Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Division of Student Affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a dynamic Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) to join our college community. The candidate will deliver high quality healthcare to our students. This is a full-time 12-month position.
Responsibilities and duties:
Provide direct patient care for Eastern students including wellness care, care of acute illnesses, treatment of injuries and chronic health conditions. Independently evaluate and manage patient care through assessment, diagnosis, diagnostic testing, appropriate treatment, and follow up within the scope of state licensure. Collaborate with and refer to other healthcare professionals for the care of the patient when indicated. Document findings and maintain confidentiality and privacy of patients’ protected health information according to FERPA and HIPAA guidelines. Provide safe, effective, and fiscally responsible care for the patient, department, and the organization.
Experience with college age population and/or experience in a college setting.
Background in a preventative health care of wellness promotion.
Understanding of and experience with health issues likely to affect a diverse population of university students, including women’s health.
Clinical experience in urgent care, primary care, college health, family practice or acute care.
Experience with administrative aspects of a health care practice.
Submit a resume and cover letter with the contact information for 3-5 professional references to Dr. Walter Diaz, Eastern Connecticut State University, Division of Student Affairs, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226; or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current license as a registered nurse, RN, in the State of Connecticut
Completion of a Nurse Practitioner program with a concentration in Adult and/or Family Practice
Current national certification as a Nurse Practitioner by an approved board
Licensure as an APRN (Nurse Practitioner) in the State of Connecticut
Current advanced CPR certification for the healthcare professional
Ability to practice independently
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About Eastern Connecticut State University
The mission of Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s designated public liberal arts university, is to provide high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs to a diverse population of talented students. Eastern’s inclusive residential campus, outstanding faculty, emphasis on teaching excellence and exceptional facilities raise students’ aspirations and cultivate engagement, inquiry, integrity and social responsibility. In the traditional arts and sciences, as well as in pre-professional programs that are grounded in the liberal arts, Eastern students apply theory in practical settings. Faculty research, scholarship, creative work, and community engagement inform teaching and learning, advance knowledge and enrich the liberal arts curriculum. The University is committed to serving the state of Connecticut and the nation by preparing its students for their future personal, professional and public roles, as leaders in both their communities and professional fields.