University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Health Care MD

Health Care Doctor—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Health Care Professional
Job Code: 3161
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Health Care Professional Series.

Job Overview

Provide direct health care and consultation services and develop specialty programs in support of University health services.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide direct health care and consultation services and develop speciality programs in support of University health services; use broad guidelines within the framework of recognized and established University and medical best practice standards; assess, determine diagnosis, evaluate, and prescribe treatment options; provide general medical care or short-term psychotherapy on an outpatient basis.

Provide administrative oversight of comprehensive services, activities, and resources of a major functional area; develop short- and long-range operational goals, participate in University policy and program development, and oversee compliance with internal and external regulatory and accreditation requirements; maintain and ensure compliance for highly confidential patient records and documentation; prepare reports and guidelines; plan and administer operating budget.

Serve as resource for internal and external program constituents related to student health issues and collaborate with outside specialists, hospital personnel, other community health care providers, patients, and families regarding patient case management and referral; use judgment in use and dissemination of highly confidential and sensitive information; ensure compliance with confidentiality guidelines.

Plan and provide specialized in-service health education programs to staff and interns.

Provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to:

MD degree, three to five years' related experience, and Vermont licensure or eligibility to obtain required.

Last modified October 10 2011 10:27 AM