Nurse Practitioner

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 20-Mar-24

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 5114856

Nurse Practitioner
About the Opportunity
The Nurse Practitioner will function as an active and collaborative member of the Northeastern University, University Health, and Counseling Services (UHCS) team serving both undergraduate and graduate students. The PA or NP provider delivers preventive care and episodic care for acute and chronic diseases. Multiple opportunities also exist to provide education to university students through face-to-face interactions and campus activities. The PA or NP participates in quality assessment of the work of the health center, collaborates with the health care team, and serves as a resource to the nurses and medical assistants.
This is a full-time position, 35 hours per week. Four days a week or five days a week schedule may be possible. There are no on-call responsibilities. The schedule will include at least one evening per week and one Saturday (12pm-4pm) per month and a rotating schedule over holidays. Other shifts may also be available.

  • Certificate of Registration as Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (For Physician Assistant - bachelor's degree and graduation from Physician Asst. training program certified by the Board of Registration of Physician Assistants and passing of the certifying examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).
  • Massachusetts and Federal DEA certificates are required.
  • Prior experience in primary care, particularly in student health, is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in gender-affirming care is highly desirable.
  • Previous triage experience for acute medical issues is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include effective interviewing and counseling skills.
  • Must be able to use tact, discretion, and sensitivity in patient interactions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with all University Health and Counseling Center staff and community-based hospitals and health care providers.
  • Is engaged in lifelong learning and provides evidence-based care to all students.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Direct clinical service including acute and chronic care, health screening and education.
  • Provides direct clinical care to patients within established guidelines.
  • Performs history and physical examinations, formulation of care plans, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests, and provides education to students, blood draws, and injections.
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Document clinical encounters via an EMR clearly, precisely, and in a timely manner.
  • Follows established protocols and consults with supervising physician when appropriate.
  • Provides medical advice and information to students during each visit to ensure understanding of their condition and treatment.
  • Refers students to emergency services or specialty providers when appropriate.
  • Consults with specialists or outside providers regarding student information and treatment.

Position Type
Student Services
Additional Information
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see .
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.
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