Senior Director of Clinical Services, Emory University Student Health Services

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: FPM: Student Health
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Bldg 1525 Clifton Road
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Required Documents
Reference Letters, Transcripts - Graduate

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory University Student Health Services and the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine seek candidates for the position of Senior Director of Clinical Services, Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS). This senior level clinical and administrative faculty physician reports directly to the EUSHS Executive Director.


Job Description:

The Senior Director of Clinical Services is instrumental in maintaining the high quality, inclusive, evidence-based care which supports the success of our diverse, bright, and ambitious students. This is a critically important position in our organization which requires a dynamic, motivational, and engaging leader who has strong clinical skills and is an experienced multidisciplinary supervisor. As part of the Executive Leadership Team at EUSHS, the senior director supervises the Director of Nursing Services and the Director of Psychiatry to ensure high quality, integrated clinical services for student and dependent patients. The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of efficient, collaborative outpatient medical care, preferably within a Student Health Center or a practice that caters to a young adult population. This Senior Director must be able to shift seamlessly from supporting an individual student in crisis and their parents to representing EUSHS in addressing population health impacts and interventions on campus.


Essential Responsibilities:


Clinical Care (20%)

  • Provides direct outpatient primary care physician medical services (including Travel, Immunizations and Allergy) to Emory students and their adult dependents.
  • Proficient in Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for a young adult population (preferably student health related care including contraception, eating disorder management, gender affirming care, and mental health treatment).
  • Experience in procedural skills such as suturing, incision and drainage and minor excisions. Intrauterine device and Nexplanon insertion and colposcopic procedural experience preferred.
  • Supports trainees at EUSHS, including Family and Preventive Medicine, Pediatric, and General Internal Medicine residents.




Clinical oversight and leadership (40%)

  • Provides leadership, guidance, and consultation to the Director of Nursing Services, Director of Psychiatry, and the Clinical Provider Staff, composed of other faculty physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and dietitians.
  • In consultation with Directors, provides high level guidance and oversight of immunization compliance, medical and psychiatric evaluations, and all aspects of primary care services.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of existing services within this portfolio and the implementation of new services based on needs assessment and data.
  • Facilitates weekly supervisory and clinical provider meetings.
  • Oversees the Clinical Provider quarterly peer review and performance improvement projects.
  • Contributes to continuing education of providers through clinical case reviews, literature reviews, and guest speakers.
  • Clinical oversight of all clinical policies and procedures.
  • Arranges all necessary training to meet accreditation and university standards.
  • Provides annual performance reviews and related feedback to the clinical providers and the Director of Nursing and the Director of Psychiatry.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and onboarding of new clinical providers.
  • Provide supervision over the provider clinic scheduling including leave and staffing census.


Administrative (40%)

  • Leads the Director of Nursing Services, Director of Psychiatry, and works in collaboration with the Executive Director, to ensure the quality of medical services, and to improve workflows to increase access and optimization of care.
  • Assists the Executive Director in establishing a budget for EUSHS and clinical services.
  • Represents the Executive Director when he/she is on leave or otherwise absent.
  • Serves as a member of the Senior Staff of the Emory Division of Campus Life and participates in campus committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Participates in the development of goals and strategic plans for EUSHS.
  • Primary Lead for Clinical Care and associated chapters for AAAHC accreditation
  • Supervision of an MPH graduate student.
  • Evaluates and advises personnel, recommended promotions, terminations and annual merit increases for appropriate personnel within the department.



Position Requirements: MD or DO from an accredited medical or osteopathic medical school; completion of an accredited residency program and board certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Med-Peds, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine, or Obstetrics-Gynecology; five (5) years of post-residency experience in practicing medicine in an ambulatory care environment; three (3) years of supervisory and administrative leadership experience; academic and professional accomplishments consistent with appointment as a Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and General Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine;


Preferred Skills

Superior communication, interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and departments in a complex and vibrant university and academic healthcare setting; and competency in the use of electronic health records. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a college health setting and experience with AAAHC or Joint Commission Accreditations standards and processes.


Emory School of Medicine offers and excellent benefits package for faculty physicians. Salary is competitive, negotiable, and based upon training, faculty appointment, and experience.


About Emory and Atlanta: Emory University is a unique and special place where faculty and staff work together towards one mission: to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity. Emory is also recognized as one of the world's great institutions of higher learning, with a deep, enduring tradition of academic innovation and excellence. Emory’s campus is home to the CDC, and EUSHS staff interact regularly with CDC experts on issues related to infectious diseases, travel, immunizations, and preventive health. Atlanta, GA is a thriving, diverse, exciting, and growing metropolitan center with countless arts, cultural, recreational, sports and culinary options.


Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate based on race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.


Interested candidates

Emory University has partnered with Keeling & Associates in this search process.  Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must be sent, preferably in PDF format, to recruiting@KeelingAssociates.com. The subject line of the email should read “Emory—Senior Director of Clinical Services.” Confidential inquiries and nominations should be addressed to Dr. Liliana Rodriguez, Vice President and Senior Consultant at Keeling & Associates, at lrodriguez@keelingassociates.com

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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