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Job Summary Student Wellness Services provides primary care and health education to graduate and undergraduate students who are scientifically-minded, culturally diverse, and engaged in a rigorous academic environment. Our tight-knit campus allows for flexibility and strong relationships within Student Affairs to support the unique needs of each student.
Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Wellness, and reporting to the Medical Director, the incumbent will support the mission of the Institute by delivering high-quality healthcare services and promoting health and wellness education.
Provides evidence-based, quality healthcare for students with acute, episodic illnesses/injuries
Participates in disease management by collaborating with appropriate specialists for students with chronic illnesses
Incorporates preventive/basic health education guidance during each clinical encounter
Engages in timely and appropriate consultation with the supervising physician/medical director
Makes timely and appropriate referrals to community providers
Appropriately uses clinical techniques and diagnostic tools; orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening procedures and therapeutic procedures, including blood and blood products
Effectively communicates and interacts with a diverse group of patients, families, staff and members of the community
Handles spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advance planning
Contributes to campus-wide health education/promotion programs
Stays abreast of developments in best practices for university-based healthcare
Adheres to all Institute, Student Health Services policies and Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant protocols and requirements set forth by the relevant licensing board
Assists in medically-related response to individuals and/or groups during campus-wide crises and natural disasters
Contributes to Health and Counseling social/electronic media/website presence
Some after-hours outreach and clinical interventions required
Additional duties as assigned
Master's degree in nursing, university-based Nurse Practitioner program/Physician Assistant program or equivalent training and experience as outlined by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) or Physician Assistant Board (PAB)
Nurse Practitioner: Current California license as a Registered Nurse, BRN certificate, and BLS certification; Valid BRN furnishing certificate and valid, unrestricted DEA number/certificate
Physician Assistant: Current California license as a Physician Assistant and BLS certification; unrestricted DEA number/certificate
3+ years' experience working in college/university healthcare environment
National Board certification with ANCC, ACNP, or NCCPA
Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication skills, public speaking, and leading group discussions
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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