This is a special opportunity to join a dynamic team of health professionals serving a talented and motivated adolescent population. Deerfield Academy is looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its innovative multidisciplinary health care team. Reporting to the School Physician and working in conjunction with the Nursing Staff, Counselors, Athletic Trainers, Health Educator, School Psychiatrist and others, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide medical care to children and adults. The primary focus will be providing comprehensive and quality care to an adolescent population and will include adolescent gynecological services. There will be an opportunity to provide sports medicine care including post-concussion care as well as travel medicine services. In addition to direct patient care, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will assume some administrative and possibly teaching responsibilities. When the Medical Director is unavailable, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is the primary provider of clinical care. The Deerfield Academy Health Center serves the Deerfield Academy community, as well as the students of two other independent schools in Deerfield, MA. This position is for the academic year (approximately 34 weeks per year).
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications: a current RN/NP or PA licensure in Massachusetts, 5+ years demonstrated experience with adolescents; demonstrated experience communicating with and teaching adolescent females about gynecological and reproductive health issues; the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with students, parents, counselors, nurses and school employees; patience, compassion and understanding in the delivery of medical services. Additional requirements are a demonstrated technical expertise including Microsoft Office suite, and a capacity for rapid acquisition of skills in the use of the Electronic Health Record system in use at the Health Center.
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