Mid-Level Provider, Curry Health Center

Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Curry Health Center invites applications for a Mid-Level Provider to join their team. The physician assistant or nurse practitioner is an experienced, independent clinician who is able to thrive in a team environment. The clinician is: comfortable and competent with the use of an electronic health record; exercises excellent clinical judgment; has experience with a range of patient ages, with significant experience with a college age population; and has a high level of comfort and experience providing mental health care. The clinician will practice evidence-based medicine, and be experienced in both acute and chronic health care.

While this position does not directly supervise employees, it does assist in training and mentoring of students in clinical training programs, to include pharmacy students and ATC students. It requires an ability to bring together and maintain effective workgroups, promote cooperation and contribute to building of an environment of trust. The clinician has excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrates maturity, tact and professionalism in decision making and takes responsibility for their actions. In addition, clinic committee participation and/or leadership roles may be required.

Required Skills
  • Experience providing care for college age patients and be proficient in the use of an electronic health record
  • Experienced in both acute and chronic care and have a high level of comfort, experience, and proficiency in providing mental health care
  • Flexible to work the schedule assigned that meets the needs of the clinic
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise excellent clinical judgment and clinical skills
  • Thrives in a team environment
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated passion for the campus community and their health care concerns

Minimum Required Experience
  • Licensed to practice as a physician assistant (PA) or a nurse practitioner (NP) in the state of Montana with prescriptive authority authorized by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and a minimum of two years of experience working as a clinician in a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner role
  • Curry Health Center (CHC) strongly encourages all employees to be current with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on immunizations for Health Care Worker (HCW). This will ensure a safe work environment for our employees as well as our patients. The employees who have not been vaccinated will not be able to work if an outbreak occurs.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in young adult settings, a college health setting, knowledge of electronic health records, third party accreditation standards, and public health approaches to maintaining and improving community health

About Curry Health Center and UM

Curry Health Center is the primary health care provider for the students of the University of Montana. We fulfill our campus role of promoting student success by:

  • Providing direct health care to students,
  • Enhancing personal health and development,
  • Supporting the campus community through education and public health activities,
  • Providing a variety of learning opportunities for students.

The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana University System with over 10,000 students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 72,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the “ top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000 ” by the American Institute for Economic Research and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “ The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America” in 2014 . Many national publications recognize Missoula for its high quality of life . Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Mid-Level Provider

Position Number: 112420

Department: Curry Health Center

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 10 months/year, summer hours are required.

Salary: $42/hr . – not eligible for overtime.

Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE

Probationary Period: Six months minimum

Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Thursday, July 1 , 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online.

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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