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Associate Director for College Health Administration

Employer
Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Deans, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number:

0600938

Position Title:

Associate Director for College Health Administration

FLSA:

Job Type:

Full-Time

Staff Term:

12 Months

Staff Work Schedule (hours/dates):

35 Hours / Week

Academic Year Schedule (dates):

Faculty Term:

Position Type:

Staff

Department:

Counseling and Health Services

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Associate Director of College Health Administration takes lead on all student health needs including being the liaison to, and advocate for, student medical needs at Norton Medical Center. These individual coordinates and manages all aspects associated with student health including but not limited to, immunization records, choosing College sponsored student health insurance, and disseminating information regarding State health/health insurance requirements to students/parents and colleagues collaborates on health and wellness programming and oversees student EMT group.
This individual also disseminates pertinent local, state, and federal public health guidance for managing situations within the campus community, as the campus health administrator.
  • Clinical Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of student health record and immunization compliance and collection. Sit within Norton Medical Center ( NMC ), and act as a conduit between students and medical professionals, aiding students in accessing care, referrals for specialists, follow up on medical needs and collaborate as part of medical team. Follow up on students with health concerns are part of student of concern team. Coordinate with NMC and external contractors to fill gaps in needed medical services, such as flu & immunization clinics, GYN, nutrition counseling and STI testing.
  • Administrative Responsibilities: Collect data regarding NMC utilization, and services. Assist and collaborate with SFS and Business Services in solidifying student health insurance plan’s options and coverage, implementing plan, and managing waiver/enrollment issues. Work directly with Director and NMC / Sturdy Hospital Leadership to strengthen the relationship between the College and contractual health services. Manage and address concerns with NMC care. Take lead on planning for and responding to any public health crises on campus (ex: meningitis). Aid in management of budget.
  • Committee Responsibilities: Represent health services by attending institutional committees and meetings: CARE / BIT ; Student Wellness, Risk Assessment and Emergency Preparedness teams, as well as other committees as deemed. Serve as a consultant to the Meal Plan Accommodation Committee, Housing Accommodation Committee.
  • Public Health Awareness Responsibilities: Maintain communication with local and state health agencies as necessary and disseminate important public health information, alerts and requirements to campus as appropriate. Keep up to date on all state and federal regulations regarding health insurance, immunizations and any public health concerns. Communicate to community in timely and ongoing way regarding safety practices and health promotion (i.e.: flu season, EEE, public health outbreaks on campus etc.) Take leadership in planning and execution of aspects of public health planning and response.
  • Health Education and Training: Serve as the liaison with Residential Life and Academic Affairs on the Health and Wellness living learning community. Provide BASICS and CASICS assessments through the conduct system to students sanctioned and report back to the Dean of Student’s Office. Work within Counseling and Health Services as well as collaborate with other campus offices including human resources to provide medically accurate and appropriate educational materials and outreach programming throughout the academic year. Aid in management of Averi product, including Alcohol EDU programming.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for the role.
Minimum Qualifications:

BSN or LPN with 3+years of administrative duties

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters in Public Health, Masters in Healthcare Administration, Masters in Social work, or other applicable degree with direct experience within health care administration and leadership roles (RN etc.).

Physical Demands

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy
commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly 1,700
undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries. Nearly 23%
of our undergraduates are U.S. students of color and 11% are international
citizens. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic
information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich
an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the
College actively encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented groups.

Posting Date:

09/23/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Yes

Contact(s):

Office of Human Resources

Contact Phone/Extension:

508-286-8206

Contact Email:

careers@wheatoncollege.edu

Contact Fax

508-286-8213

Special Instructions to Candidates:

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID -19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination and one booster for COVID -19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.

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