Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

Job Details

Category:: Administrative/Staff
Subscribe::
Department:: Health Services
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Oct 18, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 3962
Position ID:: 168913

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Responsible for primary care and management of acute, sub-acute, chronic and episodic conditions, illnesses, and injuries.

  • Follow protocols, diagnose common illnesses and injuries with the ability to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings, and evaluate the patient's need for medical follow up.

  • Perform complete physical examinations (pre-matriculation, study abroad, employment, and sports participation).

  • Perform women's health examinations including screening for abnormalities, contraceptive management, pregnancy testing, and STI evaluation with referral to community specialists if needed.

  • Select and request laboratory tests, imaging, and diagnostic tests, perform point-of-care testing, interpret test results, and follow up with patient on test results.

  • Prescribe medication and contraceptive methods in accordance with prescriptive authority.

  • Perform special procedures including suturing, phlebotomy, wound care, injections, incision and drainage, and splinting.

  • Documentation of patient visits in the electronic medical record to include chief complaint, history of present illness, review of systems, social history, family history, allergies, medications, physical exam findings, diagnosis, and plan of care.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program.

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Experience working in a primary care, urgent care, emergency department, or college health environment. Two years post-certification or post-licensure medical practice preferred.

  • Required Training/Cert: Certification as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner by a nationally recognized organization (e.g. NCCPA).

  • Required Licensure(s): Current, unrestricted license as a Physician Assistant or Registered Nurse Practitioner in the state of Massachusetts and Massachusetts prescriptive privileges are required. Active DEA and MCSR required.

  • Preferred Licensure(s): BLS, ACLS


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Experience working with college students - obtaining history of present illness, review of systems, performing physical examinations, developing a differential diagnosis, ordering labs/imaging tests, interpretation of lab/imaging results, prescribing medications and treatments, and providing patient education.

  • Strong medical decision making skills.

  • Must be able to work with a diverse student body from a variety of backgrounds and socio-economic experiences.

  • Ability to create or design health-related programming and/or educational handouts/materials for patients.

  • Experience using an electronic medical record system.



Additional Information:


Work Schedule


This is a full-time, exempt level, benefit eligible position. Normal department office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., flexible to the needs of the department. This is a 10-month position scheduled for 35 hours per week from August through May and requires the ability to work pre-scheduled new student orientation dates during the summer months. The position is not required to be on-call and is rarely asked to work weekends.


AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Organization

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

Company info
Website
Telephone
413-205-3544
Location
1000 State Street
Springfield
MA
01109
US

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert