Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant-Certified

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Classification:Physical Health Provider 4
Grade:Grade 82
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Health Profession, Other

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Health and Counseling Center is seeking a Family or Adult Mid-level Practitioner to provide health services to UAF students beginning November, 2018. The Center provides medical, counseling and health education services to the UAF student body. Mid level practitioners provide comprehensive, ambulatory health care and health education for university students as a part of the medical staff. This is a full time benefited position during the academic year (nine months from mid-August to mid-May). Minimal qualifications for this position are as follows: Advanced Nurse Practitioner: National Certification as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner with relevant licensure in Alaska, Alaska prescriptive authority and DEA number (or eligibility for). Physician's Assistant - Certified: National certification as a Physician's Assistant with relevant licensure in Alaska, Alaska prescriptive authority and DEA number (or eligibility for). The applicant must have the ability to work independently as well as with a health care team. Other qualifications necessary are experience in primary care, health maintenance and general medicine, and health education. Application Review Date: Applications must be received prior to 11:55 pm Alaska time on October 21, 2018 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

Duties:

10Consultation, Training and other General Professional Duties -assist student/campus groups when they need health information or consultation -advise faculty and staff on campus regarding student health problems; provide guidance when crises occur -train faculty and staff on health-related topics when necessary -participate in campus wide and division wide activities related to our department and campus medical services -maintain appropriate relationship with Fairbanks medical communityEssential
10Program Planning -participate in general staff meeting to remain abreast of program plans and participate in future planning -participate in medical staff meetings regularly to develop and review program plans and activities.Essential
5Education related to Campus Health -write articles on health related topics for the campus newspaper -provide health education programs on campus as neededEssential
75Clinical Services -diagnose and treat medical conditions of students including complex problems -provide expertise in a specialized area including acting as an expert resource, providing training to other employees in a specialized area, and creating treatment plans for patients needing specialized care (e.g. psychiatric, women's health, nutrition, internal medicine) -carry out lab tests or send out lab specimens as needed -prescribe therapeutic drugs as needed -provide medical/health education as appropriate -refer students for specialized medical care -create a written record of information gathered and services provided in accord with legal and professional standards -maintain confidentiality in accord with federal and state law and professional ethical standards -write letters to students, parents and other service providers as needed to provide necessary care -carry out immunization programs on campus -lead medical assistants by providing guidance and directionEssential

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Health and Counseling Center is seeking a Family or Adult Mid-level Practitioner to provide health services to UAF students beginning November, 2018.  The Center provides medical, counseling and health education services to the UAF student body. Mid level practitioners provide comprehensive, ambulatory health care and health education for university students as a part of the medical staff. This is a full time benefited position during the academic year (nine months from mid-August to mid-May).

Minimal qualifications for this position are as follows: Advanced Nurse Practitioner: National Certification as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner with relevant license in Alaska, Alaska prescriptive authority and DEA number (or eligibility for). Physician's Assistant - Certified: National certification as a Physician's Assistant with relevant license in Alaska, Alaska prescriptive authority and DEA number (or eligibility for). The applicant must have the ability to work independently as well as with a health care team. Other qualifications necessary are experience in primary care, health maintenance and general medicine, and health education.

Application Review Date:  Applications must be received prior to 11:55 pm Alaska time on October 21, 2018 to be considered.  Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. 

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period: Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat. 

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus: UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination: The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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