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University of Scranton
Nurse Practitioner

Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from historically underrepresented candidates. Please see our full non-discrimination statement below.

The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
elizabeth.garcia2@scranton.edu
(570) 941-6645
https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Department
Student Health Services

Job Purpose:
The Nurse Practitioner provides a wide range of health services to University of Scranton students including assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan development and care, and health promotion education, and follow-up care. The Nurse Practitioner also collaborates with other professionals in the support of students who need more specialized care.

Essential Duties:
– Obtains patient histories, performs physical examinations, makes diagnoses, plans treatment (including prescription medication/treatment), and provides health education and follow-up within prescribed guidelines and/or makes appropriate referrals
– Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, education, referrals and consultations consistent with professional and state regulatory standards in the Student Health Services Electronic Health Record system
– Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests as appropriate. Works independently and collaboration with Student Health Services providers and support staff including the collaborating physician. Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment within scope of practice
– Makes referrals to community health care providers for services beyond the scope of a college health service such as x-ray, laboratory, hospitalization, emergency procedures, etc., and communicates with those providers appropriately
– Maintains clinical competencies and professional development commensurate with job and licensure/certification requirements; analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature or other training and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice
– Participates in review and development of policies, procedures, and assessment
– Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods

Additional Skills Required:
– Knowledge of the theories and practice of professional healthcare and acute medical care- Knowledge of theory and practice of health maintenance and preventive health care- Knowledge of disease processes and their signs and symptoms- Skill in the application of techniques used in performing physical assessment- Excellent communication and organizational skills- Ability to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission- Must be able to support the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture

Minimum Education Requirements:
– Master of Science degree in Nursing with completion of Nurse Practitioner tract (Family or Adult tract)- Certification as a Registered Nurse Practitioner by the PA State Board of Nursing- Current licensure by the PA State Board of Nursing- Prescriptive privileges in Pennsylvania

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
– Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a primary or urgent care setting with preference given to candidates with experience in the college health setting

Preferred Qualifications:

Schedule/Work Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional hours as required. Position works 9 months per year.

Full Time/Part Time:
Full-Time

Annual Schedule:
9

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Posting Number:
S0799P

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