Physician Assistant

Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
Jun 29, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Physician Assistant


Requisition Number: STFR003049

Division/College: University Health and Counseling

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (PA or NP), under the supervision of a physician, serves as a primary care provider to the Northeastern University student body. The PA or NP diagnoses and treats acute and chronic disease and provides preventive care and health education as well as performs health screenings. The PA or NP participates in quality assessment of the work of the health center, collaborates with the health care team and serves as a resource to the nurses and medical assistants.


-Certificate of Registration as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. (For a Physician Assistant a bachelors degree is required and graduation from a Physician Assistant training program certified by the Board of Registration of Physician Assistants and passing of the certifying examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.)
-Massachusetts and Federal DEA certificates.
-Prior experience in primary care, particularly in student health, highly desirable.
-Excellent interpersonal skills to include effective interviewing and counseling skills; must be able to use tact, discretion, and sensitivity in patient interactions.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Must be able to work cooperatively with all University Health and Counseling Center staff and community-based hospitals and health care providers.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.