Target Hire Date
05/24/2021 - 1 month to go
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The Registered Nurse provides primary health care to students in the Center for Health and Wellness. The RN provides services within the RN scope of practice regulations defined by Massachusetts regulation: MGL; Chapter 112: Sections 80 & 80A.The RN will practice according to the Emerson College mission statement by providing health education and promotion for students as well as welcoming a creative environment bringing about innovation, depth and diversity to healthcare.
This is a FT M-F (36.25hr/week) benefitted 12 month position, must have availability to work until 7pm one night a week, as we offer extended hours for students two nights a week.
Essential Functions of the Role:
- Provide initial assessment, triage or treatment of basic
nursing care according to departmental policies, scope of practice
and nursing process in accordance with MA RN licensure. Refer cases
needing further medical attention and intervention to the
appropriate APC or MD.
- Assist with primary care measures to optimize health and
abilities as well as prevent or alleviate illness or
- Phone triage and the ability to develop a plan of care
recommending interventions, when necessary, which are appropriate
and have attainable outcomes.
- Student education, advocacy, outreach, and participation in
health promotion activities
- Injection and immunization review and administration, assist
with immunization compliance and health screening
- Provide appropriate referrals for students requiring medical
care to a consulting physician, area urgent care centers, STD
testing or medical specialists in the community as
- Perform and assist with phlebotomy, acquiring health histories,
vitals, strep testing, urine dips, pregnancy tests, laboratory
controls testing, etc.
- Provide clinical support and assist with ordering supplies and
- Responds to students in a timely manner to questions concerning
symptoms, treatment, test results, medications, etc.
- Work with providers to relay lab and test results, make
appointments, and call back students.
- Phone and on-site triage assessment of students
presenting/calling with non-emergency health concerns
- May participate in the development or implementation of
educational outreach activities
- Document medical visits, follow -up test results within the
students' EHR on a timely basis
- Communicate with students through the online secure health
- Communicate regularly with center staff on clinical and
administrative matters and enhance departmental collaboration and
quality of care provided to students by attending scheduled staff
and clinical team meetings, case conferences and individual
supervision as assigned
- BSN required. Graduate from an accredited school/college of
nursing with current Massachusetts registered nurse licensure in
good standing or eligibility for licensure in MA.
- Minimum of three years of ambulatory care experience required.
Experience with telephone and direct triage, phlebotomy,
immunizations, PPD skin testing and communicable disease
- Prior experience with EMR. Must be able to work in a fast-paced
environment and prioritize multiple tasks.
- Must be able to communicate clearly in oral and written
Prior experience in college health, culturally diverse settings, and transgender and LGBTQ community care are preferred. Prior participation in health outreach, promotion and advocacy activities. Knowledge of risk communicable diseases, prevention, guidelines & isolation.
Work Environment and Demands of the position:
Physical Place and Existing Conditions
Usual Office Conditions
Intellectual and Mental Concentration for extended periods of time
Requires constant coordination of Mental and Visual Attention
Requires ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time:
Requires ability to lift and move objects that are
Requires ability to move materials
Requires working in difficult physical positions and body contortions
Amount of time required to travel to do this job
Some but Infrequent
Grade of Position: A17E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
Hiring Range: $73,550.00 - $77,100.00
To apply, please visit: https://emerson.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Emerson_College_Staff/job/Boston-Campus/Registered-Nurse_JR002614
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