Functions as sports medicine physician for Northwestern University Health Service (NUHS) - Evanston Campus and as a team physician for Northwestern University Varsity, Club and Intramural sports. Assist Head Team Physician in policy development, implementation and other administrative roles as directed by the Head Team Physician.
Provides primary medical care and sports medicine care to NU students through Northwestern University Health Service.
Under supervision of the Head Team Physician for the Northwestern University Department of Intercollegiate Sports Medicine, provides medical care and limited event coverage for assigned athletic teams, and conducts a training room-based sports medicine clinic for student athletes as directed by the Head Team Physician. Participates in Athletic Department meetings and training as directed by the Head Team Physician.
Assumes on-call responsibilities on nights and weekends on a rotating basis, approximately Q-6 to Q-7.
Refer patients to outside medical specialists and coordinate care from outside consultants. Advise and consults parents and other University departments as appropriate.
Attend and participate in staff meetings and internal education conferences. Serve on various Health Service committees as assigned. Participates in providing education and supervision of medical residents, residents, fellows, nurses and nurse practitioners.
Adhere to established Health Service policies and procedures and perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Graduate of an approved medical school.
Completion of an approved internship and primary care residency.
Completion of a sports medicine fellowship.
Board certified or board eligible in primary specialty
Holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine (CAQSM) or is eligible to sit for the exam.
Valid medical and controlled substance licenses in the State of Illinois.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience using medical databases, basic computer skills.
Valid DEA license.
Eligible for faculty appointment.
Availability and willingness to cover athletic events on nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary and scheduled in collaboration with the Head Team Physician and other members of the sports medicine team.
Strong general medical skills and acceptance of the responsibility to provide general medical care as necessary both for athletes and the general student body as scheduled and directed by the NUHS Medical Director and/or the Head Team Physician.
Diagnosis and management of common sports injuries and issues.
Two years of experience beyond residency/fellowship training.
Experience working with athletes.
Excellent communication skills.
Ultrasound experience in musculoskeletal medicine.
Comfortable in management of non-surgical fractures.
Teaching experience. Working knowledge of NCAA rules particularly as it pertains to medical care.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 33930
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.