Nurse, Health Services

  • Dallas College
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jun 28, 2021
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Working Title
Nurse, Health Services

Job Title Code
CDI

Salary Level
N07

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$75,000 to $120,000 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

$36.06 per hour

Business Travel
N/A

FLSA
Exempt

Position Type
Staff

Position Summary
The Nurse provides nursing services to promote the physical health and well-being of Dallas College students. Health services are provided within an integrated care model within the Dallas College Student Care Network. Nurses work as part of a dynamic team of mental health and medical care professionals (including social workers, LPCs, psychologists) providing services to a diverse, intergenerational community. Nurses are essential for the day-to-day clinical operations of the Dallas College Health Center to ensure the delivery of high-quality health services for students. Health Services includes a range of services including vaccinations, first aid.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College
• Experience leading or managing major change initiatives
• Ability to identify and address opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of Dallas College’s current transition
• Experience working with student support programs (counseling, threat assessment, health & wellness programs, etc.)
• Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of guidelines to enhance student success units within the institution and with accrediting bodies
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex ideas, and information to a variety of stakeholders/constituents within the Dallas College community and health care, social service network related to student basic mental health, physical, spiritual and social needs
• Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act
• Ability to work effectively with ethnic, cultural, and socially and economically diverse student populations
• Skills in technological support and delivery of student programs and services; knowledge and skill in the use of integrated software systems; and proficiency in the use of Microsoft application software
• Employ and deploy data-informed and results oriented initiatives
• An understanding of contemporary issues in higher education is required through professional development activities
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other employees
• Highly collaborative leader with experience in a comparably diverse and complex college/university with a proven track record of enhancing quality, excellence, institutional diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success
• Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of guidelines to enhance student success units within the institution and with accrediting bodies
• Excellent time management, and organizational and problem-solving skills
• Responds appropriately to issues in a dynamic, rapidly changing educational/economic environment

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
• Associates degree or higher from an accredited nursing program. Official Transcripts required.
• Three (3) years of related experienced
• Demonstrable administrative and leadership experience
• Current and valid Texas driver’s license required.
• Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. workday especially during heavy registration peak times including nights and weekends.
• Current Registered Nurse in the State of Texas, current CPR certification. Official licenses are required.
• Experience working with and leading diverse student and staff populations.
• Experience with CARE Teams
• ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Implementation and leverage technology platforms such as Titanium, Pieces, and electronic health records to support the student care network.
• Demonstrates the ability to perform physical assessments of patients to determine acuity level. Primary campus liaison to local health departments for matters involving infectious disease control.
• Collaborates with campus facilitates to incorporate monthly automated external defibrillator (AED) maintenance checks, to ensure machines are adequately working to maintain the AED warranty
• Ensures staff and programs work collaboratively with other Dallas College areas, faculty, and staff.
• Reads, interprets, and implements the State of Texas THECB statement regarding Bacterial Meningitis.
• Promote a safe environment for students to discuss their feelings and then, ultimately, help them develop strategies to deal with the events in their life.
• To provide a prevention-oriented health care model for basic, find cost-effective community health care resources and updates a referral list of health care professionals, clinics, and resources in our area, including specialty services such as Care - such as checking temperature, blood pressure and breathing, administering injections, cleaning and dressing wounds etc.
• Administer vaccinations ie Meningitis, Hepatitis A & B, Tdap, MCV4, HPV, flu and/or COVID-19 etc.
• Stays informed of new trends and procedures that would enhance college health care delivery.
• To promote the health maintenance and well-being of students through health counseling, screenings, and health awareness activities; to include not only direct patient care but also teaching, counseling, and serving as a campus consultant on health-related matters.
• To provide leadership, strategic visioning, establishing strategic goals and objectives aligned with the College’s mission and goals for the Student Health Center.
• To oversee federal and state law compliance for all educational and medical entities: FERPA, HIPPA, TITLE IX, CLERY ACT., etc.
• Responsible for the day‐to‐day operation of the Health Center and provides direction and supervision to students and staff across multiple campuses. Responsible for administrative and management functions, by setting a clearly defined high quality and culturally competent care. Collaborates with staff and ISD Administrators to identify, develop and implement best practices for tracking health care needs. Ensures the Health Center is compliant with policy, legal, regulatory and licensing requirements.
• Interacts and provides direction to academic departments and staff members, as a consultant, in regard to health/medical issues or concerns. Collaborates with staff and ISD Administrators to identify, develop and implement best practices for tracking health care needs.
• To serve as the key point staff member/expert for any medical emergency on campus, i.e. a case of documented or presumed case of bacterial meningitis; serves as the medical liaison to the Emergency Operation Command Center for natural disasters/emergencies that may occur on campus.
• Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
• Performs other job duties as required.

Reports to: Associate Dean, Health Services

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Application Details

Apply Here: https://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

 

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Application Deadline

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 04:55:00 GMT