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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
401447568 (NP) and 401447620 (PA)
Division of Community Health

Our community-based program for adults and seniors, seeks an individual to deliver medical care as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  The person in this position will travel to private homes and low income housing complexes within the Durham community to screen, identify and treat health conditions. An ideal candidate for this position is someone with excellent oral and written communications skills, good customer service skills, and the ability to relate to people of varied socio-economic backgrounds.  Applicants should be registered as a Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner in North Carolina with approval to practice from the North Carolina Medical Board. Reliable transportation is required and at least 2 years of experience in internal or geriatric medicine is preferred.

Division of Community Health

We are seeking an individual to provide nursing and administrative support for our three community-based health clinics. Clinical duties include direct nursing services for assigned patients under the supervision of a physician and/or advanced practice provider. Administrative responsibilities include answering the phones, patient check-in, colleting copays etc. The person in this role will float between locations as assigned providing nursing care on a daily basis and front office backup as needed.  The position requires graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with subsequent certification from a certifying agency.  At least one year of experience working in a clinical office-setting with fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. Persons interested in this position should submit resumes to or apply directly on the Duke HR website.

Division of Community Health

This individual in this position provides overall administrative support and performs other operational tasks for the Education Programs within the Division of Community Health. Successful candidates will apply knowledge and skills to complete complex non-routine administrative assignments independently or with others. She/he will assist faculty and staff in the marketing, development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical, education, research, and training initiatives within the Division of Community Health. This role also includes externally facing elements such as vendor negotiations and representing the division’s programs at conferences/exhibits. Work requires strong organizational, coordination, and analytical skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.

Interested applicants need to have a general educational background usually equivalent to a full high school education plus two years post-secondary education in a business or related administrative field. Candidates should also have a minimum of 4 years relevant business, management or administrative experience and be familiar with basic accounting and budgeting principles, coordination of significant office activities, and information technology as an instructional and public relations tool. One full-time position.

Four Research Faculty Positions in Primary Care/ Family Medicine/ Population Health/ Health Services Research

The Department of Community and Family Medicine is seeking applicants for Assistant/ Associate /Full Professor positions with a primary emphasis on a broad range of research relevant to primary care, family medicine, occupational safety and health, health services, prevention and population health.

Successful candidates will have a history of relevant externally funded research, research program development, and research productivity.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded, independent research program.

The Department of Community and Family Medicine was created to improve healthcare in the Carolinas and is a bridge between the Duke Health System and the communities it serves. Made up of a diverse range of divisions that span occupational medicine, family medicine, physician assistant, and community health,  the Department encompasses the core disciplines required to tackle the difficult task of improving population health. 

Opportunities for research collaboration include working closely with faculty members in the Department, School of Medicine and other Duke entities including Duke Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke Global Health Institute, the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the Duke School of Nursing. Suitable candidates may be considered for an additional appointment in the new Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Candidates should have doctoral level training in epidemiology, population health, health behavior (PhD, ScD, or an MD/DO with research training) or a related field with a strong record of research including a focus on design, analysis and methodological development studies.

Strong organizational and communication skills are required.  Ideal candidates should have a strong record of scholarship with experience as a principal investigator and collaborator on externally funded research.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and current CV to