Registered Nurse (RN), Student Health Services,...
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
To provide the medical/nursing care to students at the Mount Saint Mary's University Student Health Centers (Doheny and Chalon). Responsible for the coordination of student health services, basic ambulatory nursing care, health education, and assistance with supervision of patient care. Provision of screening services for students to support their progression to clinical placements.
Provide primary health care services including basic ambulatory care, first aid, vaccinations, TB skin testing, phlebotomy, physical assessments, health education and counseling.
Participate in the development of nursing policies and procedures, as requested.
Consult with the Nurse Practitioner (NP), off-site Medical Director, Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) Staff and off-campus physicians and/or specialists with regard to referrals, appointments, and follow-up treatment. Coordinate care between the Doheny and Chalon campuses by facilitating referrals and follow-up care.
Report Communicable Diseases to LA County and work with Public Health officials in the event of a communicable disease outbreak.
Respond to health emergencies on campus and provide initial treatment for life-threatening and urgent situations.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve on Student Affairs Division and University Committees as requested.
Collaborate with the Division of Student Affairs and other University Units on wellness, health education, prevention, and intervention related to students.
Special projects and other duties as assigned.
Strong working knowledge of ambulatory and primary health services for the college student population, health regulations and legal issues, basic laboratory procedures and testing as well as vaccination standards.
Knowledge of community health, health education, public health principles, pharmaceuticals and formulary maintenance, current health issues (especially those pertaining to adolescent and adult health), and response to infectious disease outbreak.
Knowledge of childhood and adult immunizations, basic emergency care and triage; accurate medical documentation, medico-legal issues and health related regulations; health promotion and disease prevention.
Abilities and Skills:
Interact professionally with healthcare providers, students, support staff, and faculty.
Excellent ability to assess situation urgency, effectively solve problems in a professional healthcare environment, and provide accurate healthcare needs.
Ability to be agile, learn, and adopt new processes and information when needed.
Demonstrated computer competency, knowledge of electronic medical records systems, and Microsoft programs, and social media.
Registered Nurse from an NLN-accredited program.
Bilingual English/Spanish highly desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge of college health and adolescent medicine.
Minimum 2 years of nursing, preferably in a college health setting, ambulatory or acute care.
Work Location: Both Chalon Campus (West Los Angeles) and Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.