The primary purpose of this position is to deliver primary health care to students within the University community. This includes diagnosis and treatment of a broad scope of medical illnesses as well as recognition and referral of psychological and major medical and surgical illnesses. Counseling with regard to health promotion and disease prevention. May supervise, teach and evaluate students and other medical staff. Although the scope of their duties varies, many nurses practitioners work independently prescribe medications and order laboratory tests. All nurse practitioners consult with physicians and other health professionals when needed.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The mission of Student Health Center is to provide physical, psychological, environmental and wellness services to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students, facility, and staff. As a health organization operating with an academic institution, the Student Health Center is committed to the support of the educational, research and service mission of the University. The commitment is demonstrated through the participation and support of programs and activities, which enhance the overall well-being of the University community. This mission is fulfilled through the delivery of primary, preventive and educational services, which are responsive, accessible, and of high quality. A strong commitment is made to maintaining professional excellence in addressing the health problems that are unique to this population in an effort to:
Minimize interference in academic achievement by health concerns;
Educate students toward the achievement of healthy lifestyle as a foundation for pursuing personal and professional goals; and
Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy atmosphere, in which student's faculty and staff live and work.
Internal job number: 000323
Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, completion of a Nurse Practitioner program approved by the North Carolina Joint Subcommittee of the Board of Nursing and Board of Medical Examiners, and
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!