Medical Chief of Staff—Administrator III (Full-time; 12-month position)
CSU, Fresno - Fresno, CA

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California State University, Fresno

Medical Chief of Staff--Administrator III (Full-time; 12-month position)
University Health and Psych Services
Appointment: Effective July 1, 2012 (negotiable)
Vacancy # 11763

General Information:
California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelors and masters levels, and in certain applied disciplines at the doctoral level. The current enrollment is approximately 20,000 students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, education, industry, business and government. The university was one of the first US Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its new Community Engagement Classification.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within easy driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Under the leadership of the Director of UHPS (University Health and Psychological Services), the Medical Chief of Staff is responsible for the clinical management and Wellness/Prevention programming for Fresno State students. UHPS is a comprehensive Student Health Program for a campus of 21,000 diverse student population, housed in an attractive and up-to-date outpatient facility located near the center of the campus. The Medical Chief of Staff supervises licensed healthcare providers and is responsible for the success of clinical programs and services provided to Fresno State students.

Position Summary:
The UHPS provides a broad range of primary medical care and mental health services, as well as prevention and wellness outreach services. In addition to providing direct patient care, the Medical Chief of Staff is responsible for providing clinical direction and supervision in support of the mission, themes, and values of the department and the Division of Student Affairs. Under the leadership of the Director, the Medical Chief will also be responsible for collaborating with campus and community departments/agencies to ensure that a high level of care and quality services are provided to students. The focus of the UHPS is both on the provision of direct medical care as well as providing students information and skills to develop a healthy lifestyle.

Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
1. Provide managerial leadership that includes providing oversight of the clinical and mental health operations of UHPS and making decisions that have a broad impact on UHPS and University.
2. Provide direct patient care to Fresno State students, for a minimum of 50% of work time, within the scope of services allowed by the Executive Order of the Chancellors Office; conduct physical or psychiatric examinations (based on area of practice); interview students with medical or psychiatric problems, diagnose illnesses and prescribe treatment; counsel on personal problems and health measures and make appropriate referrals; order studies, tests, and radiological exams; record and complete case histories and reports; and perform other related duties.
3. Promote and develop best clinical practices, using independent judgment, to meet the mission of UHPS, Division of Student Affairs, and the university whereby the UHPS clinical staff understand, comply, and support its mission and vision through the development, interpretation, and execution of policies and procedures.
4. Assist the Director in the implementation of the UHPS Medical Staff Bylaws including but not limited to those related to credentialing, re-credentialing, peer review, and privileging of clinical staff and ensure compliance by members of the medical staff.
5. Oversee and coordinate clinical peer review activities to include but not be limited to summarizing results and recommend changes to clinical practices and protocol.
6. Prepare performance evaluations of licensed UHPS staff as assigned.
7. Ensure compliance with California State University Trustee policy, collective bargaining agreements, privacy practices, and federal, state and local laws, regulatory and licensing requirements. Ensure that clinical guideline practices in UHPS comply with all university, CSU, and federal and state regulatory requirements including but not limited to licensure boards, department of health, etc.
8. Under the leadership of the Director, contribute in the formulation of long-term strategic plans in concert with the mission of the University and the Division of Student Affairs.
9. Directly supervise the Coordinator of the Psychological Services, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician specialists and consultants, and other licensed healthcare personnel as assigned.
10. Conduct program evaluations to ensure ongoing quality improvement, current clinical practice guidelines, peer review, and quality patient care.
11. Initiate and recommend all personnel actions for directly supervised staff.
12. Formulate, draft, and implement clinical policies and procedures.
13. Support continuing medical education in compliance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
14. Provide leadership and consultation, as needed, in such areas as public health, preventative medicine, health education and promotion, environmental health and safety, and emergency preparedness. Act as the Director of UHPS in absence of the official director and act in a highly specialized function on behalf of the university in matters significant to UHPS when the Director is not available.

Required Qualifications:
1. Licensed physician (M.D./D.O.) in the state of California or be eligible for licensure in the State of California. Possess and maintain a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate and number and a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification as appropriate for assigned duties.
2. Possess and maintain current American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) medical board certification in specialty such as Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine or Psychiatry.
3. Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate open discussions and write clear and concise reports.
4. Experience supervising and evaluating employees, resolving conflicts, problem solving and encouraging a diverse staff to work well together.
5. Ability to act collegially and respectfully with diverse staff and student population.

Commensurate with experience.

Filing Deadline:
Open until filled. Applications received by April 23, 2012 will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and given full consideration by the hiring manager and/or search committee. Qualified applicants received after that date will be forwarded upon request of the hiring manager and/or search committee. For more information and to apply for this or any open position at Fresno State, visit our online employment site at:

California State University, Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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