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Distinguishing Characteristics: Healthcare Professional

Distinguishing Characteristics: HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL Career Progression

PROFESSIONAL
PROFESSIONAL SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Provide specialized health and rehabilitation services in support of University health services and clinical research programs
  • Use judgment in decisions regarding application of treatment modalities within established guidelines and best practice standards
  • Influence individuals and departmental operations
  • Oversee and provide leadership in facilitating specialized health and rehabilitation services to influence, define, and support University health care services and goals
  • Use judgment in decisions regarding workflow,  service provision and applying treatment modalities within established guidelines and best practice standards
  • Influence individuals, departmental operations and University processes
Expertise
  • Perform evaluations, treatment and health services
  • Operate standard office equipment
  • Develop processes, procedures and guidelines, and oversee treatment applications
  • Oversee budget, scheduling, and maintenance of clinical equipment and facilities
  • Operate standard office equipment
Interaction
  • Serve as liaison with internal constituents related to health and rehabilitative issues
  • Interact with University clinical staff regarding treatment, progress, and education of patients
  • Use comprehensive knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures
  • Serve as liaison with internal and external constituents and facilitate communication and collaboration with University departments and outside training programs related to varsity athletic and rehabilitative issues
  • Interact with specialists, University clinical staff, coaches, and families regarding treatment, progress, and education of patients
  • Use thorough knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures
Supervision
  • May provide functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees
  • Provide administrative or functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees
Conditions
  • Occasional light lifting
  • Occasional exposure to inclement weather
  • Occasional irregular hours and travel
  • Occasional exposure to inclement weather
  • Occasional irregular hours and travel
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's* degree in a healthcare field and one to three years' related experience required. 
  • Specific certification or licensure may be required
  • *Level of degree may vary based on specific job functions. (MS) 
  • Master's degree in a healthcare field, two to four years’ related experience, and specialized certification required


Last modified October 10 2011 10:56 AM