Student Affairs

Nurse Practitioner (9 Month)

Curry College

Milton, MA United States

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing confidential and comprehensive healthcare to the undergraduate students of Curry College. The nurse practitioner promotes excellence in the delivery of health care combined with autonomous skills and expanded knowledge.  She/he is a nursing leader and clinical resource to other members of the health care team.  The NP has accountability and responsibility for comprehensive health care and demonstrates professional maturity in clinical judgment and health care concerns. This position will work a 9-month schedule typically beginning in mid-August and continuing through mid-May.

Essential Functions:

Clinical:

·                     Provides medical care and treatment for acute and stable chronic illnesses to undergraduate students at Curry College;

·                     Performs history and physical examinations, formulation of care plans, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests and provides education to students;

·                     Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy or related therapeutic procedures;

·                     Document clinical encounters via an EMR clearly, precisely and in a timely manner;

·                     Follows established protocols and consults with supervising physician when appropriate;

·                     Provides medical advice and information to students during each visit to ensure understanding of their condition and treatment;

·                     Consults with specialist or outside providers in regard to student information and treatment;

·                     Refers students to emergency services or specialty providers when appropriate;

·                     Collaborates with other departments on campus and participates in wellness-related programs and activities;

·                     Follows confidentiality /FERPA guidelines and collaborates with the College administration on cases involving student medical situations when needed;

·                     Assists in monitoring the public health and safety of our campus by reviewing immunization compliance and implementing measures to decrease the spread of communicable diseases.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Master’s degree in Nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved school of nursing;

·         Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a registered nurse in the expanded role of nurse practitioner;

·         Three years’ experience as a family or adult nurse practitioner in a college health, urgent care or primary care setting;

·         Holds current valid Massachusetts Controlled Substance registration number from the Department of Public Health;

·         Holds a current, valid US DEA Controlled substance registration number;

·         Holds current certification in BLS for Healthcare Providers;

·         Basic computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Previous experience and sensitivity in working with a diverse student population.

At the College’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the college, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration.   Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.  


Requirements

  • Start Date: 8/12/2019 - Approximate
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration.   Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.