Health Services Coordinator

Merritt College
California, United States
$57,635.00 - $77,843.00
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Merritt College


Health Services Coordinator 

Salary Range: $57,635- $77,843/yr. Initial salary placement is commensurate with experience and educational background.

Deadline: July 1, 2021


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Job Description Summary

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Student Services or designee, the College Health Services Coordinator provides, plans, develops, directs, evaluates, and coordinates campus physical and mental health programs to meet the health care needs of students and further their success and equity in education. The Health Services Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of campus Health Services. The Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to provide students with direct clinical services and care in the area(s) in which s/he is licensed. The Coordinator will also coordinate with the Vice President of Student Services (or designee), Risk Manager, and District Director of Health Services to provide those services s/he is not licensed to provide.


Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provides direct services and clinical care including physical health or mental health assessment, treatment, and education;

• Coordinates the activities of faculty, contract, volunteer, and/or student personnel assigned to Health Services;

• Develops and plans the Health Services Program and coordinates Health Services activity such as:

o Personal, emotional, and crisis counseling and clinical care of students with mental health needs

o Provides first aid, assessment, and/or immediate referral to a nurse or doctor

o Health services outreach activities,

o Trainee, practicum, and Internship programs

o Campus HIV testing, acupuncture, nursing services, and wellness fairs.

o First aid and CPR training on campus

o Maintains first aid kits throughout the campus

o Wellness education and training, including annual Wellness Fair and blood drive each semester

• Coordinates the preparation and monitoring of the campus health services budget;

• Monitors the clinical practice according to Health Services and College and District policies and procedures, as well as applicable County, State, and Federal regulations, licenses, and standards to ensure compliance and the quality of care provided in the student health services program;

• Maintains a secure, accessible system of confidential medical and mental health records in accordance with applicable standards of practice and State and Federal laws;

• Supervises and trains graduate or post-graduate level trainees or interns;

• Provides campus crisis intervention services, training, and response;

• Provides education and consultation to faculty, staff, and administrators with concerns about student physical/mental health;

• Represents Wellness Services on college and district committees;

• Participates in outreach and promotion of campus wellness services;

• Conducts workshops for students related to health, stress, and/or other physical/mental health related topics;

• Prepare reports, surveys, and other documents as required by the area administrator;

• Conducts on going evaluation of programs, staff and student workers;

• Provides liaison with the college administration, faculty, and staff regarding Health Services issues and concerns;

• Provides and/or organizes in-serve training for faculty and staff regarding the needs of students with physical/ mental health issues;

• Serves as liaison to campus and/or community agencies, including referral to campus or community agencies and follow-up services;

• May represent the college in District and in State Health Services activities;

• May represent Health Services on campus and at District committee meetings;

• Keeps current with trends and developments in the field through appropriate literature, conferences, and other information sources;

• Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Educational Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Career Development;




2. Possession of a current, valid California license as a Registered Nurse, Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Clinical Counselor, or Psychologist.


3. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.


Desirable Qualifications

• At least two years of nursing or mental health licensure and the qualifications and ability to supervise undergraduate nurses or mental health trainees, interns, or practicum students.


• At least two years of community college experience providing nursing or mental health services for a diverse, multi-ethnic student population.


• Experience with community college program development and coordination.


• Experience conducting health and/or mental health related workshops for community college students.


• Demonstrated individual and group health and/or mental health and substance abuse counseling skills utilizing evidence-based methodologies with students experiencing mental health problems.


• Experience using microcomputers, multi-media, and internet in counseling or related activities.


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