Medical Director/Head Team Physician/Sports Medicine Physician UNLV School of Medicine
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV
October 9, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Full Time - Experienced
Who We Are:
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
The Medical Director/Head Team Physician will provide medical services, practice and game coverage, team travel and administrative responsibilities for over 500 student-athletes who compete in the 17 Division 1 NCAA intercollegiate athletic programs at UNLV. This position will also provide patient care at the UNLV School of Medicine Family Medicine clinical practice sites.
The Medical Director/Head Team Physician will be involved in a collaborative effort with the Sports Performance Team (Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Sports Psychologist, and Sports Dietitian) to provide a holistic experience for all student athletes. In accordance with the NCAA and NATA, provide medical direction for the athletic training staff. In conjunction with the athletic training staff, specialty medical providers, and members of the Sports Performance Team, the Head Team Physician will ultimately assume responsibility within the team structure for making medical decisions that affect the student-athlete's safe participation.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
MD or DO degree from approved medical/osteopathic school
Successful completion at an accredited Residency (ACGME or AOA), Family Medicine preferred
Current board certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties, Family Medicine preferred
Successful completion of an ACGME accredited sports medicine fellowship (unless grandfathered in for CAQ examination)
Current Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine (CAQSM) from the American Board of Family Medicine
Minimum of three (3) years post residency clinical experience by time of hire including experience in sports medicine with collegiate or professional sports (excluding fellowship time)
Familiarity with NCAA and appropriate conference, state and national athletic regulations
Clinical skills in the evaluation and management of musculoskeletal injuries. Utilization of orthopedic specialists to provide timely and prudent orthopedic care.
Clinical skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound
Experience in acute concussion management, treatment and protocol
Experience with return to play protocols at the collegiate level preferred
Documented teaching experience with learners at the athletic trainer, medical school, residency or fellowship levels
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.