Temporary - Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Per Diem)

Job description

Job Category:

Casual Wage

Position Title:

Temporary - Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Per Diem)

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time


Dean of the College


Student Health Services

Department Statement:

The Colgate Student Health Center provides convenient, high-quality, and cost-effective care to a diverse group of students, functioning as a primary care provider while students are enrolled at Colgate.

Per diem positions may work a set schedule or be on call to work as needed based on caseload. They are primarily responsible for the delivery of health care services to students.


Currently, the Colgate Student Health Center has partnered with other departments on campus to provide preemptive, routine COVID-19 screening for the entire Colgate campus. This includes all students, faculty, and staff.

Mid-level practitioners assist colleagues in overseeing the COVID-19 testing areas as well as managing members of the testing team.
Performs assessments as needed prior to administering COVID-19 testing.
Performs simple laboratory testing for COVID-19 and administers injections.
Counsels and educates students, faculty, and staff in preventative and self-care.

The effective and accurate care of patients including diagnosing illnesses and injuries, developing treatment plans, prescribing medication, administering medical treatments, referring to other health care professionals as needed, and appropriate follow up on each of these interventions.

Performing emergency procedures as necessary.

Counseling and educating patients/students on medical/personal problems.

Follow policy/procedure with respect to documentation and communicating student health information to impacted stakeholders.

Creating and managing specific treatment plans as assigned, eg. women’s health treatment plans.

Ensuring key stakeholders in on-campus wellness programs receive effective training and guidance on relevant student health topics.

Participate in Department, Division, and/or campus committees.

Other duties as assigned.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications:

At least three years of clinical experience as a PA/NP required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working with a diverse patient population, within a fast-paced clinical setting, and experience with EMR software systems;
Previous experience working with adolescents and college-aged students


Maintenance of New York State licensure as well as National Certification as a Physician Assistant (NCCPA) or Nurse Practitioner (ANCC/AANPCP/AACN) with regular and DEA prescriptive privileges.

Other Information:

Current AHA BLS/AED Provider certification is required for hire and must be renewed.

Requisition Number:




Work Schedule:

As needed

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act:

The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at [email protected]. You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at: www.colgate.edu/offices/support/campussafety.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/16/2021
Application Due: 4/16/2021
Work Type: Part Time