Job Description: The Colgate Student Health Center provides convenient, high quality and cost effective care to a diverse group of students. Functioning as the primary care provider, the Student Health Center offers routine medical care, women's and men's health, and mental health services, while also promoting wellness through health education. The Student Health Center frequently partners with the university Counseling Center and Shaw Wellness Institute to provide a holistic approach to health and wellness.Accountabilities:As Staff Nurse RN, this position is primarily responsible for the delivery of health care services to students. Areas of focus include responsibility for:- providing accurate and effective triage and nursing diagnoses;- appropriately following protocol with respect to documentation and communicating student health information to impacted stakeholders;- as assigned, may be accountable for effective management and operations of satellite clinic; and- as assigned, may be accountable for efficient and effective operation of specific clinics (e.g. allergy shot clinic, travel clinics). Essential Functions: Individuals will responsible for mastering the following technical competencies: Direct Patient Care: Demonstrated ability to efficiently and accurately evaluate and triage patients. Demonstrated ability to execute treatments plans as prescribed by health care provider. Demonstrated ability to execute protocols related to patient care. Customer Service: Demonstrated ability to communicate with and engage patients and the campus community to understand, guide, answer questions within their scope of practice. Maintain confidentiality of healthcare protected information (HPI). Licensure: Licensure and CertificationsMaintenance of New York State licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. Maintenance of BLS/AED certification for the healthcare professional. Maintenance of annual OSHA and blood-borne pathogen training. Networking: Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and collaborate with numerous local, regional and national health groups to provide medical and broad health services. Ability to work effectively with local healthcare organizations (e.g. hospitals, EMS, county health groups, volunteer groups, and vendors). Demonstrated ability to advance student health initiatives via development of collaborative relationships with other campus resources. Training/Education: Demonstrated ability to effectively teach healthcare concepts to patients and non-healthcare professionals. Systems and Equipment: Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently use the electronic medical record system consistent with privileges associated with the position's required professional licensure. Demonstrated ability to effectively use medical equipment and process lab samples consistent with procedures associated with the position's required professional licensure. Administrative: Demonstrated ability to effectively and consistently apply time management, problem solving, and planning skills in the implementation of processes or programs. Demonstrated ability to effectively use technical solutions to assist in the collection/maintenance of key data and records and within university, division and department guidelines. Demonstrated ability to consistently meet functional accountabilities while staying within assigned budget constraints. Qualifications: 1. Licensure and Certifications: Must possess current New York State licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse and current BLS/AED certification for the healthcare professional. Maintenance of New York State licensure and BLS/AED healthcare professional certification and maintenance of annual OSHA and blood borne pathogen training required. 2. A minimum of one year of experience as an RN in a healthcare setting responsible for direct patient care.3. Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment and experience with EMR software systems, the development of policies and procedures, and quality improvement (QI) programs. Additional Preferred Qualifications: 1. Previous experience in an office environment working with student populations is preferred. Special Instructions to Applicants: The Staff Nurse is a full-time, 40 week per year position. The position begins one week prior to the semester and continues until one week after commencement. Work assignments may vary. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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