Nov 23, 2020

NURSE PRACTITIONER (WISH)

  • Wayne UNC Health Care
  • Goldsboro, NC, USA

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner- WISH

The Nurse Practitioner, under the supervision of the Medical Director, delivers primary health care to students and fulfills such duties as assessment, planning, teaching, and counseling. The Nurse Practitioner functions as a health team member in meeting the objectives of the school-based center within the WISH program (Wayne Initiative for School Health).

The purpose of the WISH program is to render school-based care that provides affordable, accessible physical and mental health services to adolescents. WISH advocates for the health rights of all children and addresses a broad range of needs. The program goal is to help Wayne County students succeed in school by promoting healthy lifestyles by providing comprehensive health care services to meet the needs of all students.

Education/Formal training:

  • Master's degree in nursing from an accredited college of nursing
  • Current licensure as an RN in the state of North Carolina
  • Licensure to practice as Nurse Practitioner in state of North Carolina
  • National certification as Family Nurse Pracitioner preferred.
  • Minimum of two years experience working with adolescents in a pediatric unit, office, or health clinic preferred
  • Basic Life Support certification required