Reporting to the Director of the Center for Health and Wellness, the Clinical Nurse Leader/NP is a board certified nurse practitioner who promotes excellence in the delivery of health care and is responsible for ensuring comprehensive health care. The ideal candidate possesses autonomous skills and expanded knowledge and demonstrates professional maturity in clinical judgment and addressing health care concerns. This role serves as a leader and clinical resource to other members of the health care team, supervising the nursing staff in the Center for Health and Wellness when on duty and serving as the psychopharmacology nurse consultant for the clinic. This academic-year position is part time, non-benefit eligible.
Work under the supervision of the Director of the Center for Health and Wellness within the approved Health Services protocols.
Provide high quality health care services including:
Accessible and available health services
Education of and effective communication with those served concerning the diagnosis and treatment of their medical condition, appropriate preventive measures, and use of the health care system.
Treatment that is consistent with clinical impressions and working diagnoses to include prescribing medications for medical and mental health conditions.
Continuity of care.
Appropriate, accurate, and complete medical record entries.
Adequate and appropriate transfer of information when clients are referred to another health care provider.
Serve in the on-call rotation for the Center for Health and Wellness
Serve as a psychopharmacology nurse consultant and as a resource for the mental health professionals and medical staff who directly interact with patients for both counseling and medication therapy.
Assess real or potential health hazards and current health status including analysis of health behavior related to lifestyle and culture.
Devise, implement, and evaluate plans of care utilizing sound clinical judgments based on assessment of the physical, psychological, emotional, societal, and environmental needs of the clients.
Assist individuals to assume responsibility for the prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.
Consult, refer, and collaborate with other disciplines involved in the delivery of total client care.
Utilize the resources of the University and the surrounding community.
Promote collegial relationships with other clinical staff and providers in the community.
Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional growth by involvement in peer review and the review of protocols and procedures in addition to engaging in research and continuing education.
Attend departmental meetings and in-service offerings.
Demonstrate awareness of legislative issues relating to nursing practice and health care.
Assist with COVID-19 testing when needed.
Serve as a role model for students.
Accountable directly for nursing staff in the health clinic when on duty.
Bachelor’s degree with a major in nursing from a State Board of Nursing approved school of nursing.
Master’s degree in nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved school of nursing with certification as a nurse practitioner and at least three years of professional nurse practitioner experience.
Currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Massachusetts.
Certified as a Nurse Practitioner by an accredited certifying body.
Experience using Electronic Medical Record Systems.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work is performed primarily in health services environment with is generally not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Requires administrative functions outside of regular work hours.
May require some lifting of equipment and or boxes of supplies and assisting patients which physical activities.
Uses medical diagnostic/testing equipment.
Requires standing and bending when conducting medical examinations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
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