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Lead Clinician (14997)

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The Lead Clinician serves as a primary health care provider to American University students, within 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. The Lead Clinician serves as a resource to SHC on best patient care practices and administratively supervises 3 Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC), 1 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), and 2 registered nurses (RN).

Work Environment

  • Provides Administrative supervision for 3 APCs, 1 Psychiatric NP and 2 RNs
  • Percentage of administrative/supervisory time varies with season
  • During peak volume time, supervisory time will be 10% of work hours
  • During slower times of the year (eg. Summer, mid-December to mid-January), supervisory time will increase to 40% of work hours
  • The position can be either an 11, or 12-month position

  • During the academic year, one early evening shift (to 8pm) will be expected every other week

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 40-Nonexempt
  • Team Leader/Consultant B

Salary Range

  • Commensurate with experience

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Current NP licensure or PA licensure in the District of Columbia
  • National Certification as a Family or adult NP or PA
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in a primary care setting
  • 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 other APCs


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience supervising health providers

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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


Current American University Employees:

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Contact Us:

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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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