For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21stcentury and beyond.
Student Health Services seeks to keep students healthy so that they may achieve their academic, personal, and athletic goals. By providing accessible, cost-effective, current evidence-based treatment for acute and chronic physical and behavioral health problems, Student Health Services assists students with obtaining equal access to programs, activities and facilities and provide prevention focused health education in a way that engages the student as an adult consumer of healthcare.
The Associate Director is a medical doctor who provides outpatient care for students throughout the year and who makes Emergency Department or specialist referrals as indicated. The Associate Director coordinates care and follow up for students evaluated or admitted to the Hospital; including review and report diagnostic and laboratory test results to patients. The Associate Director reports to and assists the executive director in providing leadership and managerial oversight of the clinical functions of the Student Health Center, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures, as well as in the administration, accreditation, planning and evaluation of Health Center programs and services. The successful candidate must also be comfortable presenting to a wide range of audiences, including staff, students, parents, and the Board of Trustees, etc.
- D. or D.O. Degree from an accredited institution
- Board Certification or Eligibility(or equivalent experience) in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the practice of medicine
- Eligibility for assignment under the credentialing process outlined in the student Health Service By-laws
- Training, licensure and experience in dealing with a wide variety of primary care medical conditions and illnesses.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilitiesinclude the ability to assess and provide first aid and/ or emergency stabilization for employees and visitors with acute illnesses. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to serve as a consultant to clinical staff regarding challenging clinical cases and as a resource for clinical staff regarding issues such as state law, confidentiality, and the reporting of abuse. It is important that the incumbent be able to interact with the Athletic Training staff to optimize athletic health and return athletes to competition in a timely manner.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information, and to apply, visit http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/7932 to complete a short online application, and to upload a current CV, a letter of interest, and contact information for three (3) references. Please direct questions about the application process to Brandy Pascazio at firstname.lastname@example.org.