The University's Health and Wellness (UHW) Nurse Practitioner will report directly to the Director of University Health and Wellness and will work with the Director of University Health and Wellness, Clinicians, and Administrators in providing health care to employees. The Nurse Practitioner must demonstrate clinical expertise and conduct health assessments of patients with real or potential, acute, and/or chronic health problems, including initiating appropriate diagnostic tests, treatment/prescription, and referrals to specialty services to foster continuity of care. Must develop positive interpersonal relationships with employees and demonstrate the ability to negotiate effectively with others, knowledge of emergency care procedures, and uphold the University emergency response system. Will help promote health education and counsel University employees about health maintenance and encourage appropriate use of the University Health Services. Maintains special occupational health and preventative medicine programs, including post-employment physical exams (PPE's) and annual health exams (AHE's) required for campus populations. Will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining accurate case management records for disabilities, in accordance with FMLA, ADA, and HIPPA requirements. Implements safety and accident prevention programs, as well as identify risks and hazards in the workplace. Assist with counseling employees on the prevention of work-related injuries. Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA requirements, OSHA recordkeeping, and Worker's Compensation procedures, and maintains accurate Worker's Compensation. Collaborates with employees, multiple departments, physicians, and department heads concerning case management of injuries, and management of disabilities. Updates nursing skills through journal articles, in-service programs, and attending seminars and conferences. Assists Director in maintaining inventory supplies and equipment. Will assist the department Director with programs and projects as required and developed. Salary Range: $54,000 - $84,000.
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