Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Assistant Clinical Director of Student Health- Health Sciences Campus (HSC)

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/22/2023 11:39 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Assistant Clinical Director for HSC provides basic primary medical care to students and manages clinical operations at the HSC campus. They assure that adequate, safe, and timely nursing and provider services are made available to all students. The Assistant Clinical Director participates in policy making and program planning for the HSC campus. They will be the primary liaison with the HSC Schools and Colleges. They assume overall responsibility for the medical clinical operations on the HSC campus. The Assistant Clinical Director will work collaboratively with the counseling center staff assigned to the HSC Health and Counseling Office.


Care is rendered primarily at the HSC campus but may be assigned to Main Campus. Saturday coverage is on Main Campus.


Essential Functions

  • Participate in the recruitment of HSC Student Health staff.
  • Supervision and performance evaluation of HSC Student Health staff.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures, assuring conformance with the appropriate University policies.
  • Promoting health education and illness prevention initiatives on the HSC campus.
  • Facilitate communication between HSC staff and departmental leadership.
  • Function as Acting Director in the Clinical Director’s absence.
  • Provides primary medical care to Temple University students; assess and manages students with acute episodic and chronic illness on an appointment and walk-in basis.
  • Coordinates follow-up for patients.
  • Provides medical oversight to HSC nursing and administrative staff.
  • Assists in the development of medical and nursing protocols.
  • Participates in SHS (Student Health Services) staff meetings (combined HSC and Main), quality improvement projects and committees as appropriate.
  • Assists in the coordination of outreach in cooperation with other departments, when appropriate, for specific medical issues.
  • Serves as the primary student orientation resource on the HSC campus.
  • Works with the leaders of the HSC Schools and Colleges and is the primary Student Health contact for those Schools and Colleges.

Candidate Qualifications

  • MD or DO from accredited medical school
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine. If board-eligible, you must pass boards within two years of hire
  • Experience in college, health required

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education.


Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita or resume and cover letter online.


Please address all applications to: Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: Michael.Lester@tuhs.temple.edu  


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for students, faculty and staff working in healthcare settings at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).


Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.


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