Nurse - Per Diem, On-Call
Nurse - Per Diem, On-Call
Department: Health Services Office
Duration of Position: Other
Work Schedule: As needed; Must be available during weekday day time hours, occasional evenings, & weekends. Academic Year (34 weeks)
Employee Type: Staff
Posting Date: 11/18/2020
Union Representation: CWA
Posting Number: AS013P
Pay Rate: $30.00/hour
About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Provide nursing care of adolescent/young adults in college setting as well as occupational care of employees as needed. Involves working with a team of health professionals and EMT students to deliver care to the Vassar College community. Position includes nursing assessment and treatment of routine and urgent health care problems including resting patient care, and patient appointments.
- Administer care according to established nursing protocols and standards of care.
- Treat scheduled patients and walk-ins.
- Maintain necessary equipment, inventory and supplies.
- Follow all regulations regarding OSHA and hazardous waste.
- Collect and process laboratory specimens from patients.
- Perform other duties as required.
This per diem position is not benefits eligible.
Two or four year nursing degree. Current RN license and CPR certification are required. Phlebotomy and immunization skills desired. Physical assessment skills are desired. At least two years of nursing experience is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your online application, you will be required to attach your resume, a cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. You will have the option of attaching unofficial college transcript(s), a copy of your nursing license, and CPR certification at this time. The selected candidate will be required to provide these documents at the time of hire. This position will remain open until filled. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (845) 437-5820.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/1625.