Registered Nurse 5663BR Student Affairs Student Health Center
Detailed Job Description Please Note - this is a job-share position requiring 20 hours per week.
This is a professional nursing position responsible for providing health care to students.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Services, the primary responsibility of this position is to provide triage services, emergency care, primary care services, and health education and management to students to elevate personal health awareness and support student success.
Independently and collaboratively triage, assess, and/or treat health care consumers including:
Anticipate and perform appropriate nursing functions in preparation and/or support of patient appointment with NP/PA/MD.
Provide for patient care, comfort and safety during visits
Maintain accurate and complete documentation of all interactions using electronic medical record
Collection and preparation of lab specimens/phlebotomy skills
Provide education and counseling during clinical interactions
Administer medications/immunizations/therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures per provider order or protocol
Assist in monitoring patient flow, participate in maintenance of clinical areas/equipment
Delegate appropriate tasks to medical assistants
Follow up on radiology and laboratory reports.
Independently provide telephone and walk-in triage to patients, including:
Determine appropriate disposition; schedule provider appointment as needed.
Provide home care advice and patient education.
Assess wounds and determine appropriate dressing.
Provide first aid and responds to walk-in emergencies (i.e. anaphylaxis).
Determine immunization and tuberculosis status, administer appropriate immunizations using standing orders.
Utilize standing orders for minor acute illness where appropriate
Provide a variety of preventative screening services including tuberculosis and STI screening for students. Review health history questionnaires and follows up as appropriate.
Participate in ongoing professional development and/or participate on department, division and university committees, task forces and projects as assigned and appropriate for the role.
Contribute to other processes for the general welfare of the students; promotion of team building; delivery of quality comprehensive clinical services, health education program planning and implementation as deemed appropriate and/or as requested.
Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Associate Director of Clinical Services.
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
The Wellness area within the Division of Student Affairs shares a passion for enriching the quality of life for all students. Every area within Wellness aims to enhance student success and collegiate life by providing innovative, inclusive and responsible programs, services, and education.
Proficient in triage, immunizations, assessment of emergency situation, phlebotomy
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team
Competence using electronic medical records, word processing, email, and electronic calendaring software
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information
Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy and honesty with diverse groups and individuals
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences.
Ability to prioritize tasks
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn
One year outpatient experience, college health experience preferred
Experience with telephone triage
Professional Area: Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .