Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Fri May 17 2019 Job Description:
Assume an independent clinical practice, assessing, diagnosing, and implementing a health care management plan for both acute and chronic conditions within the scope of the Student Health Services and as described in the State of Rhode Island General Laws, Chapter 5-34-3.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform comprehensive physical examinations of clients to identify actual or potential health problems.
Assess and analyze clinical signs and symptoms, diagnose actual/potential health problems, and structure a care plan to promote optimal health; consult with other health care professionals as needed.
Maintain complete and accurate clinical records and reports.
Independently prescribe and/or administer appropriate medication, corrective measures, and medical therapeutics within legal scope of practice.
Provide referrals to consulting specialist and conduct follow-up as necessary.
Demonstrated documented experience with routine outpatient GYN care.
Demonstrated experience with Electronic Health Records (EMR).
Initiate emergency treatment of acute medical problems within written protocol.
Promote wellness through health teaching and counseling for a wide variety of health issues/concerns.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Health Services.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Possess the knowledge and clinical skills to provide patient care as a nurse practitioner without direct supervision.
Possess the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; be able to organize, coordinate, and supervise support staff.
Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to prepare and deliver health education presentations before groups of students or staff.
Knowledge and proficiency of computer software applications (Microsoft Office programs, etc.)
Proven ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care and to represent a diverse campus community positively and effectively with prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public.
Strong respect and desire to support diverse and inclusive communities.
Education: Master's degree in nursing and a bachelor's degree in nursing or related field from an accredited institution.
Experience: A minimum of two years of experience as a nurse practitioner specializing in family practice or adult medicine.
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Internal Number: 110781
About Salve Regina University
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.