This role is an on-campus, in-person position.
Under general physician supervision, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing primary health care to the students at Southern Methodist University. The nurse practitioner functions in collaboration with the clinic's physicians, mid-level providers, pharmacists, psychiatrists, psychologists/counselors, and nurses/medical technologists to provide optimal patient care. The nurse practitioner engages in the overall health and wellness objectives of the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, serving on committees, participating in peer review activities, medical staff meetings, case reviews and in-house clinical training sessions. In addition the nurse practitioner works in partnership within the Division of Student Affairs to integrate the work of Dr. Bob Smith Health Center into the overall mission, vision and core values of the University.
- Provides primary health care by performing routine histories/physical examinations. Orders appropriate lab tests, x-rays, and diagnostic studies, evaluates findings and prescribes medications or treatments. Seeks consultation of the collaborative physician, or other services (i.e. mental health, pharmacy) when the situation warrants. Arranges referrals as necessary and performs periodic (wellness) physicals.
- Provides counseling or patient education on health maintenance, disease/ and injury prevention, and healthy lifestyles.
- Completes legible, accurate and appropriate documentation of the patient's encounter in the electronic medical record in a timely manner.
- Provides consultative, advisory, or educational services to the greater community when requested. Engages the health and wellness objectives of the Health Center, participating in peer review activities, medical staff meetings, the accreditation process and in-house training sessions. Maintains competency through continuing education.
Education and Experience:
A Master's degree is required.
A minimum of two years of experience is required. Experience working in a college health clinic preferred. Familiarity in working in an integrated behavioral health clinic setting preferred. Experience in primary care as a Family Nurse Practitioner is highly preferred.
Current, valid, unrestricted NP license in TX, DEA license or eligibility, CPR/BLS certification is required.
Deadline to Apply:
This position is open until filled.