Advance Practice Clinician

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Advance Practice Clinician
Target Hire Date
06/07/2021 - 1 month to go
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Our mission to assist students to achieve their own personal wellness, which contributes to the achievement of their academic success. We expect our members to exhibit a commitment to diversity, collaboration, and team building.

We have three available positions within the team (e.g. full-time NP, part-time NP, full-time RN.) All three positions are year-round.

Essential Functions of the Role:
  • Assess/manage acute illnesses & injuries
  • Obtain health histories, medication use, allergies & risk assessment screenings
  • Review immunization status & provide immunizations
  • Functions under the defined scope of practice for Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant which include, assessment, diagnosis, ordering/interpretation of laboratory or x-rays as well as prescribing of medication when indicated.
  • Refers students to specialists as appropriate
  • Collaborate and consult with other CHW team clinicians & the consulting physician when appropriate and to fulfill Commonwealth Of MA regulations

Other Responsibilities:
  • Phone & on-site triage assessment of students presenting/calling with non-emergency health concerns
  • Conduct telehealth visits assess for health concern appropriate to telehealth evaluation or if a higher level of care evaluation needed, performs telehealth history for all students in advance of in-person CHW evaluation or refers for a higher level of care
  • Perform office procedures including incision & drainage; suturing, CLIA laboratory /microscopy, phlebotomy, basic orthopedic immobilization
  • May participate in the development or implementation of educational outreach activities
  • File Care & Support reports to CAST case manager
  • Document medical visits, follow -up test results within the students EHR on a timely basis
  • Communicate with students through the Online secure health portal. Completion of Certification Course for Contact Tracers sponsored by Johns Hopkins and ability to serve as contact tracer &/or supervise non-clinical Emerson Contact Tracer during COVID-19 pandemic

  • Graduate of a professional advanced practice educational program MS degree in Nursing or related science/health specialty field
  • Current MA license for RN/NP or PA & eligibility for DEA/MDPH prescriptive authority
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in adult, family, ER or primary care practice setting
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal and excellent clinical decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy & CLIA waived laboratory testing
  • Current Professional Liability/ Malpractice Insurance $3 M per occurrence / $6 M aggregate
  • Current CPR certification
  • Working knowledge of the developmental needs of adolescents/ middle-aged adults

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical practice in ambulatory, primary care, ER school or college-based practice setting
  • Experience with a culturally diverse population
  • Prior experience in developing/presenting outreach programs
  • Demonstrated competence and experience with GYN, Contraceptive, STI, PrEP
  • Familiarity using screening tools, PHQ-9, GAD, AUDIT, CUDIT
  • Familiarity with using an electronic medical record (Medicat preferred)
  • Experience with telehealth remote visits
  • Minimum of 2 years prescriptive authority in Commonwealth of MA

Work Environment and Demands of the position:

Usual Office Conditions

Requires long periods of mental concentration

Requires constant coordination of Mental and Visual Attention

Requires ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time:

Salary is based upon experience and credentials. A rough salary range would be from $60,000 - $88,000 as a base salary range and not inclusive of the College's robust benefits.

Grade of Position: A17E

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25

Hiring Range: $73,550.00 - $77,100.00

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About Us
Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email:

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In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

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