Employment Opportunities

Position:
Medical Director
Department:
Health Center
Date Posted:
06/11/2020
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

Hampton University is seeking a physician to become the medical director of the Student Health Center.  The Director balances clinical and administrative duties, guides decisions regarding campus-wide prevention and wellness initiatives.

The Director of the Student Health Center must have strong clinical skills, compassion, and interpersonal skills.  As a member of the Student Leadership Development Team, the Medical Director will enjoy strong strategic partnerships with supportive colleagues across the campus.

The Director reports to Vice President for Administrative Services and has responsibility for the strategic leadership, management, and day-to-day operations and administration of student health services.   This is a full-time, 12-month position. After hours, weekend consultation (support for on-call team) and emergency response is required, as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise the administration and campus regarding health care issues and polices related to the health of students and employees 
  • Perform the duties of Laboratory Director with regular quality assurance oversight. Must complete certification process within one month of hiring date
  • Provide clinical care to students, and provides referrals for workmen’s compensation to employees, maintains electronic medical records; ensures timely documentation 
  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation for mid-level staff; available after hours and weekends for consultation, and ensures compliance with nurse practitioner agreements 
  • Advise the administration and campus regarding surveillance of potential and actual public health threats to the campus community 
  • Ensure the design, delivery, and assessment of effective prevention/wellness programs to reduce barriers to learning and support student success; work with the health team to plan impactful events
  • Work with internal and external partners for health-related activities, and screening events
  • Maintain and enhance institutional relationships with state, county, and local healthcare resources
  • Collaborate with University faculty, staff and students to identify clinical issues of concern for research and grant opportunities 
  • Ensure regulatory compliance regarding clinical care and administration of the office and personnel, maintains quality care measures

Requirements

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of best practice standards in primary health/urgent care and college health.
  • Ability to triage mental health issues and work closely with colleagues in the Student Counseling Center
  • Ability to multitask, triage health problems, and respond effectively to medical emergencies.

Qualifications

  1. Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine.
  2. Experience and Board Certified in areas of Family Practice or General/Internal Medicine.
  3. Current licensure to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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