College Health Nurse Practitioner


RANK: Administrator IV - 10-Month Position

DEPARTMENT: University Health Services

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Director of Health Services

SEARCH NUMBER: S13-047

POSITION POSTED: April 28th, 2014

POSITION SUMMARY:
The College Health Nurse Practitioner, which is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), assumes a collaborative practice providing primary health care to the students at Southern Connecticut State University Health Services. The APRN performs appropriate health care assessment and health care management and oversees the delivery of clinical services by the RN staff in collaboration with the Medical Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a current license to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut. Evidence of completion of a Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited educational institution with a concentration in adult and/or family practice. Gynecological experience required. Certification by an appropriate national accrediting body; must maintain certification. Licensure (per Public Act 89-389) as APRN. Maintain certification in Basic Life Support for the professional rescuer. Two to three years previous professional nursing experience. College Health, Emergency Room or Acute Care Medicine experience preferred. Ability to interact effectively with others; interest in and ability to relate to college age students. Able to work autonomously as well as in collaboration with other members of the health care team within the University Health Service. Good communication skills – both written and verbal.

APPLICATIONS:
For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to Karen Morcaldi at morcaldik1@southernct.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration application materials should be received by May 28, 2014.