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Advanced Practice Nurse

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Position Information

Posting Number S000297
Position Title Advanced Practice Nurse
Department Dyson Wellness Center
Division Student Affairs
Supervisor Title Director of the Dyson Wellness Center
Status Part Time <1,000 Hours
Position Summary

The Dyson Wellness Center Advanced Practice Nurse will provide primary health care to students, employees, and family members of employees with an emphasis on clinical care, wellness, health education and health promotion. This person will provide clinical and professional supervision to the nursing staff, assist in the follow-up of individuals with illness, and review the CSOP annually making changes that reflect current evidence-based medical guidelines.

This is a 10-12 hours/week and 10 months/year.

Description of Key Responsibilities

1. Deliver high-quality health care to students, employees, and family members within the State of Illinois APN guidelines and the scope of practice of the Dyson Wellness Center. Assess health status, order and interpret laboratory tests, diagnose and manage acute minor illnesses/ injuries and stable chronic illnesses, and provide patient education regarding diagnosis and treatment. Follow up with clients as appropriate. Provide referrals as warranted, particularly collaborating with Dyson Wellness Center staff such as counselors and the health promotion and victim services coordinator as well as outside referrals.

2. Provide clinical and professional supervision to the nursing staff. Maintain an excellent, collaborative relationship with the nurses and other members of the health care team including counselors and physician(s). When appropriate, consult on client care with collaborating physician.

3. Maintain precise, confidential and timely electronic medical records. Assist in updating medical forms as needed.

4. Review and update medical policies and procedures and CSOP annually making changes that reflect current evidence-based medical guidelines. Ensure that the collaborating physician signs off on CSOP each year.

5. Oversee the patient flow in the Dyson Wellness Center. Make recommendations about medical staff hours and assignments (to the Director of the Center). Work with the administrative assistant on medical scheduling as appropriate.

6. Assist in the hiring, training, and evaluation of medical staff.

7. Maintain relationship with Edward Hospital, Urgent Care and/or other medical providers to facilitate referrals and discounted rates for students.

8. Collaborate with other campus employees (Human Resources, Campus Safety, Residence Life, Athletic Training Staff, and Dyson Wellness Center Staff) in emergency and educational efforts. Serve as a resource and provide wellness-related information to the campus community. Represent the Dyson Wellness Center at campus functions and on committees as delegated.

9. Remain current on health issues, particularly as they relate to the college student population, and be involved in local and national professional associations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Ability to effectively apply a broad range of clinical skills, including assessment of individuals.

2. Knowledge of the operation of a college medical facility.

3. Ability to consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with people both internal and external to the College. In particular, the ability to relate in an empathetic and compassionate manner to people from a broad range of backgrounds, in both group situations and individually, many times in emotionally charged situations.

4. Ability to communicate in the English language, both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards, including the ability to deliver effective oral presentations, develop creative psychosocial and wellness related materials, prepare reports that are accurate, thorough, concise and professionally formatted.

5. Ability to use business-oriented computer systems, especially Electronic Medical Records using Titanium Software, word-processing and database management.

Distinguishing Characteristics

The individual in this position has a considerable impact on the health and safety of members of the campus community. Therefore, this position requires a person who is a technically competent medical practitioner who is able to perform professionally in situations that may be highly emotional and stressful. This person must possess highly developed clinical, administrative and interpersonal skills and must adhere to the highest standards regarding confidentiality.

The person in this position must be able to handle emergency and non-emergency medical issues. In addition to normally assigned hours of work, the person in this position may occasionally be required to respond to medical emergencies at other hours, days or locations.

Education/Training

Graduate of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner program. National NP certification.

Experience

A minimum of five years of experience is preferred with professional supervisory experience in a clinical setting strongly preferred. Experience in a college wellness center is preferred.

Licenses or Certifications

A valid Illinois driver’s license is preferred. Current State of Illinois RN license, Current State of Illinois APN license,Current State of Illinois Controlled Substances license,Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA number, National Provider Identifier(NPI)

Is This a Temporary Position? No
Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Additional Information

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a current State of Illinois APN license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents