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Job no: 492522
Work type: Full-time
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Nursing, Student Life, Healthcare Management
Job Summary/Basic Function
Maryville University is seeking a Nurse Practitioner reporting to the Director of Health and Wellness. This position assists the Director with the delivery of student health and wellness services and programs to students at Maryville. The Nurse Practitioner provides consistent, quality, primary care to students and has a strong focus on educating students. The ideal candidate is a champion for equitable healthcare and helps deliver timely health and wellness programs to the campus community. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students.
Job Responsibilities• Provide direct patient care, follow-up health care, and medical referrals for students as needed.• Prescribe and administer vaccines and medications as necessary.• Consult with off-campus collaborating physician, county health department, or other experts, as needed, for issues beyond scope of practice.• Maintain accurate health and immunization records for students (student-athletes, residential students, and those on clinical and practicum experiences) in a way which recognizes privacy rights and legal requirements.• Document care and treatment in EMR, and maintain strict confidentiality relative to patient privacy regulations.• Deliver health and wellness trainings, general education, and programs for students and the campus community.• Other duties as assigned to assist with the management of effective health and wellness services, and educational and prevention programs.Working Conditions and Physical Demands:Job functions are primarily performed in a fast-paced, indoor environment frequently requiring multi-task functioning. Will work within clinical and office conditions. Lifting and moving items may be required. Required lifting may be broken down into less heavy, manageable components. Movement to and from other departments on campus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Some planned evening and weekend hours expected.
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours (evenings and weekends) and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
• Graduate level education – Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family) • Three to five years’ experience in health services • Knowledge of medication administration and detection of common illnesses • CPR Certification • Knowledge of OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Standards • Excellent customer service skills • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills • Ability to handle all situations with diplomacy, confidentiality, and trust
• Familiarity with resources within the St. Louis area • Three to five years’ experience in a university health center• Familiarity with Title IX • Experience with Medicat record management system
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Advertised: August 02, 2021
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