Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Jul 1 2019 Job Description:
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Health Services is responsible for the operation and coordination of direct health care and health education. Administrative duties represent 65% of this position and clinical care of students represents 35% of the position.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)
Provides oversight and administration of initial and any ongoing health and vaccine requirements for students in all divisions, as well as for the expanded requirements for School of Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, and other health professions programs
Responsible for immunization compliance required by the Department of Health/State of Connecticut
In collaboration with the University's business office, manages the administration of the student health insurance for policy requirements
Responsible for administration and oversight of Student Health Services records and data management
Responsible for clinical diagnosis, treatment and referrals of students
Diagnosis, treatment and referrals
Creating and managing routine budget and annual capital expenditures
Hiring, supervision and evaluation of Student Health Services staff
Coordinate exposure management for students
Provide oversight of health professions students initial and annual health and vaccine requirements
Assists with coordination of appropriate services with Department of Athletics, the Office of Accessibility Services and Academic Services.
Master's degree in nursing required
Certification as a nurse practitioner in adult or family medicine by American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Current State of Connecticut RN and APRN License required
Federal and State licenses for controlled drug prescribing is required
Minimum three years of experience as a nurse practitioner
Experience with and or an understanding of developmental issues related to students in a higher education setting
Ability to communicate and assess health care needs of a diverse coeducational student population
Experience in urgent care, school based health clinic, occupational health department or University health service is preferred
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents
Demonstrated ability to handle complex and multiple tasks in a professional and efficient manner
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.
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