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Chief Medical Officer

Company: Montana State University
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

For questions regarding this position, please contact: Classification Title Managing Director Working Title Chief Medical Officer Brief Position Overview This individual oversees clinical practices and clinical staff in Student Health Services Position Number 4C5248 Department UHP Medical Services Division Division of Student Success Appointment Type Professional Contract Term Fiscal Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify End date FLSA Exempt Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining FTE 1.0 Benefits Eligible Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications. Contract Type MUS If other, please specify Recruitment Type Open General Statement The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for assuring the provision of well-organized, high-quality health care at MSU Student Health Services. The CMO is classified as an Associate Director and reports to the Director Student Health Services / Associate Vice President Student Wellness. The Student Wellness area is within the Division of Student Success at MSU Bozeman. Student Wellness provides support and services for student and community health and well-being at MSU and is comprised departments focused on health and wellbeing, to include: Counseling & Psychological Services , Medical Services , Dental Services , Office of Health Advancement and Recreational Sports & Fitness . The new Student Wellness Center ( SWC ), a 185,000 square foot facility slated to open spring 2024. The new facility will enhance the integrated and holistic model of student health and wellness at MSU . This role be a part of charting the path of Student Health Services in the new facility.

The role is 40 hours per week when students are in session. This is a 0.85 full time equivalent employee for the academic year, and the hours worked are tied to when students are in session. Approximately 20 hours per week required over the summer on a separate employment category. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for medical oversight, leadership, and expertise for all clinical activities in the Student Health Service. Clinical Staff Management:
    • Supervise, mentor and support staff physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs: NP's and PA's).
    • Assure clinical staff compliance with Student Health Services by-laws, rules, regulations and clinical policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Oversee the credentialing and privileging process for clinical staff members.
    • Ensures medical staff development plans and programs are implemented and maintained as required by AAAHC . Clinical Operations:
      • Partners and collaborates with the medical staff and management team, facilitating teamwork, aligned efforts and goals.
      • Oversee the overall clinical operations of the organization, with direct oversight of Continuity Care. Engage in staff meetings, communication, and management strategies.
      • Work closely with the Acute Care manager to streamline flow of patients between Acute Care and Continuity Care services.
      • Authorize standing orders for medical care provided by RN/MA staff, and medication substitutions/emergency refills at the Pharmacy.
      • Work closely with staff in Counseling & Psychological Services ( CPS ) and Student Wellness to continue to develop and promote a whole person, integrated care model.
      • Work with Student Health Director to formulate, develop, and evaluate Student Health Service policies, goals, objectives, and strategic plans.
      • Regularly review medical policies and procedures to maintain high standards of care related to current medical knowledge and standards.
      • Support an on-going Quality Improvement (QI) program to maintain and improve the quality of medical care provided at the Student Health Center.
      • Serve as medical advisor to the University on those issues/problems that affect the health of the University community (e.g. infectious disease, immunizations)
      • Serve as Associate Director, and act as Director in absence of Director
      • Provide comprehensive out-patient medical care to students as a staff physician. This includes shared coverage of laboratory results for weekends and vacation periods. Patient care approximately 45% of time Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
        • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree.
        • Current Board Certification in Family Practice, Medicine+ Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine.
        • Five years' experience beyond Residency, in outpatient medicine including experience in gynecology, orthopedics, and behavioral medicine. Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
          • Experience in a university/college health setting.
          • Experience in a leadership role in a health care setting. The Successful Candidate Will
            • Relate to and establish rapport with a college student population; ability to practice in a conscientious manner with demonstrated excellent clinical judgment.
            • Ability to work effectively with the numerous professional disciplines represented Student Health Services staff.
            • Possess effective communication skills to establish and maintain positive relationships. This includes the ability to listen, make decisions and take appropriate action while maintaining sensitivity to broad public relations issues.
            • Highly motivated in the areas of quality improvement and clinical transformation into a new facility, with proven expertise in multiple aspects of healthcare such as quality assessment, peer review, and service quality. Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
              • Licensed to practice medicine in Montana, or willingness to obtain by start date.
              • Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Certification or higher certification, by start date.
                This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

                Physical Demands
                • Exposure to blood-borne pathogens (Employees are provided with training and equipment that complies with OSHA requirements for a health care setting)
                • Exposure to other pathogens of all kinds that is inherent to working in a health care setting.
                  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This position has supervisory duties? Yes Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Applications will be: Screening of applications will begin on September 13, 2023; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Special Instructions Diversity Statement
                  Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

                  In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran's preference please complete the veteran's preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

                  MSU's Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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