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Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Health, Recreation & Well-being, the Student Health Services (SHS) Director of Medical Services manages a comprehensive medical facility with an annual budget of $9 million and approximately 85 career, per diem and student staff serving and providing primary health care to over 28,000 students. The director is responsible for ensuring the overall quality of medical care delivered throughout the UCSD SHS, including urgent care, primary care, and specialty care clinics, such as Sports Medicine, Travel Clinic, First Aid, Nutrition, and Women’s Health. Provide all aspects of medical supervision for clinical care, nutrition services, acupuncture, pharmacy, radiology, quality assurance, peer review, credentialing and risk management, professional development, continuing medical education, and residency/fellowship trainee educational and clinical activities at SHS. Ensure that SHS operates within University, state and federal regulations, and maintains accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or other national recognized accrediting agencies for purposes of assuring quality of care which meets recognized standards in the medical community.
Develop strategic plans and make key programmatic decisions involving staffing, resource utilization, personnel issues, and service delivery. Serve as liaison to the regional medical community, including UCSD Medical Group and UCSD Medical Center, to assure access to high quality consultative specialty, emergency and tertiary care services for the SHS patient population. In collaboration with the MD Supervisor and Quality Assurance Chair, oversee Quality Assurance and Peer Review Committees. Chair the SHS Pharmacy Formulary Committee. Serve as medical advisor to the departments of Athletics and Recreation on matters involving intercollegiate, club-sport, and recreational student-athletes. Assist CME Coordinator with scheduling and conducting continuing education for clinical staff. Through oversight and/or direct participation in these committees, and via independent audits and projects, ensure continuous quality improvement and provision of high quality, cost effective, and accessible medical care to all students of UCSD.
-Available to work evenings and/or weekends for completion of projects.
Must possess a M.D. or other advanced degree with appropriate license or credentials.
Minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible leadership experience related to administration of student health services. Knowledge and ability to respond to the medical, psychosocial, and safety problems and issues confronting all segments of the student body.
Knowledge of current standards of college health service practice and available resources in the medical community. Ability to identify, define, and evaluate problems and to plan and develop strategies and solutions.
Knowledge and experience in public health. Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in principles of health education and health promotion.
Proven ability to manage a complex organization and to effectively direct and lead its staff. Knowledge and skills associated with the supervision of the operation of a comprehensive primary medical care facility. Ability to supervise healthcare professionals successfully.
Collaborative leadership style and ability to be effective as a team leader and increase staff effectiveness by fostering cooperation and being positive role model. Ability to be flexible and self-aware.
Ability to set specific, measurable, challenging, and realistic goals for organization and for individual staff members. Ability to plan, organize, delegate and monitor work activities.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to communicate effectively with students and staff from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Ability to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty, unit heads, administration, parents, and the professional community.
-Graduated from a Class A School of Medicine with Degree of Doctor of Medicine.
-Current valid State of California License to Practice Medicine.
-Current valid Federal Controlled Substance Registration Certificate.
-Board Certified in Primary Care Specialty.
-Subject to a thorough credentialing and background check.
-Annual tuberculosis test and immunizations required.
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