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Position Title:Registered Nurse (Temp)
Posting Number:1048
Department:Health Services
Type of Position:Part Time
Classification:Administrative
Duration of Position:Temporary
Work Schedule:See job summary below for work schedule.
Number of Hours Per Week:Up to 10
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The Office of Health Services invites applications for a part-time, temporary Registered Nurse to provide nursing care and health-related services to full-time undergraduate students at Marist College. This position reports to the Director of Health Services. Work schedule:

  • This position requires the ability to work any weekend, 12 noon - 5pm Saturday and Sunday when classes are in session (excluding College holidays and breaks such as Thanksgiving, winter intercession and spring recess).
  • Typical scheduling is 1-2 weekends per month. 
  • Availability for occasional weekday per diem coverage is desired but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct nursing care (including taking vital signs, obtaining medical history, facilitating laboratory testing, and evaluating condition urgency) to students in collaboration with medical staff
  • Provide allergy immunotherapy to students in collaboration with students’ allergist, including implementing standing orders for treatment of anaphylaxis if needed
  • Provide discharge instructions to students, including education about prescription medications and self-care measures
  • Facilitate further medical evaluation or consultation when needed
  • Assist with health information processing for incoming students
  • Collaborate with and support the Office Coordinators and clerical staff
  • Perform or delegate routine office tasks as needed, especially in the absence of the Office Coordinator
  • Provide nursing services for out of office events such as commencement and immunization clinics on campus
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with local hospitals to facilitate student care and obtain student medical records as needed
  • Communicate with contract pharmacies, including faxing medication orders and receiving and distributing prescription medications as needed
  • Order and maintain supplies and medical equipment and communicate with suppliers
  • Provide health information to individual students and educational programs to student groups
  • Maintain proper nursing licensure and health requirements
  • Collaborate with Director to create and develop policies and procedures when required
  • Provide emergency evaluation and first aid, including instituting transportation when appropriate, to persons in the Office of Health Services and in the immediate vicinity
  • Provide nursing services in accordance with the campus disaster plan in the event of an emergency
  • Perform other job-related duties as required

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Current New York State Registered Nurse License required. Current ACLS or BLS certification. Must have five years nursing experience, preferably in ambulatory and/or adolescent health care, as well as knowledge of physical assessment.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:02/22/2017

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