Nurse Practitioner

South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD

ID: 7079550
Posted: June 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Text
South Dakota State University Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services is offering an exciting career opportunity as a Nurse Practitioner. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join us in the Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services. This is a 9 month, full-time, benefit-eligible position. This position is supervised by the Associate Director.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides primary health care to college students and their dependents (including obtaining histories, performing physical exams, diagnosing, and treating a variety of conditions); provides health counseling and education to students and staff; collaborates with other support programs on campus to retain students. Ability to obtain a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration required to prescribe controlled medications will be needed after applicant is hired.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner specialty completed by first day of employment (must have Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree in Nursing prior);
• National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner;
• Both Registered Nurse and Certified Register Nurse Practitioner licensure in South Dakota;
• Medical malpractice insurance with a minimum of $1,000,000 per incident and $3,000,000 aggregate;
• Effective written communication skills;
• Effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
• Able to obtain both a current South Dakota Controlled Substance Registration and a Federal Controlled Substance Registration, which is renewed every 3 years.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience in ambulatory care, clinic setting as a team member;
• Strong knowledge base in working with diverse patient populations while maintaining cultural sensitivity;
• Competent in providing care to young adults and non-traditional students.

BENEFITS:
South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14.



 

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