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Director of Student Health Services at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description

The Director of Student Health Services provides clinical supervision and administrative oversight for an office that provides acute care in an ambulatory setting. Student Health Services at Stevens Institute of Technology provides free care to all enrolled students.  These services include health promotion, disease prevention, care during acute and chronic phases of illness, and referrals to outside providers when appropriate. The Student Health Services staff  strives to promote student wellness of mind and body through culturally competent, confidential health care.

Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director of Student Health Services closely partners with the staff in Counseling and Psychological Services, Disability Services, Wellness Education, Residential Education, and Residential and Dining Services to support and assist students and families throughout their time at Stevens. 

Responsibilities Include:


  • Lead the daily operations of the Office of Student Health Services; supervise and train Student Health Services staff including a Nurse, a Medical Assistant, and part-time clinicians.

  • Provide direct patient care and clinical assessment; offer referral services when appropriate. Duties include patient screening and triage, monitoring of vital signs, wound care/dressing change, chart documentation, patient education, physician supervised procedures such as staple/suture removal when appropriate and daily wound care.

  • Collaborate with Wellness Center and colleagues throughout campus to promote and support student health and wellness broadly. 

  • Oversee and enforce immunization compliance as per New Jersey Department of Health Higher Education law for all enrolled students by processing all incoming Student Health and  Immunization Records. This includes sending frequent alerts to students in non-compliance, placing medical holds when necessary and releasing medical holds when requirements are met.

  • Develop and continuously review policies and procedures in support of a safe and healthy work environment and campus community.

  • Provide updates to Stevens administration as to critical public health issues including but not limited to COVID-19, Influenza, MRSA and other reportable diseases.

  • Lead the campus efforts to mitigate the impact of public health concerns (including quarantine, isolation, contact tracing, etc.).

  • Submit the Annual College Immunization Report to the State of New Jersey Department of Health.

  • Demonstrate excellent cultural competence and sensitivity, and the ability to work well with and support diverse groups to ensure that the services are inclusive and meet the needs of all community members.

  • Participate in the selection of the student health insurance carrier, understand claims submission process and status; educate students and families as to insurance requirements and coverage.

  • Advise and educate students, parents and families in regards to health and wellness-related questions and concerns.

  • Oversee the coordination of staff scheduling, appointment scheduling, email and phone call response, and ordering of supplies and medications.

  • Ensure overall compliance with all applicable safety, hygiene, and compliance training related laws, regulations, standards, license conditions and best management practices; maintain and clearly post the current licensure of all healthcare providers in the Student Health Services office.

  • Provide return to campus recommendations and guidance for students who have been away from campus on medical leave or have been hospitalized.

  • Collaborate with community medical providers, hospitals, local, county, and state boards of health; continually develop and foster new relationships with community partners.

  • Oversee Health Services budget; utilize Stevens’ financial and information systems including Concur, Kuali, SIS, and Workday.

  • Work closely with Athletic Trainers and Sports Medicine team to deliver excellent, coordinated care to student-athletes.

  • Update college student health knowledge by attending webinars, meetings, and conferences related to pertinent issues in college health.

Qualifications


  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university in nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner licensure from the State of New Jersey 

  • A minimum of seven years of experience working as a nurse manager, occupational health director, public health officer, or a similar role

  • Working knowledge of applicable health and safety regulations, standards, and best practices of a college student health program

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and perform under pressure in both public and internal capacities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Strong interpersonal skills

Compensation

Grade 9

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Department

Undergraduate Student Affairs

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.edu

EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure:

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Public Safety is required to publish an annual security report which includes statistics mandated by the Clery Act. You can obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following web site: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/police