NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jul 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - STUDENT HEALTH CENTER
STUDENT HEALTH CENTER-ADMINISTRATIVE

Scope of Responsibilities
In collaboration with the supervising physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) will provide primary health care for Duke Students at the Duke Student Health Center, an ambulatory clinic. The NP/PA will provide direct patient care services, including but not limited to acute and chronic care, preventive care and health maintenance counseling, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and coordination of care with professional consultants.

Duties
1. Provide primary health care for Duke University students. Obtain complete medical histories; conduct physical examinations; order and interpret laboratory and radiographic studies; arrive at diagnostic conclusions; recommend therapies; prescribe medications; initiate referrals to specialists and professional consultants; consult with supervising physician(s) based upon clinical and regulatory indications; perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to Pap smears, incision and drainage of abscesses, and other basic dermatologic procedures; appropriately record clinical data in the patient's electronic medical record. 55%

2. Perform health maintenance examinations on Duke Students; recommend age appropriate and evidence based preventive care and screenings; complete forms where appropriate or necessary. 20%

3. Participate in research and/or outreach projects that further Student Health's mission of enhancing the health and wellness of Duke Students. 10%

4. Participate in ongoing Student Health quality improvement assurance processes. 5%

5. Participate in the Student Health after-hours call and clinic coverage system 5%

6. Other duties as assigned. 5%



Requisition Number
300000508

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
1631 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Job Family Level
55

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education
Work requires completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing - OR - graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.

Experience
None required above education/training requirement but exposure sports medicine, women's health care, allergy/travel medicine, or student health preferred.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
- NP's must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment.
- PA's must be licensed in the state of North Carolina, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Strongly Preferred Experience
# Experience in adult or family primary care practice.
# Experience in college health or with college-aged population.
# Minimum 3 years of clinical experience.


Auto req ID

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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