The Division of Student Affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a dynamic Director of Health Services/University Physician to join our college community. The candidate will deliver high quality healthcare to our students. This is a full-time 10-month position.
Responsibilities and duties:
The Director provides direct patient care and advocates for the value of students developing life-long habits of physical health, which supports them in achieving academic and personal success. The Director oversees the maintenance of health records and reports and the University’s and State of Connecticut student immunization compliance process. The Director oversees referrals to outside agencies, specialists and community-based health and counseling agencies. The Director hires, supervises and evaluates all professional and administrative support staff, confers with family physicians and consultants as necessary, and establishes, reviews and revises as necessary all medical policies, procedures and protocols within the Health Center. The Director is also responsible for developing and managing the departmental operating budget. The Director provides in-service supervision and professional development opportunities for all staff and oversight and direction for the use of prescription medications maintained in, administered by or prescribed by personnel in the Health Center. The following is the link to the job description: http://www.easternct.edu/humanresources/jobs/admin-positions/
Current license as a Medical Doctor in the State of Connecticut
Minimum of 6 years in the practice of medicine or healthcare and/or health care administration.
Must possess experience in managing and administering a health care unit; preferably in a school/university setting with a late adolescent/young adult patient population.
Demonstrate familiarity with and competence in the major physical health issues of college students.
Adhere to a well-conceived philosophy of health care within the context of post-secondary education.
Ability to practice independently.
When applying for the position, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and name/contact information for 3-5 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will not be considered complete unless all items required are received.
Internal Number: 123456
About Eastern Connecticut State University
The mission of Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s designated public liberal arts university, is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students. Eastern’s inclusive residential campus, outstanding faculty, emphasis on teaching excellence and exceptional facilities raise students’ aspirations and cultivate engagement, inquiry, integrity and social responsibility. In the traditional arts and sciences, as well as in pre-professional programs that are grounded in the liberal arts, Eastern students apply theory in practical settings. Faculty research, scholarship, creative work, and community engagement inform teaching and learning, advance knowledge and enrich the liberal arts curriculum. The University is committed to serving the state of Connecticut and the nation by preparing its students for their future personal, professional and public roles, as leaders in both their communities and professional fields. Aspiring to be a public liberal arts college of first choice, Eastern Connecticut State University will create an unparalleled college experience for its students and achieve national distinction for i...ts academic programs. Eastern’s faculty, students and staff will enhance the University’s position as an intellectual community, acknowledged for its engaged teaching, learning, research and creative work. Advancing its position as a model for social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and educational access, the University will be recognized as a resource that is responsive to the needs of the region and the state.