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Nurse Practitioner (Academic Year-9 months)

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Nurse Practitioner (Academic Year-9 months) Overview
Provide diagnostic and treatment services to patients of the student health center. Essential Duties:
1. Examine, diagnosis, and recommend appropriate treatment and/or referral to student patients presenting with symptoms.

2. Utilize laboratory, x-ray and other diagnostic testing in an appropriate and cost effective manner to manage patient care. Utilize third-party physicians and other medical professionals where appropriate.

3. Maintain clinical documentation on all patient encounters in a timely manner, including documentation of telephone calls, prescriptions and results reporting. Ensure that patient confidentiality is observed at all times.

4. Organize and handle scheduled caseload in a timely manner. Assist colleagues and staff in difficult or overload situations.

5. Support the administrative duties of the Student Health Center including ensuring effective patient flow, development of patient data for reporting purposes, and contribute to efficient office operations. Make recommendations regarding office services and procedures where appropriate. Marginal Duties:
1.Perform all other duties as may be required.

Education and Experience Required
  • Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Three to five years experience as a Nurse Practitioner, with experience in college health or adolescent medicine preferred.
  • Certification as an adult or family Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive privileges.
  • CPR certified.
  • State licensure as a Nurse Practitioner.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 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 Academic Year (9 months) Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS699P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts


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