Nurse Practitioner Per-Diem

Nurse Practitioner Per-Diem

locationWestfield, MA 01085, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/27/2023
ExpiresExpires: 3/13/2024
Part Time
Nurse Practitioner Per-DiemAbout Westfield State University:In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.Job Description:Campus Title: Nurse Practitioner Per-DiemDepartment: Health ServicesFLSA Status: Non-ExemptFunding: Contracted PositionJob Type: Part-time Per-Diem PermanentTimeframe: Academic CalendarShift: TBDRegular Days Off: TBDSupervision Received: Reports directly to the Director, Health Services.Salary: $60.00 Per HourGeneral Statement of Duties:Student Health Services is seeking an energetic and dedicated Nurse Practitioner (NP) to provide professional clinical medical services for Westfield State University (WSU) students emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention on a Per-Diem basis. The NP will be responsible for the delivery of urgent care, conducting medical histories and physical exams, management of immunizations requirements and health clearance for students when needed. The NP will be involved in Covid management (as determined necessary) as well as Health Education for WSU. The NP will also provide first aid and consultation to members of the University community when necessary.Duties and Responsibilities:Duties include but not limited to:Essential:• Provide collaborative, evidenced-based, culturally sensitive, and inclusive health and wellness services that promote a healthy and safe campus community. Manage (via Telehealth and in-person visits) acute/episodic care, evaluation, and treatment for full-time day students.• Perform telephone triage to evaluate need for in-person or Telehealth visits, or need for transport to Emergency Department.• Order and interpret laboratory and radiology testing for students as needed, and implement appropriate health care treatment. Perform and administer CLIA-waived lab tests in-office as required.• Assist with surveillance testing for Covid-19; coordinate with other departments/staff should the need arise for a student to be isolated or quarantined, and follow-up with students in isolation/quarantine.• Assist with contact tracing efforts on campus.• Provide clinical consultation and support to other professional staff members.• Provide education, screening and referrals when necessary for physical health assessment; Coordinate community-based care when necessary.• Provide follow-up health care and referrals for students as needed.• Prescribe and administer medications as necessary.• Maintains proper, professional and timely medical documentation while adhering to all ethical & legal professional standards, especially maintaining strict confidentiality relative to patient privacy regulations.• May Mentor, educate and supervise Nurse Practitioner students if applicable.• Assist staff in review and data entry of students' vaccine histories; contacting students with incomplete health records as necessary.• Recommend purchase of equipment and medical supplies to Director. Assist with inventory management, sterilizing equipment and PPE.• Collaborate with other Student Affairs Departments to provide additional support in caring for students.• Assist in the evaluation of students' wellness practices. Contribute to Student Affairs planning activities; compile statistics and research relative to students' learning outcomes.• Provide assistance with mandated reports for State Agencies as required.• Work as part of a Department team encouraging other staff members to be a part of the total health services team.• May perform outreach talks, presentations, and programs to campus community.• Maintain and participate in professional development and certification through continuing education opportunities; maintain awareness and familiarity of legislative issues relating to NP practice and health care.• Perform related duties as requested by supervisor within scope of practice.Requirements:Required Qualifications:• Master's Degree as Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner and active national certification as a nurse practitioner via the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).• At least 2 years of clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in an ambulatory care setting. Preferred work experience in college health services and women's health.• Current Advanced Practice Nurse licensure or license-eligibility in Massachusetts at the time of hire.• Current DEA license or eligible for DEA licensure as well as prescriptive authority from the MA Dept. of Public Health.• Current health care provider BLS certification.• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.Additional Information:Disability Accommodations:Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.Background Check:Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.Application Instructions:An on-line application is required. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:• Resume• Cover Letter• Contact information for three references *• Copy of unofficial transcript of highest degree* Provide the contact information for reference providers in the reference section of the online application.Deadline: The job posting will be open a minimum of ten days and, if needed, will remain open until finalists have been selected.NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/iecreatemodifyticket.jsp. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.Covid-19 Requirements:As a condition of employment, you will be required to complete an initial series of COVID vaccination (2 doses of Pfizer/Moderna or 1 dose of J&J) prior to coming to campus. Initial booster doses are strongly encouraged for everyone who is eligible. New employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources prior to onboarding. Employees who require a medical or religious exemption should email Tina Bones, Benefits Manager in Human Resources, at mailto:lbones@westfield.ma.edu.To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4421446Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.https://www.jobelephant.com/jeid-6ba55a9a1b0e32429c31fdc277884a10

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