Job Function: Nurse Practitioner
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Medical University of South Carolina
30 Bee Street, South Carolina, United States (on-site)
5 days ago
Saint Joseph Medical Group
Mishawaka, Indiana, United States (on-site)
6 days ago
Medical University of South Carolina
30 Bee Street, South Carolina, United States
5 days ago
Job Type
$120,000.00 - $160,000.00
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Acute Case Manager


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner to lead the university's student health clinic. As the Associate Director and leader of MUSC Student Health Services, you will play a crucial role in articulating and executing the mission, vision, and goals of the organization to promote health and wellbeing for college students in an academic health sciences university setting. Your primary responsibilities will include providing and overseeing patient care for a young adult/adult population, planning, organizing, and supervising the daily operations of Student Health Services (SHS). If you are a highly skilled compassionate provider, a strategic planner who fosters continuous quality improvement, and a strong healthcare leader, we invite you to join our team and change what’s possible at MUSC.

Patient Care:

  • Provide comprehensive primary care to a young adult/adult population.
  • Formulate, implement, and evaluate plans of care utilizing sound clinical judgement and evidence-based knowledge guided by accurate assessments of physical, psychological, emotional, and environmental needs of student needs.
  • Establish positive patient rapport and therapeutic relationships. Provides safe, ethical, patient-centered, culturally congruent, and evidence-based care.
  • Documents patient care in the electronic medical record.
  • Promote health, wellbeing, and student self-management.
  • Must be comfortable with diverse patient populations and dealing with sensitive issues (that include sexual orientation, sexual health, substance abuse, and mental health).
  • Perform appropriate diagnostic testing that is evidence based, essential for diagnosis, and mindful of cost. Able to accurately interpret test results (EKG, spirometry, lab results), and formulate an accurate diagnosis and/or list of diagnostic considerations.
  • Ability to manage Women’s Health issues of the student population, which includes cancer prevention/pap smear screening, STI screening and disease management, contraception, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
  • Use evidence based and careful clinical judgement in the performance of duties. Must have ability to identify and respond to urgent/emergent clinical situations and seek assistance from clinic staff when necessary.
  • Facilitate staff to perform patient triage and care, nursing and medical interventions as ordered, vaccine clinics, immunization verification process and protocol for blood borne pathogen exposures.
  • Collaborate with other Education Innovation & Student Life divisions (Counseling and Psychological Services) for consultation and/or assistance in management of student issues.
  • Consistently work within the APRN scope of practice and seek collaboration appropriately.

Nursing/Medical Knowledge and Professionalism:

  • Maintain professionalism and work independently within the APRN scope of practice to achieve clinical outcomes.
    Utilize evidence and science to guide practice.
  • Maintain a level of professional development through continuing education, quality/process improvement initiatives, and sharing of knowledge.
  • Demonstrate leadership in role and competence as an expert practitioner.
  • Promote a culture of health and well-being for students.
  • Represent SHS on committees.
  • Assume the clinic leadership role.
  • Ensure and role model a culture of health and well-being with excellent interpersonal skills along with promoting student self-management.

Administrative Role:

  • Supervise and manage the SHS staff and assume a leadership role in the clinic.
  • Work collaboratively with the clinical staff to establish work schedules and coverage for the clinic.
  • Work with staff to determine quality and process improvement projects for the SHS clinic.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Occupational Health:

  • Direct the SHS staff to ensure that MUSC students meet university pre-matriculation requirements and maintain ongoing compliance with university student health requirements (e.g., annual flu vaccine, annual TB surveillance).
  • When consulted, provide university immunization and compliance requirements for visiting students.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline and automate processes and direct the clinical team to utilize features of the electronic medical records system effectively and efficiently.
  • Maintenance of Physical Facility
  • With SHS staff, ensure clinic is compliant with any accreditation, HIPAA, FERPA, JCAHO, OSHA, and DHEC requirements.
  • Assist with quality and process improvement projects. Use computer software programs (e.g., such as Point N Click, Maxient, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and others) to meet position responsibilities.

These descriptions and requirements are intended to be a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties.


This position reports to the SHS Medical Director/Physician and the Associate Provost for Education Innovation & Student Life (EISL) for MUSC and will lead the SHS clinical team. The incumbent will work collaboratively and directly with providers in Counseling & Psychological Services, and with the Office of Student Engagement and the MUSC Wellness Center to promote student health and wellbeing initiatives. The position will also collaborate with MUSC leaders, University Leadership (Provost’s Council, College Deans, Associate Deans, etc.) and the EISL Executive Directors. Direct reports include the SHS clinical staff. Positions vary based on patient need and may include a Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Registered Nurse, two Medical Assistants, and an Administrative Coordinator.

  • Graduation from an accredited graduate nursing program with MSN and/or DNP (preferred). Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing and certification in Basic Life Support or certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.
  • Five-years or more primary care experience as an APRN.
  • Prefer experience in young adult/adult primary care and student-centered care promoting health and wellbeing. Majority of patient care experience with the 20- to 40-year-old population.
  • Prefer nursing management and strong leadership experience with a minimum of one to two years of leadership experience in a clinical setting.
Job ID: 73613734

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