Part-Time Nurse Practitioner

Job description

Posting Number:

S05752P

Working Title:

Part-Time Nurse Practitioner

Department:

UHC Medical Services

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

GDCP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm; as needed

Advertised Salary:

$47/hr

Posting Date:

02/25/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

04/01/2021

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Physician (Hourly)

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

0.20

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; possession of a license as a Registered Professional Nurse issued by the State of Georgia. Completion of a master’s degree level nurse practitioner program with certification as a Nurse Practitioner as recognized by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Preference given to College Health or adolescent/young adult health care and experience in an integrated Primary/Behavioral care environment. Current BLS Certification or attainment within 30 days of start.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of a physician, provides age-appropriate primary care to eligible members of the University community in the form of primary prevention, health education, and assessment and treatment of health problems. Obtains medical history and performs physical assessments. Analyzes, interprets, and evaluates subjective and objective findings to develop an assessment and initiate a treatment plan or referral to appropriate physician. Assists the physician or performs routine duties and collaborates/consults with the physician as indicated in UHC procedures and clinical guidelines in accordance with privileges granted. Promotes healthy living through education and primary prevention. Provides appropriate documentation in the medical chart. Attends and participates in staff conferences, clinic and committee meetings. Obtains appropriate continuing medical education maintains licensure and national certification. Participates in performance improvement activities of the team or department and demonstrates the ability to further and support the Health Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Two years of primary care experience.

Physical Demands:

Sit, stand, bend, reach, and walk as needed for shift.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Analyzes, interprets, and evaluates subjective and objective findings to develop an assessment in order to initiate a treatment plan or referral to appropriate physician or provider. Performs routine therapeutic duties (e.g. providing first aid care, wound care, suturing minor wounds and lacerations, suture removal, incision and drainage procedures) and collaborates/consults with the physician as indicated in Nurse Practitioner protocols and University Health Center procedures in accordance with privileges granted.

Percentage of time:

25

Duties/Responsibilities:

Provides age-appropriate patient care to University students and eligible members of the University community. Obtains medical history and performs physical assessments appropriate to the patient’s presenting complaints and age. Provides appropriate documentation in the medical record. Attends and participates in staff conferences, clinic meetings, committee meetings, and NP/PA meetings.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Develops a plan of care based upon assessment, which includes prescribing appropriate medications and treatments, providing follow-up care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. Promotes healthy living through education and primary prevention. Provides patient education regarding medications, treatments, anticipated outcomes, and referrals.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Contributes to the University Health Center service culture. Demonstrates effective and professional communication skills. Participates in performance improvement activities of the team or department and demonstrates the ability to further and support the Health Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values.

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Obtains appropriate continuing medical education and maintains licensure, national certification, and Georgia Board recognition as a nurse practitioner. Works effectively as a member of a team. Takes leadership responsibility for completion of tasks when indicated and satisfies team expectations regarding work habits.

Percentage of time:

15

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2021
Work Type: Part Time
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