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Medical Director

Company: University of California Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 7, 2022

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Associate Medical DirectorLocation: Santa CruzJob ID: 36538 UC Santa Cruz Student Success and Health is excited to announce a leadership opportunity on our clinical team. Find your path at UC Santa Cruz in Student Health Services. Are you a Physician who is passionate about working with a diverse student community? Would you like to make a positive difference in a college student's experience? We are looking for an Associate Medical Director who is an equity-minded professional committed to caring for and treating students from a wide range of socioeconomic, cultural, gender, and ethnic identities. Thank you for your interest in Student Success and Health at UC Santa Cruz. NOTIFICATIONSUC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy. INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.The IRD for this job is: 06-21-2022 ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZUC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world. DEPARTMENT OVERVIEWUC Santa Cruz (UCSC) Student Success and Health (SSH) is a full-service medical facility offering clinical, educational, and psychological support to UCSC students. SSH is deeply committed to ensuring affordable, well-integrated, multidisciplinary healthcare that effectively supports the university's diverse campus communities, through equitable access and culturally competent, high-quality programs and services. The Primary Care Program includes primary care and same-day care, with the support of on-site radiology, a COLA-accredited high complexity clinical laboratory and campus pharmacy. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports UCSC students to maintain or improve their general well-being by providing a broad range of counseling, psychiatric services, consultation and outreach services and programs. Other departments include Student Health Outreach and Promotion (SHOP), home of the Condom Co-op; CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education) the advocacy and prevention education office that supports survivors of sexual assault, stalking, and dating/domestic violence; and Student Insurance Programs. SSH employs approximately 120 staff including physicians, psychiatrists, case managers, lab scientists, pharmacists, nurses, radiologists, and many other clinical and administrative staff. Student Success and Health welcomes staff with interest and experience in working with students with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and gender identities. JOB SUMMARYUnder the direction of the Medical Director, the Associate Medical Director is a member of the University of California, Santa Cruz Student Health Services Management Team and, in conjunction with the Medical Director, is responsible for ensuring that issues affecting clinical practice, quality of care, staffing and clinician job satisfaction are appropriately managed in our Primary Care and Same Day Care Clinics. The Associate Medical Director assumes responsibility for directly or indirectly supervising primary and urgent care clinicians, and assumes a leadership role in assuring the quality and consistency of care. The Associate Medical Director provides assistance to the Medical Director in matters that affect clinical practice and functions as a strategic partner and consultant to higher levels of management. APPOINTMENT INFORMATIONSalary Information: Salary: $220,000 - $250,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.No. of Positions: 1Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefitsSchedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: DayEmployee Classification: This is a Career appointmentJob End Date: NoneWork Location: UC Santa Cruz Main CampusUnion Representation: Non-RepresentedJob Code Classification: 000586 (PHYSCN SHS MGR 1)Travel: Never or Rarely JOB DUTIES60% - Clinical Staff Leadership Serves as a key member of the Clinical Services Management and Primary Care Leadership Teams. Ensures operations are functioning smoothly through supervision of subordinates. Supervises career and per diem clinicians in Primary Care and Same Day Care Clinics, directly or indirectly, including recruitment, hiring, orientation, proctoring, and performance appraisal. Works closely with the Clinical Operations Team to develop clinician schedules and ensure adequate staffing. Assists the Medical Director in addressing clinic-wide issues. Conducts staff development programs. Oversees the quality and relevance of staff development programs for assigned medical and clinical staff members. Leads the Quality Management Team and addresses issues concerning the quality of patient care and patient satisfaction. Acts in the role of the Medical Director in their absence. 40% - Expert Clinician Resource Maintains an active clinical practice in Primary and/or Same Day Clinics. Evaluates patients, reviews clinical records and determines if appropriate treatment is being provided. Functions as a resource for consultation on complex or difficult patient cases. Evaluates and reviews patient clinical records as part of the quality management and peer review processes. Shares with the Medical Director the responsibility of evaluating and responding to student comments or complaints about the medical component of visits to SHS. Shares with the Medical Director the responsibility for providing medical consultation and review for laboratory, pharmacy, and radiology services. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an accredited medical or osteopathic school Advanced clinical skills appropriate to the role as a clinical leader; Effective diagnostic and decision-making skills in handling more difficult cases Urgent care skills and competence in performing minor outpatient surgical procedures and managing urgent medical problems Ability to oversee and lead a team of clinical professionals Familiarity with electronic medical records systems and computer literacy Advanced written communication skills: Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in writing with patients, colleagues, and staff members Advanced oral communication skills; excellent listening skills; ability to receive and give clear and concise information and communicate clearly and effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff members Demonstrated knowledge, understanding, and stated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the delivery of clinical services PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 3 years post-residency work experience providing primary care and/or urgent care to adults and/or adolescents (fellowship training may be counted toward this) Experience leading a team of clinicians in a primary care setting Clinical experience in a college health setting Additional Training or Clinical Experience in areas that impact college-aged patients: adolescent medicine, infectious diseases, contraception, HIV prevention, depression, anxiety, gender-affirming health care, substance abuse and disordered eating. Experience with Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Selected Candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-hire criminal history background check and a pre-hire credentialing check prior to formal job offer Graduate of an accredited medical or osteopathic school Current MD or DO California medical license in good standing Board Certification or eligibility in an applicable primary care specialty Current DEA Registration NPI (National Practitioner Identifier) number CA CURES Registration (Department of Justice) Possession of a current BLS CPR certification or must obtain within six months from date of hire Conditions upon Hire: Must complete HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility) training within 30 days of hire Must complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years Will be required to comply with current Student Health Center employee health safety requirements for health care workers as defined by state and federal regulatory agencies; current health safety requirements to be discussed during interview If selected candidate engages in telehealth visits, they must be able to work remotely from a home office and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement. Job will require occasional working of non-traditional hours The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here. SAFETY STATEMENTAll UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. HOW TO APPLYAttach your resume and cover letter when applying for this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Visit our How to Apply tutorial for detailed instructions on our applicant process. EEO/AAThe University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESSView full job description and access on-line application:ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-4ee75b77a084e4438b3f5584f271b88f

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