Senior Nurse Practitioner

Location
Middlebury
Posted
Jun 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Senior Nurse Practitioner

Middlebury College


Posting Number: S00882

Location: Middlebury Main Campus

Band/Level: SP3B

Hiring Minimum: Commensurate with experience.

Hourly/Salaried: Hourly

Typical hours per two week pay period: 38.75

Brief Position Summary:
Provides advanced-level age-appropriate general medical care, evaluation, treatment and health care maintenance services to college students with a wide range of health concerns. Performs Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner exams.

Essential Functions:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

• Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
• Provides acute medical care including but not limited to: respiratory illness, musculoskeketal injury, gastrointestinal disorders, dermatological conditions, gynecological conditions, medication prescription and management, and a variety of infections and systemic illnesses.
• Provides care for physical manifestations of stress when appropriate, such as temporary sleep disturbances and reassurance that physical symptoms are not serious or life-threatening.
• Provides health care maintenance including but not limited to: routine physicals for students in study abroad programs, travel medicine consults and immunizations, annual gynecological exams, contraceptive counseling and management and ongoing education related to prevention of illness and promotion of health.
• Orders and reviews lab work and x-rays and devises treatment plans based on results.
• Evaluates and treats students in emergencies in the absence of physician.
• Performs a variety of on-site lab tests.
• Provides SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) services as part of the Middlebury College -Porter Hospital SANE group.
• Consults and collaborates with the college physician, training room staff, commons deans, counseling staff, and students’ home providers, when appropriate.
• Provides information and consults with parents when needed.
• Documents and updates information in students’ health records.
• Admits students to the health center for day observation when their condition warrants, evaluates/directs their care, discharges them when appropriate.
• Refers students to on-campus and Middlebury area resources when needed.
• Provides consultation for the nursing staff including during the early evening and weekend hours via telephone when needed.
• Assists in developing and revising flow sheets and protocols as needed.
• Participates in periodic health center and campus-wide meetings.
• Presents health related information to campus groups when requested.

General Responsibilities:
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education:
MS degree in nursing with adult or family nurse practitioner specialty.
Licensure: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the state of Vermont and DEA registration.
Certification: National Certification maintained through ongoing continuing education.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner certification or willingness to be trained.

Knowledge:
Up to date CPR certification.
Proficiency with electronic health records
Proficiency with voice recognition software
Proficiency with Microsoft suite
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
Must have strong women’s health care skills.
Experience performing pre-travel exams and immunization assessments is preferable.

Experience:
6-10 years of experience is preferable.

Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening:
Criminal Background Check

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Reference providers should have supervised and or worked closely with the candidate applying.

To apply, visit: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/15359

Middlebury is committed to hiring a diverse staff and faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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