The Family/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner works under the direction of the University Physician/Director of Student Health as a member of the Student Health Center clinician team to provide comprehensive primary medical healthcare services to students at Washington and Lee University. The Student Health Center, University Counseling Center and the Office of Health Promotion together comprise Student Health and Counseling Services, with a primary mission to provide high quality, comprehensive, primary medical, counseling/psychological and health promotion services to students at Washington and Lee, through both direct services and outreach activities, to help individual students reach their full potential.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of expertise.
Delivers direct health care services to Washington and Lee students involving evaluation, treatment, and management of a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions, including gynecological and sexual health-related care. Performs or orders laboratory tests and interprets results; prescribes medication based on established medical criteria and evaluates outcomes; and provides patient education. Maintains accurate medical records and health information according to relevant legal guidelines and detailed utilization statistics for reporting and quality assurance purposes.
Maintains professional licensure with prescriptive authority, DEA licensure, professional liability insurance, and practice agreement with the University Physician/Director of Student Health.
Participates in a shared call schedule to maintain 24/7 provider availability for student healthcare needs when the Student Health Center is in operation, and for consultation with the University Counselor or Dean on-call as needed and requested by Director.
Provides input to the Director of Student Health on matters related to Nurse Practitioner practice, including policy, programming, compliance with standards and practices, legal liability issues, federal and state rules and regulations, and ethical and professional standards relevant to the provision of health care services.
Collaborates with the University Counseling Center staff to provide appropriate mental health care for students.
Collaborates with the Office of Health Promotion staff to provide health education and other wellness-related care for students.
Collaborates with other departments within Student Affairs and the University to support health and well-being for students and the University community.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: The Family/Primary Care Nurse Practitioner must be a graduate of an accredited NP program; must be licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine and Board of Nursing with prescriptive authority; must have DEA licensure; must have CPR certification; must be eligible for professional liability insurance coverage. At least one year of related experience is preferred. This position requires familiarity working with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds aged from adolescent to adult, pertinent clinical and administrative experience, knowledge of current health care practices, and dedication to continuing professional education. Professional demeanor, common sense, excellent clinical and interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, the personal maturity to deal effectively with ill and/or troubled students, the ability to maintain confidentiality of personal health information and work effectively as a professional staff member on a multidisciplinary health care team are required.
Work Schedule: This position is a 10-month position, with two months off over the summer. The daily schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm and a rotating after hours phone call coverage.
Minimum Pay - $81,180 - Pay Commensurate with Experience
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Resume and cover letter are required. Upload both required documents to the Resume/CV upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here.
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Working Conditions: The worker is exposed to infectious diseases.
Types of Work: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Washington and Lee is a top-ranked, private institution in Lexington, Virginia where we integrate the rigorous inquiry and critical thinking of a liberal arts curriculum with nationally accredited undergraduate programs in business and journalism, and a graduate School of Law. Our graduates, mentored by a faculty of teacher-scholars, are ready to make a meaningful impact wherever they go in the world.The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings. Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a ...campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.