Exciting College Health Opportunity for a Team-Oriented Physician


Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the world’s leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states 
and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. RIT Student Health Center (SHC) is a fully accredited (AAAHC) ambulatory care facility. The Student Health Center is committed to fulfilling its mission in a respectful, trusting and caring manner while maintaining sensitivity to the backgrounds, experiences and health practices which exist among the student population served.

RIT is seeking a Staff Physician for the Student Health Center. The Staff Physician will work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary care services and education in RIT’s AAAHC-accredited StudentHealth Center, serving a culturally diverse population of approximately 15,400 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students, including approximately 1200 students enrolled in the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, one of RIT’s nine colleges.

Under direction of the Medical Director, the Staff Physician provides direct patient care to students and medical support backup to other health practitioners in the delivery of clinical services and health education. RIT’s student health programs and services are guided by an inclusive and integrated service model, promoting a high degree of collaboration across service areas, including primary care, women’s health, and mental health, services for students with disabilities, prevention, and health education. The successful candidate will be a strong clinician with a deep commitment to and understanding of young adult contemporary healthcare issues, proven experience and skills to work effectively with a globally diverse population.

This is a full-time, 12-month, senior administrative position. As a member of the RIT community you’ll receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with your pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • MD or DO degree with board certification in internal medicine, family medicine, and/or emergency medicine
  • Licensure to practice in current state jurisdiction, and license-eligibility in the state of New York
  • Three to five years of primary care experience
  • Understanding of young adult contemporary healthcare issues and the skills to work effectively with a college-age population, international students, faculty, and staff
  • Excellent communications skills, oral, written and digital, including the ability to convey clinical information in accessible terms to a variety of audiences
  • High emotional intelligence and humility and a commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Proficiency with electronic medical record applications and office productivity software
  • Knowledge/experience with HIPAA
  • Proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) or a willingness to learn
  • Flexibility, resilience, perseverance, and a good sense of humor.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience: Experience working in a higher education health center; knowledge of or experience with FERPA confidentiality practices; and prior experience with Pyramid system


Application Procedure and Timeline:

RIT has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A), in this search process. Applications should include a letter of interest and a resume or curriculum vitae, preferably in PDF format, and must be sent to recruiting@keelingassociates.com with a subject heading “RIT-Physician.” A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com), the K&A senior consultant leading this search.

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion.  For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by RIT’s Human Resources.

RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com)

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