Executive Director, Student Health Center - 512145

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Apply nowJob no: 512145
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Health Care / Social Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based on Qualifications

Department/Organization: 201101 - SHC-Administration

Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM, nights/weekends as needed (limited)

Note to Applicants: The University of Alabama is partnering with Keeling & Associates, LLC (K&A) in this search process. For a confidential discussion about this opportunity prior to applying, please contact K&A Senior Consultant Jeff Ewing ([email protected]). For full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 17, 2021. Application materials arriving after this date will be reviewed and considered until the position is filled.

Job Summary: The Executive Director provides leadership, direction and administration of all aspects of the Student Health Center's activities to ensure accomplishment of proactive objectives. This position oversees personnel administration, financial management and compliance issues for the Student Health Center while working within the guidelines and shared services of the University. The Executive Director acts as the primary point of contact for all administrative matters of the Student Health Center.

Additional Department Summary: The Executive Director of the Student Health Center and Pharmacy is a critical part of the leadership team in Student Health and Wellbeing, part of the Division of Student Life at The University of Alabama. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Health and Wellbeing, the Executive Director directs operations, financial results, compliance and strategy of all aspects of Student Health Center and Pharmacy (SHC&P). The position will:
* Direct the fiscal operations of the SHC&P to include the development of long-range financial plans and the annual expense and revenue budget.
* Direct the development and implementation of short and long-range strategic plans for the SHC&P which are consistent with the mission and vision of the SCH&P and the mission and goals of the Division of Student Life.
* Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies; continually monitor operations, programs, physical properties; and initiate appropriate changes.
* Recommend practice and policy positions regarding administrative and legislative matters.
* Coordinate with the medical staff, and other practice personnel the monitoring of medical activities to ensure the fulfillment of the community’s needs for quality healthcare.

The Executive Director has a wide range of additional responsibilities including development and management of policy, hiring and recruitment of staff, ensuring proper credentialing and licensure, and appropriate management of resources (human, fiscal, and physical). The Executive Director will be a student-focused professional, encouraging the integration of the practice with the campus community through effective communication and public relations programs. The Executive Director will keep open lines of communication with staff to ensure high employee morale and a professional, healthful practice atmosphere. This position is expected to develop and maintain professional affiliations regionally and nationally and to have a focus on professional growth and development to keep current in the latest trends in practice administration.

Responsible for completing required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace. Responsible for holding staff accountable for completion of required training.

Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in health care administration and ambulatory care, including supervisory/managerial experience; OR Master's degree and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in health care administration and ambulatory care, including supervisory/managerial experience; OR Bachelor's degree and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in health care administration and ambulatory care, including supervisory/managerial experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a doctorate from an accredited college or university in medicine, health care administration, or related field. Ten years experience in progressively more responsible positions in health care administration and ambulatory care including supervisory/managerial experience. Working knowledge of and experience in ambulatory care accreditation standards of Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or Joint Commission (JC).

Understanding and experience in change management and performance improvement processes and principles. Experience in public health and emergency planning. Experience with collaboration with campus and community stakeholders on health and wellness matters including public health and emergency planning.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 14 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
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Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 2/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time