Nurse Practitioner (Part-Time, Temporary) - Health Center @ Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, CA

Nurse Practitioner (Part-Time, Temporary) - Health Center

APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.


The primary responsibility of this position is to provide comprehensive health care, including outpatient medical care and urgent care, to undergraduate, graduate, and international students at Azusa Pacific University. This position will be flexible and may include weekends to cover care management for COVID testing and contact tracing.



Required Education


  • Possession of a valid California license as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Current National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Furnishing License.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.




Required Experience


  • Two years of experience in clinical medicine preferred.




Primary Duties/Essential Functions


  • Provides primary care to ambulatory patients, obtains extensive health histories including physical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and environmental aspects.

  • Performs comprehensive physicals such as nursing, athletic, employment, and DPT.

  • Performs COVID testing in COVID Clinic.

  • Performs contact tracing as needed with positive COVID cases.

  • Proficient in making medical diagnosis and treatment plans.

  • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab test, x-rays, and imaging.

  • Furnishes prescriptive medications.

  • Health promotion education.

  • Participates in regular Health Center staff meetings.

  • Comply with confidentiality regulations as set by FERPA, federal, state, and local agencies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by physician and SHC Administrative Director.




Skills


  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbally, with students, staff, faculty, family, and outside referral offices.

  • Collaboration with supervising physician.

  • Ability to present information in a group setting.

  • Active listener.

  • Active learner.

  • Good time management.

  • Perceptive social awareness.

  • Service oriented.




Mental Demands


  • Ability to work under pressure, exuding a mature demeanor while multi-tasking in a deadline oriented environment with accuracy and consistency.

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as an independent contributor.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult management prior to taking action.

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude.

  • In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.




Physical Demands


  • Requires repetitive motions and sitting at computer keyboard.

  • Hearing and speaking on the telephone.

  • Ability to conduct business at other offices on campus.

  • Ability to lift, bend, grasp, reach, lift up to 20 lbs. occasionally.

  • Intermittent sitting and standing.




Visual Demands


  • Reading, writing notes, and computer monitor.

  • Ability to see details at close range.




Environment


  • Pleasant office, comfortable temperature.

  • Potential exposure to infectious and contagious agents, chemical reagents, communicable diseases, and blood borne pathogens.

  • Standard protective practice of wearing gloves for patient contact and body fluid contact.




Technologies


  • Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

  • Proficient in Medicat.




Compensation


  • Grade 18: $47.33-$61.53/hourly

  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity.



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Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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