Family Nurse Practitioner

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00715 Position Title: Family Nurse Practitioner Classification Title: Nurse Practitioner Department: Warhawk Health Services Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

The Family Nurse Practitioner exists to provide quality comprehensive primary health care, health counseling and education programs to the students, faculty, staff and their dependents at Auburn University at Montgomery ( AUM ). Warhawk Health Services is staffed by The Director, Registered Nurse, Medical Assistant, and Senior Program Associate and is available to students in the Irma B. Moore Hall on campus. Warhawk Health Services also offers a variety of preventative health services such as health screenings, physical examinations, immunizations, contraceptive counseling and laboratory testing; The Family Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing effective, efficient and appropriate services to AUM in order to fulfill the university health care needs and to assist with policy development.

Assist the Senior Director with updating and developing new policies and procedures for the clinic

Works in collaboration with the billing coordinator for coding, billing, and processing of payments for reimbursement

Assist with campus orientation as a representative of Warhawk Health Services

Provides health promotion education on campus as needed

Assist and helps coordinate the AUMazing Health Fair

Complies with FERPA / HIPAA laws and serves as the clinics HIPAA Compliance Officer

Precepts AUM NP students as needed

Maintain ACLS and BLS certifications

Interviews patients to obtain history, perform physical examinations, orders and interprets lab and other tests, prescribes medications and treatments

Provides health maintenance visits, evaluates for immunizations and provides anticipatory guidance and referrals, performs contract and special physical examinations, employment, etc.; performs STD (sexually transmitted disease) testing and family planning screening and education

Performs medical procedures according to privileges issued

Documents and codes all patient contact accurately and legibly in the medical record

Establishes positive relationships with local medical community

Makes referrals for secondary and tertiary care

Performs as an active member of the medical team

Supervises clinic employees in director’s absence

Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of acceptable medical/nursing practices and procedures.
Knowledge of AUM’s student health/medical policies and procedures.
Prior EHR experience preferred.
Self-motivated and well-organized.
Ability to prioritize workload to achieve maximum efficiency.
Knowledge of state and federal medical/nursing rules and regulations.
Knowledge of basic word processing software.
Skill in providing excellent customer service and support, organizing and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines, and excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, education, racial, ethnic, and professional backgrounds.
Ability to work effectively with managers, co-workers, members of the public, and professional groups.
Ability to communicate effectively, clearly, concisely with others (internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing), consistently demonstrate positive/proactive customer service attitude. Consistently maintains ethical behaviors exemplary of quality public service and fair standards, inclusively, among all employees and members of the public.
Ability to work as an effective team member, function independently, exercise sound judgment and initiative, be flexible, maintain confidentiality, establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships.
Ability to receive constructive feedback including evaluation of provider’s productivity and practice attributes.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master’s degree in Nursing as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner holding a certification as a Family NP.
- ANCC or AANP certified.
- Valid Alabama Nursing License
- ACLS / BLS certified.
- 2 years minimum experience
- Prior EHR experience preferred

Job Open Date: 04/08/2021 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 109 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

If this posting contains open-ended supplemental questions, please provide thorough responses. Statements such as “see resume” and other incomplete responses will not be considered.

About the University/College

Auburn University at Montgomery is ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report and was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. Consistently chosen as the best university in the area, Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

The mission of the AUM College of Nursing & Health Sciences is to foster and exemplify excellence in teaching, service/outreach, and research. The program prepares professional nurses to provide patient-centered, culturally competent, evidence-based care for diverse populations in a dynamic health care environment. Graduates are ready to assume leadership roles in the provision of nursing care in all health care settings. Master’s graduates are ready to lead in educator and advanced practice nurse roles in health-related services to diverse populations.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional Reference Sheet
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Master's Degree in Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you a certified Nurse Practitioner?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you currently hold an active registered nursing license in the state of Alabama?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. What do you consider the most important qualities a nurse practitioner needs to do this job successfully?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Why did you choose to specialize as a family nurse practitioner?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Tell me about the most difficult clinical experience you've faced and how you handled it.

    (Open Ended Question)

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