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Part-Time Advanced Practice Clinician

Emerson College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Part-Time Advanced Practice Clinician
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Provide clinical care to Emerson College students experiencing acute illnesses/injuries and chronic health conditions at the Boston campus health center.

Our mission is 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.

The position is part-time 26 hours/week and will include coverage of one evening clinic until 7 PM with at least 3 full days and up to 4 partial days on campus with the balance of hours providing telehealth and triage evaluation remotely based upon team needs.

Reports To: Director, Center for Health & Wellness

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • 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, but are not limited to, 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 as well as the consulting physician when appropriate and to fulfill Commonwealth of MA regulations

Your Other Responsibilities:
  • Phone and on-site triage assessment of students presenting/calling ith non-emergency health concerns
  • Conduct telehealth visits assess for health concern appropriate to telehealth evaluation or if a higher level of care evaluation is 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 and drainage; suturing, CLIA laboratory /microscopy, phlebotomy, basic orthopedic immobilization
  • May participate in the development or implementation of educational outreach activities
  • File Care and 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.
  • Must complete Certification Course for Contact Tracers sponsored by Johns Hopkins and ability to serve as contact tracer and/or supervise non-clinical Emerson Contact Tracer during COVID-19 pandemic

Your Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal and excellent clinical decision-making skills
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy & CLIA waived laboratory testing
  • Current CPR certification
  • Working knowledge of the developmental needs of adolescents/ middle-aged adults

You will be preferred if you have:
  • 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

Required Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in adult, family, ER or primary care practice setting

Preferred Work Experience:
  • 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

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:
  • Requires ability to lift and move objects that are under 10 lbs

* In the event of a College-wide Emergency in which the campus is closed, this position may be required to perform the role/responsibilities remotely or on campus including the possibility of weekend coverage.

Grade of Position: A17E

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 26.00

Salary: $53,864.80

In addition to a competitive salary, Emerson College is committed to the health and well-being of our employees and family members. We offer a generous benefits package to regular staff scheduled to work 20+ hours per week.

Benefits include outstanding health plans with limited out-of-pocket expenses, dental plans, generous time-off programs, and a 403(b) retirement benefit with a 9% employer contribution once eligible. Additional benefits such as life and disability coverage as well as commuter offerings are available.

Please refer to our benefits website for a full list of benefits and eligibility requirements.

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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:

Annual Clery Report
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.

Grade Ranges
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