Staff Physician (Part-time)

Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 26, 2019
May 26, 2019
Part Time
Position Type

Position ID: #7478

Title: Staff Physician (Part-time)

Department: University Health and Counseling Services (UH&CS)


Working under general direction, the staff physician will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical services to students and other members of the university community in an integrated health and wellness model.


  1. Provide direct care to patients in University Health and Counseling Services (UH&CS) clinical settings including primary care, women’s health, mental health, allergy, travel, immunization, campus outreach and occupational health. Identify and respond effectively to the unique needs of each population. Provide quality care in a manner, which enhances patient satisfaction and respects all aspects of an individual patient’s identity and promotes the health of the student population. (60%) Assess patient needs, provide appropriate medical care and referrals, document all clinical activities promptly in the electronic health record, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. Serve as a clinical resource for nurse practitioners and nurses. (20%) Assess employee-related health care needs as related to their job functions (immunizations, pre-exposure screening, post-exposure care, monitoring programs). (10%)


  1. Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team in clinical conferences addressing cases including acute and chronic medical conditions, eating disorders, attention disorders, and anxiety and depression management. (5%) Participate in wellness, health promotion and outreach programming to promote campus wide health and wellness initiatives. (5%) Perform other duties as assigned. (<1%)


Department: Continuous contact with director of health services and the associate director of nursing. Continuous contact with professional and support staff of UH&CS for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model.

University: Occasional contact with university colleagues to refer students to university resources such as disability resources, student success, dean of students, academic deans, athletics, etc.

External: Moderate contact with external peers to manage student referrals to outside community health care providers such as University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Metro Health Medical Center. Rare contact with public health authorities in outbreak and emergency situations.

Students: Continuous contact with students to provide direct health services to students presenting with a range of health and wellness needs.


This position has no direct administrative supervisory responsibility.


Experience: Prefer primary care experience, experience with adolescent and young adult populations, and/or experience within a university setting. Possess physician experience in direct patient care.

Education/ Licensing: Medical degree from an accredited medical school. Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Family Medicine. Holds a current State of Ohio Medical License and Holds a current DEA License


  1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including: respect for all aspects of an individual’s identity, ability to resolve conflict, clear personal and professional boundaries, and ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process. Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters using appropriate medical terminology. Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, active problems, treatments, medication and outcomes promptly. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures of the university, and keep up with new trends in safety and compliance with national standards for safe care. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage time appropriately. Active listening to facilitate patient care along with excellent communication skills with patient service focus. Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process. Ability to meet consistent attendance. Dependability and good work habits. Knowledge of and adherence to relevant laws and professional standards regarding professional ethics and privacy.


Typical health and counseling clinic environment on a university campus. The employee may be exposed to blood and body fluids. Personal protective equipment will be provided. Full-time professional staff are exempt from overtime. UH&CS professional staff will participate in crisis response, outreach or psychoeducational programming outside of the usual counseling center schedule on occasion.


In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.


CWRU offers a flexible benefits package including tuition waiver for employees and dependents; Respond in confidence, including salary history:, human resources job code #7478.