Director, Clinical Services, Department of Student Health Service

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-19
Req: R0002875
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Job Description Summary

The Clinical Director manages all clinical services of the Student Health Service (SHS). Provides primary medical care and assists the Student Health Service Director as a medical consultant for campus policies affecting Reynolda campus students. Supervises physicians and advanced practice providers who provide clinical care at the Student Health Service. Oversees the clinical care provided by nurses and certified medical assistants with the support of the Assistant Director of Nursing. This position also assists in overseeing the clinical care provided by Wake Forest Emergency Medical Services with the support of SHS leadership. This is a 12-month position.

Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled, with a priority review date of December 14, 2020.

Inquiries and nominations can be directed to Darren Aaron at [email protected]

Candidates are asked to provide a resume and cover letter, attached individually via the application portal. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to WFU Human Resources: 336-758-4700 or [email protected]

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral for students.

  • Oversees all clinical and associated outpatient care services. Works closely with the Director and SHS leadership team to compose and implement policies to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and accepted professional standards.

  • Assists the Director in establishing goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures to ensure quality medical care. Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness.

  • Supervises the clinical care of all other physicians and advanced practice providers of the Student Health Service. Supervises clinic staff, medical students, primary care residents, and provides on-call service as scheduled.

  • Member of the Student Health Service leadership team, providing strategic direction and support to align practices with values and goals.

  • Assists in managing the program of quality assurance. Ensures physicians and advanced practice providers have continuing medical and other relevant education.

  • Reviews or provides for the proper review of medical records by the appropriate personnel.

  • Acts as an advocate for students.

  • Assists the Director by informing and guiding the University community on issues of public health such as health alerts, epidemics, and immunization recommendations and compliance.

  • Assists the Director in collaborative efforts with other University departments (such as the University Counseling Center) and administrators to establish policies, procedures, and programming that promotes student health, safety, and advocacy.

  • Assists the Director in providing oversight of other clinical operations including nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, and physicians-in-training.

  • Assists in overseeing the clinical care of Wake Forest Emergency Medical Services.

  • Assures appropriate confidentiality policies and procedures within the SHS Clinic.

  • Serves on University committees and provides leadership as requested.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Possess Advanced Medical Degree (MD, DO, PA, or NP) from an Accredited Medical Program and licensed or eligible in North Carolina.

  • Appropriate certifications required - MD/DO Board Certification.

  • Two to three years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Possession of a current CPR/BLS certification.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Physician licensed by the NC Medical Board or eligible.

  • Five or more years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Demonstrated professional practice management experience.

  • Board certification in a primary care medical specialty.

  • Experience with AAAHC or similar accreditation for ambulatory care clinics.


  • Responsible for own work.

  • Supervises clinical staff and trainees.

Additional Job Description

The prospectus for this position can be found via this link:

Time Type Requirement

Full timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 3/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time