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Nurse Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 501146
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Nurse Practitioner
Business Title: Nurse Practitioner
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 0.80 FTE
Compensation: $104,000-$114,000 as base salary ($83,200-$91,200 actual salary based off .8 FTE)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, Annual, Fixed Term Renewable
Position Summary:

Provides primary medical care to students at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and referral with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Demonstrates a strong interest and background in teaching and training along with the ability to provide culturally competent and sensitive medical services to a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse population. Independently performs clinical job responsibilities with consultation available by a university contracted physician as needed. 

Anticipated working hours include 7:45am-4:30pm Monday through Friday during the academic calendar with reduced hours during scheduled academic breaks and summer. Must commit to a flexible work schedule which might include some evening and/or weekend hours throughout the academic year.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


(90%) Clinical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides advanced practice nursing care, collaborating with a physician as needed.
  • Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and manages acute and chronic illness and disease including mental health and minor injuries.
  • Obtains medical histories, conducts physical examinations, and assesses and determines differential diagnosis.
  • Prescribes medication, therapy, and treatments accordingly.
  • Performs minor surgeries and routine procedures.
  • Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies in the field of clinical specialty.
  • Interprets and evaluates patient data for the purpose of determining management and treatment of patients.
  • Provides gynecological care and prescribes all birth control alternatives including emergency contraception.
  • Maintains medical record documentation according to established standards and guidelines.
  • Coordinates patient care by referral mechanisms to on and off campus resources.
  • Provides consultation to nursing staff as requested.
  • Counsels, instructs, and educates patients on physical and mental health including diet, preventive health measures, health behaviors, self-care skills, disease, treatment options, and university and community resources.
  • Cross trained for CLIA waived laboratory procedures and wet prep microscopy.
  • Provides culturally competent and sensitive medical services to a racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse population.
  • Adheres to Student Health Center policies and standards.

(10%) Non-Clinical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development of clinical policies, procedures and protocols which are evidence based and follow national guidelines.
  • Participates in assigned Student Health Center committees. 
  • Active participant in quality improvement measures by designing and implementing, on average, one quality study per year.
  • Evaluates research data and makes recommendations based on findings.
  • Participate in research studies appropriate to the student health center population served.
  • Reports adverse incidents.
  • Performs peer reviews.
  • Provides clinical education/expertise to campus and staff.
  • Guest lectures for various classes as requested.
  • Participates in the development of patient education material.
  • Provides clinical supervision, mentoring and precepting of students training in nursing/health related field occupations.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and/or participating in professional societies.
  • Prepares and presents campus and community health programming.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of quality care following the AAAHC accreditation standards.
  • Provides leadership, engagement, and service by participation on university committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the state of Wisconsin or Nurse Compact License.
  • Current Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP) license issued by the state of Wisconsin or obtained prior to start date.
  • Current Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or obtained prior to start date.
  • Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license issued by the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration, or the ability to obtain within 1 month of start date.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification or the ability to obtain within 1 month of start date.
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in ambulatory primary care, urgent care, women’s health and/or with young adult populations. 
  • Experience in providing care for mental health concerns of the young adult population.
  • Demonstrated ability to function well in a team-based environment.
  • Proficient with public speaking.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills in a clinical setting. Ability to prioritize acuity level, adapt to a changing schedule and accommodate urgent concerns.
  • Ability to perform job duties independently, with minimal supervision.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references. 

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by June 9, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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