Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Description
The Assistant Medical Director promotes and assures quality
clinical services across the student health facility and provides
strategic direction. Assists the Director or other appropriate
administrator in the management of one or more aspects of a
healthcare related unit and/or function. This position is generally
responsible for the management of a segment of a healthcare
department or a major function.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
•Provides direct medial oversight for all aspects of risk
assessment and containment for students in emergency management
•Provides health maintenance visits, evaluation for
immunizations, and performing physical exams for employment, school
programs and other special physical exams required in the
•Participates in the administration of student testing for
various diseases/sicknesses. Provides direct medical evaluation,
treatment and/or referral for all students who test positive for
•Maintains awareness of advances in medicine, diagnostic and
treatment equipment, data processing technology, government
regulations, and health insurances changes.
•Monitors the use of services, facilities, and staff to ensure
effective use of resources and assesses the need for additional
equipment, staff, and services.
•Serves on the management team with the Director.
•Participates in the strategic planning for assigned areas and
assists the Director in developing and implementing the overall
departmental strategic plan.
•Assists Medical Director in establishing performance goals and
measures to evaluate success of assigned area of
•Participates in formulating and implementing policies and
•Responsible for ensuring that all programs, activities, and
series comply with university, state, and federal regulations.
•Responsible for maintaining an inclusive working environment
that is free from discrimination and harassment.
•Recruits and hires skilled and professional staff. Provides
supervision, guidance, training, evaluation, and leadership to
•Coordinates with external and internal departments/agencies to
ensure compliance including the ensuring accreditation requirements
are met for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health
•Makes referrals for secondary medical care.
•Performs medical procedures according to privileges issued by
•Participates in peer review process.
•Ensures and maintains confidentiality of medical records.
•Provides primary medical care to students including assessment,
diagnosis, and treatment.
•Adheres to and complies with HIPAA.
•Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the
event of an emergency on campus.
•Precepts and supervises Family Medicine Residents.
•Precepts and supervises students from FGCU Physician Assistant
Studies Program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
•Serves on institutional committees representing the interests
of the department.
•In the absence of the Medical Director, provides supervision to
Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistants.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Medical degree from an accredited institution.
Four years of professional, full-time experience practicing
medicine in a clinic, office, or hospital environment.
Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with Chapter 458,
Active DEA License.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience,
and/or certifications may be considered.
Experience in managing women's reproductive health issues and
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
License to dispense prescription medications
Experience in a higher education student health center.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statues,
regulations, codes, and standards related to the area of
Knowledge of current research, theory and best practices of
medical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
Knowledge of student intellectual, emotional and social
development theory, techniques and research associated with
ensuring the success of diverse student populations.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication
Skill in mediation and dispute resolution.
Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations
with a diverse group of colleagues, students, and other
Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard
of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into
the organizational structure.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with
Ability to implement new systems and procedures and to evaluate
Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing
information, guidance and motivation.
Ability to develop, interpret, and evaluate policies and
Ability to analyze and solve problems, draw valid conclusions,
and/or develop appropriate alternatives where applicable.
Job ID: 54392360
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Position Title: Assistant Medical Director
Company Name: Florida Gulf Coast University
2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800 Washington, Dist. Columbia 20036