University Health Services - Part-time Advanced Practice Clinician-2008181
Are you an efficient, highly detailed Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) that thrives in a high volume environment? Are you able to appropriately and professionally handle multiple and competing priorities while always advocating for quality patient care? Are you looking for part-time work and ready to share the vision of providing quality clinical services to the Carnegie Mellon University Community?
Carnegie Mellon University's Health Services is searching for a part-time Advanced Practice Clinician (APC). You must have the ability to work independently, but will have access to the Nurse Practitioner Director and/or the consulting doctor as needed. The Health Services team performs over 9,000 patient contact visits annually, and APC's are supported by a staff of clinical RN's, MA's, and EMR/computer support professionals. The APC casual part-time role supports clinic staff in the extended hours of operation during the academic year.
Core responsibilities will include:
Deliver patient care which includes the following:
Assess physical and mental health status.
Elicit and record patient's health history and perform a physical examination.
Establish and update patient problem lists.
Formulate a differential diagnosis.
Plan and implement therapeutic regimens.
Order appropriate diagnostic tests.
Evaluate and interpret patient data in order to prescribe appropriate therapeutic measures.
Provide patient education in relationship to illness and treatment regimen.
Suture uncomplicated lacerations, except on the face and neck, perform I&Ds and cryosurgery for HPV.
Refer patient as necessary to other health providers.
Provide patient education in areas of health promotion and preventive medicine
Provide wellness care as deemed appropriate for age group and individual risk factors.
Provide guidance and counsel for the patient and his/her family members regarding health status of patient.
Evaluate therapeutic regimens and modify care to improve outcome.
Provide gynecological care and educational information on contraceptive options as well as prescribe contraceptives in accordance with patient needs.
Currently, we have opening for the following rotational shift:
One afternoon/evening a week and two weekend shifts per month
You should have strong attention to detail, excellent customer service, a team-oriented approach. Adaptability, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within University Health Services. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners with a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
CRNP or PA-C degree from an accredited university program
Certification to practice in the state of Pennsylvania
Experience in treating young adult population desired
Urgent care or emergency department experience desired
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.