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Job No. 140855

  • Job Title:
  • Associate Medical Director
  • Employer:
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (UCSC)
  • Location:
  • Santa Cruz , CA
  • Posting Date:
  • 10-Apr-2019
  • Description:
  • Additional Comments College health provides a unique clinical experience for the physician. The opportunity to intervene in a young adult's development is often pivotal and gratifying.

    Student Health Services (SHS) is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 - 5:30. SHS is not open in the evenings, on the weekends nor on holidays.

    There are no on call hours.

    UCSC Student Health Services (SHS) manages the health care needs of approximately 200 patients per day, is supported by an operating budget greater than 15 million dollars, and provides service to over 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

    Student Health Services includes a primary care clinic, same day clinic, counseling, psychiatry, high complexity laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, optometry and billing and insurance as well as other administrative functions. SHS also encompasses SHOP, the Student Health Education, and Outreach and Prevention and CARE: Advocate Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Misconduct, the confidential advocacy support for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.

    Salary Information Starting Salary Range: $200,000 - $240,000 / Annually.
    Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    Benefits Eligibility This position is eligible for Full benefits.
    Classification Physician Manager 1 [0586]
    Personnel Program Managers & Sr. Professionals (MSP)
    Salary Grade 29
    EEO/Affirmative Action Statement The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
    Summary Statement Under the general direction of the Medical Director, the Associate Medical Director (AMD) is responsible for assuring that issues affecting clinical practice are appropriately managed. In conjunction with active clinical practice, the AMD serves as a role model, performs effectively in a service environment, assumes responsibility for supervising Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, and assures adequate staffing levels. The AMD participates on the Clinical Operations Management Team and, in conjunction with the Quality Management Director, assumes a leadership role in assuring quality and consistency of care at UCSC Student Health Services (SHS). This position manages, plans for and responds to communicable disease outbreaks.

    The Associate Medical Director attends to the medical needs of individuals presenting to SHS for assistance with Eating Disorders and Trans health care and serves as resource for other primary care providers caring for these individuals. The AMD is responsible for ensuring that trans and gender non-conforming students receive the highest quality care in a supportive, welcoming, respectful space. The Associate Medical Director aids the Medical Director in promoting and fostering continuity of care for those with chronic illness and effective collaboration with case managers, counselors and psychiatrists.

    The Associate Medical Director represents Student Health Services and provides backup leadership and clinical coverage in the absence of the Medical Director.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (UCSC)
  • Santa Cruz, CA 95064
  • United States
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