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Boston University NURSE PRACTITIONER, Student Health Services in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Under the supervision of the Director of Primary Care, the staff nurse practitioner position provides high quality primary and urgent care to Boston University students in an ambulatory setting. We seek a compassionate, collegial, team-oriented provider who values working with a diverse student population to provide high-quality care.

The position is full-time.

Essential Functions:

General NP

  • 75% - Provide high-quality, compassionate, evidence-based care to a diverse student population.

  • Diagnose and manage acute, episodic, and stable chronic health conditions or injuries by obtaining patient histories and physical exams.

  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests (lab / imaging).

  • Prescribe medications as is appropriate.

  • Perform preventive health services and patient education.

  • Refer patients for specialty care as indicated and help coordinate continuity of care within and external to SHS.

  • Document clinical encounters in an electronic health record and manage documents related to patient care such as prior authorizations in a timely manner.

  • 10% - Provide coverage for other SHS providers and serve as a resource for other SHS staff members.

  • 10% - Participate in regularly scheduled department and organizational meetings, projects, and trainings, continuing education, peer review, and quality improvement.

  • 5 % - Maintain licenses and certifications.

Required Skills

  • Master’s Degree and certification as a family nurse practitioner by the ANCC or AANP is required.

  • The applicant should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and three to five years of experience in direct primary care.

  • Experience with college-age students and familiarity with Gender-Affirming Healthcare are preferred.

  • Facility in managing sexual health concerns, community acquired infectious diseases, and common musculoskeletal conditions are essential.

  • Massachusetts license, current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration required.

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience