Medical Director (Administrator IV)

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Medical Director (Administrator IV)

Job no: 497618
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time

About the University

San Diego State University is an academically rich and culturally diverse, urban university. With more than 34,000 students, 96 undergraduate majors, award-winning professors, top notch research facilities and a location that serves as a gateway to Latin America and the Pacific Rim, SDSU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that provides students with the tools to expand their knowledge and potential.

About the Department

Student Health Services offers primary medical care to students of San Diego State University through a wide range of programs and services. Care is provided by board certified physicians, certified nurse practitioners and medical support staff including nurses, clinical laboratory scientists, x-ray technologists, medical assistants, and pharmacists. In addition to the basic medical care, Student Health Services offers orthopedics, osteopathic manipulative treatment, physical therapy and psychiatry.

The mission of SDSU Student Health Services is to provide high quality, convenient, student focused medical care in a safe and welcoming environment, actively partnering with our patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy lives in support of their personal and academic success.

For more information regarding Student Health Services, click here.

Position Summary

Under direction of the Director of Student Health Services, and working under the current CSU Executive Order regarding University Health Services, the Medical Director is responsible for assuring that medical services of the highest quality are provided to SDSU students. The incumbent provides medical leadership and directly supervises assigned Student Health Services staff including the Lead Physician, Nursing Manager, Quality Development Manager, Head Athletic Trainer, and Administrative Support Coordinator. The incumbent will also coordinate and collaborate with other campus entities in the area of Public Health, and be responsible for some Clinical Duties Appropriate to Training, Specialty, Scope of Practice Established by CSU Board of Trustees, and Privileges Approved by SDSU SHS.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California.

Completion of one or more residency programs in a specialty appropriate to the assigned duties with increasingly responsible experience in the practice of that specialty.

Minimum of five years of experience in ambulatory patient care.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required

Possess and maintain a valid and relevant State of California license to practice medicine.

Possess and maintain current American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification appropriate for the assigned duties. See note below.

Possess and maintain a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate and number for prescribing controlled substances.

Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

Note: In accordance with Executive Order 943, board certification is required for all physicians hired after September 1, 1988. A physician can be given clinical privileges pending initial certification, but must be board certified as soon as possible, but no later than two years after the date of hire. If a physician loses certification thereafter, then the physician may be allowed to continue to provide health care for up to one year while recertification is obtained. If the physician is not recertified within the one-year grace period, then the physician’s clinical privileges in the Student Health Center may be suspended immediately.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior professional experience in a university or college health setting
  • At least one year of medical supervisory experience
  • Competency using electronic health records
  • Demonstrated ability to perform laceration repair, incision and drainage, orthopedic splinting/casting

Specialized Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to converse about treatment of sports medical disorders
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Compensation and Benefits

San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. A significant component of the compensation package is a rich benefits package that includes:

  • Extensive leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
  • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension and retiree healthcare benefits;
  • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no- or low-cost to the employee; and
  • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
  • Supplemental Information

    For full consideration, please submit application, resume or curriculum vitae and a letter of interest by September 27, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

    All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

    SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

    Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Recruiter at 619-594-6390 or [email protected]

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