Advance Practice Practitioner, Student Health

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Yale Health – Student Health 86950BR University Job Title Advanced Practice Practitioner, Yale Health Bargaining Unit None – Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) Time Type Part time Duration Type Regular Compensation Grade Clinical & Research Compensation Grade Profile Nurse Practitioner (26) Wage Ranges Click here to see our Wage Ranges Searchable Job Family Clinical, University Health Total # of hours to be worked: 22.5 Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard) Clinic Hours are Monday xe2x80x93 Friday between the hours of 8:30 – 5:00 pm. Part-time, 22.5 hours, 3 days a week (6 half day sessions). Early morning, evenings, weekends, holidays/recess periods may also be required. Participates in extended hours rotation during the academic year. Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) Work Location Central Campus Worksite Address 55 Lock Street New Haven, CT 06511 Work Model On-site Position Focus: In 1971, Yale University established Yale Health to provide health services to its faculty, staff and students through a multidisciplinary health maintenance organization located on campus. Yale Health has more than 47,000 members including students, staff, faculty and their families who come from every state in the country and almost every country in the world. Our state-of-the-art facility at 55 Lock Street, is where our members receive most of their care from our 150+ providers. It is a 144,000 square foot medical facility with over 90 exam rooms, an Acute Care Department, a 15-bed inpatient facility with two negative pressure rooms, a diagnostic imaging suite including MR and CT scan, x-ray and ultrasound and a full-service retail pharmacy. Yale Student Health (SH) provides primary care to all 6000 undergraduate, and 7500 graduate/professional students and their spouses. We work closely with Mental Health and Counseling, consisting of over 30 clinicians, Acute Care, and the Infirmary and Hospital rounding teams. We also collaborate with our patient educator, SHARE (Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education), and a team of nutritionists. Access to multiple on-site subspecialties, the pharmacy, diagnostic radiology, and laboratory rounds out our ability to provide comprehensive and timely care. Advanced Practice Practitioners in the Department of Student Health are expected to provide patient-centered, culturally sensitive care using evidence-based medicine. We are interested in candidates who prioritize collaboration and professionalism, and who can readily apply their education and experience to the care of our unique and talented, highly intelligent student population. An ability to easily communicate with, and teach, people from all walks of life is imperative. Practitioners are expected to stay abreast of changes in clinical guidelines, and best practices, and are encouraged to regularly attend national conferences with a goal of bringing back information regarding cutting edge research and expert knowledge to the group. Practitioners are also expected to serve as resources for our RNs and medical assistants. Responsibilities include: Obtain and fully document detailed and appropriate histories and physical exams. Collaborate with students in the formulation of a differential diagnosis and plan of care and execute care in a timely manner. Maintain professional, clear, and regular communication with consultants and students regarding plan of care. Assist students with navigation through the specialty clinics, and the hospital system, particularly when the students are waived. Communicate with Yale New Haven Hospital personnel, Infirmary staff, Yale University Deans and Heads of College, and parents regarding individual patients when appropriate. Maintain clean and up-to-date charting, including closing encounters within 24 hours, answering all MyChart messages within 48 hours, and sharing and explaining all lab and radiologic study results with students within 48 hours of availability. Assist in coverage of duties when colleagues are out. Participate in late and weekend hours. Dept/Section URL Click here for more information Essential Duties 1. Examines patients to collect information about their physical condition. 2. Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination. 3. Conducts complete physical examinations; provides medical evaluation and treatment to patients; develops treatments plans and monitors patientxe2x80x99s progress. 4. Advises patients on results of laboratory tests and recommends referrals to specialists or other medical facilities. 5. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, counselors and other medical staff to provide the best medical care. 6. Provides preventive health practices to patients to maintain and improve health and prevent illness. 7. Coordinates patient care including ordering of laboratory tests and radiographic studies. 8. Prescribes therapy or medication with physician approval. 9. May perform other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience Graduation from a Physician Assistant (PA) Training Program accredited by the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education or Masterxe2x80x99s Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program. Required Skill/Ability 1: Strong oral and written communication skills for telephone, email, and personal contact. A pleasant, helpful attitude with the ability to remain calm under pressure and enjoy customer service. Required Skill/Ability 2: Consistent practice of evidence-based medicine. Required Skill/Ability 3: Independent and confident decision-making while recognizing when consultation is necessary. Required Skill/Ability 4: Proven reliability with clinic attendance and punctuality. Required Skill/Ability 5: Proven proficiency with use of an electronic medical record. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Proven experience with college health. Required Licenses or Certifications CT APRN license (or eligible) with ANA certification OR CT PA license (or eligible). Prescriptive privileges (or eligible) in the State of Connecticut, federal DEA license and CT DCP license for prescription of controlled substances. Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the work involves sitting, standing, walking, bending, and occasional slight lifting. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds when transferring a patient from chair or wheelchair to exam table and turning patients for examination. Proper body mechanics must be used when maneuvering patients. Weekend Hours Required? Occasional Evening Hours Required? Occasional Drug Screen No Health Screening No Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit “Learn about background checks” under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It’s Your Yale website. COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here: Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. EEO Statement: University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yalexe2x80x99s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individualxe2x80x99s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran. Inquiries concerning Yalexe2x80x99s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA). Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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