Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Full-Time)
Department:: Health Services
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Oct 6, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
About American International College:
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 3200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.
*Responsible for primary care of acute and sub-acute, chronic and episodic conditions, illnesses, and injuries; assumes ongoing responsibility for a patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery under the supervision of a physician or specific protocol
*Follow protocols, diagnose common illnesses and injuries with the ability to distinguish between normal, normal variance, and abnormal findings based upon evaluation of the patient's medical history and physical examination
*Perform complete physical examinations (pre-matriculation, study abroad, employment, and sports participation) including taking medical history, using the clinical techniques of observation, percussion, palpation, and auscultation
*Perform women's health examinations including screening for abnormalities, contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, and STI evaluation with referral to community specialists if needed
*Select and request laboratory tests, x-rays, and diagnostic tests, interpreting test results together with a patient's history and physical to assess a patient's needs
*Prescribe medication and contraceptive methods in accordance with prescriptive authority and perform suturing and special procedures
*Other duties as assigned
*Required Degree(s): Successfully completed a licensure course and be licensed to practice.
*Required Field of Expertise: Two years post-certification or post-licensure medical practice
*Preferred Field of Expertise: Experience working in a college student health environment.
*Required Training/Cert: Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant by a nationally recognized organization.
*Knowledge of budget management and planning
*Must be able to work with a diverse student body from a variety of backgrounds and socio-economic experiences
*Strong supervisory and decision making skills.
This is a full-time, non-exempt level, benefit eligible position. Normal department office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. This is a 10-month position scheduled for 35 hours per week during the months of August through May. Requires the ability to work pre-scheduled new student orientation during the summer months. The position is not required to be on-call or work weekends.
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.
- Brief cover letter
- Current resume
- Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)
Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.