Family Medicine/Primary Care Physician, FSU PrimaryHealth™

Tallahassee, FL

Family Medicine/Primary Care Physician, FSU PrimaryHealth™

Position Overview

The FSU Health System is recruiting clinically oriented Family Medicine and/or Primary Care providers to play a key role in the FSU Primary Health Service line. This position with FSU Primary Health will include potential leadership opportunities such as Associate/Medical Director for qualified applicants. Your expertise could be pivotal in enhancing our commitment to delivering innovative healthcare, education, and community service.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree (MD or DO), four years of experience, and personal/professional goals which are consistent with the mission of the FSU College of Medicine. (Note: years spent in the completion of an approved residency program may count toward required experience.)

  • Valid license to practice medicine in accordance with Chapter 458, Florida Statutes
  • Completion of an approved U.S. Residency Program and valid Board Certification in Family Medicine or appropriate discipline
  • Current Federal DEA license
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification by certifying agency, or the ability to obtain prior to hire
  • Provider trained in and passionate about Family Medicine
  • Experience assessing patient condition independently or in consultation
  • Experience providing appropriate treatment or referral for treatment
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply current principles, methods and practices for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
  • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or equivalent software
  • Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing
  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

Post-job offer, but prior to hire, the following will be required:

  • Current PPD (Purified Protein Derivative) test as performed by a qualified physician from within the past 6 months
  • Physical examination completed by a qualified healthcare provider/physician from within the past 6 months

Within 30 days of hire, you must provide:

  • Documentation of vaccination for Tetanus within the last 10 years
  • Proof of immunization OR positive titers for Hepatitis B

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations
    Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices
    Skill in assessment and treatment of persons from diverse populations

Florida State University

One of the nation’s elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Florida State University College of Medicine invites applications for a Family Medicine Physician with interests in Primary Care to join the FSU Primary Health clinic in Tallahassee, FL

FSU College of Medicine

The FSU College of Medicine will educate and develop exemplary physicians who practice patient-centered health care, discover and advance knowledge, and are responsive to community needs, especially through service to elder, rural, minority, and underserved populations. We will lead the nation in preparing compassionate physicians to deliver the highest quality 21st Century patient-centered medicine to communities of greatest need.

As a community-based medical school, the FSU College of Medicine provides third- and fourth-year clinical training at regional medical school campuses around the state through affiliations with local physicians, ambulatory care facilities and hospitals.

At the Regional Medical School Campus – Tallahassee, clerkship directors from the Tallahassee area direct the students’ rotations in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics-gynecology, geriatrics, psychiatry and emergency medicine. Additional community physicians serve as clerkship faculty in these and other clinical areas.

Photo of the FSU PrimaryHealth clinic building with the Florida State University PrimaryHealth logo prominently displayed.

Explore career opportunities at our state-of-the-art FSU Primary Health clinic.


FSU PrimaryHealth™

FSU PrimaryHealth™ is the Florida State University College of Medicine’s new primary-care health center established to meet community health needs in Leon and surrounding counties.

The same physicians who have helped the Florida State University College of Medicine achieve a national reputation for meeting community health needs are now available to be your personal health-care provider. FSU PrimaryHealth welcomed its first patients on May 13, 2019.

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the FSU College of Medicine is among the best in the country at “preparing physicians to fulfill the needs of the community.” The AAMC also rates the FSU College of Medicine among the top programs for “graduating a workforce that will address the priority health needs of the nation, preparing a diverse physician workforce and providing field experience in community health.”

The College of Medicine’s mission is to be responsive to community needs, especially through service to elderly, rural, minority and underserved populations. That means being responsive to your healthcare needs with skilled physicians who also teach FSU medical students the art and science of medicine.

Access to a primary-care physician is of vital importance to our patient’s health. It’s where you turn to have a skilled health professional assess, diagnose, and treat most of your health problems. We can be your “health-care home,” where our goal is to help you achieve optimal health outcomes utilizing available community and medical resources.

FSU PrimaryHealth logo, featuring the university's torch and maroon and gold colors.

Join our team at FSU PrimaryHealth, where excellence in healthcare meets academic innovation

Florida Medical Practice Plan (FMPP)

The Florida Medical Practice Plan (FMPP) is the faculty practice plan for the Florida State University College of Medicine. As part of the FSU College of Medicine, FMPP partners with local healthcare facilities in Tallahassee and across Florida to provide healthcare services, and medical training opportunities for students, residents, and fellows.

With numerous clinical partnerships in place, we are pleased to provide the following services:

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Services
  • Medical Ethics
  • Memory Disorder
  • STD Healthcare Services
  • Student Health Services
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology
  • Transitional Care
  • Wound Care

The purposes of the practice plan are to 1) further the education, service, and research missions of The Florida State University College of Medicine, a component of The Florida State University Board of Trustees; and 2) enable faculty to maintain clinical competence, fulfill certification requirements, share expertise with other health care providers, and serve as clinical teacher for students and resident physicians.

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Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1851; oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida
  • Carnegie Commission classification: “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity”
  • 44,597 students from every Florida county and 130 countries
  • Accepted freshman profile for fall 2022:
  • 4.1-4.5 average GPA; 26-31 average ACT composite score; 1220-1360 SAT score
  • 96% retention rate for freshmen; 75% graduation rate within four years
  • 17:1 student/faculty ratio
  • 394 buildings on 1,715.5 acres; main campus in Tallahassee is 485.7 acres
  • 2,615 traditional faculty; has included 6 Nobel Laureates
  • 14,705 total employees
  • Operating budget of $1.95 billion
  • FSU’s research expenditures totaled more than $355 million for FY 2022.
  • 282 degree programs: bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, specialist, professional

Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, nestled among the rolling hills of northwest Florida, is in the center of the eight-county “Big Bend” area. Geographically, Tallahassee is close to both the Gulf of Mexico, a mere twenty miles to the south, and to Georgia, fourteen miles to the north.
With a student population exceeding 70,000, Tallahassee is a college town, home to Florida State University, ranked the nation’s 19th-best public university by U.S. News & World Report. As the capital, Tallahassee is the site of the Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor’s Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters. The city is also known for its large number of law firms, lobbying organizations, trade associations and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. It is a recognized regional center for scientific research, and home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. In 2015, Tallahassee was awarded the All-American City Award by the National Civic League for the second time.

How to Apply

FSU College of Medicine has retained Academic Med to assist with this important search. Academic Med is a retained executive search firm that specializes in the recruitment of physicians, scientists, and leaders for academic medical schools & health systems throughout the United States. This search is being led by Gentry Zacheis, President of Academic Med. Please submit applications, nominations, and/or confidential inquiries to:


Florida State University (University) is an equal opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination for any member of the University’s community on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected group status. This policy applies to faculty, staff, students, visitors, applicants, and contractors in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, orders, and University policies, procedures, and processes.

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