Family Physician / Sports Medicine
Company: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Family Physician / Sports Medicine
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Provides clinical services for students, faculty/staff and families
eligible for health care; provides episodic health care in
conjunction with a program of comprehensive primary care; provides
programs of health education. Works under the direct supervision of
the Medical Director of University Health Services (UHS) in
accordance with the regulations of the Massachusetts Board of
Registration in Medicine. This position includes shared Team
Physician duties for varsity sports coverage. Faculty appointment
is with the Sports Medicine Fellowship based in the University of
Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA.
Functions independently within the broad scope of departmental and
institutional policies and goals; refers exceptions to the Medical
Director of UHS for Medical Care.
- Provide clinical services to outpatients during regular clinic
day and evening hours. Responsible for timely entry in medical
records and appropriate referral to other providers. Performs
procedures appropriate to training. Orders medications including
- Maintains a program of continuing medical education as required
by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and includes
annual CPR review.
- Participates in scheduled staff meetings, committees, and
quality improvement activities.
- Coordinates a major program activity as assigned by the Medical
Director of UHS, such as walk-in clinic, occupational health,
- Understands and contributes to implementation of department and
institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education,
Experience, Certifications, Licensure)
- D. or D.O. degree and licensure for the practice of medicine in
Massachusetts or licensed in another state with Massachusetts
licensure at time of appointment
- Three years of residency training and Board eligibility or
certification in adult primary care specialty.
- Interest in sports medicine. Fellowship training in sports
- Qualified for a local hospital staffing privilege, either as a
courtesy or active staff member
- Registration as a controlled substance practitioner in
Massachusetts and with the FDA at time of appointment
- Insurable by the Massachusetts Medical Professional Insurance
Association or equivalent insurer.
- CAQ/Fellowship in Sports Medicine and skill in musculoskeletal
40 hours per week, rotation of some weekend and evening hours.
Regular weekday hours during academic year (open until 8 pm), and
share call and weekend clinic hours in rotation with ten other
physicians. No hospital responsibilities.
Commensurate with skills and experience, plus excellent benefit
Special Instructions to Applicants
We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best
talent on our team to meet the need of our diverse campus community
which we serve. Multilingual, multicultural and multiracial
applicants encouraged to apply.
Please complete online application, submit a cover letter, resume,
the names and contact information of three professional references.
The position will remain open until filled.
Candidates who are selected for an interview, will be asked to
provide 3 written letters of recommendation.
Application Link –
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally
ranked public research university offering a full range of
undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University
sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western
Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic
setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University
is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire
College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to
the intellectual energy of the region.
About University Health Services
University of Massachusetts University Health Services (UHS) is a
dynamic clinical setting providing health care for students,
faculty, staff and their dependents. UHS provides acute health care
in conjunction with a program of comprehensive primary care. Most
patients are between the ages of 18-25, though UHS also care for
newborns and retired faculty. There are many opportunities for
teaching, including undergraduates, medical students and residents.
Provides function independently within the broad scope of
departmental and institutional policies and goals, while working
under the direct supervision of the Executive Director of UHS for
Medical Care in accordance with the regulations of the
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
Campus life is vibrant, with numerous opportunities to enjoy arts,
entertainment and athletics. The Pioneer Valley has been recognized
as one of the top locations in New England, as the 5 college region
has numerous cultural, epicurean and recreational activities
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry,
disability, military status, or genetic information in employment,
admission to and participation in academic programs, activities,
and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or
products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst
is further committed to a program of affirmative action to
eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase
opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified
minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans.
It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable
federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal
opportunity and affirmative action.
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