The Part-time Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a staff member who is scheduled to work in Health and Wellness Center on a part- time basis. The Health and Wellness Center is opened Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30pm during the academic year. The schedule for this individual will include scheduled afternoon hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during the academic year.
Working in a team-oriented environment and utilizing a working knowledge and understanding of the SJFC Health and Wellness Center and campus policies and procedures, the NP will be responsible for providing direct patient care including physical assessments, review of history, obtaining vital signs, and providing appropriate follow up and referral in accordance with the mission, vision, core values and strategic plan of the Student Health Center while maintaining strict adherence to confidentiality, state laws, rules and regulations of the New York State Office of the Professions, and departmental policies and procedures. The Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the Director, Assistant Director, Nurse Practitioners/Relational Physician and other Health and Counseling staff.
The Nurse Practitioner supports the Health and Wellness Center's Mission to create a confidential atmosphere that is warm, caring and non-judgmental.
Works in collaboration with the Director, Assistant Director, Nurse Practitioners/Relational Physician and other Health and Counseling staff. A Relational Physician agreement has been established with Dr. Scott Allan through Rochester Medicine PLLC d/b/a Pulse Occupational Medicine of Rochester.
Provide primary care services, health maintenance care and annual sport updates as needed by the Department of Athletics.
Diagnose, evaluate, treat and manage common, acute illness, disease and injury, independently and/or in consultation with another health care provider.
Provide gynecological health care, STI education and services.
Counsel and educate patients about health behaviors, self-care skills, and treatment options.
Assess actual or potential health hazards and current health status including health behavior related to life style and culture.
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic studies.
Track and follow up on all laboratory and diagnostic studies.
Prescribe physical therapy and other rehabilitative treatments.
Prescribe medications as appropriate under regulations of the DEA.
Devise, implement and evaluate plans of care utilizing sound clinical judgment based on the assessment of the physical, psychological, emotional, societal, and environmental needs of the patient.
Consult, refer and collaborate with other disciplines involved in the delivery of the student's health care.
Provide clinical instructions to the Registered Nurse and License Practical Nurse.
Assist students to assume responsibilities for the prevention of illness and promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
Follow-up on students seen as indicated.
Enter ICD10 and CPT codes into the Electronic Medical Record based on medical encounters.
Work closely with MCHD on communicable disease control and treatment.
Review and maintain consistent levels of confidentiality across health service staff and support team.
Keep current on relevant medical research, technology, and related issues by attending continuing education courses/conferences, professional meetings, reading professional journals and maintaining membership in professional organizations.
Promote collegial relationships with other clinical staff or providers in the community.
Perform other duties as directed by the Director or Assistant Director of Health & Wellness Center.
Education / Experience:
Master's degree in Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in Family Health or Adult Health.
Hold a New York State Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner Licensure.
Minimum of five years' experience in primary care, emergency or other outpatient setting. (Must have greater than 3600 hours of relevant clinical experience as a NP maintain a Collaborative Relationship pursuant to Education Law 6902(3)(b)
Current certification in CPR/AED (BLS).
Have a DEA and NPI number. Be up to date with infection control/blood born pathogen certification.
Strong written and oral communication skills and an understanding of wellness, illness prevention and health promotion are also necessary.
Ability to work with students and staff from culturally diverse backgrounds required.
Supervision of Employees:
Physical and Mental Demands:
Normal sitting, standing, walking throughout the course of the day.
Periods of extended computer use.
Requires dexterity and data entry skills.
Ability to think through options/decisions clearly amid changing priorities and circumstances.
Maintain professional attitude and demeanor in difficult situations.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy work environment.
Exercise sound clinical judgment.
Maintain a high level of confidentiality in a combined medical/mental health facility.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, afternoon hours Hours to not exceed 18 hours on a regular basis. 9 month position.
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 1831
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.