Physicians Practice Group


Augusta University Medical Associates

The Augusta University Medical Associates operates as the academic faculty practice for the Medical College of Georgia.  The Augusta University Medical Associates Group bills and collects professional services provided by Augusta University faculty and operates primary care and specialty physician offices.

Medical Associates Openings:

  • Pediatrician - The Pediatric practice at Augusta University is seeking a licensed, board certified part-time Pediatrician at the AU Medical Associates, West Wheeler practice site. The Pediatrician will provide primary medical care to patients from birth to age 21 and also consult with specialists as needed.  Must be able to promote a patient friendly environment and provide superior service to patients.  MD or DO degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in pediatric medicine required.  Must have current Georgia license and DEA license and be Board certified through the American Board of Pediatrics.  Experience with electronic health records preferred.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and work well in a team based environment.
  • Director of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)  - a newly created position designed to provide oversight, coordination and improved integration of APPs across the Augusta University Health (AU Health) care continuum.   The role will function as a primary resource for APP program to include: recruitment, onboarding and retention, scope of practice, utilization and collaborative practice models, credentialing, regulation, policy and process issues, billing, compliance, competency, professional development, compliance, education, and research. The APP Director will develop policies and set priorities for APPs and optimize the utilization and roles of APPs. Will become a liaison for the APPs to organization administration, medical staff, nursing, professional services and the community.  Position requires NP, Masters of Science in Nursing (minimum), Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or PhD in Nursing or Health Services (preferred) Or PA- Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. Minimum 7 years of APP clinical experience and 3-5 years in leadership role, preferably leading APPs. Requires State of Georgia RN and APRN License, Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Or State of Georgia Physician Assistant License, Certification as a Physician Assistant.
  • Professional Billing Coordinator - Coordinate and analyze all professional billing of the assigned Department. Train departmental personnel in physician billing. Analyze the medical record documentation to ascertain whether the level of service was coded appropriately and whether the service is appropriately substantiated as required by Federal and State regulations.  Supervise professional coders.  CPC certification required.  Four years similar work experience with coding and general accounts receivable experience required.
  • Advanced Practice Provider  - The Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery seeks a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to provide direct patient care in an outpatient setting under the supervision of board certified Urogynecologists and Gynecologists. The APP will provide care with an emphasis on the treatment of female pelvic floor disorders that include, but are not limited to, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and fecal incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, pelvic pain and hematuria. Perform physical exams, collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations, and prescribe appropriate interventions and medications. Must be a graduate of an accredited NP or PA program with Georgia certification or licensure. Must demonstrate and maintain credentialing and licensing requirements of AU Medical Center, Georgia Board of Nursing and/or Georgia Composite Medical Board. Master’s degree required.  Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Urogynecology or Urology practice preferred.
  • Audit, Compliance and Education Manager  - The Audit, Compliance and Education Manager at AU Medical Associates will assist in implementing the Medical Associates Billing Compliance Plan by serving as a resource on coding and regulatory compliance for departmental Billing Coordinators, Coder 1 & 2, and Accounts Receivable personnel; by monitoring departmental compliance plans; by designing, managing and reporting department compliance audits and ad hoc audits that evaluate coding and compliance with government regulations; and by monitoring departmental corrective action plans necessitated by findings. Responsible for managing the completion of the yearly audit schedule. Manage the Compliance Education Coordinator and have indirectly supervisory responsibilities of Compliance Specialists and Audit, Compliance and Education Specialists. Four year college degree, preferably in medical field, nursing, or other related profession. AAPC CPC and Certified Professional Medical Auditor certifications required. Five years’ experience in medical setting with multispecialty professional coding responsibilities. Must have proven record of collection, retention, and application of rules and regulations regarding professional coding and billing.
  • Patient Service Center Coordinator - Oversee and manage the functions of reporting test results to patients and handling prescription refills guided by physicians or advanced practice providers. Manage appropriate staffing, training and assuring compliance with established policies and procedures.  Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology as well as knowledge  of laboratory and other tests and ability to appropriately inform patients of results of such tests. Georgia RN licensure required. Minimum of 4 years of hospital/clinical nursing experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Accountant II -  This position performs duties to advance the daily, weekly and monthly goals of the Accounting Department, with a focus on deposit and income reconciliation. Preparation of journal entries related to payments and receivables.   Print accounts payable checks daily. Balance income activity monthly. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. Proficiency in Excel required. Experience with automated accounting systems preferred.

Competitive salary and generous fringe benefits package available.  To apply for any of these positions, please send resume to or fax to 706-722-6920.

Augusta University Medical Associates is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran.