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Full-Time Nurse Practitioner, Health Services

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Full Time

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Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Health Services, the Nurse Practitioner will deliver primary care to students and employees emphasizing the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
  • Provide direct patient care clinical sessions.
  • Conduct a health history and performs a problem-specific examination as indicated by patient's reason for visit.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic test.
  • Identify and manage common health problems, both acute and chronic in accordance with approved guidelines.
  • Prescribe appropriate plan of care in a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness including, but not limited to medications, nutrition, exercise and traditional nursing treatments.
  • Work collaboratively with health care providers in planning for patient care and makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated.
  • Evaluate and document patient's responses to the plan of care.
  • Conduct telephone consultations, laboratory follow-up and triage of walk-in patients with referral to appropriate providers.
  • Diagnose and prescribe appropriately as indicated by patient's assessment findings.
  • Advise and serve as a clinical resource for healthcare providers, and non-medically trained staff.
  • Assist with interviewing and mentoring newly hired nurse practitioners.
  • Participate in the development, review and revision of nurse practitioner agency specific practice guidelines.
  • Audit peer practice to assure overall quality of patient care.
  • Support and contribute to quality assurance and incorporate findings into practice.
  • Maintains student confidentiality and sensitivity.
  • Provides supportive administrative assistance and coverage to the Director of Health Service as needed.
  • Develops, administers and interprets policies and procedures in health service as well as accreditation criteria.
  • Serves as Infection Prevention and Control Safety Coordinator as well as Naloxone "Training of Dispensers" for the NYC Opioid Overdoes Prevention Program(OOPP).
  • Mentors, educates and trains health care providers on health service practice guidelines, protocols and point of care testing.

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position; other duties may be assigned consistent with the classification of the position.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • NYS Nurse Practitioner license and certification in Family Health or Adult Health; NYS Registered nurse license preferred.
  • Current NPI number and DEA certificate.
  • Ambulatory care experience required.
  • 1-3 years of appropriate experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles and facts regarding diagnosing, and preventing disease, and improving and preserving physical and mental health and well-being.
  • Actively participates in the provisions and parameters of nurse practitioner practice.
  • Able to define, monitor and enforce quality of practice.
  • Meeting and maintaining eligibility requirements for professional certification.
  • Monitors federal state and local regulations to ensure development and implementation of effective clinical, medical and pharmacy services.
  • Exercises broad professional responsibility for nurse practitioner practice.
  • Operates in accordance with nurse practitioner certification and guidelines.
  • Assumes broad base of responsibility for maintaining competence in clinical practice.

Additional Information:

Please note all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the background check process.


Salary: $130,000- $135,000 per year; commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Work Schedule

Days/Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm, in person; work schedule subject to change based on needs of the department.


The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) provides comprehensive employee benefit programs designed to help keep our faculty and staff and their families healthy, safe, happy, and productive. Our programs also include a variety of components to help our employees improve the quality and balance of their work and family lives, and to help them prepare for their futures.
  • Retirement Plans
  • Health Care Plan and Dental Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • FIT Tuition Exemption Program
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holidays)
  • 4-day Summer Workweek

For a full list of FIT benefits, visit our benefits webpage .

Pay Equity by State Employers

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Visa Sponsorship

Fashion Institute of Technology is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212 217.3360,

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements

This position will be required to constantly read and comprehend, occasionally perform calculations, constantly verbally communicate, frequently analyze, and constantly write. The working conditions for this position will be on campus, primarily in an office environment. The physical requirement for this position will require occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional bending, frequent walking, and occasionally lifting 10 lbs. or less.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application material.

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: .

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, sciences, invites nominations and applications for a Nurse Practitioner in Health Services.


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