Phillips Academy seeks a certified nurse practitioner or physician assistant for overnight and weekend shifts in a staffing expansion at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. This is an academic year temporary position with an opportunity to apply for a continuing position. There is flexibility in the number of shifts worked per week in this temporary role, with preference given to applicants seeking a full-time position. The successful candidate will maintain a strong commitment to wellness and quality health care for the students of Phillips Academy, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches to care delivery and patient education.
Key responsibilities, under the supervision of the Medical Director, include:
provide high-quality clinical care to students seen at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center for urgent care and observation/extended care visits;
independently perform clinical/diagnostic assessments, provide care, and formulate treatment plans (including prescribing medications, ordering diagnostic tests, and referral to specialists, as needed) for students presenting to the wellness center for acute and chronic health care needs in accordance with best practice guidelines;
provide reproductive health care and education for students, including access to contraception;
maintain collaborative relationship with wellness team including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, counselors, athletic trainers, physicians, and outside consultants;
promote preventative medical care and health awareness/education through individual and group interactions with students, families, and the community.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicant must be a graduate of Accredited Adult, Family, or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program; hold current certification as ANP, FNP, PNP, or PA-C with licensure to practice in Massachusetts; hold current prescriptive privileges in Massachusetts; and hold a DEA license. Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine, urgent care, orthopedics, mental health, and reproductive health care preferred. Must feel comfortable using electronic health records for documentation.
Additional Salary Information: Academic year temporary position with an opportunity to apply for a continuing position.