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Physician--Clinical Supervisor of Women's and Gender Care

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Complete applications must include: (1) A cover letter addressing Required Job Qualifications, Preferred Job Qualifications and Essential Job Duties (2) Resume or CV Applicants needing assistance to submit materials may contact Sara Graffis, sara.graffis@colostate.edu. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Physician--Clinical Supervisor of Women's and Gender Care
Research Professional Position No
Posting Number 201700312AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $145,000 - $171,000
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/21/2017
Description of Work Unit

The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost-effective mental health and primary care medical services on campus, referral for community specialty care, and comprehensive health education and prevention services programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry, and optometry are also available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and academic success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see http://www.health.colostate.edu.

The Women’s and Gender Care Clinic at the CSU Health Network provides acute and chronic care to CSU students by appointments and on a walk-in basis for urgent concerns. Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants care for students with women’s health and transgender health concerns, with emphasis on preventive care, education, and continuity. The medical staff are trained to do minor procedures, including insertion of hormonal implants and IUDs for long-acting reversible contraception. Transgender care includes evaluation, counseling and support, hormonal treatments, and referral for surgeries if desired. A multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, counselors, and a registered dietitian provides outpatient care and support for students with eating disorders. The medical staff are supported by a full range of laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, physical therapy, psychiatry, optometry, and nutrition services on site. Integrated care with counseling staff enhances the treatment of students with behavioral health concerns. The Women’s and Gender Care Clinic is open between the hours of 7:30 am-5:00 pm Monday—Friday with reduced hours over summer and academic breaks, providing attractive work schedules for staff.

This position is full-time, but there is the potential for decreased hours during the summer and academic breaks if desired by the selected candidate.

For the protection of patients and staff, the CSU Health Network follows CDC guidelines for employee health. The person hired for this position will be required to show proof of 2 MMR (measles, mumps, & rubella) immunizations or positive titers for these diseases. This position is also required to receive an influenza vaccination every year, or wear a mask for all patient encounters between November 1 and March 31.

CSU offers full benefits which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement programs and more. The University’s Commitment to Campus benefits program offers a wide range of programs, discounts and special benefits available to eligible faculty and staff. For more detailed information about CSU benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/ and http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/fap-insplans-new.pdf.

Position Summary

The Physician—Clinical Supervisor of Women’s and Gender Care reports to the Director of Medical Clinical Services. This position serves as a board-certified primary care provider in the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic; supervises nurse practitioners, physicians, and/or physician assistants; directs and supervises operations of the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic; and performs other duties as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides primary care in the Women’s and Gender Care clinic. Duties include but are not limited to: evaluating and treating patients by taking a health history, performing a physical examination, ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing and monitoring medications, performing minor surgical procedures, referring to consultants, and documenting in the electronic health record.
  • Provides specialty care for transgender students, including evaluation, hormonal treatments, referral for surgeries, referral for counseling and support.
  • Serves as an expert resource and advocate for Women’s and Gender Care to other providers and counselors at the CSU Health Network and to other departments on campus.
  • Provides medical care to students with eating disorders and serves on the integrated Eating Disorders team at the CSU Health Network.
  • Provides medical care for survivors of interpersonal violence (sexual violence, stalking, relationship violence and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse), including offering referrals for forensic examinations and survivor support services.
  • Leads the Women’s and Gender Care team in delivering state-of-the-art, compassionate, quality health care to CSU students, including creating and revising policies and protocols, reviewing patient charts for quality documentation, training other staff in performing procedures as needed, monitoring patient satisfaction and addressing areas of concern, and researching and overseeing the purchase of equipment and supplies.
  • Serves on CSU Health Network and university committees as requested and/or approved by supervisor.
  • Participates in continuing medical education to remain up-to-date in medicine and maintain board certification.
  • Serves as the supervising physician for nurse practitioners, physicians, and/or up to four physician assistants assigned to the Women’s and Gender Care clinic.
  • Collaborates with behavioral health counselors in an integrated care setting.
  • Provides leadership for the Quality Improvement process, including oversight of internal peer review and quality improvement studies to compare CSU Health Network services to national college health results and other relevant benchmarks.
  • Provides leadership for the accreditation process through the AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of principles and methods of college health in general, and specifically women’s and gender care, including diagnosis and treatment of physical and mental illnesses and skills in their application.
  • Ability to work effectively as a supervisor in a multidisciplinary health care delivery system.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse populations, including students with diverse religious/spiritual beliefs; racial, ethnic, class, and cultural backgrounds; and diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.
  • Experience and comfort working with electronic medical records.
  • Interest in the well-being of students and their family members and respect for the role of patients in the decision-making process.
  • Commitment to practicing evidence-based medicine.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information in accordance with policies of CSU Health Network, Colorado State University, state, federal, and HIPAA requirements.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to medical Quality Improvement processes.
Required Job Qualifications
  • Current Colorado physician license or ability to obtain it.
  • Board certification in a primary care specialty (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics) or Gynecology.
  • Current controlled substance registration (DEA certificate) or ability to obtain it.
  • As of July 1, 2017, at least three years of clinical experience after completion of residency.
  • Willingness to comply with all employee health requirements at the CSU Health Network.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Experience working with college-age population.
  • Experience supervising employees.
  • Experience writing policies and/or managing programs.
  • Experience in women’s health care, including following screening and treatment guidelines of professional societies in the United States.
  • Experience performing procedures for women’s care (including colposcopy, IUD insertion, and hormonal implant insertion) or willingness to be trained in these procedures.
  • Experience caring for transgender patients (including hormonal treatments), or willingness to learn transgender care.
  • Experience caring for patients who have eating disorders, or willingness to learn about and care for patients with eating disorders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience caring for survivors of interpersonal violence (including sexual violence, stalking, relationship violence, and adult survivors of childhood abuse).
  • Demonstrated experience working with and supporting diverse populations, including students with diverse racial, ethnic, class, and cultural backgrounds; religious/spiritual beliefs; and diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.
  • Ability to advance the department’s and CSU’s commitments to diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Diversity Statement

Knowledge and experience working with diverse populations, including students with diverse religious/spiritual beliefs; racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Medical Care Provider
Duty/Responsibility
  • Provides primary care as a board-certified physician in the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic. Licensed in the State of Colorado. Duties include evaluating and treating patients by taking a health history, performing a physical examination, ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing and monitoring medications, referring to consultants, and documenting in the electronic health record.
  • Performs minor procedures, such as insertion of hormonal contraceptive implants, insertion of intrauterine devices (IUDs), colposcopy, cryotherapy for wart treatment, removal of minor skin lesions, incision and drainage of abscesses.
  • Follows guidelines of professional societies in the United States (American Cancer Society, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, United States Preventive Services Task Force, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Physicians) for prevention, screening, and/or treatment of cervical cancer and breast cancer.
  • Collaborates with behavioral health counselors in an integrated care setting.
  • Provides transgender care, including referral for counseling and support, prescribing of hormonal treatments, referring for surgeries as needed, updating policies and protocols to reflect the highest standard of care within the field.
  • Provides medical care for patients with eating disorders, including taking a history, performing a physical examination, ordering and interpreting tests, prescribing and monitoring medications, referral to other members of the Eating Disorder team such as counselors and dietitian, documenting in the electronic health record, referral for higher level of care when needed, and attending Eating Disorders Team meetings to discuss patient care in an integrated setting.
  • Provides medical care for survivors of interpersonal violence (sexual violence, stalking, relationship violence and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse), including offering referrals for forensic examinations and survivor support services.
Percentage Of Time 75
Job Duty Category Clinical Supervisor
Duty/Responsibility
  • Serves as the direct supervisor for one or more nurse practitioners who work in the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic. May also supervise one or more physicians and up to four physician assistants who may be assigned to the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic in the future.
  • Conducts annual performance evaluations, including recommendations for merit salary increases.
  • Responsible for provider schedules in the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic, including approval of leave requested by staff and collaboration with the Urgent Care Clinic and Primary Care Clinic supervisors for use of relief staff when needed.
  • Responsible for hiring when search is needed for new provider staff in the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic.
  • Serves as an expert resource and advocate for Women’s and Gender Care to other providers and counselors at the CSU Health Network and to other departments on campus.
  • Leads the Women’s and Gender Care team in delivering state-of-the-art, compassionate, quality health care to CSU students, including creating and revising policies and protocols, reviewing patient charts for quality documentation, training other staff in performing procedures as needed, monitoring patient satisfaction and addressing areas of concern, and researching and overseeing the purchase of equipment and supplies.
  • Attends Department Heads meetings and distributes relevant information to the Women’s and Gender Care Clinic staff to maintain communication about issues and events that are occurring throughout the CSU Health Network.
  • Provides leadership for the Quality Improvement process, including oversight of internal peer review and quality improvement studies to compare CSU Health Network services to national college health results and other relevant benchmarks.
  • Provides leadership for the accreditation process through the AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care).
  • Serves on committees within the CSU Health Network to improve quality of care and collaboration between departments, as requested and/or approved by the Director of Medical Clinical Services and/or the Executive Director at the CSU Health Network.
  • Serves on CSU committees on campus to represent the CSU Health Network, as requested and/or approved by the Director of Medical Clinical Services and/or the Executive Director at the CSU Health Network.
Percentage Of Time 25

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications must include:
(1) A cover letter addressing Required Job Qualifications, Preferred Job Qualifications and Essential Job Duties
(2) Resume or CV

Applicants needing assistance to submit materials may contact Sara Graffis, sara.graffis@colostate.edu.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Sara Graffis, sara.graffis@colostate.edu
EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Colorado physician license or ability to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified in a primary care specialty (Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics) or Gynecology?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current controlled substance registration (DEA certificate) or ability to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * As of July 1, 2017, will you have at least three years of clinical experience after completion of residency?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you willing to comply with all employee health requirements at the CSU Health Network?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or CV
Optional Documents