a host of recreational pursuits are paired with low cost of living and picturesque friendly neighborhoods. Augusta is renowned internationally as home of the Masters Golf Tournament – drawing spectators from across the globe. Known as the Garden City, Augusta with its flower-studded beauty and grace has a well-earned reputation for tradition, hospitality, and heritage. A short 2-hour drive gives you access to the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta. You will also enjoy close proximity to the Atlantic coast, the Blue Ridge Mountains and other historic cities, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time