Nurse Practitioner

Internal Title: Nurse Practitioner IV

Posting Number: STA00147PO17

College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

Department: Health Services

Advertised Salary Range: $75,000-$92,000

Part/Full-time: Full Time

Job Search Category: Health and Human Services

Advertised Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides continuous and comprehensive services necessary for the promotion of optimal health, prevention and treatment of illness and health maintenance. Patient care is provided under approved guidelines and in collaboration with physicians on the Medical Staff at Student Health Services (SHS). This position provides services primarily in the Women's Care Clinic advancing the medical home model. Assesses, treats, and manages complex patients upon admission to SHS, including family history and physical exam and distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings. Orders diagnostic testing as appropriate and accurately interprets findings. Determines a plan of care and collaborates with physicians, nurses, and all members of the health care team. Writes orders for fluids, medications, treatments and evaluates patient's response to that treatment. Makes changes as indicated. The NP must document patients' medical history, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes in a timely manner within the electronic health record and follows the guidelines for documentation according to SHS policy.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Licensure as a Nurse Practitioner by the South Carolina Board of Nursing and current board certification in specialty area.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.