Division/College: University Health and Counseling
FT/PT: Full Time
Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, working under the supervision of a physician.
Serves as direct care clinician at Northeastern University Health and Counseling Services;
Provides outstanding clinical care to the University's student population through the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of illness, demonstrating best practice and in accordance with current standard of care;
Provides walk-in, urgent and preventive care and health education;
Practices continuity of care through appropriate and timely follow-up and referral;
Participates in quality assessment of the work of the health center;
Collaborates with the Medical and Behavioral Health care team;
Serves as a resource to UHCS nurses and medical assistants;
Demonstrates consistent student-focus and efficiency of time and resources.
This is a 9-month- position.
Certificate of Registration as Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (For Physician Assistant requires Bachelor's degree and graduation from Physician Asst. training program certified by the Board of Registration of Physician Assistants and passing of the certifying examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants);
Massachusetts Controlled Substances Certificate and Federal DEA certificate;
Prior experience in outpatient walk-in and urgent care, particularly in student health, are highly desirable;
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated success interacting with patients and staff with tact, respect and sensitivity, in a highly diverse patient and staff setting;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
This is a 35 hours/week, benefits-eligible position. Work schedule to be determined, but will include occasionally rotating in a weekly on-call schedule with overnight phone availability. Schedule includes evening and occasional Saturday hours;
Ability to perform in a busy college health center, making safe and appropriate triage, walk-in and urgent visit assessments, formulate safety and follow-up plans and make safe and appropriate referral for ongoing community treatment;
Must demonstrate a dedication to diversity and inclusion and must be willing to work at a fast-paced, global research university. Must be committed to the mission of the University and appreciate the complexity of the organization. Must work well and form productive alliances with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able to balance conflicting priorities, remain calm under pressure and maintain professional behavior;
This position requires a criminal background check.
Requisition Number: STFR004872
Internal Number: 56848
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.