Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Team Physician - Primary Care Sports Medicine.
The candidate would be expected to: serve as supervising physician for the athletic training staff; in conjunction with the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, develop, evaluate and implement policies and procedures within the Sports Medicine Department; perform pre-participation physical exams in conjunction with the athletic training staff and orthopaedic team physicians; provide final decision on participation status on new and returning student-athletes and final decision on return to play in cases of differing medical opinions;
Provide medical services for athletes to include assessment, diagnosis, prescribing and development of a treatment plan on an as need basis; provide on-site and on-call medical coverage for appointments, practices and games as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine; one set day per week for patient appointments on campus; home football and basketball games (shared coverage with Orthopaedic group).
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately
Required Years of Experience:
Board Certified in Primary Care, Family Practice, or Internal Medicine. MD or DO degree in good standing with an unrestricted license to practice medicine.
Current U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency license. Current New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners physician license.
Fundamental knowledge of on-field medical emergency care (concussion, cardiac emergencies, spinal injuries, heat-related illnesses). Possess working knowledge of musculoskeletal injuries, medical conditions, and psychological/substance issues affecting the college athlete.
Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship training in sports medicine. Continuing medical education in sports medicine. Membership and participation in a sports medicine professional association or society. Experience with Concussion Management, specifically NCAA guidelines regarding concussions. Privileges at Monmouth Medical Center.
Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice. Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanded to include swimming in 2015.
Monmouth's beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.
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