The Assistant Medical Director (AMD) supports the mission of the organization by providing senior medical leadership and assuming full functional responsibility for Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) clinicians and their delivery of care. The AMD supervises the SHCS physicians, nurse practitioners, and the RN/LVN supervisor. The AMD is responsible for activities related to the delivery of medical care and clinical services such as peer review, patient satisfaction, MD/NP collaborative practice and clinician professionalism and conduct, recruiting, and credentialing processes.
The AMD is also engaged in direct clinical care for the UCSF student population of 3100 graduate and professional health sciences students. The AMD works under general direction and is evaluated by the SHCS Executive Medical Director. The AMD works with a high degree of independence and initiative, and is expected to maintain a high quality, relevant, responsive, and cost effective organization.
Possession of the legal requirements to practice as a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy, as determined by the Medical Board of California
Possession of an active and unrestricted California MD medical license, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number, and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Possession of a board certification to practice primary care, family medicine, and/or internal medicine
Five or more years of experience providing primary care services
Two years of experience managing licensed staff
Experience serving diverse populations clinically
Must be able to be credentialed and privileged, and maintain privileges by the UCSF SHCS Credentials Committee
Knowledge of disease, prevention, and health promotion needs of adults
Knowledge and experience in treating common acute and chronic illnesses and injuries
Knowledge of legal and professional requirements for quality patient care
Knowledge of appropriate consultation and referral sources
Skill in counseling needed to help patients deal with acute and chronic medical problems
Skill in interviewing needed to understand the medical and psycho-social needs of patients
Skill in oral communication needed to accurately convey information to patients and co-workers
Skill in written communication needed to accurately convey information to patients and co-workers
Skill in using a PC, and knowledge of software such as Outlook
Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction
Skill in organizing and prioritizing work when faced with competing deadlines, and interruptions
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately
Ability to work and communicate professionally with a diverse clientele
Ability to plan, organize, delegate, and monitor work activities
General knowledge of student health policies and procedures
Ability to use the SHCS Point and Click electronic medical record
Clinical experience serving young adult or college age populations
Experience diagnosing and treating mental health concerns in primary care setting
Internal Number: 55217BR
About UCSF Student Health and Counseling Services
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to optimize the physical and mental health of students in order to help them achieve academic success, personal development, and lifelong wellness. SHCS offers primary care services, mental health counseling and psychiatry services, outreach programming, travel health advice, nursing triage and advice, health insurance support services, and local oversight of the University of California (UC) Student Health Insurance Plan.