Director, Health Occupations - Washburn Tech

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title

Director, Health Occupations - Washburn Tech

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Position Summary

The Director of Health Occupations at Washburn Tech is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the various Health Occupations programs. These programs include Licensed Practical Nursing ( LPN ), Health Care Technology ( CNA, CMA, HHA ), Phlebotomy, EMT and Surgical Technology. The Director of Health Occupations provides leadership to staff including, but not limited to curriculum planning, review and implementation, and professional development. This position is also responsible for program compliance with state and federal regulations regarding certifications and licensures.

Essential Job Functions of Position

Supervise technical instructors, adjuncts, lab assistants and staff members in Health Occupations, providing feedback, guidance, and evaluation of individuals’ performance.

Oversee clinical affiliations for the unit; ensure MOU agreements are updated annually; participate in the Clinical Utilization scheduling group.

Work with the Assistant Dean/Director of Technical Education to ensure that student learning is assessed in all programs and apply assessment results, as needed, to adjust and modify programs for continuous improvement.

Address concerns and complaints involving Health Occupations instructors and students.

Schedule and conduct regular staff meetings, keeping staff informed of relevant issues and fostering a team environment; ensure accurate minutes of meetings are available as needed for credentialing organizations.

Work with Admissions in implementing the selective admissions processes for the LPN and SurgTech programs.

Promote the Regional Simulation Center; supervise the staff member and utilization of the center.

Establish positive working relationships with all relevant credentialing organizations; support the coordinators of the SurgTech and EMT programs as they work with their credentialing organizations.

Stay abreast of changes, issues, and concerns regarding regulatory compliance. Implement changes as needed.

Stay abreast of needs and concerns within the local Health Occupations community to ensure students have the skills needed to secure employment after program completion.

Maintain accreditation for programs within Health Occupations as appropriate.

Performs additional job related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

Master’s Degree in Nursing
Experience in health care administration or health care teaching.

Preferred: Five years of experience in health care administration or teaching.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Current RN licensure in Kansas with no disciplinary action pending.

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

Advertised Pay


Work Schedule

Monday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Other - Occasional evenings and weekend hours may be necessary


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Months per Year






EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current KS RN license?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience to do you have in Health Care Administration or Teaching?
    • 0 Years
    • 1 to 4 Years
    • 5 or more Years
Documents Needed to Apply
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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