Nurse Practitioner 10 months

Loyola University Maryland

Date: 1 week ago
City: Baltimore, MD
Contract type: Full time
Loyola University Maryland
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date: Position Summary and Duties

Loyola University Student Health and Education Services (SHES) is recruiting a Nurse Practitioner to work 5 days a week (37.5 hours per week) for 10 months of the year; August 1st through May 31st annually. This position reports to the Director of Student Health and Education Services and is within the Student Development Department. The Nurse Practitioner is expected to work collaboratively with other healthcare and administrative staff in the office as well as with staff within the university and local community. This position serves the undergraduate and graduate student population at Loyola

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing a full range of outpatient medical care to students. This includes high-quality, evidence-based, effective patient care through the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness and injury

In addition to providing direct patient care with a significant emphasis on health maintenance and preventative measures, the nurse practitioner shares responsibility for the provision of high-quality health care incompliance with state, federal, and ambulatory current and best practices

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient healthcare, with a significant emphasis on health maintenance and preventive measures while attending to acute episodic illness and/or injury and chronic disease management.

  • Assess patients using skills in interviewing, critical thinking, history taking, and physical diagnosis, including knowledge and use of screening and diagnostic tests.

  • Apply current, evidence-based decision making when assessing and treating patients.

  • Conducts comprehensive health assessments of patients to diagnose and treat potential, acute, and/or chronic health problems and medical/psychiatric risk factors.

  • Provide continuity of care and coordination of available healthcare services using appropriate referral to agencies and specialists as indicated.

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for organizing time and workload to meet patient, staff and departmental needs.

  • Perform monthly peer chart reviews and pass periodic laboratory proficiency testing and quality control reviews.

  • Maintains accurate and confidential patient information in an electronic medical record in accordance with state and federal medical/legal requirements in a timely manner.

  • Proven ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of people of various ages and backgrounds including an understanding and appreciation of gender, culture, ethnicity, and international origins.

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of quality care per industry standards.

  • Share responsibility for ongoing assessment of quality improvement and efficiency of patient care services.

  • Attend SHES educational programs and show evidence of continued self-development and professional involvement by participating in activities and educational programs of professional organizations.

  • Rotation of walk-in afternoon hours (2-5pm), and occasional need for weekend coverage at open house or move-in activities approximately once/semester; subject to change as clinic needs change.

  • Understands, appreciates, and prioritizes the importance team building exercises both formally and informally to strengthen

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of SHES, AVP for Wellness, and/or VP for Student Development.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited university

  • Unrestricted license or eligible for unrestricted licensure to practice medicine in the State of Maryland.

  • Current Board Certification through ANCC or AANP

  • Active or eligible for DEA, and Maryland Controlled Drug Substances registrations.

  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/BLS certification required.

  • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated competence in young adult health, public health, or college health. Prior experience working in a college health setting highly desirable. Philosophical commitment to the care, development, and education of students.

  • Proven ability to relate effectively to people of various ages and backgrounds including gender and sexual orientation as well as cultural, ethnic, and international differences.

  • Strong, team-conscious work ethic

  • Experience working with under-represented and historically marginalized communities in removing barriers for access to care.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills.

  • Experience and capability to use electronic medical record system.

  • Physical Requirements of the Job: Stooping and bending; Reaching and grasping objects; Walking and/or standing for extended periods of time, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications Job Posting Date 01/23/2023 Priority Application Deadline Date Job Close Date Anticipated Start Date 02/01/2023 University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus
Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values
Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check

Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination, including the booster, unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.

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