Head Team Physician and Primary Care Physician

Merritt Hawkins
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Family Medicine
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Head Team Physician and Primary Care Physician - in Massachusetts
StartDate: ASAP

With 42 varsity sports and approximately 1,200 varsity student-athletes, Harvard University seeks a head team physician to oversee the care of the student-athlete population and serve as a primary care physician for Harvard University Health Services. Candidates must be graduates of a US-based residency program and board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Exciting opportunity to work in a college sports medicine setting with ivy league athletes in a highly desirable location
  • Collaborate with a highly skilled and experienced team of healthcare professionals, including physical therapists, orthopedists, and sports trainers
  • Keep abreast of primary care skills by working with a unique patient population of students, faculty, staff, and adult dependents
  • Provide emergency services as a sideline physician for high-risk sports, supervise a team of athletic trainers, and help coordinate other team physicians at Harvard Athletics
  • Outpatient responsibilities for acute, chronic, and preventive care as a practicing physician
  • Opportunity to precept residents and fellows
  • Harvard University is one of the top universities in the country (US News & World Report)
  • Must have two years experience working in college athletics

Community Highlights
Part of the greater Boston area, Cambridge, MA, is home to outstanding schools, iconic and historic sites, and four distinct seasons. Cambridge is known for its diversity, lively art scene, historic architecture, legendary museums, street art, and engaging mix of urban and green spaces.
  • Overall grade of A+, the No. 1 Best City for Young Professionals, and a best place to live in Massachusetts (Niche)
  • Nearby world-famous attractions include Fenway Park, The Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, and seaside villages from Cape Cod to Maine
  • Excellent public transportation systems are available
  • Proximity to legendary sports teams; Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, and Patriots
  • Enjoy Harvard Square, fueled by bookstores, coffee houses, fine dining, eclectic shopping, diversity, and endless entertainment

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture and seek applications from candidates who share our values and commitment. Experience working with a diverse community, an understanding of issues surrounding it, and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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