COORDINATOR OF HEALTH SERVICES
Fall River, MA
Job posting number: #7055767
Posted: February 6, 2019
Job DescriptionAbout Bristol Community College:
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Under general direction, this position will manage/coordinate Student Health Services by providing health care and health education for college students and staff. Employees in this classification perform clinical work. This individual will be responsible for developing and coordinating health care and health education programs, providing direct medical care, and providing medical information/education. He/she will also be responsible for the coordination of assigned staff.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Director of the Wellness Center.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage Student Health Services by providing health care and health education for students.
Provide direct medical evaluation, referral, emergency/first aid services, and nursing care to students and staff, under the direction of the Supervising Physician.
Collaborate with Campus Police in response to campus accidents and injuries.
Coordinate assigned staff, including a part-time nurse, a part-time clerical staff, and clinical interns.
Provide education and information to students through one-on-one counseling and health education programming and screenings at all Bristol locations.
Review and evaluate health records to ensure student compliance with the state immunization laws and health-science-program clinical requirements.
Complete the annual state immunization survey.
Collaborate with Mental Health Counseling staff to increase student retention and meet department goals and objectives.
Serve as liaison to community agencies and develop community connections with resources to streamline student referrals.
Serve as a resource/advocate for the College community regarding health and safety issues.
Obtain, utilize, and maintain inventory levels of various medical supplies and equipment; order and stock medical supplies, equipment, and literature; utilize/operate various medical equipment.
Perform administrative tasks associated with department activities including record-keeping, budget monitoring, reporting, and creating marketing materials.
Travel to all Bristol locations to ensure parity of service.
Maintain professional knowledge in applicable areas through continued training, development, and education.
Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.