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Director of Health Services


TITLE: Apply Director of Health Services
Student Life
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 01-15-2019
REPORTS TO: Vice President for Student Affairs
SCHEDULE: The Director of Health Services is a part-time position (approximately 25-30 hours per week).
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assess student health needs and provide treatment. (Make room visits if a student is too ill to come to Health Services.)
  • Assist with referrals and access to physicians and the emergency room as needed.
  • Provide necessary follow-up on students with more serious illnesses or injuries.
  • Respond to emergency calls when on campus.
  • Identify and implement a proactive program for preventive health on campus.
  • Publish the Office of Health Services hours to the campus community.
  • Maintain medical and immunization records on each student.
  • Ensure cooperation between the Health Services personnel and the athletic training room personnel.
  • Communicate, within the guidelines of confidentiality, illness and students’ physical needs to the Residence Hall Directors and Vice President for Student Affairs in a timely manner and to faculty, staff persons, and parents when appropriate.
  • Attend Student Life regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Establish check-in and treatment charts for record keeping and reports.
  • Provide leadership in coordinating multiple blood drives each year, and a campus health fair.
  • Maintain a current directory of physician specialists and reliable health care facilities for the purpose of referral as needed.
  • Maintain membership in Texas State Nursing Association.
  • Develop budget requests and written narrative when requested. Review and approve departmental expenditures.
  • Plan and direct in-service training programs and be qualified to teach CPR and First Aid for Residence Life and other faculty/staff.
  • Accept additional responsibilities as directed by the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  • Provide written reports on the services provided and trends for assessment and accountability purposes.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Will assure that the medical needs of all LeTourneau University students will be cared for as soon as their need is brought to the attention of the Health Center.
  • Will assure the annual budget assigned to the Director of the Health Center be managed within the defined constraints as approved by the Cabinet and Board of Trustees.
  • Will assure all reports are submitted on a timely basis.
  • Will assure the Vice President for Student Affairs that all other duties will be fulfilled in the area of health care for our students as requested.
QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University employees should possess an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith and be committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.

  • Education: BS/RN graduate from accredited School of Nursing with current licensure with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas to practice professional nursing (R.N.)
  • Current instructor certification for CPR/ AED/ FA
  • Documented experience in the practice of nursing
  • Health education and prevention experience encouraged
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills relevant to students, staff and faculty.
  • Ability to speak publicly in an effective manner.
  • Commitment to helping students find their roles in Christ’s kingdom
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.