The University of Delaware has determined that it is a covered federal contractor as defined by Executive Order 14042 and, accordingly, requires all of its employees to provide documented proof of vaccination against COVID-19, with exemptions for disability or religious reasons, by January 18, 2022 or as of the employee’s effective date of hire.

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University Clinician, Student Health Services

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Work type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Health Services, Student Affairs & Services, Full Time

This is a temporary role through the end of May, 2022 with full University benefits. Schedule is Monday - Friday from 830am-5pm.

 

Pay Grade: 33E/35E

Context of the Job:

The University Clinician reports to the Director of the Student Health Services and is responsible for the delivery of primary medical care of the equivalent or expected standard of care in the local community to university students and employees on an outpatient basis. Responsible for working with a Nurse or other Student Health Service staff to include delegating appropriate tasks, providing in-service training, and supervision as required. Primary responsibility will be daily assessment, diagnosis, treating and prescribing for students presenting with sick symptoms and need to be screened for COVID 19 and other illnesses. Responsible for appropriate medical, surgical, dental, and psychiatric referral as required. Confers with patients, parents, families and consulting physicians, and University personnel as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate medical records. Consults with the Director and their Assistant Director, Senior Business Administration, Physicians, and other Health Service staff as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining medical licensure and professional competence. Must treat all staff and students with respect and dignity.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of primary medical care to University students and employees on an outpatient basis, to include performing health assessments and medical treatments, making diagnosis, prescribing and administering pharmaceuticals.
  • Daily focus will primarily include the assessment, diagnosing, treating and prescribing for University of Delaware students who present with sick symptoms and need to be screened for COVID-19 among other illnesses. Must be able to tolerate wearing all recommended PPE, including N95 mask and eye protection for length of shift.
  • In-Person and Telehealth visits with students in isolation due to COVID-19 or in quarantine due to exposure to COVID positive person
  • Utilize laboratory and x-ray facilities appropriately in evaluating the health status of patients.
  • Recommend referral of students and employees to medical specialists and other health care facilities for emergency and/or specialized care.
  • Responsible for working with Nursing staff and other Health Service personnel, to include delegating appropriate tasks and staff supervision.
  • Confers with patients, parents, families and consulting physicians, Health Service staff, and other University personnel on patient management as appropriate.
  • Provides medical support for students participating in club sports. 
  • Maintains timely and accurate medical records using the electronic medical record system provided.
  • Maintains medical competence through appropriate continuing medical education courses and affiliations with medical boards and societies as necessary for full, unrestricted medical licensure.
  • There will be no on-call or after-hours responsibilities with this role.
  • Actively participate in peer reviews, meetings, and committees within Student Health Services as determined by the director
  • Work collaboratively with Nurse Practitioners at Student Health Services
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by the Director.

 

Qualifications: Must have one of the following:

MD or DO as well as NP candidates will be considered.  

  • M.D. or D.O. degree: Pay Grade 35E 
    • Unrestricted medical licensure and DEA registration in the State of Delaware.
    • Federal DEA registration
    • Completion of a medical residency preferred. Board certified or board eligible in a primary care specialty preferred. 
    • 3 years of clinical medical practice experience post residency
  • Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse: Pay Grade: 33E
    • Eligibility for licensure in Delaware to practice as an Advanced Registered Professional Nurse according to the Delaware Nurse Practice Act with Master's degree in nursing, preferably in primary care or family practice with three to five years' practice in primary care.
    • Eligibility for licensure in Delaware to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse according to the Delaware Nurse Practice Act. Eligibility for prescriptive privileges in Delaware.
    • DEA registration in the State of Delaware.
    • Federal DEA registration
    • 3 years of clinical medical practice experience post advance degree completion

 

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to tolerate wearing all recommended PPE, including N95 mask and eye protection for length of shift.
  • Requires occasional lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.
  • Occasional stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
  • Successful completion of criminal background check.

Occupational / Environmental Exposures:

  • Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous cleaning chemicals.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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