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Medical Director

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check. All applications must be submitted online

Posting Details


Internal Title Medical Director
Position Type Unclassified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Administration
Pay Band
Department Health Services
Minimum Requirements

Graduate of an accredited medical school. M.D. or D.O. Licensure in the State of South Carolina (or license eligible at the time of employment). At least 5 years of primary care practice experience preferred. ABMS (American Board of Medical Specialties) approved board certification in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or equivalent. Current CPR/AED certification. Valid Drug Enforcement Administration certification for prescription of controlled substances. Interpret electrocardiograms. Demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working effectively with people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives and have an ability to work collaboratively with provider, professional, and support staff to provide an integrated health and wellness experience for the student. Ideal candidates will have experience in college health and/or adolescent/young adult medicine. The ideal candidate should be able to thrive in a collegial environment that is dedicated to evidenced based medicine in a relaxed atmosphere. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of medicine especially as it applies to college health. Knowledge of techniques involved in the care and treatment of patients. Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures, rules and regulations and policies and standards used in rendering medical care in a college health setting. Knowledge of recent developments and pertinent federal and state laws, rules and regulations in the field of college health. Ability to diagnose and treat diseases and injuries. Ability to provide substantial supervision and direction to the medical staff.

Additional Comments Regarding Position

Occasional after hours work will be required. Occasional travel may be required.
Ability to perform in-house minor surgical procedures such as I&D, suturing, wart removal.

Special Instructions to Applicants

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Posting Date 12/20/2017
Closing Date 01/19/2018
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2017173
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Job Duties

Job Duties


Clinical Contribution:
•Direct patient care
•Alongside the Director, reinforce the overarching mission of the department – among staff internal and external to SHS – to serve C of C student’s health and wellness needs as they arise while on Campus
•Provide positive influence on staff morale and professionalism
•Exemplify professional demeanor including but not limited to seeking out ways to be supportive of all staff, responsive and adaptive to their professional needs with special focus on the team of medical providers
•Cultivate relationships to encourage best practices so as to further a collegial environment and achieve best delivery of care to C of C students (e.g. In collaboration with Counseling Services, Dean of Students, Athletics etc.)
•Work with Director and other clinic leadership (e.g. Nurse Manager, Office Manager) to develop clinically relevant assessment plans, strategic plans and their implementation
•Share knowledge of best practices and definition of scope of care within the department
•Act as primary physician supervisor for up to 3 NP’s per SC Board of Nursing regulations
•Maintain personal CME and licensure
•Oversee medical staff paperwork
• Monitor, request and obtain copies of MD/NP licenses, board certifications, DEA licenses, BLS certification, OSHA certification, TB status surveillance
• Update clinic protocols yearly
• Develop/revise guidelines and procedures as required to maintain best practices
• Communicate updates/changes internally at SHS and externally as appropriate
• Seek out medical topics and conditions relevant to a campus population and communicate back to staff internally as well as to external staff as appropriate
• Monitor the clinic’s physical environment related to the delivery of safe, efficient, comfortable, and respectful patient care

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 60

Medical Staff Development and Supervision:
• Supervise and consult with direct reports (Currently 1 FT NP, 4 PT MDs, 3PT NPs) supporting the daily delivery of exceptional, evidence based medical care at SHS
• Provide quality assurance leadership and monitor all activity related to the quality of care delivered
• Provide mentoring/team building-actively and ongoing in conjunction with Director
• Educate on emerging and/or temporally relevant medical topics to new and current medical staff
• Oversee and maintain Continuing Education budget allocation per individual medical provider
• In collaboration with the Director, develop and implement a yearly review process for all medical staff (part-time as well as full-time) offering guidance and leadership for performance enhancement and consistency of care
• Act as supervisor for the maintenance of internal and external medical guidelines and procedures, updated yearly during summer months (working with front office staff for editing and printing)
• Monitor, request and obtain annual CME documentation from medical staff
• Lead, assist and/or serve on employment search committees
• Participate in recruitment and training of new employees
• Review and approve bimonthly timesheets and leave reports for direct reports (and others as requested)

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25

Campus Medical Direction:
•Actively engage with appropriate committees on campus (e.g. weekly participation in Students of Concern Committee, others as personal interest indicates and time allows)
•Identify special areas of interest relevant and needed on Campus that promote and further the activities of students
•Provide input on medically relevant topics as needs arise for the campus community
•Work jointly with Director to act as lead medical consultant for campus emergencies as appropriate (e.g. Serve on Emergency Management Team)
•Assist and serve on employment search committees as needed
•Provides consultative services campus-wide, coordinates with CASAS, the Health Educator, Office of the Dean of Students, Students of Concern, the Emergency Medical Team and other departments to improve the overall health of the campus and advises the campus on medical emergencies.
•Endorses operating licenses requiring a physician’s signature.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Research and Professional Development Statement
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3