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Director of Student Health Services - SUNY Maritime College

SUNY Maritime College – Bronx, NY

Location: Bronx, NY Category: Administrative & Professional Posted On: Fri Jun 21 2019 Job Description:

The Director of Student Health Services is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and leads and supervises the daily health services operation of the Health Services department. Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director assumes authority, responsibility and accountability for delivery of medical services in the department. The position is a high level officer of the executive team of individuals servicing at the College.

Description of duties is as follows:

Health Programming and Management

  • Directs, develops, implements, evaluates and provides overall leadership for Health Services to include establishing and enforcing goals and procedures
  • The Director of Student Health Services will manage the Health Services team and is responsible for both appointment recommendations and personnel decisions. Oversees staff nurse, part-time PA, medical assistants, student workers.
  • Establishes goals, policies and procedures and assessment model for Health Services and programs
  • Enhances the efficiency and organization of medical filing system/EMR
  • Liaise with other campus departments (e.g. Regiment, Athletics) and off campus agencies
  • Work with Dean of Student Affairs on budget development and expenditure planning; ensures Health Services is fully stocked with proper equipment and supplies
  • Works collaboratively with the Health Services team to develop and execute programming concerning health and wellness issues specifically targeted to college students (e.g. diet, eating disorders, hygiene, stress, alcohol and drug issues, STDs)
  • Is aware of and protects student confidentiality pertaining to health related matters
  • Oversees documentation of medical incidents and student visits
  • Oversees maintenance of medical equipment and supplies
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Dean of Student Affairs.

Medical Care and Treatment

  • Provide, promote, support, and integrate individual healthcare, clinical preventative services, clinical treatment for illness, patient education, and public health responsibilities
  • Monitors patient progress; assesses patient needs and provide appropriate referrals
  • Oversees treatment of common acute illnesses, including first aid and responds to campus emergencies.

USCG Programs

  • Responsible for all USCG physical examinations and assists the Licensing & Cadet Shipping Department in maintaining USCG compliance.
  • Identify and monitor potential USCG license disqualifying conditions.
  • Attends and represents the College at USCG Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MEDMAC) meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Responsible for the medical staffing on board Training Ship EMPIRE STATE VI for Summer Sea Term. Be available for consultation regarding emergencies. Successful incumbent will be expected to serve onboard Summer Sea Term beginning in 2020.
  • Develops, directs and implements policies and procedures with regard to medical on board the EMPIRE STATE Training Ship

This unique position will require the successful incumbent to have standards typical of a Director, as well as significant medical responsibilities and oversight. The Director will be resposible for staffing all Health Services Staff assigned to the vessel during the summer sea term including but not limited to Corpsman, Nurse Practitioner(s) and individuals responsible for hands on patient care. The successful incumbent will have familiarity with the Jones Act as it relates to medical and safety issues at sea. Issuing policy on foreign bodies the Director serves on the Ship s Safety Committee and works with the senior leadership team, comprised of the Master, Chief Engineer and Chief Mate in response to an at-sea health protocol.

Job Requirements:

Requirement Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree
  • CPR certification
  • Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor license
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Strong leadership qualities and conflict resolution skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience or courses in Adolescent Medicine and an ability to work in an inter-disciplinary campus atmosphere
  • Graduation from an approved medical school, completion of an internship and license to practice medicine in New York State, and at least five years of practice.
  • Experience in Medicat/EMR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Additional Information:

Classification/Salary Range: The Director of Student Health Services is a Management Confidential (M/C) position. The anticipated salary range is $75,000 - $120,000 and will commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an outstanding benefits package (For more information please see the Management/Confidential Benefits Summary). Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.

Special Notes: Full time calendar year appointment. This is a management confidential position which serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Director of Student Health Services
Local Title: Director of Student Health Services
Line #: 00302

SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

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