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Advanced Practice Clinician (5024)

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


Serves as a primary health care provider to American University students, with the scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner according to the DC Board of Nursing or a Physician Assistant according to the DC Board of Health. Serves as a resource to SHC on best patient care practices.

Work Environment

  • This position reports directly to the Medical Director for clinical and administrative supervision

  • The Health Practitioner performs routine physical examinations and preventative health measures, including immunizations and routine laboratory procedures, and initiates treatments which lie within the health practitioner's scope of practice

  • Prescribes, coordinates, delegates and evaluates patient care in collaboration with student health center practitioners

  • Must be able to successfully work collaboratively with physician and other mid-level providers

  • The Health Practitioner sees approximately 20 - 30 patients per day and coordinates the care of a panel of approximately 1,000 students annually

  • The position can be either a 10, 11, or 12 month position

  • One early evening shift per week is required

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 40-Nonexempt
  • Team Leader/Consultant B

Salary Range

  • Commensurate with experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Current NP licensure or PA licensure in the District of Columbia
  • National Certification as a Family, Adult, or Women's Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • At least one year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in a primary care setting.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Prior experience in college health
  • Master's degree

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check

  • Requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to discuss medical information with patients in an understandable manner with a high degree of tact

  • Ability to coach and mentor nurses and medical assistants is important


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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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