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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Part-time in Poughkeepsie, New York

Employer Name: Vassar College

Vassar College Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Part-time Department: Health Services Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time Work Schedule: Employee Type: Administrator Posting Date: 11/22/2022 Union Representation: Not Applicable Posting Number: AS307P Pay Rate: About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape.Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other historically underrepresented groups.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster, for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons. Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College has an opening for a part-time, 12 hour per week, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to assist the Health Service team in the performance of direct patient care services for our adolescent/young adult student population to include diagnostic and therapeutic services with physician supervision. Within the PA or NP Physician relationship, the mid- level practitioner exercises autonomy in medical decision making and services provided. This individual should have an advanced knowledge base and skills in health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, physical and psychosocial assessment and management of health and illness applicable to the care of college students. PA/NP will manage urgent/emergent care and triage for Health Services. Responsibilities include: Perform outpatient clinical care of acute and chronic conditions. Provide clinical oversight to our nursing staff. Perform outreach to patients who were discharged from local emergency rooms or hospitals or were seen by the Vassar EMT. Order diagnostic testing and therapeutic modalities such as lab tests, x-rays, EKG's. Prescribe and administer medications under supervising/collaborating Physician's scope of practice. Conduct sports physicals and travel health screenings. Provide health counseling and education to student patients including substance and alcohol abuse and sexual health issues. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Program required. Current Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of New York. BLS certification recommended. Must be able to function with a high level of autonomy, be self-motivated and detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Supervisory skills a plus. Proficiency with computers is required and familiarity with electronic health records is desirable. Three years of experience in either Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Adolescent Medicine or College Health or related field. Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your online application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. You will also have an option to attach your unofficial college transcript(s) and NY State license. The selected candidate will be required to present these documents at the time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration applicants should apply by: All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2958 . Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-837af7637b65b641b1cb1cdffe5e7f55

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