Responsible to the Dean of Student Care and Services for all Student Health Services (SHS) policy and business operations, and responsible to the Medical Director for all medical and nursing services.
Duties as Director:
Oversee all inventory including medications, supplies, equipment, as well as cost analysis for equitable pricing.
Initiate and update contractual agreements.
Direct the preparation and management of the SHS budget.
Maintain a secure, accessible system of confidential medical records.
Comply with state and federal regulations as they apply to college health.
Manage and measure operations to support the mission of SHS.
Oversee medical coding and billing practices.
Supervise the administration of the Student Health Insurance program for F1 Visa holding students.
Assess evaluations of learning outcomes and complete annual assessment report.
Establish, review, and revise administrative, clinical, and operational policies, procedures, and protocols for SHS and the International Travel Clinic.
Serve as a resource for the college community, on campus and off campus, on issues of health promotion, disease prevention, safety, emergency preparation, and health advocacy.
Hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and retain clinical, administrative, and contract personnel.
Lead regular meetings for administrative and medical staff.
Participate in regular student care team and deans and directors’ meetings.
Duties as Mid-Level Practitioner:
Perform primary assessment and practice current evidence-based treatment of common acute illness and management of chronic illnesses, making referrals as needed.
Serve a diverse community of students, staff, and faculty with sensitivity to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or immigration status.
Serve as a medical resource person to Staff Nurses.
Provide advice on medical care, including immunizations, for those travelling abroad.
Manage students in the Extended Care unit when needed.
Maintain active federal and state licensure to practice for Drug Enforcement Agency endorsement, for ordering and dispensing of medications, and to remain in good standing, including completing continuing education requirements.
Master’s Degree or equivalent (MSN, MHA, PA)
Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant license in State of Illinois.
Current Drug Enforcement Agency federal and state license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Minimum of five years of experience in clinical practice.
Experience with in-patient and out-patient health care.
Hospital experience desired.
Knowledgeable regarding social/developmental context of college health. Prior college experience preferred.
Subscribe to mission and philosophy of care at SHS.
Lives a life consistent with the Wheaton College Community Covenant.
Preliminary knowledge of health insurance.
Proficient typing skills.
Basic understanding of medical coding.
Current in continuing education units.
Competent in Microsoft Office Suite and Electronic Health Record programs.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and have full range of body motion, including being able to lift a patient.
Must have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone and medical equipment (e.g. EKG machine, glucometer).
Must have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports; specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
Fluent in English and medical terminology
Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
Internal Number: 296
About Wheaton College
Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at www.wheaton.edu.