Ferra Executive Search is pleased to partner with Northeastern University on the following role:
The Director of Medical Services is a clinical leader at Northeastern University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS), who works under the supervision of the Executive Director to ensure the delivery of high quality college student medical care, health maintenance and wellness education to Northeastern University students. The Director of Medical Services assists the Executive Director in developing and reviewing departmental medical policy and procedure adherent to the mission and aspirations of Northeastern University and collaborates with other clinical leaders including but not limited to the Supervising Physician, Director of Behavioral Health and Director of Coordinated Care and Health Promotion to provide medical service management, promote collaboration of clinical and administrative services and integrate current research and best practice into coordinated UHCS educational and clinical programs, policies and procedures.
Clinical Services Management:
- Actively participate in promoting a team approach to the delivery of healthcare in coordination with multiple disciplines including but not limited to on-site laboratory, health promotions, medicine, and behavioral health.
- Manage and review the medical team staffing model, appointment guidelines and time-off schedules/guidelines and policy.
- Maintain a collaborative reporting and consultative relationship with state and local departments of public health and oversee all policies and procedures that relate to current student vaccination compliance, mandated reporting and University response to infectious disease.
- Report all issues of potential patient, staff and community safety or other immediate concern to Executive Director or other manager, as appropriate, in a timely manner.
- Respond to and/or report, as appropriate, all known instances of patient, family or University colleague dissatisfaction, or adverse event possibly relating to UHCS involvement.
- Review and translate current research and best-practice information for development and management of protocols and programs (relevant applicable areas may include sexual assault assessment and treatment, sexual health history, scheduling guidelines, etc.)
- Review and translate current and best-practice information for development and management of comprehensive educational and prevention programs for students (e.g., smoking cessation, depression assessment and treatment, etc.)
- Actively participate in problem solving activities as a member of the Management team to make positive changes toward a goal of providing optimal health care effectively and with attention to optimal utilization of available resources
Direct Patient Care:
- Assess, diagnose, and manage medical presentations in Northeastern students. Provide triage, episodic, acute, follow-up and chronic care.
- Order and interpret laboratory and other appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures.
- Attend to emergencies and urgent care as appropriate.
- Consult with specialists as needed.
- Educate students on prevention, diagnosis, management, and adherence to the treatment plan.
- Document history of present illness, past medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic findings accurately and in a timely manner, in the electronic health record system (EHR).
Training and Supervisory Responsibilities:
- Provide oversight and training in implementation and process and outcomes management for interdisciplinary clinical teams, programs, policies and procedures.
- Collaborate with Director – Coordinated Care and Health Promotion in providing appropriate information and/or training to the Northeastern Community as it relates to UHCS programming and services.
- Provide oversight to the UHCS medication, vaccine and medical supply inventory as it relates to UHCS mission, policy, clinical practice and fiscal management.
- Provide oversight to the on-site laboratory as it relates to UHCS mission, policy, clinical practice and fiscal management.
- Collaborate with the Patient Assistance & Records Supervisor and/or Director of Behavioral Health and Supervising Physician in providing appropriate information and training as may regard optimal coordination of clinical processes.
- Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
- Current, active, professional licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of MA or must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain.
- Current, active DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substances registration or must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain.
- Five to ten years clinical experience as a clinician (MD, DO, NP, or PA).
- Two to five years’ experience in college health and program management preferred.
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