Assistant Medical Director
The Assistant Medical Director promotes and assures quality clinical services across the student health facility and provides strategic direction. Assists the Director or other appropriate administrator in the management of one or more aspects of a healthcare related unit and/or function. This position is generally responsible for the management of a segment of a healthcare department or a major function.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
•Provides direct medial oversight for all aspects of risk assessment and containment for students in emergency management situations.
•Provides health maintenance visits, evaluation for immunizations, and performing physical exams for employment, school programs and other special physical exams required in the university setting.
•Participates in the administration of student testing for various diseases/sicknesses. Provides direct medical evaluation, treatment and/or referral for all students who test positive for various diseases/sicknesses.
•Maintains awareness of advances in medicine, diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, government regulations, and health insurances changes.
•Monitors the use of services, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assesses the need for additional equipment, staff, and services.
•Serves on the management team with the Director.
•Participates in the strategic planning for assigned areas and assists the Director in developing and implementing the overall departmental strategic plan.
•Assists Medical Director in establishing performance goals and measures to evaluate success of assigned area of responsibility.
•Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures.
•Responsible for ensuring that all programs, activities, and series comply with university, state, and federal regulations.
•Responsible for maintaining an inclusive working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
•Recruits and hires skilled and professional staff. Provides supervision, guidance, training, evaluation, and leadership to clinical staff.
•Coordinates with external and internal departments/agencies to ensure compliance including the ensuring accreditation requirements are met for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
•Makes referrals for secondary medical care.
•Performs medical procedures according to privileges issued by Medical Director.
•Participates in peer review process.
•Ensures and maintains confidentiality of medical records.
•Provides primary medical care to students including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
•Adheres to and complies with HIPAA.
•Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.
•Precepts and supervises Family Medicine Residents.
•Precepts and supervises students from FGCU Physician Assistant Studies Program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
•Serves on institutional committees representing the interests of the department.
•In the absence of the Medical Director, provides supervision to Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistants.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Medical degree from an accredited institution.
Four years of professional, full-time experience practicing medicine in a clinic, office, or hospital environment.
Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with Chapter 458, F.S.
Active DEA License.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Experience in managing women’s reproductive health issues and contraceptives.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
License to dispense prescription medications
Experience in a higher education student health center.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statues, regulations, codes, and standards related to the area of responsibility.
Knowledge of current research, theory and best practices of medical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention practices.
Knowledge of student intellectual, emotional and social development theory, techniques and research associated with ensuring the success of diverse student populations.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Skill in mediation and dispute resolution.
Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with a diverse group of colleagues, students, and other stakeholders.
Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to implement new systems and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.
Ability to develop, interpret, and evaluate policies and procedures.
Ability to analyze and solve problems, draw valid conclusions, and/or develop appropriate alternatives where applicable.
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.