Faculty, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Medical Faculty/Physicians

Position Title

Faculty, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease

Department

Internal Medicine

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

F23-067

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The Mercer University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a full-time Infectious Disease faculty for clinical practice at Mercer Medicine. The Department offers participation in Grand Rounds, committee work and community service opportunities. Clinical practice and pre-clinical training is through Mercer Medicine.  The mission of the school is to train physicians and other healthcare professionals in primary care and service to rural and underserved populations in Georgia.

This position is expected to maintain a financially viable clinical practice at Mercer Medicine. This position will also be responsible for supervising and teaching students and residents in clinical training and provide clinical oversight on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

This is a 12-month faculty position and will report to the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner of Mercer Medicine on a clinical basis and to the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine on an academic basis.

The department faculty is small enough to have a positive, supportive and collegial atmosphere. The department faculty consists of clinical Internal Medicine physicians and sub-specialists. The department also interfaces and collaborates with the other basic science and clinical departments, including Family Medicine, OB/GYN, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Community Medicine.

 About the position:

  • Position includes teaching residents and students in both an inpatient & outpatient setting
  • Outpatient practice is located within walking distance of a state-of-the art medical center
  • Inpatient coverage is at the Atrium-Navicent Health in Macon, GA
  • Stable faculty and leadership with a financially sound organization
  • Research options available but not required
  • Competitive salary and benefits which include: health insurance, liberal paid time off, and relocation allowance

Duties:

Patient Care:

  • Develop and maintain faculty ambulatory infectious disease practice
  • Clinical Care of patients in department
  • Provide infectious disease consultations, inpatient and outpatient, for Mercer Medicine faculty patients and other patients as requested by community physicians
  • Serve as attending for local HIV/infectious disease clinic
  • Actively participate in Medical Staff and Hospital Committees
  • Complete all Medical Record documentation requirements as specified in the Medical Staff Rules and Regulations on a concurrent basis

Teaching Duties for Internal Medicine Residency & IM Clerkship:

  • Supervise and instruct Internal Medicine residents, family medicine residents and 4th year students on infectious disease rotations
  • Develop, implement, accomplish, & monitor goals for infectious disease education
  • Review and update infectious disease curriculum as needed and at least every three years as required by the RRC-IM
  • Provide 6 to 8 core curriculum lectures per year in the area of infectious diseases
  • Serve as attending or designate an attending for the residents’ infectious disease elective
  • Provide mentorship to IM residents interested in infectious disease fellowship training
Qualifications

Candidates must:

  • Hold an M.D. degree and be board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Have a Georgia medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Georgia
  • Be board certified/board eligible in infectious diseases
  • Experience in ambulatory practice setting
  • Experience in academic medicine environment highly desirable
Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should complete the brief online application and attach a cover letter, updated CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. 

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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