Brown University — Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Job Description:

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant is an integral part of the health care team at Health Services that serves the diverse student population at Brown.  Responsibilities include providing primary medical care and health education to undergraduate, graduate and medical students. Some Brown employees are also seen at Health Services for triage of on the job injuries.

This is a per diem position 1 – 2 days per week.  Evening and weekend shifts may also be available.

Job Qualifications

For NP candidates:
●    Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required
●    Current Registered Nurse (RN) license and Certified Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges (CNP) license in Rhode Island required
●    Current certification as Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, or equivalent certifying body, required
●    Primary care clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner strongly preferred

For PA candidates:
●    Current Rhode Island Physician Assistant License required
●    Certification by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants required
●    Primary care clinical experience as a Physician Assistant strongly preferred

For both NP’s and PA’s:
●    DEA license is required
●    BLS CPR certification required
●    Experience providing culturally competent care to a diverse population required; experience working with diverse student populations strongly preferred
●    Demonstrated ability and willingness to work in and support a diverse and inclusive environment
●    Patient education and social skills necessary for working with young adult population preferred
●    Ability to work as part of a collaborative team in group practice
●    Commitment to Quality Improvement principles
●    Experience with a clinical practice using an electronic medical record
●    Applicants from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply
●    Second language fluency is highly desirable
●    Specialized focus or training in sports medicine and/or kinesiology preferred

Background Check
All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Additional Information
Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Health Services

Grade 11

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Time Type:
Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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