St. John's UniversityLocation: Jamaica, NY 11439 Document ID: AD192-0DE0 Posted on: 2019-09-2009/20/2019 Job Type: Full-time
Nurse Practitioner - Student Health Services
St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Student Health Services
Student Health Services seeks an energetic and dedicated Nurse Practitioner to provide general medical services for St. John's University students and campers. The NP will be responsible for the delivery of urgent care, conducting medical histories and physical examinations, management of immunization requirements and health clearances of students as required by their program for successful academic experiences outside of the classroom. The NP will be involved in Health education programming for students.
The recently expanded program for Student Wellness is part of an integrated approach to wellness that includes Student Health Services, Wellness Education and Prevention, and the Center for Counseling and Consultation. The Department of Student Wellness is composed of a multidisciplinary team of professionals including psychologists, social workers, counselors, consulting psychiatrist, nurses, consulting physicians, a wellness coach, a nutritionist, and a team of graduate assistants.
Assess, plans, documents and evaluates patient needs and treatment. Refers patient as appropriate to local providers/or facilities. Collaboratively works with the physician and other members of Student Health Services and Student Affairs. Works with other disciplines within the university to provide quality health care outcomes for student's academic success.
Anticipates problems and works to problem solve. The practitioner will demonstrates sensitivity and the patient's right to confidentiality. Assist students to better identify their own health needs and acquire the knowledge skills and behaviors necessary to manage their health needs appropriately . Will participate in health education and health promotion programs as needed.
Will have responsibility for the children's overnight camp program during summers. Potential to expand health services for students on our Staten Island campus.
- Graduate of an accredited BS nursing education program and a Masters Degree in Nursing, Adult or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner.
- The NP will have two years certification, current registration in New York State, prescriptive privileges in New York.
- Knowledge of current health, mental health, alcohol and other drug, and social issues on university campuses.
- Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity, and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds
- 2 years experience in a Primary Care setting.
- Some experience in college health or an ambulatory care setting is highly desired.
- Experience with a college student population strongly preferred.
- Experience with electronic health records desirable.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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