Director Of Medical Services

UVA Health Charlottesville , VA 22901

Posted 3 months ago

The University of Virginia Department of Student Health and Wellness invites physicians board-certified in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine with significant supervisory, fiscal, and leadership experience to apply for the Director of Medical Services position. The Director of Medical Services oversees all medical care provided within the department, including primary care, sexual and reproductive health care, gynecology, urgent care, nursing services, immunization, allergy immunotherapy, and travel clinic. With a staff of approximately 54 personnel and visits of 44 thousand annually, the Medical Services unit is a busy and highly productive unit charged with providing high-quality, evidence based, and highly accessible health care to university students.

The Director of Medical Services is responsible for assessing and optimizing the breadth and quality of medical services in keeping with the overall mission and goals of the department and division. This includes budgetary planning, appropriate staffing based on trend data, development of section policies and procedures consistent with the department and division, implementation of up-to-date medical guidelines and standards of practice, emergency response and outbreak planning, and quality improvement activities.

The Director is responsible for coordination of services with other departmental sections and outside agencies and clinics. The Director is also responsible for communicating with public health, university, and community officials. The Director develops and implements processes for measuring the section's productivity using existing information management systems.

The Director ensures appropriate Medical Services representation on departmental committees. The Director develops the agenda for regular staff meetings to communicate committee activities, department initiatives, and pertinent clinical updates.

The Director oversees the educational activities of the section, including outreach to undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate medical training programs; development and oversight of the trainee clinical experience in the section; and administrative responsibility for the continuing education conference and other educational programming for staff. The Director also coordinates research projects relevant to adolescent and young adult health.

The Director addresses patient, parent, and university administration quality of care concerns. The Director complies with federal and state law and University policies with respect to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination; promotes a working environment free from discrimination or harassment; and ensures that retaliation does not occur for raising concerns regarding discrimination.

The Director implements successful recruitment and retention strategies to ensure a highly qualified and diverse staff, in compliance with University policy and law. The Director appoints search committees for new hires that ensure broad and diverse representation, coordinates with Student Affairs and Human Resources during the hiring process, and orients and "on-boards" all new staff.

As a member of the department leadership team (Directors Committee), the Director will participate in overall management, direction, and long range planning for the department. The Director will serve on departmental committees and assist the leadership team with accreditation initiatives.

Student Health Director, Physicians are responsible for the management of health units that provide general medicine and gynecological services exclusively to students. They oversee the direction and coordination of services within their area of expertise in line with standards of care requirements, federal and state laws, institutional priorities and policies, and best practices in college student health.

Directors set the mission and strategy for the unit, are accountable for achieving results, and represent the organization to internal and external constituencies. They establish annual departmental goals, allocate staff and financial resources, communicate with key stakeholders across the University, and support the broader student experience mission of Student Affairs and the University. They practice considerable supervisory responsibility and engage in staff performance management.

Administrative responsibilities will include direct supervision of all licensed independent practitioners, and indirect supervision of all nurses and support staff within the Medical Services section.

This includes developing fair and equitable duty and call schedules, tracking leave in compliance with university policy, staff performance management and career development, and ensuring mid-level staff practice agreements are current and in compliance with state regulations. The Director coordinates peer review and ensures staff compliance with timely and complete medical record documentation.

Professional responsibilities will include approximately 40% effort dedicated to direct patient care. Patient care activities also include supervision and instruction of trainees as they participate in clinical rotations in the section.

This will include one-on-one teaching, oversight of patient care, and providing feedback. Staff physicians also serve as consultants and advisors for mid-level providers.

  • Responsible for the management of health units that provide general medicine and gynecological services exclusively to students

  • They oversee the direction and coordination of services within their area of expertise in line with standards of care requirements, federal and state laws, institutional priorities and policies, and best practices in college student health.

  • Directors set the mission and strategy for the unit, are accountable for achieving results, and represent the organization to internal and external constituencies.

  • They establish annual departmental goals, allocate staff and financial resources, communicate with key stakeholders across the University, and support the broader student experience mission of Student Affairs and the University.

  • They practice considerable supervisory responsibility and engage in staff performance management.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Please be sure to upload each of the required documents: a cover letter, a complete resume, and a list of three references which provides their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses. To apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, Requisition number R0003710. For questions about the application process or the position, please contact Michele Jarman, Recruiter, emj2us@virginia.edu.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: M.D

Experience: Five years

Licensure: VA licensure

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive); Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



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Director Of Medical Services

UVA Health