Careers

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ACADEMIC FAMILY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN OPENINGS

Duke’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking a full-time, board-certified family physician (MD or DO) to join a thriving and highly innovative faculty practice which is testing new models of care and innovations in education and research. The physician will see a diverse population of patients and provide direct clinical care in addition to teaching residents and students, and participating in care redesign and engagement in research. Ideal applicants would have experience in a teaching family medicine practice that includes physician assistants, nurse midwives and/or nurse practitioners. Preference will be given to candidates with an expressed interest, experience and/or credentials in centering prenatal care and labor and delivery/full term nursery care. Currently, our Family Medicine/OB’s have privileges to first assist C-Sections.

The Duke Family Medicine Division is dedicated to improving the health of populations and communities in Durham and surrounding counties.  As one of the first certified Patient Centered Medical Homes in the US, and one of the development sites for the early concepts, the Division houses the Duke Family Medicine Center, the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, family medicine student programs, and faculty development programs.  The Division is involved in many initiatives with other Departments, Divisions, and units within Duke Medicine, including Duke Primary Care, the Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy Programs, the Primary Care Leadership Track of the School of Medicine, Duke Community Health and its extensive array of community programs, the Masters Program in Clinical Leadership, and the Duke Center for Community Research.

The Duke Family Medicine Center is one of the largest primary care sites in the area with approximately 35,000 visits annually.  It serves as an important link to Duke’s excellent tertiary medical center and the community. The practice is modeled on a team-based approach to care that focuses on the needs of patients and evidence-based care. The practice serves as an institutional test-bed for innovative approaches to care and is continually developing new methods for prevention of illness and management of chronic diseases.

Applicants at the Assistant or Associate Professor level will be accepted.  Track and rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.  Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in clinical care and education.  Duke faculty enjoys a generous compensation and benefits, including tuition assistance for college-age children.

The Greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and outlying towns, with a population of over 1.6 million residents, offers something for everyone! From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage there are options for every lifestyle. The area is family-friendly, while offering young singles many options for an active outdoor and social scene. The Research Triangle Park (RTP), a globally prominent high-tech research and development center, was conceived around the three main academic centers in the region - Duke, UNC, and NC State. This trio of world-renowned universities coupled with the bio-tech companies of RTP, has made the area culturally diverse, economically resilient and nationally recognized as a great place to live. Coupled with great schools, premier shopping and a reasonable cost of living - there is truly something here for everyone!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

New residency graduates and first-time family medicine faculty are encouraged to apply. Please click here to apply:  https://pdc.dukehealth.org/careers/duke-community-family-medicine


OEM CLINICAL FACULTY POSITION

Duke Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking a BC/BE Occupational Medicine Physician for a full time clinical faculty position. Academic appointment in the Duke School of Medicine is based on academic portfolio. Clinical activities will be conducted at Duke Employee Occupational Health and Wellness (EOHW) providing services for over 40,000 faculty and staff of the University and Health System. Responsibilities include patient care for work-related injury/illness/exposure, medical surveillance, clinical toxicology, independent medical examinations, permanent impairment ratings, fitness for duty assessments, disability management, American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) review, policy development, and managing and developing employee wellness and assistance programs. EOHW is a highly collaborative OEM practice relying on a multidisciplinary approach to emerging issues including infectious agents, violence prevention, and emergency preparedness. Other responsibilities include supervising nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The position also includes teaching of medical residents and students, and the potential for clinical research. Experience in an academic health care setting is considered a positive factor. Please visit the Duke Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Web site for additional information. http://dukeoccmed.mc.duke.edu/ If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity please contact Carol Epling, MD, MSPH via email carol.epling@duke.edu. Duke University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted using Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7133.


RESEARCH FACULTY POSITION IN PRIMARY CARE/ FAMILY MEDICINE/ POPULATION HEALTH/ HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is seeking applicants for Assistant/ Associate /Full Professor positions with a primary emphasis on a broad range of research relevant to primary care, family medicine, occupational safety and health, health services, prevention and population health. Successful candidates will have a history of relevant externally funded research, research program development, and research productivity. Preference will be given to clinician-scientists/clinician-researchers and to candidates with experience and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded, independent research program, and work closely with research and clinical faculty members. Read the full job description.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and current CV to eang.king@duke.edu.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE (level 12)

EOHW
#27868

Perform a variety of professional duties involved in developing and delivering occupational health nursing services for Duke employees and client companies of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Occupational Health Service; assist in planning, implementing and evaluating health maintenance and health education programs; contribute to the design of health controls and surveillance relative to toxic or hazardous conditions in the work environment.


PROJECT COORDINATOR (LEVEL 10)

LIVE FOR LIFE
#18310

Create and operationalize project plan, including identified outcomes and milestones. Facilitate operational and programmatic decisions that have a significant impact on the successful achievement of program strategies and objectives. Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness using qualitative and quantitative techniques and recommend and implement modifications to improve program effectiveness. Plan, coordinate and administer activities of assigned programs to include developing and implementing procedures, processes, services and systems. Budget for, and coordinate, events and other related programs; develop and coordinate new ideas and concepts for program themes, materials and resources to supplement, expand or replace existing program components. Coordinate marketing activities to include, promotional materials, publications, ads and fliers. Develop plans and schedules for release of publicity materials.


COUNSELOR, EAP

EOHW
#14156

Provide autonomous and independent direct clinical services, including comprehensive mental health assessment, coaching, short-term counseling, case management, and referral services to Duke Faculty, staff, and their eligible family members. Provide consultations to management regarding occupational mental health and productivity issues in the workplace. Assess and provide customized organizational responses for events that disrupt the emotional stability and functioning of employees or work units, such as reductions in force and grief response. Provide specialized risk management interventions within the University and Health System. Confer and collaborate with EOHW about Fitness-for-Duty cases. Provide consultation and guidance to management addressing suspected impairment, or employee behaviors of concern, including risk of harm to self or others. Participate as a mental health professional with Duke's Critical Incident Response Program, incorporating Psychological First Aid and crisis response models. Be able to serve as a team leader for group interventions. Design and deliver training for employees and organizational leaders about work performance problems, occupational mental health issues, suicide prevention, violence prevention, and related workplace concerns. Stay current about employee assistance and new mental health treatment modalities. Work requires a minimum of a Master’s Degree in social work, counseling or related mental health field. Current clinical licensure in North Carolina or eligible.


MEDICAL ASSISTANT – CERTIFIED

OEM-RTP CLINIC
#1610

Responsibilities include providing professional health care for employees of client companies under the direction of the supervising provider. Will assist providers with interviewing patients for medical and occupational histories, participate in pre-placement periodic, special, return-to-work, and termination examinations, assist with patient vitals. Will perform screening procedures, including EKGs, audiograms, pulmonary function tests, respirator fit tests, vision tests, blood draws and other biological specimens and prepare for lab analysis. Assist in maintaining an efficient health service clinic, process OHS RTP clinic patients according to each company’s protocol. Maintain records to meet medical, legal and client company requirements. Will perform and document daily calibration checks on pulmonary function and audiometric equipment to meet OSHA requirements and validate test results.


STUDENT ASSISTANTS

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is looking for advanced/specialized student assistants to support a research professor in ongoing research projects. Student assistants will work on a qualitative project that is developing a network-based, social support intervention to increase retention in HIV care and ART adherence for adolescents living with HIV. Duties in this role will include but is not limited to, recruiting, enrolling, and consenting participants. In this position student assistance will be conducting interviews, administering quantitative surveys, recording, translating and transcribing participant responses. Once data is collected, a person in this position will assist with data cleaning, coding, interpretation, and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Applicants for the job MUST be Duke students whose primary function is that of enrollment in a full-time degree program at Duke, and employment at Duke is secondary to such a primary undertaking. We anticipate this will be up to 19.9 hours a week.

If you are a Duke student and interested in this opportunity please send your resume/CV and a writing sample to fmch-research@duke.edu.