Associate Director of Health Services: Nurse Practitioner
The Division of Student Affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a dynamic Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) to join our college community. The candidate will deliver high quality healthcare to our students. This is a full-time 10-month position.
Responsibilities and duties:
Provide direct patient care for Eastern students including wellness care, care of acute illnesses, treatment of injuries and chronic health conditions. Independently evaluate and manage patient care through assessment, diagnosis, diagnostic testing, appropriate treatment, and follow up within the scope of state licensure. Collaborate with and refer to other healthcare professionals for the care of the patient when indicated. Document findings and maintain confidentiality and privacy of patients’ protected health information according to FERPA and HIPAA guidelines. Provide safe, effective, and fiscally responsible care for the patient, department, and the organization.
Current license as a registered nurse, RN, in the State of Connecticut
Completion of a Nurse Practitioner program with a concentration in Adult and/or Family Practice
Current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner by an approved board
Licensure as an APRN (Nurse Practitioner) in the State of Connecticut
Current advanced CPR certification for the healthcare professional
Ability to practice independently
Experience with college age population and/or experience in a college setting.
Background in a preventative health care and wellness promotion.
Understanding of and experience with health issues likely to affect a diverse population of university students, including women’s health.
Clinical experience in urgent care, primary care, college health, family practice or acute care.
Experience with administrative aspects of a health care practice.
Submit a resume and cover letter with the contact information for three professional references to Ms. Heidi Paradis, at [email protected]