Director of Health Services (10 month position)
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
• Minimum of three years’ work experience as a nurse.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to deal effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
• Ability to work independently and as an effective member of the Commandant of Cadets’ team.
• Competency in the use of technology related to health equipment and the use of campus communication devices to support student life services.
• Must pass required State of Alabama Background Investigation.
• Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record is required.
REQUIRED LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR SPECIAL CREDENTIALS:
• Alabama Board of Nursing – Registered Nurse License
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
• Work experience and/or attendance at a military college or military preparatory school is preferred.
In addition to adhering to the Alabama Board of Nursing and general employment policies and guidelines specified by the State Board of Education, Faculty/Staff Handbook, and Commandant of Cadets, the successful candidate will also perform the following duties:
• Responsible for the delivery of safe, efficient, and effective medical care of all cadets.
• Responsible for initial assessments of all reported illnesses and injuries of cadets and arranges for appropriate medical attention.
• Responsible for coordinating the delivery of healthcare in both routine and emergent situations.
• Schedules appointments related to health and wellness and coordinates transportation for these appointments if they are deemed urgent and necessary for the immediate welfare of the cadet.
• Responsible for maintaining cadet health records.
• Consult with health practitioners concerning health related issues in accordance with patient confidentiality guidelines stated in the Healthy Information Privacy and Portability Act (HIPPA).
• Provides oversight for the drug testing program.
• Orders and accounts for medical supplies.
• Provides individual counseling on health and wellness issues, as appropriate.
• Responsible for educating cadets regarding communicable dermal infections.
• Responsible for initiating isolation precautions among cadets with contagious infections.
• Responsible for initiation and proper implementation of policy regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of defibrillator.
• Required to be on-call for consultation outside of normal working hours.
• Provides medical support for all parades and other cadet activities as assigned by the Commandant of Cadets.
• Initiates and terminates medical profiles.
• Supervises other personnel working in Health Services.
• Completes other duties as assigned.
Students from all over the nation attend MMI to establish a strong foundation for future study, and to take advantage of its military training programs. MMI is one of only five Military Junior Colleges in the United States, which offer unique military training programs.
These programs include the Army’s two-year Early Commissioning Program (ECP), an Army Reserve Officers Training Corps program through which qualified students can earn a commission as a Second Lieutenant after only two years of college. The Service Academy Preparation Program (SAP), a freshman year of solid academic and physical preparation for students who wish to attend one of the Service Academies (West Point, Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, or Coast Guard Academy). MMI also offers the first two years of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC).
Marion, AL 36756
1101 Washington Street
Marion, AL 36756