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Medical Director, University Health Center

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Towson University
Location
Towson, MD

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Responsibilities and Duties
The Medical Director provides primary care to students, including diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries, preventative health screenings, gynecological exams, travel, sports and employment physicals. Provides medical services suitable to the needs of a large University community, including, but not limited to: administration of immunizations, prescribing contraception in the usual course of care, and prescribing emergency contraception. Provides consultation to other providers on clinical matters. Practices medicine following the standard of care as defined by the AHCA and/or AMA. Performs official reading of all EKG’s completed at the UHC. Complete weekly Influenza data and enter the data into the ILI network. Coordinates the after-hours answering service for the UHC. Serves as the on call physician for the UHC after hours.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Oversees the day-to day operations and needs of the clinical area of the UHC. Supervises, leads, coaches, and evaluates seven (7) providers (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners) and coordinates their schedules and approval of all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage of the clinical area at all times. Supervises Clinic Coordinator and advises on administrative issues with medical assistants. Writes and updates clinical protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures to assure compliance with up-to-date medical knowledge and current standards of care. Serves as the Physician on Record and primary delegator for all mid-level providers’ delegation agreements with the Board of Physicians. Serve as the primary delegator for all midlevel providers.

 

Serves as the Laboratory Director and: maintain CLIA certification, arrange and oversee the quarterly AAFP Quality Assurance testing, enter all new labs orders into Point and Click, check the HL7 messages daily to assure that all labs are loaded into patients’ charts, reconcile weekly all ordered lab tests, and provide license and DEA number in order for the Health Center to order medications, immunizations, and emergency contraception. Trained as a super user in Point and Click electronic medical records. Serves as a point person to troubleshoot Point and Click clinical related issues. Creates and modifies clinical schedules, creates templates, adds/changes ICD codes, billing/lab codes and fees/prices in Point and Click.


Member of the Health Center Executive Leadership Team. Works collaboratively with UHC director and other appropriate staff on the development and revision of UHC programs, protocols, policies, procedures, and standards of care. Collaborates with UHC Director during medical crisis on campus. Reports health trends and concerns to UHC Director and Associate Director regularly and in a timely manner.  


Contributes to the UHC’s Quality Assurance and Improvement activities, including: Overseeing provider assigned to the Quality Assurance Committee; Provides consultation in determining what general chart audits should be performed and make sure that there is proper documentation required by insurances; Serve as Chief Medical Administrator for all labs; Maintains American Academy of Family Physicians certification; Writes and updates clinical protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures to assure compliance with up to date medical knowledge and current standards of care; Organizes and participates in a monthly QA Committee; Performs or assigns special QA audits and projects to UHC providers; updates and maintains National Provider Database.


Provides regular professional development opportunities for clinical staff including training seminars and speakers, in-service trainings, and articles on medical topics relevant to college health. Maintains BLS and ACLS certification for self and clinical staff. Spot check, audit, and provide regular training for E & M coding and billing codes that provider(s) use at their visits.


Collaborates with on and off campus partners to enhance the relationships between UHC and TU students, faculty and staff. Examples on campus include participation on University Committees, University Athletics, Sports Medicine, College of Health Professions, Housing and Residential Life, and the Counseling Center. Off campus examples include local hospitals, urgent care centers, physicians for referrals and Baltimore County Dept. of Health. Coordinates learning experiences for students in their clinical rotation (athletic training, PA and nursing students).


As needed during the pandemic: interview, hire, and supervise all clinical staff for all campus COVID-19 testing sites; review and approve all timesheets for the contingent staff; directly supervise and consult with both the weekday and weekend COVID-19 response and contact tracing teams; coordinate coverage for evening, weekend, and University holidays; coordinate testing for all NCAA Athletes; participate on committees: COVID-19 Response Team, COVID-19 Monitoring Team, Medical Advisory Committee; download results from UMPA lab nightly and on weekends to see and assign positive results; serve as the administrator for Immunet and CRISP; and coordinate and serve as the medical liaison for COVID vaccinations.
 



Qualifications and Skills
  • M.D. or D. O., board certified and licensed to practice medicine active or eligible for Maryland M.D./D.O. licensure
  • Five years of clinical experience in a primary care setting serving late adolescent/young adult population 
  • At least two years of supervisory experience of ancillary or mid-level medical staff
  • Ability to lead clinical service provision to a diverse student population
  • Experience leading and working with multidisciplinary teams, including mid-level or ancillary medical staff
  • Experience working with electronic medical records
  • Ability to maintain an ethical medical practice with the standard of care as defined by ACHA and/or AMA
Preferences:    

  • College health experience 
  • Experience in Health Administration, Public Health or Business Administration
  • Five years of management or leadership experience in a medical or college health setting
 

 


A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate, and the results may affect employment.



Organization: Student Affairs Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Apr 8, 2021

Organization

Towson CampusTowson University (TU; www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and is Baltimore’s largest comprehensive university, and the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Towson University offers many cultural, educational and athletics programs and events that are open to the public ranging from concerts and lecturers to Division I college sports.

Towson Students Our centrally located campus sits on 330  rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of  Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington  D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.  The town of Towson, MD. has a population  of approximately 52,000, with tree-lined  streets, shops, restaurants, movies, bookstores, a county library branch, live music venues, and is in walking distance of the TU campus. Towson was established in 1750 and is the seat of Baltimore County government.

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