*NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the State of New Jersey and AFT, AFL-CIO Agreement and will follow promotional calculations as outlined in the bargaining unit agreement.
This is a full-time, Unclassified, AFT position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Note: This position is in the “NL” category of employment (non-fixed work week) and have no claim or entitlement to time off or cash compensation for hours worked beyond their normal schedule. However, unusual requirements for additional work time by these employees may be compensated by allowing roughly comparable amounts of time off, provided prior approval is given by the supervisor and Unit Head.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey's Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College's exceptional faculty.
Working in the Center for Health and Counseling Services, Health Services Office, the Nurse Practitioner reports to the Associate Director of Health Services and is responsible for providing primary health care to patients by assessing their physical, developmental, and psycho-social status by means of obtaining a health history and conducting physical examinations and diagnostic tests. The Nurse Practitioner interprets test result data, develops and implements plans of health care management and follows through on the continuum of care of patients. The Nurse Practitioner implements health care plans through independent action, appropriate referrals, health counseling, guidance and instruction of patients with other members of the health care team.
Performs physical examinations and specialized examinations, orders and interprets laboratory studies, prescribes and regulates selected medications and treatments for currently registered students
Ability to triage patients based on presenting signs and symptoms.
Knowledge of medications and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and proper administration necessary.
Provides medical treatment for common medical and trauma emergencies.
Assesses the physical, developmental, and psychosocial health status of individuals through collection of health data.
Interviews and counsels patient in order to compile a complete medical history and counseling of patient on any problems which may arise during the interview.
Follows collaborative protocols regarding examinations, diagnostic testing, prescribed and administered medications, and dispensing of medications.
Maintains accurate records.
Counsels students as necessary or requested; makes appropriate referrals as needed.
Conducts health and wellness outreach programming
Maintains up to date referral sources.
Maintains active involvement in appropriate professional associations.
Assists with inputting immunization records into computer system.
Participation in College-wide committees and involvement in Enrollment Management/Student Affairs division activities.
Hours may vary depending on the needs of the department and College and may include certain evening and holidays when the college classes are in session. Occasional weekend work (e.g., First-Year Move-in) will be required.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's of Science in Nursing
Current certification in New Jersey as Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family only).
Current College Health experience, strongly preferred.
Current or recent (within 2 years) Emergency Department or Urgent Care Experience, strongly preferred.
Experience working with multicultural patients.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills as well as demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations.
Strong knowledge of patient care documentation.
Strong patient care skills and ability to work independently. Able to organize, prioritize and schedule work assignments.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Commitment to professional development and to update abilities and knowledge through training and certifications.
Working knowledge of Nuesoft Xpress helpful.
Working knowledge of Banner computer system helpful.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo's commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 117553665
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."