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Nurse Practitioner

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 16, 2023

Job Details


Assume an independent clinical practice, assessing, diagnosing, and implementing a health care management plan for both acute and chronic conditions within the scope of the Student Health Services and as described in the State of Rhode Island General Laws, Chapter 5-34-3.

  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations of clients to identify actual or potential health problems.
  • Assess and analyze clinical signs and symptoms, diagnose actual/potential health problems, and structure a care plan to promote optimal health; consult with other health care professionals as needed.
  • Maintain complete and accurate clinical records and reports.
  • Independently prescribe and/or administer appropriate medication, corrective measures, and medical therapeutics within legal scope of practice.
  • Follow up on ordered labs and radiology with patients.
  • Provide referrals to consulting specialists and conduct follow-up as necessary.
  • Demonstrated documented experience with routine outpatient GYN care.
  • Demonstrated experience with Electronic Health Records (EMR).
  • Initiate emergency treatment of acute medical problems within written protocol.
  • Promote wellness through health teaching and counseling for a wide variety of health issues/concerns.
  • Work with other departments in various sick protocols (ex. extended illness notices, hospital admission notices to Dean's office)
  • Provide educational programs outside the exam room to students and other staff based on Health Services goals and needs.
  • Maintain HIPAA throughout clinical practice and other departmental meetings.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Health Services.


The Nurse Practitioner of Health Services will be scheduled for on or about 29 weeks at 30 hours per week, from the start of the academic year through the week leading up to commencement. Additionally, the position requires 5 extra weeks at 30 hours per week. This includes 3 weeks before the academic year in August, 1 week prior to the start of the spring semester in January and 1 week after commencement. This is a total of on or about 34 weeks. In certain circumstances, would need to be available for weekend shifts on rotation with the other providers.


The employee is not exposed to known adverse environmental conditions other than those of working in healthcare settings.


  • Possess the knowledge and clinical skills to provide patient care as a nurse practitioner without direct supervision.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; be able to organize, coordinate, and supervise support staff.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to prepare and deliver health education presentations before groups of students or staff.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of computer software applications (Microsoft Office programs, etc.)
  • Proven ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care and to represent a diverse campus community positively and effectively with prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Strong respect and desire to support diverse and inclusive communities.
  • Education: Master's degree in nursing and a bachelor's degree in nursing or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: A minimum of one year of experience as a nurse practitioner.
  • Must have a current R.I. Registered Nurse License and meet all qualifications as a Registered Nurse Practitioner in either adult medicine or family practice.
  • Must meet all qualifications for prescriptive privileges. (Reference: Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner as defined in Chapter 5-34-35 and 5-34-39 of the R.I. General laws.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally recognized organization by virtue of examination.
  • Must have current C.P.R. certification.

Experience: 1+ years' experience as a nurse practitioner. Areas of experience should include general internal medicine, family medicine, adult medicine, gynecology, mental health issues, orthopedics, and urgent care/emergency medicine.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify . ( Spanish )



Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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