Director of Student Health Services, Student Af...
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Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
To provide strategic leadership and oversight of Student Health Services (SHS) at Mount Saint Mary's University (MSMU). In addition, provide efficient and effective delivery of primary health care and clinical services to students in collaboration with and under the supervision of the SHS Medical Director.
Engages in appropriate and timely consultation with supervising physician (SHS Medical Director).
Assures standards of care in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, as well as university policy (HIPAA, FERPA, Title IX, ADA).
Develops administrative policies and maintain standards of care consistent with the Accreditation for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Provides effective oversight of the Student Health Services clinics. Stay current on health regulations and applicable changes in the field including American College Health Association guidance as appropriate.
Maintains a culture of continuous quality improvement and assessment.
Provides leadership, supervision, and development of clinical and support staff.
Serves as liaison and information referral source for the university regarding health related issues and interact regularly with Campus Security and the Director of Emergency Management & Environmental Health and Safety, on safety concerns and emergency situations.
Oversight of the fiscal operations, contracts and negotiations with outside vendors for the delivery of healthcare to students.
Assists with risk management and policy development. Serve as content expert on university student related initiatives.
Represents MSMU within the nursing and health care community and at professional organizations or associations, serve on committees as required.
Collaborates with the Division of Student Affairs and other University Units on wellness, health education, prevention, and intervention related to students.
Serves on Student Affairs Division and University Committees as requested.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Possible weekend and evening hours in addition to after-hours crisis consultation.
Collaboration with community agencies and partners for emergency service support.
Special projects and other job-related duties, as assigned.
Strong working knowledge of ambulatory and primary health services for the college student population, budgeting, health clinic operations, health regulations and legal issues, basic laboratory procedures and testing as well as vaccination standards and program operation.
Knowledge of community health, health education, public health principles, pharmaceuticals and formulary maintenance, current health issues (especially those pertaining to adolescent and adult health), and response to infectious disease outbreak.
Demonstrated computer competency, knowledge of electronic medical records systems, and Microsoft programs, and social media.
Abilities and Skills:
Excellent ability to assess situation urgency, effectively solve problems in a professional healthcare environment, and provide accurate healthcare needs.
Interact professionally with healthcare providers, students, support staff, and faculty.
Professional, flexible, and detail-oriented team player who can work despite constant interruptions.
Ability to be agile and learn and adopt new processes and information when needed.
Nurse Practitioner from an NLN-accredited program. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Bilingual English/Spanish highly desirable.
Minimum five (5) years of nursing, health care management, and clinical experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility in positions.
Demonstrated knowledge of college health and adolescent medicine.
Work Location: Both Chalon Campus (West Los Angeles) and Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.