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University of Vermont

Location: BurlingtonVT 05405 Document ID: AC200-5LBG Posted on: 2018-05-2405/24/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
2018-06-23
 

Medical Director - Student Health Services

University of Vermont

Medical Director - Student Health Services

Center for Health and Wellbeing

 

The Medical Director of Student Health Services reports directly to the Executive Director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHWB) and is part of the Center’s Leadership team. The Center provides medical, counseling, and educational outreach to students at the University and is committed to creating an environment that effectively and proactively identifies and addresses important issues in the life of the University community. CHWB is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

 

The Medical Director has primary responsibility for the quality of care in Student Health Services and will oversee the quality improvement and peer review processes and ongoing formal and informal educational opportunities for the clinical staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. It is essential that the Medical Director have a deep understanding and commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Countless factors contribute to the health of UVM students including family, ethnicity, income, race, gender, social status, education, nationality, sexual orientation, the environment and more. This position works collaboratively with representatives of Counseling/Psychiatry, Athletic Medicine, Education and Outreach Services, and CHWB Administration.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to providing services that are of high quality, based on current best practice, proactive, and make the most efficient use of the University’s resources.  The team environment at CHWB requires a high level of communication skills and the ability to engage constructively in interdependent decision-making.

 

Minimum Qualifications

MD/DO degree from an accredited program; Vermont State Medical License or eligibility; completion of an accredited residency in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine; Board Certification in a primary care specialty; five years of primary care experience; and prior experience in clinical supervision. CPR and DEA certifications are also required. Knowledge of the primary developmental issues of adolescents and young adults, and experience working with a college age population are required. Experience with electronic health record systems.  Demonstrated multicultural competence as well as comfort and skill in working with diverse populations. Effective written, verbal, and technological communication skills. 

 

Desired Qualifications

A demonstrated record of success in managing conflict; the ability to develop and maintain productive community and campus partnerships; and the proven ability to collaborate both effectively and with enthusiasm. Experience with Quality Improvement and/or peer review committees is desirable. A strong track record of success that reflects commitment to and a value on diversity and inclusion. For more information regarding the University of Vermont's diversity initiatives, please visit the President's web site at: http://www.uvm.edu/president  

 

Apply online: uvmjobs.com (Posting No. S1571PO)

 

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  We are interested in candidates who are committed to creating equity within and access to optimum healthcare. 

     

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