Salary: $91,356 - $127,908
Title: Nurse Practitioner
Department: Student Health Services
Date Posted: 10/13/2016
Position Information: The Nurse Practitioner will provide direct patient care at the Student Health Center. The Nurse Practitioner will provide primary care, women's health, and urgent care services to our patients and be working closely with the Chief Physician and the Student Health Center Team. The Nurse Practitioner will also participate in projects to improve patient care.
This is a 10-month career position.
Minimum Requirements: Possession of a current unrestricted California Registered Nurse License. Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Academic Program and Nurse Practitioner Certification by National Organization. Current unrestricted DEA and NPI number.
Must possess sufficient experience to independently perform the scope of practice identified for the position. Minimum of five years working in primary care, with 2 years experience in Women's Health Care or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of gynecological principles and practices that is applicable to women students, including birth control, care of gynecological illnesses, and teaching good self-care to minimize problems.
Experience in taking medical history and performing physical examinations. Skills to obtain laboratory specimens and perform basic lab tests.
Knowledge of specialists in the community and facilities available for appropriate referral as needed.
Knowledge of electronic medical records and patient care documentation.
Current CPR and AED certification.
Skills to communicate with students to gain their confidence and cooperation in their care and have the ability to relate well with students and staff as a provider. Flexibility in working with a variety of ethnic, religious and lifestyle backgrounds. Skills to effectively communicate with staff and peers to maintain a cooperative approach in the care of the students. Courteous and pleasant manner. Ability to treat co-workers with respect and resolve conflict by acceptable methods.
Must pass UC Credentialing, reference checks and criminal background check.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a Student Health Center.
Familiar with Point and Click EMR.
Certified in Colposcopy.
Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
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UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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