Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/25/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego, which reports through UC San Diego Health System, plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes the expansion of the student health and well-being center under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration.
SHS provides oversight of primary urgent care, women's health and specialty care for a student body of over 39,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students as well as supporting services including laboratory, pharmacy, imaging. SHS staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, Social workers, medical assistants, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistant, administrative and other healthcare professionals. SHS provides integrated clinical services to address the medical needs of the individual students, as well as to foster the well-being of the students as a whole person. In addition, SHS supports the public health needs of the campus community. SHS is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and is fully committed to continuous quality and safety improvement through the utilization of data, outcome, and patient experience measurements.
Reporting to SHS Director of Medical Services, responsibilities include the provision of direct patient care and clinical and administrative leadership for the medical practice of primary care, urgent care and specialty physician services. The individual is responsible for achieving organizational objectives through the coordinated operational efficiency, clinical management and resource utilization. Ensures compliance with all regulations and accreditation standards, controlling liability risk, and acts on behalf of the SHS Director of Medical Services in their absence.
As the SHS Assistant Medical Director, they will provide both individual clinical services and consultations for patients in Primary Care, Urgent Care and Specialty clinics (as qualified) to support staff with the diagnosis and treatment of complex patients, and will provide a liaison to other departments, the local medical community, and respond to all campus public health emergencies.
CT: Reporting to the Medical Director, under general direction, position serves as head of a unit within Student Health Services.
In collaboration with the Director of Medical Services, provide overall leadership for medical practice, clinical quality improvement, delivery of clinical services, and continuing medical and professional education for providers at SHS. Under the general direction of the Director of Medical Services, ensures SHS provides access to high quality, cost effective, primary care, specialty care, ancillary medical and pharmaceutical services to the student campus community.
Assists the SHS Director of Medical Services in setting and interpreting goals, directions, policies and procedures related to the provision of high quality, cost effective medical care. Lead the SHS Quality Improvement Committee, conducting peer review, audits, clinical studies and investigation of adverse clinical events.
Demonstrated ability to practice medicine and surgery by evidence of graduation from a class A accredited school of medicine with the degree of M.D. or D.O.
Demonstrated ability to practice medicine and surgery in the state of California by evidence of a current valid license.
Board Certified in a primary care discipline: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics.
Demonstrated ability to prescribe controlled substances by evidence of a current valid federal controlled substance registration (DEA certificate).
Current BLS certification.
Clinical experience in an ambulatory or urgent care setting. Board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine or Emergency Medicine.
Demonstrated management experience in a complex healthcare facility with proven ability to analyze, interpret and apply management principles, practices and techniques in the conduct of business. Thorough knowledge of administration of ambulatory healthcare.
Leadership, supervisory and consensus-building skills with the knowledge to act within University regulation
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.