Skidmore College is accepting applications for a per-diem Advanced Practice Clinician (Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)) position in our Health Services department. The NP or PA will work on an on-call basis during the academic year (September â“ May) providing primary care and urgent care to Skidmore College students. The position initiates therapeutic treatment within the guidelines described in established protocols and per community standards for the students of Skidmore College and provides health and wellness education and counseling. The clinician performs administrative functions, collaborates with departments such as Health Promotion, Residential Life, Counseling, Athletics, Academics, Campus Safety, and other areas of Student Affairs as requested by the Director of Health Services.
NP â“ Masterâ™s degree in nursing in NYS, preferably as a Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner
PA â“ Masterâ™s degree and licensed as a Physician Assistant in NYS. National certification as a Physician Assistant is required.
Experience and Skills:
3-year minimum experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, preferably including experience working with a college-aged population
Well-developed interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong clinical assessment and diagnostic skills
Ability to problem-solve independently, as well as work collaboratively with care team in a fast-paced environment
Familiarity with electronic medical records
Interest in and commitment to understanding and addressing inequities in health care
Hourly Rate: $54.00-$57.00
Required documents needed to apply:
List of Three References
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