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Advanced Practice Provider, Curry Health Center

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 3, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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The Curry Health Center invites applications for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) The APP must be an experienced, independent clinician who is able to thrive in a team environment. The individual assigned to this position must be comfortable and competent with the use of an electronic health record, exercises excellent clinical judgment, and possess experience working with a wide range of patients of various ages. The APP will be evidence based in their practice of medicine. This position assists in training and mentoring of students in clinical training programs, including pharmacy students and ATC students. In addition, clinic committee participation and/or leadership roles may be required.

The Advanced Practice Provider will provide health care services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. This position will conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, counsel patients, and prescribe medications. This position requires licensure as a Physician’s Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Montana.

Upon completion of training, the incumbent will have developed a working knowledge of:
  • The electronic health system used at the health center
  • Curry Health and university policies and procedures
  • Ability to work well with colleagues and staff within the medical clinic
  • Ability to use Curry Health Center services and resources effectively to benefit students
Required Skills
  • Experience providing care for college age patients
  • 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
  • Knowledge of electronic health records
  • Ability to be flexible, eager and willing to work the schedule assigned that meets the needs of the clinic
  • Ability to get along with co-workers and to lead by example
  • Significant experience with a college age population, and possess a high level of comfort and experience providing mental health care
  • Ability to bring together and maintain effective workgroups, promote cooperation and contribute to the building of an environment of trust
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrates tact and professionalism in decision-making
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
Minimum Required Experience
  • Licensure as a Physician’s Assistant or Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Montana.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a clinician in a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner role
  • Independent, exercises excellent clinic judgment, has a positive attitude, is enjoyable to work with
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Strong leadership skills, excellent clinical skills, a passion for this population and their health care concerns
  • 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 would be beneficial
  • Demonstrates initiative in their work at the health center and provides exceptional service and care to students
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 flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. 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, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Advanced Practice Provider (Mid-Level Provider)

Position Number: 112420

Department: Curry Health Center

Work Schedule: 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Academic Year (10 months)

Salary: $45/hr - less than 5 years’ experience; $46/hr - 5 to 9 years’ experience; $47/hr - 10+ years’ experience

Union Affiliation: Out of Union

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: Sunday, November 28, 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 via "New Resume/CV" button below

*Please note, only five (5) attachments allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

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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