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Clinic Director, Health Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2018
Title Clinic Director, Health Services
University Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Department Health and Medical Services
Application Deadline 9/11/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
    United States
  • Director/Manager
  • Health Sciences
    Administration - Other

Clinic Director, Health Services

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Posting #: 18-009

Campus: De Anza College

Close/Initial Review Date: 9/11/2018

Open Until Filled: No


Full Salary Range: $110,551.04 -$155,556.41 annually*
*Actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range: $110,551.04 - $121,882.52 annually).

Initial Review Date: 9/11/18**
**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the management position above.

De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies:
  • Communication and expression
  • Information literacy
  • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
  • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Critical thinking

Reporting to the Dean of Student Development and EOPS/CARE provides leadership for the student health services clinic. The responsibilities of the Director of Health Services include but are not limited to: planning, developing and implementing comprehensive health care services and activities designed to facilitate the physical and emotional well-being of students thereby improving retention and academic success.

The Clinic Director, Health Services supervises an administrative assistant, clinic nurses, evening clinic nurses, senior secretary, part-time TEA clinic nurses, and a nurse practitioner(s).

The Clinic Director, Health Services is responsible for monitoring the program budget and plans, developing and implementing a comprehensive program for clinical health services, including current standards of practice in medicine, nursing, and staff management, licensed lab and hazardous waste management, and insurance issues; oversee the day-to-day operations of student health services clinic and staff. Establishing training procedures for new employees.

The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the following:
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination, and disciplinary actions.
  • Assess, diagnose and treat common physical illnesses and injuries within certified Nurse Practitioner scope of practice. Delivers emergency response and crisis intervention. Makes appropriate referral and facilitates access to private and community health resources, implements current community health principles of communicable disease, epidemiology, prevention and control. Prescribe medications within scope of practice.
  • Perform health services and screenings, administer PPD tests, immunizations, flu shots; perform pregnancy tests, provide health related counseling, and administer ECP; refill birth control prescriptions, and other contraceptives.
  • Assist with the development and preparation of the annual preliminary budget; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations for the health clinic component of the department.
  • Reviews and approves purchase orders, travel requests, invoices, requisitions and employee time reports.
  • Provide regular reports to management and federal/state agencies as requested; assure program compliance with federal or state program guidelines.
  • Provide leadership in departmental and divisional planning activities, program review activities, learning outcome activities, and compile statistics and conduct research to evaluate and report program effectiveness.
  • Interpret, implement, and monitor compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to a health care delivery system.
  • Collaborate with the Biological, Health, and Environmental Sciences Division and the Child Development Center to assist students with immunizations and other medical needs.
  • Serve as liaison between personnel, administrators, faculty, and students; provide information, requirements and other pertinent information.
  • Serve as a resource and consultant to the campus community in issues related to student health and student clinical health services.
  • Oversee the maintenance of medical record keeping; ensure confidentiality of medical information and HIPAA compliance.
  • In conjunction with a physician, develop, implement, and evaluate health clinic policies, procedures and protocols; document policies and procedures; maintain an updated and current policy and procedure manual.
  • Maintain and monitor appropriate malpractice insurance and certifications of staff training/qualifications (e.g. CPR, First Aid. AED).
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies are available in good working order and calibrated per manufacturer's guidelines, including emergency response equipment.
  • Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned; participate on campus and community committees promoting the needs and interests of student health services; prepare agendas for meetings as appropriate.
  • Maintain memberships in Health Services Association of California Community Colleges, American College Health Association, and other pertinent health-related associations and organizations; attend professional development conferences
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • District policies and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of leadership supervision, evaluation and training.
  • Principles and practices of clinical nursing care.
  • Nursing assessments and evaluations.
  • Current nursing and community health principles.
  • Communicable disease, epidemiology, prevention and control.
  • Laws, rules, and regulations related to assigned activities including HIPAA, FERPA and CAL-OSHA.
  • Crisis intervention, drug and alcohol addiction/use, eating disorders.
  • Occupational health and worker's compensation.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Principles of health care quality control assurance

Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate a variety of programs, projects and activities related to the day-to-day functions and activities of student health services.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff in several areas including clinical medical skills, confidential records maintenance, customer service, patient safety and professionalism in a medical clinic setting.
  • Assess physical and mental status of patients and provide appropriate medical treatment
  • Make decisions regarding appropriate care for patients and need for contacting physician.
  • Provide appropriate emergency response and crisis intervention.
  • Understand technical and medical terminology and protocols.
  • Communicate effectively individually and in groups with a diverse population in meeting health related needs about a variety of health-related topics.
  • Make appropriate referrals and facilitate access to both private providers and community health resources.
  • Work cooperatively with students, staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Compile, organize and use various financial information sources necessary in the preparation and management of budgets
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Effectively work under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Understand and work within scope of authority.


  • Office and clinic environment.
  • Constant interruptions.

Physical Abilities:
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and various types of medical equipment.
  • Vision sufficient to assess injuries and to read various materials.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Pushing or pulling wheelchairs.
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching during medical or emergency situations.
  • Lift light to moderate objects up to 20 lbs.

  • Contact with blood, blood-borne pathogens and other body fluids.
  • Exposure to viruses and communicable diseases

  • Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Nursing or a related field.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years' experience working as a nurse practitioner or physician's assistant.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory/leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Commitment to the mission of the community college and its philosophy.
  • Health clinic management experience.

License and Certification:
  • Valid State of California license as Registered Nurse with Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant certification number without restrictions.
  • A valid, current California furnishing number and eligible DEA number.
  • Documentation of TB screening clearance within the past three (3) months.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification.

  • A District on-line application on *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our Applicant Information to assist with technical difficulties at:

Position: Full-Time, Permanent, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Annual salary plus benefits; excellent benefits package which includes coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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