Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY

APRN

LocationFrankfort, Kentucky, 40601
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-09-06
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2023-03-20

Job Description:

  • TITLE: APRN

    DEPARTMENT: Health Services

    REPORTS TO: VP of Student Engagement and Campus Life

    EFFECTIVE DATE: TBD

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time

    EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt



    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Under direction, provide nursing care and health services including testing, nursing assessment, and first aid to students and staff; disseminate health services information and provide specialized assistance and counseling regarding individual health needs; maintain a variety of health records; determine health education /promotion needs and develop action plans.



    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide confidential, in-depth personal health and mental health counseling; refer students to physicians, nurse practitioners, MFT interns, clinics, agencies, and other healthcare providers according to established procedures; schedule student appointments.
  • Provide professional nursing care to sick and injured students and staff; make independent nursing assessments regarding illnesses and emergency situations according to established policies and guidelines; refer more complex medical problems to the Director, Health Services, physician, nurse practitioner, or other appropriate healthcare professional.
  • Administer first aid; respond to campus medical emergencies and provide basic emergency care according to approved procedures.
  • Administer immunization injections, screen for vision and hearing problems, and dispense medication according to established procedures; safely handles and dispose of hazardous waste according to protocol.
  • Organize and oversee clinics; prepare students for medical examinations by a doctor or nurse practitioner; assist with examinations and treatment as directed.
  • Maintain accurate confidential health records and statistics; record lab work performed and medications administered; provide essential information to appropriate staff; prepare accident, liability, and workers’ compensation forms as needed; report suspected abuse, molestation, and neglect in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.


OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 1-2 years OR clinical perioperative experience. 1-2 years experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred.


Minimum qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Practitioner Program
  • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure
  • Current Nurse Practitioner certification in the specialty area
  • Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification
  • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Eligible for hospital privileges
  • Experience in an educational institution is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

Emergency healthcare and medical assessment techniques.

Medical terminology and resources.

Community health resources.

Illness prevention and wellness.

Use and side effects of various medications.

Current nursing practices/scope of practice, equipment, and techniques.

Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Recordkeeping techniques.

Technical aspects of the field of specialty.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: This position will have supervisory responsibility.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
  • Primarily business office environment
  • Frequent exposure to hazardous materials such as bloodborne pathogens, bacteria, viruses, solvents, and other toxic chemicals and substances that require the use of personal protection equipment including gloves and clothing.
  • Occasional local travel may be requested.
KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

Job ID: 7935022831927499946

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