Director of Student Health Services

Director of Student Health Services

The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS, with about 300 staff members, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.


The Director provides supervision of all clinical protocols and procedures at The Claremont Colleges Services Student Health Services. This position also provides outpatient primary medical care to students.


Clinical Supervision Responsibilities (30%)
  • Serve as the lead public health contact on campus including but not limited to ensuring federal, state and county policies are implemented and followed
  • Supervise, direct and collaborate with the Clinical Nurse Supervisor (Registered Nurse) to ensure SHS provides high-quality, effective, inclusive, and cost-effective clinical care
  • Collaborate with Clinical Nurse Supervisor to determine clinical priorities and to complete projects promptly
  • Supervise and direct all clinical staff in adhering to clinical protocols and procedures and in accordance with state regulations
  • Ensure protocols and procedures are in compliance with medical practices and appropriate laws, rules, and regulations
  • Annually review clinical protocols with the Clinical Nurse Supervisor and ensure updates are shared with clinical staff in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with the Administrative Site Manager and Clinical Nurse Supervisor to implement the Medical Entrance Requirements process as well as oversee the Medical Exemption Process
  • Perform annual chart reviews for the clinical staff
  • Supervise nurse practitioner dispensing practices
  • Develop in-service programs on protocols and procedures for the clinical staff
  • Supervise the laboratory (CLIA-waived tests)
  • Supervise the radiography unit
  • Provide and develop appropriate in-service programs for the clinical staff
  • Perform bi-annual performance evaluations for the clinical staff
  • Lead or engage in quality assurance/improvement programs for Student Health Services
  • Work in conjunction with Health Education Outreach office by providing information on health-related issues
  • Serve as a liaison with campus athletic departments, student residential life departments, other community health care providers and outside agencies on matters of student health
  • Lead and engage in the review for clinical resources in the clinic, including patient educational materials, referral lists, laboratory and service price lists
  • Serve as a super user for the electronic medical record (Point and Click)
  • Collaborate with Administrative Site Manager and Clinical Nurse Supervisor to address concerns and/or complaints

Clinical Responsibilities (40%)
  • Evaluate, examine, diagnose, and make recommendations for treatment of acute and chronic medical illnesses and minor surgeries
  • Perform minor surgical procedures including suturing lacerations, removing foreign bodies, wart treatment, and other procedures as required
  • Provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services including gender affirming hormone therapy, genital affirming hormone therapy, genital examinations for acute, chronic, and preventive care needs (e.g. cervical and breast cancer screening, contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, and STI evaluation and management
  • Provide post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention
  • Provide student-centered patient education regarding their illnesses, preventive health care, and other subjects as requested
  • Make appropriate referrals for hospitalization or subspecialty care in the community
  • Review medical records and laboratory studies and manage follow-up care plans
  • Request appropriate X-rays, review results and manage follow-up care plans
  • Perform entrance, athletic, pre-matriculation, employment, and study abroad physical examinations and make recommendations regarding travel immunizations
  • Lead weekly staff meetings
  • Co-manage student care where appropriate and collaborate on overall wellness integration with Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services staff
  • Work in conjunction with Health Education Outreach office by providing information on health-related issues
  • Participate in Quality Assurance/Improvement programs for Student Health Services
  • Review and update patient educational materials
  • Serve as liaison with campus athletic departments, student residential life departments, other community health care providers and outside agencies
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training

Administrative Responsibilities (30%)
  • Participate in The Claremont Colleges Services /Student Health Services strategic planning
  • Attend inter-department, inter-collegial meetings/committees as requested
  • Work in collaboration with Student Health and Counseling Services on projects related to holistic wellness
  • Work with the VPSA and the budget department in personnel decisions and financial expenditures regarding daily operations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education: Medical degree from an accredited medical school

Experience: Minimum 3 years post residency in a primary care specialty (i.e. Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine).

  • Proven knowledge in medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the fluctuation of clinical caseload and maintain appropriate records in a timely manner.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an approachable personality, empathy, and exceptional listening skills.
  • Demonstrate maturity, tact, resiliency, composure and sensitivity to others needs in crisis, difficult, and unexpected situations.
  • Sensitivity to and embracement of individuals that represent cultural, religious, ethnic and lifestyle diversity.
  • Ability to work as a team member within the health center and throughout the consortium.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with diverse individuals across multiple organizations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work with an electronic health records system for client notes and scheduling.
  • Fluent language skills in English, including the ability to write with proper grammar, spelling, and business etiquette.

  • California Medical License
  • Board certified in a primary care specialty
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or the ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable time after starting in the position.
  • Continuing medical education classes as required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a higher education environment and/or with college-aged individuals.
  • Experience working with an electronic medical records system.

Work Schedule: The regular hours for this full-time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit. SHS has an adjusted holiday schedule in which certain holidays are worked to support residential students during the academic calendar.


Pay : The monthly salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position, between $21,667 to $27,083 per month.

Benefits : We offer a comprehensive employment benefits package including:
  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 10% retirement contributions (no matching required),
  • tuition benefits for employees and their dependents,
  • $50,000 group life insurance,
  • generous time off,
  • professional development funds,
  • discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment,
  • access to gym and fitness facilities,
  • and more!

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Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

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