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Medical Director

Apply now Job no: 499758
Work type: Exempt Staff Full-time
Location: Bethlehem
Categories: Health Care

Responsible for supervising a team of medical staff at Lehigh’s Health and Wellness Center. The Medical Director will provide and oversee a clinical medical staff who provide acute and ongoing medical care to the ill and injured students of Lehigh University.  The incumbent will also work collaboratively with other Departments on campus in meeting the medical, psychological and general well-being needs of the students. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.

1. Act as a Medical Director and Clinical Supervisor to the other medical staff of the Health and Wellness Center in the provision of clinical services
*Provide medical supervision and consultation to medical care providers in Health and Wellness Center in their provision of clinical services
*Educate other staff members on various and essential medical topics as appropriate to maintain currency in the delivery and state of the art clinical health care to University students

2. Provide acute and ongoing medical care to the ill and injured
*Assess the medical status of patients by taking an appropriate medical history
*Perform necessary and appropriate physical exams
*Treat patients based on accepted standard of care practices
*Assist in referrals to appropriate medical specialists
*Facilitate in obtaining and evaluating appropriate ancillary services (labs, X-Rays, etc.)
*Keep current on necessary medical licensure and memberships
*Keep current on medical concepts and knowledge

3. Perform various administrative duties for the Health and Wellness Center as deemed necessary
*Evaluate the clinical medical policies and procedures of health services on an on-going basis
*Maintain current standard of care medical practices
*Assist in medically relevant educational outreach programs
*Assist in Quality Assurance Programs
*Assist, coordinate and facilitate medical plans and procedures as situations dictate

4. Serve as a medical resource for other Lehigh University departments
*To provide medical consultation as deemed necessary to other departments to ensure appropriate health, wellness and safety measures are taken towards providing a healthy environment and campus
*To serve as a referral source to other departments in obtaining appropriate health care services

5. Directs activities of the Department or Unit

Grade: 13-40

Position Number:  S86200

Special Considerations

The duties of this position may allow the employee to work partially remote as deemed appropriate by their supervisor 

This position works with minors


Doctorate Degree in Medicine

Active Pennsylvania Medical License

Active DEA License

Five to eight years related work experience

Compassionate nature with the ability to make patients feel at ease

Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time management and sound judgment 

Supervisory experience preferred

Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software

Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Because of increasing COVID case counts in the region and new information about the characteristics of the Delta variant, all Lehigh faculty and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated unless they receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the requirement.

Only complete applications will be considered therefore please complete the application in its entirety.  Once the posting is removed from the website applications may no longer be allowed to be completed.

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