Montclair State University

Nurse Practitioner

US-NJ-Montclair
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1726
# of Openings
1
Category
Student Development and Campus Life

Overview

Under the direction of the Director of the University Health Center, provides women’s health (gynecological) care services and outreach to students and consultation to faculty and staff of the Montclair State University community. Actively participates in University committees/activities as well as administrative duties as assigned by the Director.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct woman’s health (gynecological) care to students including physical, developmental and psychosocial well- being.
  • Consults with collaborating physicians as needed for health care issues beyond the nurse practitioner’s scope of practice.
  • Determines presence of social risk behaviors when obtaining health histories and responds with appropriate education, screening and/or referrals.
  • Documents all care and contacts with student in individuals’ electronic medical record.
  • Interprets laboratory results and implements appropriate health care response.
  • Implements follow-up contact and care as needed.
  • Collaborates with other campus resources to provide holistic care and support for all clients.
  • Recognizes and respects multicultural influences on health care decisions and individualizes plan of care accordingly.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of medical records.
  • Evaluates wellness practices of student population and implements outreach programs and services.
  • Assists in the development of referral services for students who require off-campus health care services.
  • Participates in chart review procedures as required by the collaboration agreement established between Montclair State University Health Center and Mountainside Family Practice Associates.
  • Assists in the general administration of the University Health Center operations as assigned by the Director.
  • Provides on-going evaluation of services with the goal of improvement and expansion of the University Health Center.
  • Assists Assistant Director with AAAHC accreditation achievement and continuation through protocol development/revision, quality assurance and quality improvement projects.



MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains computer proficiency with specific knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Meeting Maker and database programs.
  • Maintains professional development and certification through continuing education opportunities, current literature review, maintenance of necessary computer skills and membership in appropriate professional organizations.
  • Develops and maintains a proficiency in emergency preparedness and campus violence prevention and response concepts.
  • Serves as Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for University SART response if certified.
  • Participates in university committees and activities as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Qualifications

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse in Adult, Family or Women’s Health with prescriptive authority.
  • National certification by an approved accrediting body as an Adult or Family or Woman’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Masters of Science Degree in Nursing.
  • Minimum of one year experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds in a college health setting preferred.
  • Certification as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner preferred.

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