This position is part of the primary care clinical care team at Health Services. The assistant medical director serves as a staff physician to provide patient care through diagnosis and treatment of a variety of illnesses and injuries in a college/university population. Staff physicians are credentialed and privileged to perform their duties according to Health Services policies and procedures.
The Assistant Medical Director works within the Division of Student Affairs Health and Wellness Unit to provide intentional collaboration with Campus Recreation and Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services, and Health and Wellness Education for the promotion of overall campus wellness to a diverse campus population to encourage students to stay informed, involved, healthy, and well.
Supervised by the Director of Health Services, with clinical oversight from the HS medical director. The Assistant Medical Director collaborates with the Director and Medical Director to make recommendations in the hiring, termination, and other changes in status of those supervised.
A Medical degree and board certified or eligible.
One or more years' experience in clinical medicine, primary care is preferred.
Be duly licensed, or eligible to be licensed by the State of North Carolina.
Requires exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Good computer and electronic record skills is required.
Board certification in a primary care medical specialty.
Experience providing in-service medical education to clinical staff.
Experience supervising health profession students and trainees.
Stays current on developments in the field of medicine and college health.
The scope of the job occasionally requires attendance at evening and/or weekend activities, meetings, seminars, workshops, and conferences.
Experience in a primary care physician practice
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online.
Please attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae and a list of at least three professional references (including complete contact information with name, title, address, email, and phone) to complete the application.
For questions and additional information, please contact Kellie Monteith at 828-227-7147 or [email protected]
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.