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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Per Diem

Phillips Academy seeks a per diem certified nurse practitioner or physician assistant at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. This is an academic year plus Summer Session position that is scheduled based on the needs of the Wellness Center. The per diem nurse practitioner or physician assistant is required to work an average of 2 full shifts per term (at least 6 shifts per year), with 1 shift per term occurring during the off-shift (evenings, overnights, or weekend) when the per diem need is greatest. Applicants must be a graduate of Accredited Adult, Family, or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program; hold current certification as ANP, FNP, PNP, or PA-C with licensure to practice in Massachusetts; hold current prescriptive privileges in Massachusetts; and hold a DEA license. Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine, urgent care, orthopedics, mental health, and reproductive health care preferred. Must feel comfortable using electronic health records for documentation.

The successful candidate will maintain a strong commitment to wellness and quality health care for the students of Phillips Academy, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches to care delivery and patient education.  The ideal candidate is a professional looking for a positive work environment and works collaboratively as part of a team.

Key responsibilities, under the supervision of the Medical Director, include:

• provide high-quality clinical care to students seen at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center for urgent care and observation/extended care visits;

• independently perform clinical/diagnostic assessments, provide care, and formulate treatment plans (including prescribing medications, ordering diagnostic tests, and referral to specialists, as needed) for students presenting to the wellness center for acute and chronic health care needs in accordance with best practice guidelines;

• provide reproductive health care and education for students, including access to contraception;

• maintain collaborative relationship with wellness team including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, counselors, athletic trainers, physicians, and outside consultants;

• promote preventative medical care and health awareness/education through individual and group interactions with students, families, and the community.

Review of applications to begin immediately. If interested, please apply at

Phillips Academy requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, be up to date with their COVID vaccination, which includes any boosters that have been added to meet the CDC definition of up to date which now includes the new bivalent booster.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Phillips Academy | 180 Main St. Andover, MA 01810 | 978-749-4000 |