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Physician, Student Health #00076557

Missouri University of Science and Technology

This is a Contract position in Rolla, MO posted June 29, 2020.

Job Title

PHYSICIAN, STUDENT HEALTH #00076557

Job ID

32983

Location

Rolla

Full/Part Time

Hiring Department

Student Health Services

Application Deadline

Open until Filled

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, benefit eligible

Physician – Medical Director

Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking a physician to serve as Medical Director for Student Health Services . Student Health Services offers walk-in urgent care health for acute illnesses and injuries from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Student Health Services is funded by a student health fee and enrolled students receive urgent care health services with no copay. Specialized medical care, procedures, laboratory tests and medications are provided to students at a reduced cost. The physician provides oversight, consultation, and supervision of advanced practice nurses, a physician assistant and other medical service staff in addition to providing direct medical care to students.

The Kaczmarek Sports Medicine Center , located in the Student Health Services Complex is supervised by the Physician/Medical Director. The Physician/Medical Director is the team physician for 400 student-athletes competing in an NCAA Division II sports program. The Sports Medicine clinic operates in accordance with NCAA standards and is staffed by athletic trainers under the supervision of the Physician/Medical Director.

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Physician/Medical Director works in collaboration with the Student Health Operations Director. The Student Health Operations Director is an advanced practice nurse who supervises the nursing and support staff and provides direct care to students. The Student Health Operations Director is responsible for the facility, budget, pharmacy, laboratory, specialized programs, processes, clinic operations and other administrative tasks. The Physician/Medical Director and the Student Health Operations Director work collaboratively  to ensure compliance with HIPAA security and privacy standards, university rules, state medical guidelines, credentialing requirements, quality control standards, risk management policies and best practices in health care. Student Health Services is in the process of completing Ambulatory Care Accreditation. Approximately 25,000 medical and orthopedic visits occur annually at the Student Health Services Complex.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide urgent medical care and specialized treatment to students and refer them to medical and surgical specialists when indicated.
  • Provide oversight, consultation, and supervision of the Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers and other medical care providers.
  • Audit 20% of provider charts to assess the quality of care and to meet the State of Missouri supervision requirements.
  • Perform diagnostic evaluations, minor surgical procedures, laceration repairs and wound care that does not need a referral to a medical or surgical specialist.
  • Order and interpret laboratory tests, EKGs and radiological procedures.
  • Establish orthopedic treatment and rehabilitation plans in collaboration with athletic trainers for student-athletes.
  • Serve as physician for all intercollegiate teams and athletic health care administrator for NCAA Intercollegiate Sports.  Provide on-site coverage at home football games and occasional consultation for other home athletic events.
  • Provide oversight for the travel medicine program including physical examinations, and recommended
  • Serve as a campus resource on medical issues including disease outbreaks, wellness and disease prevention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine (or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board Certification in an area of primary care (Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine, etc.)
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Missouri

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of clinical experience post-residency
  • Experience in Sports Medicine

Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator. 

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