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Nurse Practitioner

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Boise State University
Location
Boise, ID
Closing date
Jul 11, 2021

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Job no: 495751
Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Nurse Practitioner is a trained licensed professional who provides medical care to patients who present to the Boise State University Health Center, including specialized procedures and administrative tasks related to the clinical component of the job.

Nurse Practitioners at the Health Center are expected to practice within the full scope of primary care medicine as is typical in a college health center environment. The Nurse Practitioner will, at any one time, maintain a patient panel that includes a mixture of acute and chronic stable medical problems, gender specific problems, as well as a panel of stable mental health patients. While areas of clinical interest or specialization may exist, the Nurse Practitioner is expected to maintain a core level of competence in all areas of primary care medicine and to seek continuing education in areas which support the ongoing maintenance of these generalist skills, or in areas that need development. The Nurse Practitioner will see all patients presented within the scope of practice of the Health Center and seek consultation with the physician(s) at the Health Center as needed.

Department Overview:

Health Services supports the educational mission of Boise State University by providing convenient, accessible and high-quality health care to the campus community. We strive to provide a wide range of comprehensive and integrated services to students, faculty, staff and their dependents on campus.

Level Scope:

Recognized master in professional discipline with significant impact and influence on campus policy and program development. Establishes critical strategic and operational goals; develops and implements new products, processes, standards or operational plans to achieve strategies. Regularly leads projects of critical importance to the campus; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. Requires significant influence and communication with executive leadership. Problems faced are frequently complex and multidimensional, requiring broad based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide quality medical care to patients at the Health Center, as demonstrated by satisfactory physician-conducted chart review, to include (98%):
    • Acute and chronic medical care within the scope of professional and community standards for a Nurse Practitioner (NP).
    • Additional competence in college health-focused care, including reproductive health, mental health and substance abuse diagnoses.
    • Practice in an integrated primary care practice which includes close collaborative relationships with mental/behavioral health providers and specialists, wellness educators, health coaches, sports medicine specialists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists.
    • Practice culturally competent care in a college population that includes international and gender diverse patients.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in Medical Services outreach activities which may include service on university committees, health education campaigns and other related duties as required (2%).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Leadership, self-confidence and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication abilities and interpersonal skills
  • Decision-making and problem solving skills and possess a basic knowledge of math and science
  • Good knowledge of: general primary care medicine at the level of Nurse Practitioner; human behavior and performance; principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Experience: diagnosing and treating human injuries, diseases, and deformities; psychological research methods; assessing and treating behavioral and affective disorders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Nursing—Advanced Practice Nursing (Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner)
  • Idaho State Board of Nursing: Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Board Certification: Board Certified by a recognized accrediting organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in the clinical preceptorship of nurse practitioner students.
  • American Heart Association: Basic and Advanced Life Support certifications
  • Microsoft computer platform operation
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic clinical microscopy
  • Microsoft Office applications: creation of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

Salary and Benefits:

Salary ranges from $87,000 to $102,000 depending on experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please provide a cover letter and resume with employment history.

Advertised: June 11, 2021 Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close: July 11, 2021 11:55 PM Mountain Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Boise State University

Boise State University has been named one of the most innovative national universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Our university is designated a doctoral research institution with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education. We are home to more than 25,000 students from every state and more than 60 foreign countries.

Points of Pride:

Boise State University’s College of Education is among the top 30 public universities on the U.S. News and World Report 2020 best graduate schools list. The college has climbed in rankings every year for the last six years and offers two doctoral programs, two educational specialist degrees, 14 master’s degrees and 13 graduate certificate programs training Idaho’s future teachers and educational leaders.

 

Boise State’s College of Business and Economics ranked 127 out of 220 national institutions for its part-time MBA program, jumping more than 40 rankings from its previous year’s ranking of 168.

 

Boise State University’s College of Engineering has been recognized for its dedication to promoting diversity and awarded the Bronze Award for the 2019 ASEE Diversity Recognition Program by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The

 

Bronze Award is the highest level that was conferred during 2019 and distinguishes colleges who are among the nation’s leaders in inclusive excellence.

 

Boise State University School of the Arts will offer two new degrees in creative writing — a bachelor of arts and bachelor of fine arts — as well as a bachelor of fine arts in narrative arts beginning in fall 2018. Students at Boise State also now will be able to minor in creative writing.

 

Boise State students can choose from more than 200 areas of study in seven academic colleges – including the nation’s only master’s degree in raptor biology.

 

We’ve become Idaho’s largest graduate school through record-setting growth. A recent study showed that Boise State is one of just three universities in the nation that have ranked in the top 5 percent of graduate school growth in both of the past two decades.

 

Expenditures for research projects at Boise State University reached an all-time high of more than $41 million in fiscal year 2018 – an 18 percent increase over the previous year and impressive 64 percent increase since fiscal year 2014, according to data tracked by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Higher Education Research and Development survey.

About Our Community:

Boise State, Idaho’s largest public university, drove $667.2 million of the state’s economy in fiscal year 2015 and created 6,987 jobs across the state.  Our campus is located in one of the fastest growing high-tech cities in the nation and home to several corporate headquarters, state and federal offices, medical centers and media outlets. The city has garnered national recognition from U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and Inc. for being a great place to live, work and study, and has been dubbed one of the hottest cities for entrepreneurs. With stats like these, it’s easy to see why more than 46,000 graduates have chosen to live in the Treasure Valley after earning their degree from Boise State.

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