Careers

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FACULTY POSITION, DUKE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM

The Duke University PA Program is seeking a certified physician assistant to join our amazing team of faculty and staff. This faculty member would support program activities in the pre-clinical and clinical year curriculum, with greater emphasis on pre-clinical year activities to include serving as a lecturer, small group leader, and unit and course coordinator. This faculty will also serve as a student advisor, participate in clinical year course activities, student and site evaluation, admissions, and program improvement and accreditation efforts. Committee and other service within the program, division, department, school of medicine and university is encouraged and supported, as are scholarly activities and participation in state and/or national organizations. Patient care activities are generally one day per week.

Qualification: A minimum of a master’s degree is required as well as current NCCPA certification, hold or be eligible for North Carolina licensure, and have at least two years of clinical experience. Medical content expertise in the basic medical sciences, nephrology, and/or cardiology is a plus. Previous faculty experience in a PA program is preferred.

The Duke PA program was founded in 1965 as the first PA Program in the United States. Our program is consistently ranked as one of the top PA Programs in the nation, and is currently a #1 ranked program by U.S. News & World Report. We are a mission-driven program dedicated to improving access to primary care especially in rural and medically underserved communities.

Applicants should send a C.V., cover letter of interest, and contact information for three references to diane.spell@duke.edu no later than November 30, 2020.

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

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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


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.


MEDICAL ASSISTANT, CERT. #68998 OR MED LIC PRAC NURSE #68999, COMMUNITY HEALTH DIVISION

Taking medical histories and recording vital signs. Explaining treatment procedures to patients and preparing patients for examinations and procedures Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens and performing basic point of car e laboratory tests on the premises. Disposing of contaminated supplies. Preparing and administering medications as directed by a physician or advance practice provider. Perform other clinical/clerical duties associated with various initiatives including contacting patients; via phone, mychart, etc., reviewing hospital alert file, assisting with COVID t est and referral scheduling and tracking including Administrative duties may include the following: Answering telephones and greeting patients. Updating information for eac h patient in his/her medical record, Entering completed patient registration forms in EPIC, Scheduling appointments and other administrative duties as directed.

Must have graduated from a Medical Assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP)or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). High school or GED graduation required. Certification by AAMA or AMT required. Certification by AAMA preferred.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE, SR #57381, OHS, RTP CLINIC

Perform a variety of professional duties involved in developing and delivering occupational health nursing services for client companies of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Occupational Health Service; plan, implement and evaluate 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. Responsibilities include plan, develop, implement, manage and evaluate occupational health and health promotions programs and program budget for client companies in cooperation with the company and the Duke University Occupational Health Service. Provide individual counseling sessions to employees on health maintenance, results of health screenings and health promotion activities; provide pre employment and random drug and alcohol screening of employees as requested by client companies; recommend, purchase, and maintain medical supplies and equipment necessary for the optimal functioning of the occupational health service of client companies. Work requires completion of an accredited Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, Associates degree in Nursing, or Nursing Diploma program with coursework in occupational and/or environmental safety. State of North Carolina licensure is also required. Work requires two years of nursing experience.


RESEARCH PROGRAM LEADER, #68090, DUKE PA RESEARCH GROUP

This position will support the Physician Assistant Research Group.  The multidisciplinary research program includes projects utilizing national datasets, claims data analysis, survey development and administration, qualitative approaches (e.g. interviews) and intervention planning, and testing.  The successful candidate will assist and support all aspects of research and will interact with colleagues from the Department of Community and Family Medicine and other research groups internal and external to Duke University.


OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH TECH #48161, EOHW

  • Administer routine vaccinations
  • Annual Flu Program
  • Work on Covid19 Team
  • Manage the fit testing program, which includes maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment, accurately fit testing for N95 masks for tuberculosis
  • Maintain detailed records of tests performed and report laboratory test results to appropriate personnel.
  • Collect blood specimens from patients using venipuncture or finger stick.
  • Perform drug screenings
  • Maintain clinical supply of patient care supply
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
  • Work requires an educational background generally equivalent to a high school education. Current licensure as NC EMT is preferred.  EMT Advance preferred but not required.