Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Allegheny College, a small selective liberal arts college located in northwest Pennsylvania, invites applications for a full-time, temporary Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner reporting to the Director of Health Services.  This position is an exempt position, starting immediately and continuing through approximately May 11, 2018.

The nurse practitioner in the college health setting serves patients as a primary health care provider in collaboration with a physician and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  She/he utilizes medical protocols which are established jointly and updated regularly by the nurse practitioner and the physician preceptor.  The nurse practitioner cares for students with common episodic illnesses and those with chronic illnesses seen in ambulatory health care settings.  She/he also provides counseling and instruction for the social, emotional, and health education needs common to young adults.  Essential duties include patient care such as assessment of health status, choosing and implementing therapeutic regimens, evaluating and modifying regimens, and other duties as assigned.

The following qualifications are required to be considered for the position:  Master of Science in Nursing, Current R.N. licensure in Pennsylvania, Certified Registered Adult Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania, and Certified in CPR.  Additionally, two or more years’ experience in College Health National Certification is preferred.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals.  The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  The College is located in Northwest Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh, near Lake Erie. The 32nd oldest college in the country, Allegheny celebrated its bicentennial in 2015.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of just under 2,000 with students from 41 U.S. states and 47 countries.  Its picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to hr@allegheny.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 12/21/17