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Position Title:Registered Nurse (Temp)
Posting Number:1048
Department:Health Services
Type of Position:Part Time
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


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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