University of Alaska Physical Health Provider 4 in Anchorage, Alaska

Physical Health Provider 4

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Classification:Physical Health Provider 4

Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 82

Work type:Temporary

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:VC, Student Affairs


Categories:Health Profession

Position Summary:The Student Health and Counseling Center at the University of Alaska is seeking an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) to join a group practice serving over 9,000 eligible UAA students. This practice is student focused and functions under the Student Affairs Department of the University. This academic setting supports mentoring of graduate nursing students, team based learning weekly meetings, and public health community outreach including health fairs, immunization clinics, and communicable disease response.


70Clinical Services: Serves as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, independently assessing, diagnosing and treating primary care conditions using seasoned clinical judgment.

Refer to community or agency sub specialists, or local emergency rooms based on clinical assessment of need.

Order and may conduct laboratory services. Ensure that all testing is performed in compliance with state and federal CLIA requirements.

Consult with and refer to specialists in the health care community such as orthopedics, radiology, endocrinology, dermatology, cardiology, psychiatry, physical therapy, etc.

Implement and manage treatment of routine and complex acute and chronic illnesses.

Prescribe, manage and supervise pharmacological treatment for acute and chronic illnesses.

Dispense medication and manage clinic pharmacy consistent with state regulations. Maintain federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensure as required.

Implement emergency and crisis interventions for medical and psychiatric situations that arise within the Student Health and Counseling Center.

Documentation of information gathered and services provided in accordance with legal and professional standards.

Communicate to students and health care providers as needed for follow-up of acute and continuing care.Essential


Advanced physical health assessment skills.

Accurate medical diagnostic skills.

Excellent communication and counseling skills.

Clinical laboratory skills including management of point of care testing, phelebotomy, and hazardous waste.

Medical and legal documentation skills.

Presentation, public speaking and teaching skills.

Knowledge and interpretation of a wide variety of professional, state, and federal guidelines and/or mandates relating to health care.

Professional, ethical and legal codes of conduct regarding confidentiality, controlled substances, and State of Alaska statues.

Ability to make appropriate community and agency referrals.

Advanced knowledge of specialized field, if appropriate.

Ability to treat and assess more complex, multi-problem cases.

Required Experience:

Significant, relevant clinical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Typical Education or Training:

Master's degree in Nursing.

State of Alaska license as a Registered Nurse.

Federal DEA license.

State of Alaska license as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

National Certification (e.g. ANCC or AANP) as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Significant relevant clinical experience.

Experience in a student health center preferred.

Advertised:01 Mar 2018Alaskan Standard Time

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