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Nurse Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 498103
Position type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Health Services
Salary: Salary range anticipated of $80,000-$85,000 annualized
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General Summary of Position:

We are looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our Health Services team to provide care to students at UMass Lowell.

Located in the Wellness Center, a multidisciplinary unit that also includes Counseling and Student Disability Services, the successful candidate will provide care for a variety of health concerns as presented by the student population. Services provided to students include but are not limted to: history taking, physical exam and diagnostic testing (may include specimen collection including venipuncture, point of care testing, and some microscopy), Identification, treatment, and/or referral of acute care emergencies, documentation of visits in electronic medical record, provision of health education,crisis intervention and patient advocacy.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  •  Master’s Degree 

    **Certification/Licensure:
  • Current certification by a nationally recognized credentialing agency
  • Current RN/CNP registration with the Massachusetts Board of Nursing
  • Current Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration and DEA Registration
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Internal Medicine, Primary Care or Urgent Care

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience preferred
  • College Health Experience preferred

Additional Considerations:

  • Excellent clinical knowledge and judgement
  • Ability to function independently, strategically plan and handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated skill and proficiency in performing health care assessments and developing appropriate treatment plans
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate with a diverse population and with other health care professionals
  • Current certification by a nationally recognized credentialing agency
  • Current RN/CNP registration with the Massachusetts Board of Nursing
  • Current Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration and DEA Registration

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.         

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

 

 

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