The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

This posting is Closed

Medical Director - Medical Director

Hiring department University Health Svcs
Monthly salary OPEN
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-06-29-01-0389
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Leadership opportunity at a nationally ranked, AAAHC-accredited 45K sq. ft. ambulatory care facility serving UT Austin students with primary and urgent care, sports medicine, allergy/immunization, and womens health clinics; on-site physical therapy, lab, radiology; and integrated health counselors. Learn more at Eligible for appointment as adjunct faculty at Dell Med.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


As a member of senior leadership team, position oversees all aspects of clinical care including coordinating and directing patient care per adopted policies and procedures, state/federal regulations, and accepted accreditation standards. Serves as liaison between the medical staff and senior leadership team.

Essential Functions

Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises the clinical activities and job performance of the UHS medical staff, which consists of 18 board-certified physicians, 8 nurse practitioners and 4 physician assistants. Includes oversight of credentialing and privileging, peer review, the CME program, and professional development for medical staff members. Supervises one Senior Administrative Associate. Oversees medical aspects of day-to-day operations to balance quality of care and staff morale with efficiency, productivity, and budgetary constraints. Responsibility spans general medicine, sports medicine, urgent care, womens health, and allergy/immunization/travel medicine clinics, and clinical oversight of physical therapy, lab, and radiology. Develops and manages clinical and operational policies and procedures consistent with established practice standards to ensure healthcare provided at UHS meets the highest possible professional and ethical standards. Serves as a member of the UHS Senior Administrative Staff to plan, develop, coordinate, and assess the health service and to make decisions, set goals, and create and implement strategies for UHS. Assists with accreditation, regulatory compliance, and QI/Risk Management program. Serves as an advocate for the medical staff. Along with Practice Administrator, brings ideas and issues from the medical staff to the Senior Administrative Staff for consideration. Represents UHS to the university community concerning the delivery of healthcare services and emergent public health issues. Active involvement with a number of committees and professional organizations, both internal and external to UHS, in order to champion the health of the college student population, advance the mission of UHS, and support the missions of the Division of Student Affairs and the University of Texas at Austin. Works together with the UHS Director to foster and maintain a collaborative, engaging, and positive work environment for all staff. Supports administrative decisions and activities affecting patient care. Serves as a clinical provider, which entails spending a portion of time evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients independently or in conjunction with other UHS or community providers. Processes medical withdrawal and course load reduction requests.

Marginal/Incidental functions

None provided

Required qualifications

Completion of medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school. Completion of an accredited residency program in the U.S. Eligible for a license to practice medicine in the state of Texas. Board certified in a primary care specialty appropriate to college health. Valid DEA registration. Current BLS certification. At least 5 years clinical experience in primary care medicine or equiv. at an ambulatory care clinic or similar setting. Clinical competencies in primary care for young adults. Demonstrated leadership, supervisory, or administrative experience. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. Superior time and stress mgmt. skills. Strong business acumen regarding health insurance and reimbursement, billing and coding, budgeting. Personal commitment to self-assessment, accountability, and growth as a leader. Computer proficiency, incl. exp. w EHR/practice mgmt. software and strong proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years clinical administrative leadership experience including direct supervision of physicians, NPs, and PAs (hiring, coaching, promoting, separating). Demonstrated success serving as a medical director. Demonstrated track record of superior performance in physician leadership roles. Strong administrative experience managing people, projects, and annual budgets. Able to build a collaborative, professional culture across professional disciplines in a large multi-specialty practice. Board certification in Family Practice or Internal Medicine. Experience providing healthcare to students at a large public university. Experience with the Point and Click EHR/practice mgmt. application. Flexible and adaptable with proven change management experience. Able to foster a culture of learning and professional development. Sensitive to broader issues of context and community. Demonstrated experience establishing collaborative professional relationships that enable the organization to accomplish goals with limited resources. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a pattern of progressive growth and successful leadership in their career.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Standard office and outpatient medical clinic conditions. Exposure to chemicals and commercial items typically found in offices, medical clinics, and building repairs/maintenance.

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