Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide comprehensive primary care to students with a wide range of chronic and acute illness. This position is 35 hours weekly between campuses, under supervision of the medical director and director. Office hours are generally Monday through Friday from noon to 7:00 p.m.

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


Direct clinical care to the student community

Collaborate with medical director, director, RN staff, counselors, and others in the care of student patients

Perform role in a nonjudgmental and nondiscriminatory manner in accordance with policies

Screening and brief intervention to address health risk reduction

Excellent clinical and communication skills

Order and interpret diagnostic testing, and make therapeutic decisions including prescribing and or administering medications within the scope of state regulations

Monitor student patient outcomes and initiate changes in treatment plan based on response

Coordinate student patient care including referrals and collaborating with other treatment providers

Experience with electronic medical record system

Working knowledge of HIPAA/FERPA

Participate in Student Health Services staff meetings and training programs


Contribute to a supportive, healthy and safe work environment

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Licensed in the state of Connecticut as an APRN or PA with prescriptive privileges. 


CPR/AED certification. 

Five years of experience in college health, primary care, family practice, urgent care, or in an ambulatory setting in an NP or PA role. 
Focus on caring for young adult/adult population. 
Ability to work independently in clinical practice. 


Strong interest and background in teaching. 


Sensitivity to a diverse community, and a demonstrated ability to provide culturally competent and sensitive medical services to a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse population.


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position. Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2014-1571

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Affairs
  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Diversity
  • New Programs
  • spirit of community
  • Health Services
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter