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CADC Professional Service Contract

Student Health Services

Oregon State University Student Health Services is seeking to contract with a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I through a grant funded period of two years.

This is an excellent opportunity for a CADC I looking to receive clinical supervision and increase their clinical experience.

This contract position is funded at $25 per hour, 19-22 hours per week (flexible within SHS hours of operation) for three academic terms per year.

Minimum qualifications include
  • A valid and ongoing CADC I certification in the state of Oregon
  • Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
  • Maintaining ones own professional liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000/5,000,000 aggregate
  • Successfully completing a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position-qualified as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. (applicants are required to self-report convictions).

At OSU SHS our mission is to lead, support and promote the optimal health and well-being of all Oregon State University students and the campus community. We:

    • Provide holistic and comprehensive care, education and support
    • Create safe, healthy and supportive learning and living environments
    • Sustain academic, personal and social success
    • Build competencies to support life-long health and wellness
    • Lead public health policy, initiatives and response
    • Continually assess and improve our programs and services to best serve students ever-changing needs
    • Embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our practice
Agency Description

Please visit our "About SHS" section to learn more about who we are.

Required Credentials

Minimum of a CADC I at time of application.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with college students and transitional-age youth around substance use harm reduction and early recovery goals.

How to Apply

Please email Jay VanDenBogaard and attach:

  1. CV or professional resume
  2. Three professional references
  3. Copy of CADC I certification
  4. Copy of professional liability insurance or explanation of intent to obtain prior to hire
More Information

Please visit the ACCBO jobs page to view more details about this posting.

Administrative Program Assistant - Medical Referrals

Student Health Services

Posting #P01575CT

Position summary

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Admin Prog Asst-Med Referrals position for Student Health Services at Oregon State University (OSU).

Medical Referrals Specialist (MRS) at Student Health Services Medical Records and Referrals Office applies current medical record standards and legal decisions to patient records and ensures compliance with rules, policies, laws and regulations governing the release of medical records and information.

The MRS is responsible for arranging patient medical referrals and imaging appointments, scheduling outside referrals and managing pre-authorizations. The MRS is responsible for ensuring appropriate, timely, and accurate follow up to patient referrals.

Additionally, the MRS is cross-trained to assist with medical records releases which includes responding to court or attorney subpoenas, insurance company requests, patient requests, medical providers and/or facilities and other educational institutions.

Position duties
    • Explains referral process to students.
    • Contacts insurance company to determine benefits, acquire authorization, and ensure physician is in network.
    • Sends records and referrals to outside specialists.
    • Schedules appointments when possible
    • Follows up with doctors’ offices to ensure referral was received and patient has been scheduled.
    • Contacts patient if there is a breakdown in communication to determine if they are still interested in pursuing the referral.
    • Advocates for the patient if there is a delay in care or if the patient needs to be seen urgently.
    • Requests chart notes from the visits, assigns them to referring clinician, and confirms the referral has been closed.
    • Periodically reviews referral flow for strengths and weaknesses and corrects as necessary.
    • Explains insurance terms to student including deductible, copay, coinsurance, out of pocket max, in and out of network status and coverage.
    • Checks eligibility status.
    • Obtains directories for local mental health providers.
    • Contacts hospital to obtain contracted prices for procedures.
    • Schedules all diagnostic imaging procedures.
    • Helps students without insurance complete financial aid paperwork.
    • Seeks prior approval for diagnostic imaging, prescriptions, some referrals and some labs.
    • Establish and maintain procedures and other controls necessary to ensure appropriate management of the medical records.
    • Function as a liaison between patient and outside medical records offices, referral and imaging resources, and insurance companies.
    • Explain release of information to students, parents, and the community.
    • Ensure that all medical release forms comply with state and federal laws, return incomplete or incorrect forms along with corrective action.
    • Respond to requests for information in a patient medical record from attorneys, insurance companies, patients, other educational institutions, and medical facilities and/or providers.
    • Review SHS release of information for accuracy and compliance with state and federal regulations.
    • Scans all CADC documentation and sends chart notes at the request of the CADC.
    • Regularly sends psychiatric chart notes to CAPS for mutual patients/clients.
    • Understands policies and procedures regarding medical records release and coordinates with SHS staff members and OSU Office of General Counsel to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Minimum qualifications

Three years of office experience which included two years at full performance level and experience generating documents; and Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.


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Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist

Student Health Services

Posting #P02206UF

Position summary

Student Health Services is seeking an Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Student Health Service’s (SHS) mission is to provide leadership for the health and wellness of the university community. SHS provided a comprehensive primary care clinic and extensive health promotion services to students and limited services to faculty and staff. SHS is part of the Division of Student Affairs.

As a part of the Prevention and Wellness department within Student Health Services, the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Specialist provides overall leadership on campus for a comprehensive and collaborative high-risk substance use prevention and education program. This will include oversight of environmental strategies, including campus and community policy, marketing, social norms, as well as educational programming targeting multiple stakeholders. This position will also oversee early intervention programming. Along with the Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, this position will also help support the Collegiate Recovery Community, including efforts to advance the Recovery Living Community residential housing facility.

Position duties
    • Tracks emerging trends and relevant literature related to high-risk alcohol use, prescription drugs, opioid addiction, marijuana, etc.
    • Develops strategic plans, goals and measurable objectives for alcohol and other drug prevention using theory-based and evidence-based strategies.
    • Utilizes social-ecological approaches that address individual, interpersonal, community and environmental influences on health, wellness and substance use.
    • Advanced policy efforts that relate to alcohol and drug use, including policies that support sober and recovering students, and the intersection of alcohol use and sexual violence in a campus environment
    • In collaboration with key campus stakeholders, creates a comprehensive plan to enhance, sustain and measure an evidence-based high-risk substance use prevention and education program at OSU (very similar to second bullet – would recommend replacing with this bullet)
    • Monitors relevant national and campus data, implement needs assessments, and develop new programming based on identified service gaps
    • Prepares reports and presentation materials as needed to include current data, local and national trends, reference groups and other measures
    • Serves as project lead on departmental substance abuse prevention grants
    • Lead the Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention subgroup of the Prevention and Advocacy Coalition
    • Works with the OSU Foundation to identify new funding sources for prevention efforts
    • Coordinates AOD educational programming for the department, including content development and delivery of educational workshops
    • Works in close collaboration with key partners, including the Community Relations Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Late night programming coordinator and OSU Athletics, to include both campus and community collaborations.
    • Assists the Peer Wellness Specialist in supporting the peer wellness program (Wellness Agents) and developing student-led programming and education
    • Assists in the coordination and monitoring of the IMPACT (early intervention) program for students sanctioned with AOD violations
    • Supervises two IMPACT Graduate Assistants involved in program delivery and improvement
    • In partnership with the CADC, provides IMPACT training for graduate student facilitators
    • Provides instruction of IMPACT classes, as needed
    • Collaborates with and provides training to referring departments, including: Student Conduct & Community Standards, University Housing and Dining, Intercollegiate Athletics, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Benton County Circuit court, Corvallis Municipal Court
    • Works with Student Conduct and Community Standards and University Housing and Dining to identify the most effective models of program delivery
    • Oversees scheduling, maintenance and security of IMPACT records
    • Support Collegiate Recovery Specialist, including communication to alumni, donors, future donors, family members and other friends of the CRC. Works with departments across the Division of Student Affairs and Division of Academic Affairs to increase awareness of the recovery living community among existing students, as well as faculty/staff at OSU
    • Assist with survey development/implementation (NCHA, Campus Climate Survey, etc.)
    • Assist with other departmental activities as needed
    • Assist the Executive Director of Student Health Services and the Director of Prevention and Wellness in responding to data requests and presentations to stakeholders as needed
    • Participate in the Benton County Partnership Advisory Group
    • Participate in other campus committees as assigned
Minimum qualifications

Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Health Education, College Student Services Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related degree.

3 or more years professional experience working in prevention and/or health promotion

Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and/or assessing effective, evidence-based prevention efforts

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and creating inclusive environments

Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively at various levels of a complex organization

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

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Assistant Manager - Medical Reception

Student Health Services

Posting #P02184UF

Position summary

Student Health Services is seeking an Assistant Manager of Medical Reception. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.

The Student Health Services (SHS) mission is to provide leadership for the health of the University community. This position contributes to the mission of SHS through teamwork and collaboration, participates in organizational committees, provides University outreach, and strives to contribute to the academic success of OSU students.

The Medical Reception Assistant Manager provides overall supervision of the medical records and reception department and provides expertise in administering and maintaining electronic health records. The Medical Reception Assistant Manager contributes to the mission of SHS through teamwork and collaboration and strives to contribute to the academic success of OSU students.

Position duties
    • Originate and oversee the maintenance of the master schedule for all clinical areas. Implement master schedule into the electronic medical record/practice management system.
    • Oversee requests for schedule change in all clinical areas and provide information to Medical Director and Associate Director about clinic need when appropriate.
    • Makes adjustments of scheduling and staffing levels as needed.
    • Inform and notify appropriate staff of changes concerning the clinic schedule and clinic activities.
    • Ensures adequate staffing by calling in back up personnel or having staff cover in other locations on a temporary basis.
    • Keep area coordinators informed of staffing concerns.
    • Review with Medical Reception team all statistical data found in reports and focused studies and plan improvements in the areas of patient flow, clinic hours, and staffing levels.
    • Make recommendations to Leadership Team about major changes in clinic hours and staffing.
    • Supervise Medical Reception employees. Hire/fire staff within medical record/reception areas.
    • Plan, assign and review work: evaluate and correct operations of the department.
    • Identify need for behavioral changes and/or work changes and steps for improvement.
    • Disciplines/reward, prepare and sign performance appraisals.
    • Coordinate staff development activities; assess training needs of staff and student employees, arrange for/or provide appropriate training.
    • Coordinate regular department meetings by creating the agenda and facilitating meetings.
    • Provide orientation for new employees.
    • Ensure the Medical Reception department’s compliance with state and federal requirements.
    • Create and regularly update policies and procedures.
    • Attend and contribute to SHS staff meetings and participate in SHS committees.
    • Respond to concerns from students regarding Medical Reception when these concerns cannot be resolved by Medical Reception staff.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Works at front & back stations as needed to make appointments, check in patients, answer phones and resolve patient concerns, as a member of the Medical Reception team and to keep current in the medical and reception process.
    • Input and manage clinic schedule within EMR, manage access rights for new employees, maintain active communication with IS staff to facilitate prompt response to requests and assist in training new employees in EMR.
Minimum qualifications
  • 5 years in an ambulatory human health care environment.
  • 5 years demonstrated customer service experience.
  • 3 years of progressively responsible management experience.
  • 3 years demonstrated experience in entering, manipulating and retrieving data from an electronic health information system.
  • Demonstrable experience managing and coordinating a multiple provider clinical schedule in an electronic health information system.
  • Experience in common word processing, spreadsheet and database management software such as Microsoft Office.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrable organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

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Equal Opportunity

OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity.

To that end, we particularly encourage applications from:

  • Members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Veterans
  • Women
  • LGBTQ community members
  • And others who share our vision of an inclusive community.