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Director of Health Services
Title:Director of Health Services
Department:Division of Student Development and Success
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 301/0058/04

Salary Range: $71,004.00-$95,495.00

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of DutiesUnder the general supervision of the Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia, the incumbent will serve as Director of University Health Services with the responsibility and authority to develop, implement, coordinate, evaluate and provide overall management to the University Health Services Program.                                                                                                                                         
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                  

  1. Develops implements, manages and evaluates overall activities for health maintenance and health promotion on the university campus.
  2. Works and interacts directly with the Vice President of Student Affairs and university personnel to identify and assess health problems, initiate appropriate investigations and submit recommendations.
  3. Analyzes the effectiveness of programs, determines need for policies, procedures and changes in techniques and methods at the Health Services and submits recommendations to the Vice President of Student Affairs.
  4. Participates in coalitions, advisory committees, and task forces that facilitate achievement of work and project objectives of the Health Services, Division of Student Affairs, and the University community.
  5. Establishes and maintains intra and interagency agreements which promote communication, linkages and networks between the university health programs and health services in the community.
  6. Supervises, coordinates and monitors the day-to-day activities of Health Services staff and consultants.
  7. Evaluates, recommends and implements procedures to ensure achievement of satisfactory health outcomes among students.
  8. Conducts performance evaluations for clinical staff and consultants in accordance with protocols established by University.
  9. Develops and monitors plans, plays an integral role in disaster response and mitigation.
  10. Responsible for budgeting, procurement and requisition of supplies, equipment and other biological supplies needed for the health center.
  11. Assists with clinical and disease management of patients who come to the health center and also serves as a resource for training new employees and providing clinical support for clinicians employed at the health center. 
  12. Responsible for management of health insurance and all related aspects of it: enrollment, billing, coding, reimbursements and invoicing insurance carriers. The incumbent will also liaise with the universities appointed broker for all insurance related matters.
  13. Negotiate, administer, and manage the Student Health Insurance Program in consultation with Vice President for Student Affairs.
  14. Provide preventive healthcare programs to the campus community and make appropriate referrals to 0ff-campus resources.
  15. Facilitate workshops for new student orientation, resident assistants, student leaders, faculty, and staff.
  16. Assure compliance with ACHA standards of care and AAAHC accreditation requirements.
  17. Oversee the maintenance of the Electronic Medical Record system; ensure confidentiality of information in compliance with FERPA and HIPPA requirements.
  18. Interpret, implement, and monitor compliance with District of Columbia and federal laws related to healthcare deliver including medical staff credentialing, immunization requirements, reporting of epidemics/contagious diseases, and other public health matters; represent the university to the DC Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and other external agencies.
  19. Coordinate appropriate malpractice insurance and certifications of staff training/qualifications such as CPR, First Aid, and AED (defibrillator) use.
  20. Ensure that all equipment and supplies are in good working order and calibrated according to manufacturer’s guidelines, including emergency response equipment.
  21. Develops, implements, manages and evaluates student health insurance
  22. Completes monthly reports and annual health services statistics
  23. Ensures students, faculty, and staff learn about a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention
  24. Creates an awareness of the services provided and plans health promotion events and outreach programs for the university community.
  25. Make arrangements each year for administration of flu shots and other immunizations
  26. Works and collaborates with other departments to enforce the Districts mandatory immunization requirements for admission.
  27. Works with the Division of Nursing and Allied Health Programs to coordinate medical clearances for clinical rotations.

Required Qualifications

  • Must possess or be eligible to possess a valid, current District of Columbia license as a registered nurse and have Master’s degree in nursing with a certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Recent experience as a health care provider and supervisor in a primary care setting, preferably in an educational institution.
  • Able to demonstrate strong attention to detail with regard to record keeping and correspondence
  • Demonstrate commitment to serving students with diverse backgrounds, interests, goals and abilities
  • Demonstrate experience in health education and health promotion activities
  • Demonstrate experience in supervising health care professionals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with proficiency in computer skills such as Word, Excel, etc.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.  

Employment Benefits
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.



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