Requisition Number: FE03545
Department Name: 7H506:OB/GYN – MOREHEAD
Work Location: Morehead, KY
Type of Position: Faculty
Tenure Track Status
Required Education: MD degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience: Completion of OB/GYN residency and fellowship as appropriate
Board certified or eligible in OB/GYN
Must obtain Kentucky medical licensure upon appointment and maintain throughout the term of the appointment.
Must be appropriately credentialed and accepted as a member of the active staff.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible general OBGYN for a full-time position at the UK community-based OB/GYN practice in Morehead, Kentucky. Morehead is the home of the University of Kentucky Rural Physician Leadership Program (RPLP). Each year 10 medical students are accepted into the RPLP program where they spend the first two years on campus in Lexington with the larger class and their third and fourth years in Morehead with University of Kentucky community-based Faculty using Saint Claire Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) as their inpatient facility.
Major Responsibilities of this position include comprehensive Obstetrics and Gynecology practice and participation in teaching activities with medical students. Development and participation in educational and community activities and involvement in hospital and university committees is strongly encouraged. Experience and enthusiasm in teaching and supervising medical students is desirable. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered, and opportunities for faculty development are available and encouraged.
Job responsibilities include:
- Building a comprehensive OB/GYN clinical practice with three other OB/GYNs. OB/GYN Call is 1 in 4 weekends and 1 in 4 weekday calls
- Teaching 3rd and 4th year Medical students. The practice is the site for the RPLP OB/GYN clinical clerkship and 4th year Medical student electives
- Teaching University of Kentucky Family Medicine Residents Gynecology
- Partnering with University of Kentucky and SCRMC for quality and safety in Obstetrics and in Gynecologic surgery
Please feel free to reach out to Dr. Frederick Zachman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and CV via the UK Jobs site. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Clinical experience and strong record of demonstrated leadership is expected.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No
Experience and enthusiasm in teaching and supervising medical students is desirable.
Open Until Filled
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