Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Per Diem)

Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Category:

Casual Wage

Position Title:

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (Per Diem)

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time


Dean of the College


Student Health Services

Department Statement:

Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University ‘Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore. This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.
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:


Colgate is a nationally recognized liberal arts college set on a beautiful campus in central New York.

Some 2,900 undergraduates are enrolled in 54 programs, taking advantage of the university's award-winning curriculumoff-campus study program, and numerous research opportunities.

Students enjoy small class sizes taught by expert faculty members -- not teaching assistants.

The university’s strategic plan offers a blueprint for turning today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders, joining the scores of alumni already playing major roles in a variety of fields. The Center for Career Services is a key player as students make this transition.

Colgate hums with activity. It is a place where the arts thrive. Student-athletes compete at the very highest level of NCAA Division I sports. There are dozens of club and intramural sports programs, and the college’s outdoor education program is second to none.

Above all, Colgate is about academic excellence. It is a tradition forged in 1819 and honed through the years by each class of select students.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by academic excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry. Located on a beautiful campus in upstate New York, Colgate takes pride in the active engagement of its students, staff, and faculty in local, national, and global communities. At Colgate, we feel that a diverse and inclusive community is a cornerstone of educational excellence.

The Office of Equity and Diversity at Colgate is charged with fostering a diverse and collaborative community by increasing understanding, respect and inclusion. It is the mission of the office to support campus diversity initiatives with the goal of increasing understanding, respect and inclusion, and to ensure compliance with policies relating to affirmative action, discrimination, and harassment.  The university’s strong commitment to equal opportunity and inclusivity is clearly articulated in the diversity mission statement found here.  The university strives to provide an environment where everyone in our community can learn about, appreciate, and celebrate our diverse cultures and gain understanding, knowledge and skills to be engaged citizens locally as well as globally.

Colgate University fully subscribes to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in private institutions of higher education. Colgate will not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any complaint process at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies. This nondiscrimination policy covers both employment and access to educational opportunities.  It is the policy of the university to provide equal opportunity in employment and not to discriminate against any individuals with disabilities who are qualified for employment in the positions for which they apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

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