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Staff Physician


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Student Health Service (10001030)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Definition of Class

This position provides high quality medical care by examining patients and determining the appropriate treatment plans illness or injuries. The incumbent conducts examinations, assesses and evaluates symptoms, determines conditions, and prescribes medical treatment or services.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Reviews records and detailed medical history from patient including current physical ailments or illness, past medical
  • history, review of systems, family history, habits, and allergies.
  • Determines appropriate diagnosis and prescribes specialized treatment plans.
  • Issues orders for needed lab work and evaluates lab results.
  • Explains diagnosis and treatment plan to patient in order to educate the patient on his illness, its implications, probable outcomes and prevention.
  • Prescribes medications or drugs and provides comprehensive instructions administration.
  • Requests further medical evaluations as necessary and may make referrals.
  • Consults with counseling staff regarding relevant cases.
  • May serve as preceptor to Nurse Practitioners who practice in Student Health.
  • Prepares adequate documentation of all patients encountered.
  • Performs similar or related duties as required or assigned.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides high quality medical care by examining patients and determining the appropriate treatment plans illness or injuries.
Minimum Education/Experience

Medical degree from an accredited medical school and a post-graduate internship or residency in specified area.




Must be license to practice medicine by the State Medical Licensure Board and Board Certified or eligible for certification in Family Practice or a related field.

Salary/Wage Information
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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi