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Nurse Practitioner

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Position Information

Position Title Nurse Practitioner
Overview

The Nurse Practitioner reports to the Director of Health Services and is responsible for the physical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and/or referral, education and follow-up of students. The practice includes adult and adolescent medicine and gynecology.

Essential Duties:

1. Examine, diagnosis, and recommend appropriate treatment and/or referral to patients presenting with symptoms.

a. Initiate emergency treatment of acute medical problems, consult with collaborating physician and/or refer to urgent care/ emergency department.

Maintain and manage patients utilizing lab, x-ray and other diagnostic testing.

c. Independently prescribe appropriate medication, corrective measures and medical therapeutics.

2. Maintain clinical documentation in a timely manner.

3. Complete scheduled caseload in a timely manner and assist staff as needed to ensure appropriate patient flow.

4. Provide patient education and conduct patient follow-up, as needed.

5. Support the administrative duties of Health Services to include efficient office function, effective patient flow and development of patient data.

Marginal Duties:

1. Attend and participate in Health Services and divisional meetings.

2. Complete a yearly self- assessment.

3. Develop and complete yearly personal goals.

4. Perform additional duties required by the Director of Health Services.

Education and Experience Required

• Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.

• Certification as an adult or family Nurse Practitioner with a Current Rhode Island Registered Nurse Practitioners License, with prescriptive privileges, and a Federal DEA License.

• Three to five years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner, with experience in college health or adolescent medicine, preferred. Areas of experience should include general internal medicine, gynecology, mental health issues, orthopedics and urgent care/ emergency medicine.

• Current CPR certification.

Physical Demands

• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about

Employee Status
Union Status
Shift:
If other, please enter regular schedule.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS61P
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents