Nurse Practitioner

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health, Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Nurse Practitioner is a trained licensed professional who provides medical care to patients who present to the Boise State University Health Center, including specialized procedures and administrative tasks related to the clinical component of the job.

Nurse Practitioners at the Health Center are expected to practice within the full scope of primary care medicine as is typical in a college health center environment.  The Nurse Practitioner will, at any one time, maintain a patient panel that includes a mixture of acute and chronic stable medical problems, gender specific problems, as well as a panel of stable mental health patients.  While areas of clinical interest or specialization may exist, the Nurse Practitioner is expected to maintain a core level of competence in all areas of primary care medicine and to seek continuing education in areas which support the ongoing maintenance of these generalist skills, or in areas that need development.  The Nurse Practitioner will see all patients presented within the scope of practice of the Health Center and seek consultation with the physician(s) at the Health Center as needed.

Level Scope:

Recognized master in professional discipline with significant impact and influence on campus policy and program development. Establishes critical strategic and operational goals; develops and implements new products, processes, standards or operational plans to achieve strategies. Regularly leads projects of critical importance to the campus; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. Requires significant influence and communication with executive leadership. Problems faced are frequently complex and multidimensional, requiring broad based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization.

Essential Functions:

● Acute and chronic medical care within the scope of professional and community standards for a Nurse Practitioner (NP).  

● Additional competence in college health-focused care, including reproductive health, mental health and substance abuse diagnoses. 

● Practice in an integrated primary care practice which includes close collaborative relationships with mental/behavioral health providers and specialists, wellness educators, health coaches, sports medicine specialists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists, among others.

● Practice culturally competent care in a college population that includes international and gender diverse patients.

● Participate in Medical Services outreach activities which may include service on university         committees, health education campaigns and other related duties as required.

● Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Master of Nursing—Advanced Practice Nursing (Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner)

● 2 years of experience in the clinical preceptorship of nurse practitioner students.

● Idaho State Board of Nursing:  Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse

● Board Certification:  Board Certified by a recognized accrediting organization.

● American Heart Association:  Basic and Advanced Life Support certifications

● Microsoft computer platform operation

● Electronic Medical Records

● Basic clinical microscopy

● Microsoft Office applications:  creation of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

Minimum Qualifications:

● Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

● Master's Degree in Nursing

● 2 years experience with knowledge and skill in general primary care medicine. 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Cover Letter and Resume



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