Staff Physician

Updated: about 4 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Staff Physician

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Student Health Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five schools and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Texas A&M University Health Services is looking for a Staff Physician to serve as a member of the team. The Staff Physician, under general direction, is responsible for providing primary health care to the students of Texas A&M University. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy, AMA ethics and standards, and pharmacology

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications

  • Ability to assess symptoms, make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment appropriate for patients’ condition/situation

  • Ability to apply principles and techniques of modern medicine

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Other Requirements or Factors:

  • Ability to exert moderate force and lift or move moderately heavy objects

  • This is a security-sensitive position

  • The individual in this position is required to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations

  • The individual is required to handle PHI in accordance with the A&M System policy and is further required to complete HIPAA training as a condition of employment, within a reasonable time frame after the individual’s employment, and on an as-needed basis thereafter

Preferred Experience:

  • Related experience in a college health setting.

  • Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations: Full unrestricted medical license issued by the Texas Medical Board. Licensure must be maintained for continued employment

  • Preferred Licenses, Certifications and Registrations: Board certified (or eligible) in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine DEA registration. BLS certification

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of confidentiality laws and regulations including HIPAA and FERPA

  • Knowledge of ICD 10 and CPT billing and coding principles and procedures

  • Knowledge of electronic medical records software, including PnC

  • Knowledge of medical treatment resources in the community

Responsibilities:

  • ​Provision of Care - Diagnoses illnesses, diseases, and other conditions and provides general medical care, including ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications or treatments, and providing counseling and education regarding health maintenance, disease/injury prevention, and community resources for medical treatment. Coordinates treatment with other health care providers. Provides medical leadership and consultation to Advanced Practice Providers on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

  • EMR and Compliance - Maintains accurate and comprehensive medical records. Completes documentation of patient encounters in the electronic medical records system a timely manner. Acts in accordance with all relevant licensing boards and local, state and federal laws and regulations related to the practice of medicine. Remains current on, and adheres to, departmental and university policies and procedures. Participates in continuing medical education and in-service activities. Meets performance and quality indicators as determined by the Director, Associate Director, and Chief of Medical Staff.

  • Administrative - Serves on clinical committees as assigned. Actively participates in peer review, accreditation, and other quality improvement activities. Assists in the preparation of educational materials. Provides input on medical staff policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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