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Director, Medical Services

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Please attach 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume, and (#3) "Other Document" the names and contact information of three professional references.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00398
Job Title Director, Medical Services
Position Number 108054
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level N/A
Pay Grade Range Anticipated pay range: $195,000 - $250,000
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Information

Department Health Svs.
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email ghenriques@uri.edu
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 7, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 20, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration (March 20, 2017) may not be given full consideration.
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BASIC FUNCTION:

Provide oversight, perform analyses, and make recommendations on all clinical matters relative to the scope, accessibility, and quality of care provided within the University’s Health Services. Supervise personnel and establish policies, procedures and priorities necessary to maintaining a quality health care program. Provide primary ambulatory care.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Interview and evaluate physicians and advanced practice clinical roles, such as: nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and psychiatric clinical nurse specialist’s applicants and make recommendations to the Director of Health Services regarding provider staffing.

Directly supervise and schedule physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and psychiatric clinical nurse specialists according to Health Services needs while adhering to union contractual agreements.

Develop and maintain systems and protocols to ensure fulfillment of legal and ethical responsibilities of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and psychiatric clinical nurse specialists.

Establish medical, personnel utilization, and quality/performance improvement policies in consultation with the Coordinators of Nursing, Laboratory, X-ray, Pharmacy, Health Information Management, and Health Education in all matters directly affecting patient care.

Propose to the Director of Health Services innovative and efficient medical services. Implement such proposals in cooperation with the Director and Leadership Team.

Provide clinical oversight to URIEMS in adherence to state protocols.

Assume primary responsibility for medical and specialty clinics and ancillary services and assure high quality medical care through leadership and direct supervision of clinical staff with adherence to professional, state and federal rules and regulations.

Coordinate with the Director of Health Services in responding to student proposals and complaints regarding medical care.

Oversee the credentialing and privileging, peer review, Continuing Medical Education (CME) program and professional development for medical staff members.

Oversee medical aspects of day to day operations to balance quality of care and staff morale with efficiency, productivity, and budgetary constraints.

Responsibility spans general medicine, sports medicine, urgent care, and women’s health and allergy/immunization/travel medicine clinics.

Develop and maintain clinical and operational policies and procedures consistent with established practice standards to ensure healthcare provided at Health Services meets the highest possible professional and ethical standard.

Serve as a member of the Leadership Team to plan, develop, coordinate, assess and implement as well as goal setting and strategic planning.

Represent Health Services to the University Community concerning the delivery of healthcare services and emergent public health issues.

Active involvement with committees and professional organizations both internal and external to Health Services, in order to champion the health of the college student population, advance Health Services mission and support the mission of the Division of Student Affairs and the University of Rhode Island.

Ensure high quality collaboration with URI Counseling Services.

Work collaboratively with the Director of Health Services and the Leadership Team to foster and maintain a collaborative, engaging and positive work environment for all staff.

Serve as a clinical provider, which entails spending a portion of the time evaluating, diagnosing and treating patients.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Serve on key committees as requested by the Director of Health Services.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as defined by the Director of Health Services.

Serve as a member or representative on search committees for Leadership personnel positions at Health Services.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Must have a State of Rhode Island physician’s license, state and federal DEA, Board Certification and CPR certified.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Must hold or obtain an unrestricted Rhode Island medical license prior to appointment.

2. Degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited medical school.

3. Must be board certified in an appropriate specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and/or Emergency Medicine)as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) (certification must be maintained during the tenure as Medical Director).

4. Minimum of six years of current professional clinical experience exclusive of internship and residency practice of medicine.

5. Minimum of four years of professional administrative leadership experience.

6. Demonstrated supervisory experience in an ambulatory, medical group, and/or healthcare setting.

7. Must have a valid DEA registration.

8. Demonstrated clinical competency in the delivery of healthcare to late adolescents and young adults.

9. Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

10. Demonstrated group practice primary ambulatory care experience with adolescent/young adult populations, women’s health and/or primary practice orthopedic care.

11. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

12. Demonstrated experience in the delivery of primary care, urgent care, and routine office procedures.

13. Demonstrated experience with electronic health records/practice management software.

14. Demonstrated evidence of collaborative leadership style.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Minimum of four years of professional administrative leadership experience in a college health setting.

2. Demonstrated direct supervisory experience of physicians and advanced practice clinical roles, such as: registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical psychiatric nurse practitioners.

3. Demonstrated experience serving as a Medical Director.

4. Demonstrated experience in physician leadership roles.

5. Demonstrated experience accomplishing goals with limited resources.

6. Demonstrated experience with the clinical treatment of disordered eating, primary practice orthopedic care and sexual health.

7. Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or Joint Commission accreditation experience.


ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. May work around biohazards.

Posting Date 02/14/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume, and (#3) “Other Document” the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2156

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold or will obtain an unrestricted Rhode Island medical license prior to appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited medical school?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you board certified in an appropriate specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and/or Emergency Medicine) as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) (certification must be maintained during the tenure as Medical Director)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of six years of current professional clinical experience exclusive of internship and residency practice of medicine?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a minimum of four years of professional administrative leadership experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated supervisory experience in an ambulatory, medical group, and/or healthcare setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have a valid DEA registration?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated clinical competency in the delivery of healthcare to late adolescents and young adults?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated group practice primary ambulatory care experience with adolescent/young adult populations, women’s health and/or primary practice orthopedic care?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you have demonstrated experience in the delivery of primary care, urgent care, and routine office procedures?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Do you have demonstrated experience with electronic health records/practice management software?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of collaborative leadership style?
    • Yes
    • No
  15. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other