Health Clinician/Registered Nurse
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Title: Health Clinician/Registered Nurse
Purpose of this Position:
The Registered Nurse provides primary health care to students at
the Emerson Wellness Center. 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
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. More flexible
hours during the summer months including one work from home day per
Report to: Associate Director, Health Services
Direct Staff Reports: 0
Student Workers this position supports: 0
Is this position ‘Essential' and be needed for emergencies or to
work when the College is closed?
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
- Responds to students in a timely manner to questions
concerning symptoms, treatment, test results, medications,
- 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
- May participate in 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
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
Requires constant coordination of Mental and Visual
Requires ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of
Requires ability to lift and move heavy objects
Requires ability to move materials
Requires working in difficult physical positions and body
Amount of time required to travel to do this job
Some but Infrequent
- 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 3 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
Grade of Position: A17E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
In addition to a competitive salary, Emerson College is committed
to the health and well-being of our employees and family members.
We offer a generous benefits package to regular staff scheduled to
work 20+ hours per week.
Benefits include outstanding health plans with limited
out-of-pocket expenses, dental plans, generous time-off programs,
and a 403(b) retirement benefit with a 9% employer contribution
once eligible. Additional benefits such as life and disability
coverage as well as commuter offerings are available.
Please refer to our
for a full list of benefits and
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dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a
liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of
the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to
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