Nurse Practitioner (Part-time)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: PartTime

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Working under the direction of the Director of Clinical Medicine and Quality Improvement, the Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical services to students and other members of the Case Western Reserve University community in an integrated health and wellness model.

As a Student Affairs professional at Case Western Reserve University, this position will be expected to contribute to building a welcoming and inclusive community, focus on the well-being of others, and encourage curiosity among those we serve.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide direct care to patients in University Health and Counseling Services clinical settings including primary care, women’s health, allergy, travel, immunization, campus outreach and occupational health. Identify and respond effectively to the unique needs of each population. Provide care in a manner that enhances patient satisfaction and respects all aspects of an individual patient’s identity. (60%)
  • Assess patient needs, provide appropriate interventions and referrals, document all clinical activities promptly in the electronic health record, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. (20%)
  • Assess employee-related health care needs as related to their job functions (immunizations, pre-exposure screening, post exposure care, monitoring programs). (10%)
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    NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team in clinical conferences addressing cases including acute and chronic medical conditions, eating disorders, attention disorders, and anxiety and depression management. (5%)
  • Participate in wellness, health promotion and outreach programming to promote campus wide health and wellness initiatives. (5%)
  • Perform other duties as assigned. (<1%)
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    CONTACTS

    Department: Continuous contact with director of clinical medicine and the director of clinical operations. Continuous contact with professional and support staff of University Health and Counseling Services for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model. Regular contact with collaborating physician.

    University: Occasional contact with university colleagues to refer students to university resources such as Disability Resources, Educational Support Services, Academic Deans, Athletics, etc.

    External: Moderate contact with external peers to manage student referrals to outside community health care providers such as University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Metro Health.

    Students: Continuous contact with students to provide direct health services to students presenting with a range of health and wellness needs.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

    This position has no direct administrative supervisory responsibility.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Prefer primary care experience, experience with adolescent and young adult populations, and/or experience within a university setting.

    Education/Licensing: Has a Master’s degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice with certification from a national certifying agency as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner. Holds a current State of Ohio license as Registered Nurse and as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

     

    REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Commitment to and appreciation of working with diverse groups of individuals, including age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and educational background, and ability.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills. Active listening to facilitate patient care along with excellent communication skills with patient service focus.
  • Possess clinical advanced practice nursing experience in direct patient care.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including: respect for all aspects of an individual’s identity, ability to resolve conflict, clear personal and professional boundaries, and ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
  • Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters using appropriate medical terminology. Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, active problems, treatments, medication and outcomes promptly.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures of the university, and keep up with new trends in nursing safety and compliance with national standards for safe care.
  • Dependability and good work habits. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage time appropriately.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to relevant laws and professional standards regarding professional ethics and privacy.
  • Ability to meet consistent attendance.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS

    Typical health and counseling clinic environment on a university campus. This position is eligible for the staff hybrid work program. The employee may be exposed to blood and body fluids. Personal protective equipment will be provided. Full-time professional staff are exempt from overtime. University Health and Counseling Services professional staff will participate in crisis response, outreach or programming outside of the usual health center schedule on occasion. This position may be required to participate in an on-call schedule.

    Staff may be required to adjust their clinical and administrative assignments, as needed, depending on departmental, divisional, and university needs. This may involve flexing to cover other clinical roles due to staff absence, changes in the model of care, or other reasons determined by the Assistant Vice President of University Health and Counseling Services.

    In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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    Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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