Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230003-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Director of Medical Services is a leadership position with direct and indirect patient care responsibilities at University Health Services (UHS), the student health service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The position has responsibility for all medical programs and services and shares (with the Executive Director and the Directors of Operations, Mental Health, Communications and Prevention Services) broad management responsibility for UHS as a whole. The position has direct supervisory responsibility for a multi-disciplinary primary care team that includes Psychiatry, Woman's Health, Occupational Medicine, Travel Medicine, Sexual Health, Allergy/Immunization, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, a multi-disciplinary medical education program, and ancillary radiology and laboratory services. The position oversees risk management, quality improvement programs, and accreditation for medical services. This position, working in collaboration with other UHS Directors, is expected to develop systems of care that foster continuity of patient care, optimal outcomes for patient health, and a successful health care team environment while supporting the UHS overarching mission of promoting students' academic and personal success through an integrated model of medical, mental health, and prevention activities and services. This position will also provide direct patient care. The Director of Medical Services advances a respectful, inclusive, and healthy work environment that supports employee engagement for a diverse workforce and actively promotes social justice values as appropriate. The position requires strong leadership and communication skills, experience in directing medical staff, knowledge and experience in quality improvement and medical education, and an excellent knowledge base of primary care medicine. Duties are performed under the general supervision of, and the position reports to, the Executive Director of UHS.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Current unrestricted license, or eligibility for an unrestricted license, to practice medicine in Wisconsin. Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency
Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preferred experience:
1. Minimum of three years of experience in a leadership capacity in an ambulatory clinic with direct supervisory responsibilities
for medical staff
2. Minimum of five years of experience as a physician providing direct patient care in an ambulatory setting.
3. Experience in college/student health service or similar environment

License or Certificate:

Current unrestricted license (or eligibility for) to practice medicine in Wisconsin

Additional Information:

Salary is negotiable. Experience will be considered.

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

A period of evaluation will be required.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please make sure your cover letter references your licensing status.
Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.

The assured consideration date for this position is 4/30/21. It will remain open until filled.


Lili Gagliano
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Mar 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
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