The Night/Afternoon Nurse is the key health care provider
responsible for nursing assessment, direct nursing care, and
appropriate medical record documentation for all students who are
cared for at the Student Health Center during clinical work
The University is deeply committed to a community of excellence,
equity, and diversity and encourages applications from women,
underrepresented groups, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+
individuals and other candidates who will contribute to the
diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.
Washington and Lee University is an Equal Opportunity
- The Night/Afternoon Nurse is the key health care provider
responsible for nursing assessment, direct nursing care, and
appropriate medical record documentation for all students who
present to the Student Health Center during clinical work
- The Night/Afternoon Nurse assists the physician/physician
assistant as needed during scheduled appointment hours, and is
responsible for follow through on evaluation/treatment orders and
medical record documentation.
- The Night/Afternoon Nurse is responsible for nursing
assessment, direct nursing care, assisting students with meals,
carrying out evaluation/treatment orders, and appropriate medical
record documentation for students cared for in the SHC
- The Night/Afternoon Nurse has shared responsibility with the
other nurses and administrative staff in the Student Health Center
for maintaining supplies, records, facility and other necessary
functions for continued smooth operations of a 24/7 college health
- The Night/Afternoon Nurse must be able to physically perform
the job duties. Must have the ability to help lift and move
patients as well as the ability to stand, walk, bend, stoop and
stretch for prolonged periods. Must be able to see color changes on
patients’ skin, have the ability to listen to heart and lung sounds
through a stethoscope and feel skin temperature and palpate pulses.
Vital sensory abilities include near vision, far vision, perceptual
speed, visual color discrimination, depth perception, and hearing
sensitivity. Motor abilities are vital. Must be able to manipulate
equipment in a safe and effective way. Finger dexterity, arm-hand
steadiness, and manual dexterity are vital abilities. Must be able
to communicate with patients, families, and other health care
workers. Speech clarity, speech recognition and written expression
are vital abilities for performing the job.
- Additional related duties as assigned.
This position requires current R.N.
licensure for nursing practice in Virginia, current CPR
certification, pertinent clinical experience and knowledge of
current health care practices, dedication to continuing
professional education, and the ability to work independently with
on-call healthcare provider/counselor backup. Professional
demeanor, excellent clinical and interpersonal skills, and a
consistent record of attendance and punctuality are necessary. This
position requires strong verbal and written communication skills,
the personal maturity to deal effectively with ill and/or troubled
students, maintain confidentiality of personal health information,
and work effectively as a professional staff member on a
multidisciplinary healthcare team. The work for this position is
varied and fast-paced, and juggling multiple priorities can be
demanding. All staff members are expected to promote a
professional, welcoming, and efficient atmosphere in the SHC.
Position includes coverage nights every other
weekend. Swing shift between evenings and nights with 2 days off
between shift change.
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may
seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.
Anticipated start date is early October, 2021
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter, and a list of 3
External Applicants: Please upload your resume
screen. Your application will automatically
populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on
the My Information
page. Add your cover letter
any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV
document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience
application page. You will not be able to modify your
application after you submit it
. The My Experience
is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting
document attachments. The online application form requires you
provide names and contact information for three professional
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in the appropriate boxes. Refer to this Job Aid
for additional guidance.
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something
with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
: The worker is exposed to infectious
Types of Work
: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a
negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use
of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than
that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the
job is rated for Light Work.
Benefit Eligible - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Pay commensurate with experience.
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and
backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the
recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and
staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view,
interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and
diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working
environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we
are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of
scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development
of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our
faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are
representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and
abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.