Nurse Practitioner, Department of Student Health and Wellness
Job ID: R0040200 | Advance Practice Provider | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness seeks a full-time nurse practitioner to provide primary care to University of Virginia students.

We are a growing center looking for applicants who would like to join our team during this exciting time of expansion. Part of this growth involves expanding our care to serve an increasingly diverse student body. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity and decreases barriers to care and are looking for applicants who share these values.

The nurse practitioner hired for this position will be expected to provide high-quality, evidence-based primary healthcare to University of Virginia students in compliance with the medical staff bylaws of the Department of Student Health and Wellness. Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills are required. Patient care activities may include supervision and instruction of UVA Health system trainees as they participate in clinical rotations in Medical Services. This will include one-on-one teaching, oversight of patient care, and providing feedback.

In carrying out these duties, nurse practitioners will adhere to the Medical Staff Bylaws of the Department of Student Health and Wellness. Nurse practitioners are responsible for ongoing professional development.

Nurse practitioners may be required to perform other duties as assigned and may be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the governor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing the full spectrum of healthcare services, to include health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling, and disease management.
  • Assessing, diagnosing, and treating minor illnesses and managing chronic health problems.
  • Assessing and evaluating vague or ill-defined symptoms in adolescents and adults.
  • Developing a plan of care based on assessment, which includes prescribing appropriate medications and treatments, providing follow-up care, and evaluating effectiveness of care.
  • Analyzing the multiple effects of pharmacologic agents, including over-the-counter preparations. Diagnosing commonly occurring acute and chronic, multi-symptom health problems.
  • Promoting self-care by adolescent and adult patients.

This is a full-time position with UVA benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and community service leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Salary commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will pass a background check and health and drug screen.

Requirements include:
  1. Graduate degree in nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse. License to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.
  2. Virginia Nurse Practitioner license by time of hire.
  3. Virginia prescriptive authority by time of hire.
  4. DEA license or DEA license eligibility.
  5. Certification as a family nurse practitioner or pediatric nurse practitioner.
  6. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Preferred qualifications:
  1. Experience in college health and/or adolescent medicine.
  2. Experience in women's health.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, and reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive). Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.

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