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Director of Student Health

Employer
Siena Heights University
Location
Adrian, Michigan
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SIENA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY
POSITION DESCRIPTION


Job Title: Director of Student Health
Classification: Exempt, Full-time 10-Month Position, August 1 to May 31 (with benefits offered over 12 months)
Division:         Student Life
Summary:      The Director of Student Health is a Registered Nurse who provides health care services at the main campus                         in Adrian, Michigan to students. The Director of Student Health promotes health and wellbeing education,                             follows the medical code of ethics, and carries out the University mission

Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan, is accepting applications for the position of 
Director of Student Health.

Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded in 1919 and sponsored by the Adrian 
Dominican Sisters.  Enrolling a diverse community of traditional-age and working adult students, 
Siena Heights is a coeducational institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that was 
founded in the liberal arts tradition, offering associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees.  The 
University is headquartered in Adrian, Mich., with degree completion centers in Dearborn, 
Southfield, Benton Harbor, Monroe, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Jackson and Online.

Summary and Purpose:

Job Title: Director of Student Health
Classification: Exempt, Full-time 10-Month Position, August 1 to May 31 (with benefits offered over 12 months)
Division: Student Life
Summary: The Director of Student Health is a Registered Nurse who provides health care services at the main campus in Adrian, Michigan to students. The Director of Student Health promotes health and wellbeing education, follows the medical code of ethics, and carries out the University mission.


Key Responsibilities:
1. Formulates and administers policies and procedures for the Student Health Clinic, which supports students’ health and        physical wellbeing.
2. Operates the Clinic during scheduled weekday hours mutually agreed upon by the Vice President for Student Affairs            (VPSA). Refers and educates students about off-campus medical resources as conditions warrant. Responds to                  occasional calls from University professionals (e.g. Public Safety, Residence Life, VPSA) for phone consultation or                campus visit when available for students outside of clinic hours.
3. Serves on University taskforces for pandemic prevention and response. Currently with COVID-19, the Director of                  Student Health supervises a COVID Coordinator. When needed, the Director may assist with COVID testing, monitoring      of student cases, and contact tracking and tracing.
4. Maintains Clinic files and patient charts.
5. Provides flu vaccinations for students and PPD testing for nursing students.
6. Assures cleanliness and organization of the Clinic, following universal health and safety guidelines.
7. Serves as a resource in providing health and wellness education to students and employees.
8. Serves on the SHU Student Accommodations Committee when medical consideration is necessary.
9. Maintains and updates the Student Health website.
10. Provides classroom presentations and trainings for student leaders and employees when requested.
11. Requests and maintains department budget. Orders clinic supplies and over the counter medications.
12. Provides clinic statistical reports and reports concerning student health themes to the VPSA.
13. Submits quarterly department reports to the VPSA and the Board of Trustees’ Student Life Committee. Attends Division        staff meetings and professional development workshops throughout the year.
14. Organizes handicap seating and provides medical presence for University Commencement ceremonies.
15. Provides outreach to the wider community by collaborating with outside medical providers and health agencies, such            as  the Lenawee County Health Department and local urgent care options.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
1.  Must be, at minimum, a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. Must maintain Nursing licensure in good           standing and provide proof of licensure to the VPSA on an annual basis.
2.  Must have excellent assessment skills as evidenced by previous experience in community nursing settings, such as             physician’s office, school, home care, health department.
3.  Ability to work efficiently and function independently regarding treatment, first-aid, and response to emergencies. Must         also be willing to regularly collaborate with University staff and medical providers and health agencies.
4.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to build professional campus relationships with a                   diverse  college population.
5.  Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office 360 products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.
6.  primarily sedentary work in an office environment requiring occasional bending, stooping, reaching, walking and lifting.
7.  Must be able to communicate clearly, efficiently, and kindly with students and University stakeholders. Collaboration             with  supervisor and department leaders is expected.
8.  Ability to keep accurate records regarding patient charts and financial records.
9.  Must be dependable in attendance and present a professional appearance.
     Disclaimer: This is not an all-inclusive list. There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the                 delivery of services from the Student Life division or the University in general.

Supervised by: Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA)
Supervises: Full-time COVID Coordinator (temporary position) and Work Study Student
Interacts with: Students, University faculty and staff (especially in the Student Life Division with the VPSA, Athletic Trainers, and Counselor; and Public Safety), parents and other Saints Supporters, and outside medical providers and health agencies.

Please send application materials to [email protected]  Review of materials will begin 
immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Siena Heights University offers an excellent benefits package that includes affordable medical, 
dental, and vision plans, four weeks of paid vacation each year, paid holidays, paid sick time, and 
University paid life and AD&D insurance, and an employer sponsored retirement plan as well as 
voluntary retirement savings plans. Additionally, the University offers Tuition Remission benefits.

Siena Heights University has a long-standing commitment to equal opportunity and a work environment 
which is free of unlawful harassment or discrimination. Siena Heights University provides equal 
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual 
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or 
active-duty military status, familial status, height, weight, genetic information or any
other status protected by applicable law.
 

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