The Advanced Practice Provider, under direction, provides primary health care to students of assigned Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) member. Acts in accordance with relevant licensing boards and local, State, and Federal laws regulating Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
This position is funded through the CARES Act/MSI funding and is available on as needed basis for the 2020 â“ 2021 academic year (May 2021).
Provides primary health care to students, which includes medical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications or treatments, counseling or education regarding health maintenance and disease/injury prevention, and promotion of healthy lifestyles.
Recognizes the need for consultation and/or referral for illness/injury outside the scope of practice/expertise for an advanced nurse practitioner or physician assistant.
Completes legible, accurate, and appropriate documentation of patientsâ™ encounters in medical records in a timely manner.
Acts in accordance with all relevant licensing boards, local, state and federal laws regulating nurse practitioners or physician assistants.
Serves on clinical committees, participates in accreditation processes, assists with in-service education, and assists in preparation of educational materials and other activities supportive of the mission of student health center.
Required Education and Experience:
Successful completion of an accredited educational program for Physician Assistants; or
Successful completion of an approved advanced practice nursing educational program at or beyond the masterâ™s degree level.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Required Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Eligible to be licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Texas; candidate must be licensed prior to start date; or
Eligible to be licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner) in the State of Texas; candidate must be licensed prior to start date.
Licensure must be maintained for continued employment.
PA/NPs are required to provide proof to the TMB/TBN that theyâ™ve passed a national certification exam in order for the board to issue their license.
Successful completion of an accredited educational program for Physician Assistants or successful completion of an approved advanced practice nursing educational program at or beyond the masterâ™s degree level.
Job Closing Date:
Please attach all required documents listed belowÂ in the attachment box labeled as either âœResume/CV or Resume/Cover Letterâ on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the âœResume/CVâ or Resume/Cover Letterâ attachment box. Â Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via theÂ PVAMUÂ Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-032252
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.