Georgetown University is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University with nearly 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Health Center is a Department of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital serving the students of Georgetown University. Our physicians provide high quality urgent and primary care to our students in support of the core mission of cura personalis—caring for the whole person. Georgetown University Athletics is an NCAA Division 1 athletics program with over 700 athletes and 26 varsity sports.
This position is as an embedded primary care physician dedicated to the health and wellness of student athletes. This is a full-time position with 60/40 split between primary care in athletics and sports medicine for the general student population at the Student Health Center.
The incumbent will be a MedStar employee and credentialed as clinical staff of the MedStar Georgetown Student Health Center. The position reports to the Medical Director of the MedStar Georgetown Student Health Center, a department of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
Cura Personalis— is the Georgetown University motto, but it is also the abiding principal of our Sports Medicine department. If you would like to work with gifted athletes in a setting that lives up to this ideal of caring for the whole person from coach to athletic director to school president this is the place for you.
This job has two primary components, to serve as primary care provider for student athletes at Georgetown University and to serve as a sports medicine consultant within the student health center.
60% of time will be allotted to work with Georgetown University Athletics Department. This will include providing medical care for student athletes, game coverage, serving as the first call for all athletic trainers providing care for student athletes and collaborating with other University staff in overseeing the health and wellness of student athletes.
40% of time will be spent at the Student Health Center as a consultant for musculoskeletal, concussion and other sports medicine needs of the general student population. Additionally providing physician oversight of athletic training and health policies for the Club Sports program within the Division of Student Affairs.
Serve as the team physician while being a role model for professionalism and following an evidence-based medicine approach to care.
Serve as Team physician for any conference or NCAA tournaments hosted by Georgetown Athletics, which includes overseeing the coverage and emergency action plans of the university.
Determine clearance status for all athletes participating in Georgetown athletics.
Serve as an advocate for the health and wellbeing of student athletes
Collaborate with Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning staff, Nutritionist and Director of Sports Psychology in their work with student athletes.
Conduct a primary care clinic to manage or assist in referral to specialists for all the health care needs of student athletes.
Participate in training for all sports medicine staff in emergency action plans and evidence-based guidelines for care of athletes.
Help with review and revise protocols and procedures for the department
Candidate must be a board certified Primary Care Sports Medicine trained Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal medicine, Pediatrics or PM&R physician preferably with experience working in college medicine.
Excellent clinical skills and an interest in the healthcare and development of the college aged population. Post-fellowship experience preferred.
This is a full-time 12-month career that offers asalary commensurate with experience, plus eligibility for incentive bonuses. You will appreciate working with a collaborative organization that values your opinions and respects your desire for balance in life and work. You will be part of MedStar Health which combines the very best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services.
Join us and you’ll enjoy:
25 days paid time off and 7 federal holidays
Regular hours and shared pager call schedule
5 days of paid CME leave and CME allowance
Medical, dental and vision coverage
Paid malpractice insurance
Retirement plan — 403-B with 3%employer match
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About MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the Washington, DC, area. Medstar strives to provide the highest quality care for people in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., with compassion and respect. We know that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other.
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Georgetown University is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University with
nearly 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Health Center
is a Department of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital serving the students
of Georgetown University.