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Community Preceptor-Family Medicine

East Carolina University

Job Details

Job Title:

Community Preceptor-Family Medicine

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

EHH BSOM FM Education

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Classification Title :

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor

Working Title :

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

.74 or less

Full Time or Part Time :

Part Time

Salary Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Primary Function of Organizational Unit :

The Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) at East Carolina University is the fourth oldest medical school in North Carolina; it was chartered to increase the supply of primary care physicians serving the state, to improve the health and well-being of the region, and to train physicians who will meet the health care needs of the state.

Under the leadership of the Dean and Executive Dean, the BSOM grants both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees plus Master’s degrees in Public Health and Biomedical Sciences with a student body of ~ 470 students and 450 faculty members and research scientists.

The Department of Family Medicine at ECU, Brody School of Medicine, is a nationally recognized leader in Family Medicine education. The Family Medicine Department, located in a 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, provides a wide variety of comprehensive primary care services for all age groups to include: procedural skills, obstetrical care, nutrition services, counseling and psychological support in an integrated care model.

Job Duties :

The Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) is committed to the goals of its mission: to increase the supply of primary care physicians serving the state, to improve the health and well-being of the region, and to train physicians who will meet the health care needs of the state. The key to achieving this mission is to assure that students receive a significant portion of their clinical education in the community practices throughout our region. This dedicated network of community physicians provides an invaluable real-world, practical experience that helps set our medical students apart when they begin their residency training.

As temporary, clinical faculty members with the BSOM Department of Family Medicine, preceptors are community physicians who have met the established criteria and have agreed to provide a four-week educational experience for 1-12 medical students fulfilling their family medicine clerkship each academic year (April – March). Students will assist in patient care in both the ambulatory and hospital setting under the direct supervision of the preceptor, participating as fully as possible in their preceptor’s daily activities.In this role, the Community Clinical Preceptor will be responsible for:

1. Understanding the goals and objectives of the family medicine clerkship and its list of the required clinical activities that all medical students must complete during their clerkship as well as any periodic updates to these documents.2. Participating in periodic site visits with BSOM Family Medicine Clerkship Leadership.3. Supervising third-year medical students as they engage patients in their clinical practice environment by:· Obtaining appropriate histories and physical exams based on each the chief complaint of each patient that they assess.· Formulating their own differential diagnosis, assessment, and initial diagnostic and therapeutic plan for each patient that they assess.· Receiving each student’s verbal presentations of their patient encounters· Reviewing any written or electronic documentation provided including: patient encounters, prescriptions, and patient care orders.· Providing patient care education and anticipatory guidance as appropriate.4. Providing timely verbal feedback regarding patient care skills, communication, medical knowledge base, systems-based practice, practice-based learning, overall performance, and professionalism.5. Utilizing the BSOM’s current electronic learning management system to provide a timely evaluation of each student’s patient care skills, communication, medical knowledge base, systems-based practice, practice-based learning, overall performance, and professionalism during their preceptorship.

Anticipated start date – January 1, 2024 – for first group of Preceptors
Anticipated start date – April 1, 2024 – for second group of Preceptors

Contingent upon the availability of funds

Minimum Education/Experience :

· MD or DO from an appropriately accredited institution

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

· Board-certified or board-eligible in Family Medicine; and· Full NC medical license and physical practice in the state of North Carolina

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
At the time of employment, two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered for meeting this requirement.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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