Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (Family Medicine & Rural Health)

Job description

Job ID: 44256

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Family Medicine & Rural Health - College of Medicine


This position provides primary health care, managing patients with multiple medical conditions, within school-based health centers within Gadsden County public schools.

This position documents patient medical and social histories and performs complete physical examinations to assess, diagnose, plan treatment, set priorities and realistic outcomes, and evaluate the effectiveness, quality, safety and cost efficiency of patient care. Provides and coordinates clinical care for patients through established protocols and under the supervising physician who is either on site or available by phone or page. Performs procedures specific to the work environment after demonstrated competency and within the guidelines of scope of practice and credentialing protocols. Assess patients for change in status and institutes appropriate interventions. Initiates emergency interventions in an effort to stabilize the patient until physician support or EMS arrives. Develops patient care pathways, protocols and guidelines for the management of specific problems in conjunction with physicians and other members of the health care team. Analyzes clinical practice patterns to provide optimum medical care and to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

Communicates verbally and in writing all pertinent patient information to supervising MD, the care team and other relevant healthcare providers. Documents in the patient electronic medical record all relevant data including, but not limited to: results of diagnostic tests, laboratory results, patient conditions, and response to therapies/interventions. Maintains close communication and coordination of care, as needed, with supervising MD/DO, community health providers, and mental/behavioral health counsellors. Utilizes appropriate prescriptive privileges for identified patient population. This position has prescriptive authority for prescribing, ordering, and or administering drugs and necessary medical devices.

Assesses educational needs of the patient-care staff, including staff of the local Department of Health (DOH) assigned to the clinic site, and provides training, as well as formal education as needed. Assesses educational needs of the patients, families, school faculty, DOH staff and community agencies as needed, and provides culturally-sensitive patient/family health education interventions as indicated. All patient education will be documented in the patient's medical record.

Provides expertise and resource information to other healthcare providers, patients and families, faculty and principal of the schools, community agencies such as PAEC, and the community at large related to pediatric and community health conditions. Role model for advanced practice professionalism through conduct, communication, dress, leadership, ethical decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Maintains all professional requirements for licensure and certification. As it relates to the clinical responsibilities, participates in the education of medical students, residents and physician assistants in the FSU COM training programs.


Master's degree or higher from an accredited Advanced Practice Nursing program.

Valid Florida licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (in accordance with Chapter 464, FS); or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain licensure in FL.
Certified as a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner (in accordance with Chapter 464, FS); or certified in another state with the ability to obtain certification in FL.
Valid FL or GA Driver's License required or ability to obtain.
Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Experience providing subject matter expertise and counseling others.
Experience assessing patient condition independently or in consultation, and providing appropriate treatment or referral for treatment.
Experience with medical resources and health practices.
Experience applying current principles, methods, and practices for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Knowledge of prescription drugs and other medications and the standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to pharmaceuticals.
Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids.
Skill in assessment and treatment of persons from diverse populations.
Experience performing assigned responsibilities with minimal to moderate supervision.
Experience differentiating emergency and non-emergency situations.
Experience safely performing medical examinations and/or tests on patients to include physical exams and developing patient Individual Treatment plans.

This position requires a post-offer physical examination and Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD) test.


Minimum of 1 year working in a school-based health clinic.
Valid DEA license.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11. A separate background check through the school district, and DCF screening prior to engaging in summer camp duties will be required.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/16/2018
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