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Series Description: Healthcare Professional Series

Series Description: HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL SERIES


Positions in the Health Care Professional series provide the full range of comprehensive primary health, nursing, counseling, and rehabilitative services and perform activities related to health education programming, consultation, administrative operations, and student practicum oversight in support of University health care services. 

Examples of work include: provide individual and group counseling and psychotherapy; serve as counseling advisor for University departments; coordinate and/or present educational programs; oversee and provide athletic training services and physical therapy; evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients; maintain highly confidential records and documentation; and develop policies and procedures.

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Alternate Career Progression Job Standards:
Health Care Counselor Career Progression:

Health Care Counselor Career Progression job standards, distinguished by the nature and scope of responsibilities and minimum education and experience, are summarized below. For detailed information, please refer to the Distinguishing Characteristics matrix.

Health Care Counselor - Provide general counseling and coordinate services, educational programs, and workshops in support of University health care services within the framework of departmental guidelines and best practice standards. Use judgment in problem solving and determining work methods. Influence individuals and departmental operations. May provide administrative or functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees. Master's degree in a specific field and one to four years’ related experience required. Specialized certification or licensure may be required.

Health Care Counselor Senior -
Oversee and provide leadership in facilitating counseling services and educational programming to influence, define, and support University health care services and goals. Use judgment in problem solving, prioritizing workflow, and applying departmental processes with general guidance and within best practice standards. Influence individuals and departmental operations. Provide administrative or functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt and student employees. Doctoral degree in a specific field, one to six years’ related experience and specialized licensure required.

Health Care Professional Career Progression:


Health Care Professional Career progression positions, distinguished by the nature and scope of responsibilities and minimum education and experience, are summarized below. For detailed information, please refer to the Distinguishing Characteristics matrix.

Health Care Professional - Provide specialized health and rehabilitation services in support of University health services. Use judgment in decisions regarding application of treatment modalities within established guidelines and best practice standards. Influence individuals and departmental operations. May provide functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees. Bachelor's degree in a related or specialized field and two to four years' related experience required.

Health Care Professional Senior - 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 making decisions regarding workflow, providing services, and applying treatment modalities within established guidelines and best practice standards. Influence individuals, departmental operations, and University processes. Provide administrative or functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees. Master's degree in specialized or related field, two to six years’ related experience, and specialized certification required.


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