The Colgate Student Health Center provides convenient, high quality
and cost effective care to a diverse group of students. Functioning
as the primary care provider, the Student Health Center offers
routine medical care, women’s and men’s health, and mental health
services, while also promoting wellness through health education.
The Student Health Center frequently partners with the university
Counseling Center and Shaw Wellness Institute to provide a holistic
approach to health and wellness.
Learn more about Colgate University and the Dean of the College
Division by reviewing A
Candidate’s Guide to Colgate
Specifically, the Staff Nurse assists university physician,
physician assistants and nurse practitioners in providing health
care and health information to 3000 students. Performs nursing
assessments, simple laboratory procedures, draws blood and
administers injections. Counsels and educates students in
preventative and self care. Areas of focus include responsibility
- providing accurate and effective triage and nursing
- appropriately following protocol with respect to documentation
and communicating student health information to impacted
- as assigned, may be accountable for efficient and effective
operation of specific clinics (e.g. allergy shot clinic, travel
clinics, satellite clinic).
This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (
CSA ), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the
Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for
reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and
employees to the Campus Safety Department.
Professional Experience/ Qualifications
- A minimum of one year of experience as an RN in a healthcare
setting responsible for direct patient care.
- Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment and
experience with EMR software systems, the development of policies
and procedures, and quality improvement (QI) programs.
Previous experience in an office environment working with student
populations is preferred.
An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is required.
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin,
marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking,
familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from
historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with
disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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