Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

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Job Title: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Location: Counseling Health Wellnss Svcs
Regular/Temporary:
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 5561
Staff Posting Details
Appointment: Regular, (0.833 FTE) position. This is a 10 month position that works full time during the academic year, August 1 – June 1.

Position Summary: The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner provides direct service in primary medical care to students in an ambulatory care clinic. Diagnose, treat and prescribe medication according to scope of practice. Counsel and educate patients regarding health issues.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

    Within scope of practice, provide primary medical care to students, including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of general medical problemsProvide patient education regarding physical and mental healthOversee and support the student medical assistant programCollaborate with other CHWS membersConsult with staff and parents about health and medical issues of students when appropriate and with written consent from the studentMonitor CHWS web page for updatesMaintain accurate and complete electronic medical recordsParticipate in Division and other University meetings, projects, and committeesMaintain continuing medical education units as required for licenseReview and write protocols and policy for CHWS medical treatmentAbility to work in respiratory care satellite clinic on campus which provides COVID-19 testing
Qualifications:

Required

    Baccalaureate degree National Board Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP), family or adult practiceDEA license eligibleAbility to exercise a considerable degree of independent judgement and actionExperience developing and implementing a variety of programs and outreach servicesCommitment to equal opportunity/affirmative action Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community
Preferred

    Two or more years of experience in primary care, including patient education, and/or college setting experience Masters degreeLicensed to practice in the State of WashingtonUnderstanding of and appreciation for student affairs field Commitment to liberal arts education
Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.

The pay range for this position is $60,000 to $65,000 annually depending on experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices-services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than October 29, 2020 to ensure consideration.

Required Documents:

    ResumeLetter of Interest
Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.

Diversity Statement:

    We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.
Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.


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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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