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(EXTENDED) Medical Director - Health and Counseling Services - 20210

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 9, 2023


The University Health and Counseling Services Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking a Medical Director (Physician, HS035).


The Medical Director serves the students of the UW-Whitewater community. Primary areas of responsibility include being a healthcare provider for students and providing clinical supervision for nursing and medical staff. The health clinic of University Health and Counseling Services is a primary care clinic with over 7,000 visits per year including both chronic and acute illnesses, allergy clinics, reproductive (but not prenatal) care, transgender care, and other services pertinent to young adults. The health clinic is integrated with our Counseling Center sharing an EMR and participating in care conferences. The clinic is recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Healthcare for high-quality services and practices. The position is a 0.8 FTE annually but how the hours are disseminated throughout the year can be discussed.


Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree of Medical Doctor, (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy, (D.O.).
  • Current license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Wisconsin, registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency.
  • Board eligibility of certification in the areas of pediatrics, family practice, internal medicine, or other related field.
  • Experience and interest in the area of adolescent and young adult health care.
  • Sensitivity to development issues of young adults and willingness to function with a team approach is essential.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in the following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training drills.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Provide direct medical care to students.
  • Provide education to students as appropriate regarding utilization of health care, confidentiality, patient rights and responsibilities, and particular health needs.
  • Provide clinical supervision for the nursing and medical staff including acting as collaborative partner for NPs.
  • Act as collaborating physician for UW-Parkside nurse practitioners.
  • Provide consultation to patient case management in the direct care administered by nurses, nurse practitioners, and other M.D.s.
  • Participate in planning the optimal use of resources based on the recognized needs of the students.
  • Participate in quality assurance planning and implementation for the Student Health Service.
  • Oversee the development of nursing protocols, medical forms, and educational materials.
  • Maintain a high level of skill through regular professional education meetings, journals, professional organizations, etc.
  • Participate on University and Student Health Service committees as appropriate.
  • Laboratory Director (moderately complex lab).
  • Share medical expertise with the campus community through ongoing work with faculty, staff, and students.
This description attempts to indicate the kinds and levels of responsibilities given this title and shall not be construed as defining all specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct, and control the work of their employees. Statements of employee duties are not intended to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of responsibility.


UW-Whitewater is a thriving public university located in southeastern Wisconsin. It leads the way in providing world-class, affordable higher education programs to more students than neighboring regional comprehensives in the University of Wisconsin System. A collaborative team of 1,300 faculty and staff are devoted to the success of the university's 11,000 students at its main and Rock County campuses. The team provides high-impact practices and academic programs - online and in person - from associate to doctoral levels. Recognized nationally for affordability, inclusion, and career development, UWW has approximately one-third first-generation students and boasts strength in many areas, especially business and education. The campus and community embrace the Warhawk Family spirit, supporting the university's arts and nationally recognized NCAA Division-III level championship athletics. As a proud institution of access, more than 10 percent of undergraduate students use the acclaimed Center for Students with Disabilities - a priority mission since the 1970s.

UW-Whitewater's campuses are located centrally near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, offering easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Near both Lake Geneva and the Wisconsin Dells, the area attracts numerous visitors from across the country. Whitewater is a vibrant college community near the Kettle Moraine State Forest offering area residents seasonal outdoor enjoyment. The nearby Rock County campus is located in Janesville, a town of 60,000 located on the Rock River and known as Wisconsin's Park Place.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary commensurate with the candidate's education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System's comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure .


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by February 29th, 2024, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1024 or .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Karen Brueggeman



Only complete application packages will be considered . This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts
This Job ID is 20210 .

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