UNIV - Open Rank - Department of Family Medicine: Primary Care Researcher

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 4/28/2024

Job Description Summary

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications from collaborative and innovative physicians to join our dynamic research team in Charleston, SC. In this dual role, you will provide high-quality primary care to our diverse patient population while contributing to our department's esteemed research endeavors. Within South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health science center, you will have the opportunity to spearhead research projects supported by over 35 state-of-the-art shared research cores and facilities.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

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Collaborative opportunities abound, including partnerships with the Hollings Cancer Center (HCC), an NCI-designated cancer center, the Zucker Institute for Innovation Commercialization, the South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute (SCTR), and MUSC's Center for Telehealth, recognized as one of two National Telehealth Centers of Excellence.

As the ideal candidate, you will embody patient-centered care, demonstrate compassion, and thrive in a team environment dedicated to uncovering new insights in family medicine. Our department maintains a robust scholarly presence, with faculty routinely presenting and publishing on topics such as cancer prevention, telehealth, care for underserved populations, geriatrics, and sports medicine.

Looking ahead, we are committed to expanding our research horizons, particularly in addiction medicine, integrative therapies, and women's health. Your leadership and collaborative approach will be pivotal in driving these innovative initiatives forward.

This role presents a unique opportunity to merge comprehensive primary care with cutting-edge research, fostering a meaningful impact on the field of family medicine. If you are motivated by the prospect of advancing medical frontiers, we welcome you to join us in this dynamic and fulfilling endeavor.

Opportunity Details:
·Ability to build your clinical schedule to fit your interests and preferences
·Expand and build a primary care practice
·Join a growing and collaborative group of physicians and other clinicians in the Research section of the Department of Family Medicine
·Excellent access to specialists and a robust internal referral network
·Involvement in the teaching of medical students, family medicine residents, and fellows
·MUSC Faculty Appointment (commensurate with experience)
·Excellent commencement bonus, competitive compensation, and benefits
·Generous PTO, company holidays, and excellent retirement options

MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina, sees more than one million patient encounters annually, and its specialized care teams consistently rank among the best in the country. This integrated health care system is accessible via its downtown Charleston campus, seven regional medical centers, more than 100 outreach locations, clinical affiliations with numerous health care partners, and a robust telehealth network. MUSC Health delivers transformational care shaped by world-class clinicians, health scientists, and educators who provide leading-edge care while developing the next generation of innovative health care leaders.
At MUSC Health, we empower our providers to transform expertise, learning and discovery into unrivaled patient-centered care, and to demonstrate our values of compassion, teamwork, diversity, accountability, and innovation in everything we do.

Minimum Requirements:

Must hold a terminal degree: PhD, MD or related.

Preferred Experience:
·Board certified or eligible in Family Medicine
·Significant experience in education
·Collaborative and collegial demeanor with enthusiasm for teaching
·Leadership opportunities available for highly qualified and experienced candidates

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Healthcare & Public Health | Research and Development

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