Temporary Nurse Practitioner

Dahlonega, GA
Aug 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Temporary Nurse Practitioner

Position Number: 53072445`

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 08/19/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Temporary Nurse Practitioner. This is a temporary, full or part time, non-benefitted Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant position for the UNG Student Health Services on the Dahlonega campus. Up to 40 hours per week allowed. In this position, the NP/PA will practice under the direction of the University Physician according to mutually agreeable written protocols and in accordance with the Nurse Practitioner Act and rules and regulations established by the State of Georgia or the PA job description set forth by the Georgia Composite Medical Board. The NP/PA has the opportunity to provide quality care and treatment for students with minor injuries and illnesses as well as consultations, physical exams and procedures in the Women's and Men's area. Facilitates referrals of those students whose illnesses or injuries are beyond the capability of the Student Health Services.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Temporary Nurse Practitioner will
  • Obtain health history and explores chief complaint; perform physical examination and/or procedures indicated by the complaints, recordspertinent data on patient's chart consisting of subjective and objective findings, assessment and impression along with plan of care; deliver medications as needed to patients indicated by treatment plan.
  • Order appropriate laboratory procedures as indicated by the nature of the complaint. Review findings and appraises patient.
  • Responsible for Open House and INTRO session coverage.
  • Consult physician as indicated. Provide referrals to appropriate physicians, specialist, dentist, or other health care providers for consultation as needed.
  • Provide patient education as indicated by nature of complaints or illness. Formulate and prepares health education handouts. Provides health information to students, staff, and parents.
  • Develop relevant educational materials and presentations for staff to keep abreast of current trends and changes. Prepare classes and presentations for resident students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have knowledgeable of current medical treatment practices, trends, and remedies.
  • Ability and skill in diagnosis and treatment of students with illness and/or injuries.
  • Network with area medical specialist and facilities to enhance referrals when needed.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Nursing or its equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in family practice/urgent care preferred; new graduates will be considered.
  • Licensed in the State of Georgia.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.