Nurse Practitioner

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7216201 (Ref:ej-5008497)

Posted: February 9, 2024

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 268550
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 10,500 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

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 will support the clinical and research operations of the Center for Blood Disorders, an outpatient/ambulatory care clinic that serves adults with benign hematology disorders. The Center for Blood Disorders includes the Sickle Cell Center, Adult Hemophilia Treatment Center, and the Adult Thrombophilia Program. This position may also support the general Benign Hematology Program at the Georgia Cancer Center. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provision of comprehensive care for adult patients with benign hematology disorders - physical examination; medical history review; ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests; prescribing medications and treatments; diagnosis; development and monitoring of treatment plans; timely, accurate and thorough documentation of all encounters; accessing ports and performing minor procedures; completion of patient letters, medical forms, prior authorizations, and other relevant documents; patient education; assisting with conduct of clinical research protocols; serving as a liaison with outreach sites, Emergency Department, inpatient facilities, and other ancillary services; assisting with daily functions of the Center for Blood Disorders as needed.

The Center for Blood Disorders serves patients across Georgia. Outreach clinics are conducted primarily via telemedicine, but some travel is required.


  • Provide care for benign hematology patients in Augusta and outreach clinics (in-person and telehealth) - physical examination; medical history review; order, conduct and interpret diagnostic tests; prescribe medications and treatments; diagnose; develop and monitor treatment plans; perform phlebotomy, port access, and minor procedures; accurate and thorough documentation of all encounters; complete patient letters, medical forms, prior authorizations, and other relevant documents; patient and family education; triaging patient needs and communicating with patients.
  • Coordinate and implement outreach efforts organize and schedule outreach clinics; serve as point of contact across sites and disciplines, including Emergency Department, inpatient facilities, outreach sites, transition teams, and other ancillary services; serve as a resource for community educational events, such as health fairs, fund raisers, screenings, symposiums, lectures, and staff education.
  • Assist with clinical research Recruit, consent/enroll patients for active research protocols; conduct research physical examinations; interpret and determine significance of research assessments and results; perform phlebotomy; assist with regulatory maintenance; assist with research scheduling and conduct of study visits; write prescriptions for study medications; communicate with research pharmacy; monitor for adverse events; assist with required research documentation; Assist with the development of new protocols and writing of grant proposals/manuscripts/abstracts.
  • Perform duties as assigned to facilitate clinic and research operations and to promote optimal patient care and patient satisfaction. Assist with all daily functions of the Center for Blood Disorders and perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing.

Licensed as an a APRN through the Georgia Board of Nursing

Certified care NP through the national certification board specific to the area of practice

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and ACLS certification at time of hire

Preferred Qualifications

Hematology experience highly desired.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Relevant experience or related clinical experience (i.e., proficient in-patient evaluation procedures, medical terminology, interpretation of lab results and other diagnostic tests)

Must possess initiative, time management, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.

Ability to set priorities, well-organized, and must strictly maintain confidentiality.

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases. Detail-oriented.


**This position is 100% grant funded**

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 25

Salary Minimum: $80,202 - Midpoint: $112,283

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

Recruitment Period: 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.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

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! Search Job Opening ID: 268550

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

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Job posting number:#7216201 (Ref:ej-5008497)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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