Medical Nurse Practitioner

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7215033 (Ref:ej-5000352)

Posted: February 7, 2024

Job Description

Medical Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 268506
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Augusta University

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary

This position works within the specified department or services and will function as an integral part of the healthcare team. Serves various roles including working directly alongside faculty and staff, providing care to the entire spectrum of patient acuity levels, working semi-autonomously and serving as a provider to initiate appropriate care for individuals with developmental disabilities in an intermediate care setting. Care involves primary care duties, including ordering routine healthcare screenings, addressing acute issues such as urinary tract infections, and respiratory tract infections, and occasionally, injuries such as bumps and bruises occurring in this setting.


Primary Care Duties

Care involves primary care duties including ordering routine healthcare screenings, addressing acute issues such as urinary tract infections and respiratory tract infections and, occasionally, injuries such as bumps and bruises occurring in this setting. Additional duties include routine assessments on developmentally disabled individuals such as annual medical assessments, violence and victimization assessments, suicide risk assessments and clinical risk assessments.

Community Clinics

Outpatient community clinical assistance with medical management includes gynecology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, urology, neurology/seizure clinic, and radiology for mammogram screening; Practitioner must be comfortable with seizure, tracheostomy and gastrostomy tube management as well as replacing g-tubes




Prescribing medications for acute and chronic illness in accordance with the GA Nurse Practice Act

Other Duties

CME and grand rounds

Other duties

Other duties as necessary

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Active Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Licensure in Georgia. Current certification to practice as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner through approval by the Georgia Nursing Board. Qualified to obtain prescriptive authority in the State of Georgia. Ability to meet requirements for hospital medical staff credentialing. Two years' experience in professional nursing. Ability to formulate diagnoses based on examination and interpretation of test results. Ability to identify deviations from the norms and intervene or make appropriate referrals. Ability to complete nursing assessments, develops and implements nursing care plans, and revise plans as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality


Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases


Shift: Days/M-F (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 25

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 2/6/24 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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Job posting number:#7215033 (Ref:ej-5000352)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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