Registered Nurse, University Health Services
The Registered Nurse supports the University Health Services providers and staff, as well as UTC students, faculty, and staff, by promoting health and wellness and support for acute and chronic illnesses.
Duties include: provide direct nursing care; assist providers with medical procedures; triage and schedule patients; return phone calls; obtain labs ordered by providers and notify patients of the results when appropriate; call in medications and refills when directed by providers; oversight of immunization compliance; responsible for Nursing Protocols; electronic medical record super user; manage health science program requirements; manage travel health and international student requirements; support for new student orientation and health promotion activities with other campus and community partners; cross train for front desk relief; and mentor students who are at University Health Services for clinical rotations.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Knowledge of and ability to use the Electronic Health
- Practices ethically with integrity
- Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills related to safe
- Knowledge of effective communication with patients, families,
colleagues and university employees
- Ability to respect differences in culture, attitudes, values,
and expectations of others
- Ability to promote a positive image of nursing by modeling the
values and attitudes of the nursing profession
- Knowledge of the culture of quality, safety and caring in a
variety of settings with diverse populations
Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in Nursing; minimum of 1 year of experience as a nurse in either primary or acute care; experience with phlebotomy, injections, and starting IVs; hold a current, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the state of Tennessee or Compact State; and current BLS certification.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in an emergency room, school health, or urgent care nurse.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.