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Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 2665425
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services

Nurse Practitioner

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations-in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant-are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs- in a variety of on-campus and online formats-lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, working under the supervision of a physician.

Serves as an outpatient medical care provider to Northeastern University students.

Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic disease.

Provides walk-in, urgent and preventive care and health education.

Performs health screenings.

Participates in quality assessment of the work of the health center.

Collaborates with the Medical and Behavioral Health care team.

Serves as a resource to the nurses and medical assistants.

Certificate of Registration as Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (For Physician Assistant requires Bachelor's degree and graduation from Physician Asst. training program certified by the Board of Registration of Physician Assistants and passing of the certifying examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).

Massachusetts Controlled Substances Certificate and Federal DEA certificate.

Prior experience in outpatient walk-in and urgent care, particularly in student health, are highly desirable.

Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated success interacting with patients and staff with tact, respect and sensitivity, in a highly diverse patient and staff setting.

Excellent written and oral communication skills

This is a 35 hours/week, benefits-eligible position. Work schedule to be determined, but will include occasionally rotating in a weekly on-call schedule with overnight phone availability. Schedule includes evening and occasional Saturday hours.

Ability to perform in a busy college health center, making safe and appropriate triage, walk-in and urgent visit assessments, formulate safety and follow-up plans and make safe and appropriate referral for ongoing community treatment.

Salary Grade:

Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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