Associate Physician

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Functional Title:

Associate Physician

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Position Eclass:

ED - EHRA 9 month leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Student Health Service offers comprehensive primary and preventive health care to the UNCG University community. A strong commitment is made to maintaining professional excellence in addressing the health problems that are unique to this adolescent/young adult population in an effort to:

  • minimize loss to education for health reasons;
  • protect the health of individuals within the University community;
  • educate students toward the achievement of a healthy lifestyle;
  • contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy atmosphere in which students, faculty and staff live and work.

The mission of Student Health Services is to provide collaborative health care designed to empower students to develop lifelong skills that enhance their physical, psychological and wellness status in an inclusive and affirming environment and promote student success and retention.

Student Health Services…

  • Provides student-centered, medical, counseling and wellness services which are affordable and accessible
  • Utilizes a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to wellness and health care
  • Provides an environment of inclusion, respect and appreciation of diversity
  • Promotes professional excellence, responsiveness and ethical practice
  • Is committed to the support of the educational, research, and service missions of the University

Position Summary:

The primary objective of the Associate Physician position is to provide primary health care to the students within the University community. This includes diagnosis and treatment of a broad scope of medical illnesses, recognition and referral of psychological concerns and participation in health promotion and disease prevention education.

In addition to providing primary health care, the Associate Physician precepts medical and nurse practitioner students, as well as residents. They also serve as a back up collaborator/supervisor to staff nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the Medical Clinic. Position requires active participation in staff meetings, QI meetings (if indicated), peer review, and other operational committees (if needed).

Minimum Qualifications:

The Associate Physician must be licensed or licensed eligible physician in the State of North Carolina and have a current DEA license and NPI number. Experience in family medicine, internal medicine, or urgent care medicine is required. Significant experience in college health and experience in working with a diverse student body, faculty and staff is preferred. The Associate Physician is required to meet all quality assurance criteria and standards of medical practice established by state, institutional and regulatory bodies.

The Associate Physician should have no unresolved medical malpractice claims, patient complaints with state medical boards or other negative citations as documented by the National Practitioner’s Data Bank.

Necessary Documentation:

  • Medical License
  • DEA Number
  • NPI Number
  • Clearance through the National Practitioner’s Data Bank
  • List of 3 References: Name, Company Name
    • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal), one (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor, Email Address and Contact Phone Number
  • Background check

Preferred Qualifications:

Medical experience in college health setting.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department:

Student Health Services - 44604

Job Open Date:


For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




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Key Responsibility:

Patient Care

Essential Tasks:

•Provides clinical care services to University students and staff with worker’s compensation needs.
•Provides limited acute clinical care to University faculty and staff.
•Is comfortable with administration and monitoring of medications for common mental health conditions.

Percentage Of Time:


Key Responsibility:


Essential Tasks:

•Participates on specified committees within Student Health Services.
•Serves as physician consultant with other providers in Student Health Services and Counseling Center.
•Serves as backup to the Assistant Medical Director.

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Key Responsibility:


Essential Tasks:

•Acts as a back-up supervisor/clinical collaborator for physician assistants/nurse practitioners working in the clinic.
•Participates in precepting of medical/nurse practitioner students who rotates through the clinic.

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Essential Tasks:

•Remains current on health/medical trends.
•Maintains continuing education requirements as required by North Carolina Medical Board and American Board of Medical Specialties.
•Participates in quality improvement (QI) and peer review activities as well as clinical record review.

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - F

Work Environment:

Inside - C, Infectious Bacteria - F




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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time