The University of Kentucky is seeking a Family Medicine faculty member, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position will be located in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, within the 4/4/4 rural family medicine residency program in Hazard, Kentucky. Hazard is located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Our faculty teach residents in both an outpatient and inpatient setting from four different medical schools.
This position will practice non-surgical obstetrics as well as oversee residents’ deliveries of continuity of patient setting and facilitate a rotation site for third and fourth year medical students from four different medical schools. This position will also work with residents to adopt patient-centered medical home principles. The local hospital, Appalachian Regional Healthcare is a regional hospital and is the site for our inpatient service, which consists of 358 acute-care beds. Our faculty and residents also provide services at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center, a 110 bed long-term care facility for veterans. These activities, plus departmental leadership in Rural and Community Health, a practice based research network, and departmental leadership in the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, afford opportunities for faculty to participate in a variety of innovative programs.
We offer competitive compensation based on rank and experience and an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and life insurance; disability; malpractice; retirement plan; education; paid time off and more. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Rank and compensation are commensurate with experience. Please include cover letter and CV along with application.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD, DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of residency in Family Medicine
Required License/Registration/Certification :
ABMS board-certification in Family Medicine, and be able to obtain and hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky.
In addition, the successful candidate must be able to obtain and maintain clinical privileges accepted as a member of the active medical staff UK HealthCare and of Appalachian Regional HealthCare.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.