Director of Health Services

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME
  • Aug 24, 2021
Full time Deans & Directors Health & Medical Services

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Director of Health Services Campus: Portland City, State: Gorham, ME Department: Health and Counseling - PHCS Bargaining Unit: Nonrep Professional Salary Band/Wage Band: 07 Work Schedule: 40 hrs Statement of Job:

Are you a leader with strong management skills?  Are you detail-oriented with effective problem-solving skills?  Do you have a passion for delivering high-quality health care and public health service to a diverse university community? We invite you to join our Health and Counseling Department at the University of Southern Maine and become a key member of the team. 

The Health Services Director is responsible for Health Services operations ensuring high quality, evidence-based delivery of primary health care and public health services (immunization compliance, testing/vaccines, case investigations, and contact tracing) to the USM campus community. The Director creates meaningful relationships with students, staff, colleagues, campus programs (notably the School of Nursing, Department of Athletics and Athletic Healthcare, and the Student Affairs Behavioral Intervention/Assistance and Care Teams), and community partners.  The Director provides leadership and clinical supervision for all Health professional staff, trainees, and graduate assistants, and helps to ensure continuity of care with the wider community. The Director sets priorities, establishes annual programmatic goals, and develops policy and procedures to ensure quality health care for USM students. This position provides consultation to staff and faculty regarding health issues in the USM community. This position also provides direct clinical services to an increasingly diverse student body of around 7000 students that includes residential, commuter, first-gen, non-traditional, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

The Director of Health Services helps ensure that all health services reflect a commitment to diversity and the inclusion of all students, and application materials should demonstrate an understanding of, and experience with, a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

We live our USM Service Promise, "Student Focused Every Day" and we are looking for a team member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness. 

USM is the intellectual, cultural, and economic heart of Maine, and Portland's metro area is home to over half a million people with a lively, livable community, nationally known for its arts and culture, four seasons of weather, outdoor recreation, beautiful beaches, and amazing food. Over 60 languages are spoken within an hour's drive of the three campuses. This office is located on the Gorham campus and serves three unique and diverse campuses - Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston/Auburn. 

USM is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time position that will pay up to $100,000 annually.  This position is located on our USM Gorham Campus, a short drive from the beautiful city of Portland. 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master's Degree as Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner and active national certification as a nurse practitioner via the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).
  • At least 3 years of clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Current Advanced Practice Nurse licensure or license-eligibility in Maine at the time of hire.
  • Current DEA license or eligible for DEA licensure. 
  • Current health care provider BLS certification.

Other Information:

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: holidays, vacation and sick time; health, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; short and long term disability insurance; a tuition waiver program for employee and eligible dependents; a 403(b) retirement plan; and more.

Benefits Information Summary

The schedule for this position is flexible, based primarily during business hours, and requires evening and weekend on-call responsibilities. This position will be based on our USM Gorham Campus (travel to other USM campuses in Portland or Lewiston-Auburn may be required, as well as some other in-state travel as necessary).

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To Apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." ." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae.  Finalists will be asked for a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by September 19, 2021.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate. 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

Apply Here: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs

 

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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