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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Per Diem and Weekend Nurse (part-time, evenings and weekends)
The Hubbs Health Center

SUMMARY:

The per diem nurse is a ten-month position and consists of weekend and weekday shift responsibilities as needed. The Coordinator of Nursing Services will be the immediate supervisor to whom she/he reports. Scheduling input from the per diem nurse will be solicited and considered, but not guaranteed. The weekend schedule is typically Sunday 1-5pm. The weekend nurse works alone with Betti Green, Karin Freeman, or Dr. Deborah Healy (on-call for consultation and advice), and an on-call therapist for counseling referrals, activated via Campus Safety.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities of the Per Diem and Weekend Nurse will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Triage students, treat per protocol or refer to Emergency Room or Urgent Care as necessary
  • Assist other staff members as necessary and appropriate
  • Prepare (including necessary cleaning and restocking) exam rooms for the following day
  • Pick up waiting room as needed
  • Complete logging and filing of charts
  • Pull charts for following day appointments, including Women's Clinic, consultations, and scheduled physician’s examinations, etc.
  • Complete appropriate forms for Women's Clinic and other scheduled appointments, i.e., lab requisitions
  • Complete daily log, list of students scheduled to return and/or lab pending
  • Maintain appointment system for nurse clinic and primary care providers
  • Assist with inventory as requested
  • Communicate on an as needed basis with other departments at HWS and with parents
  • Medication and equipment billing as needed
  • Make beds, clean inpatient units as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school is required.
  • Candidates must be currently registered and licensed to practice professional or practical nursing in New York State and have current adult CPR certification.
  • These certifications and licensure must remain current.
  • Additionally, the nurse must possess a personal professional malpractice policy.
  • The nurse must possess the ability to be a critical thinker and problem solver, and work without direct supervision.
  • Should possess a willingness and enjoyment to work with and be objective about adolescents and young adults and their multiple clinical, social and psychological components.
  • Will be expected to communicate effectively and frequently as needed with members of the college community, parents and community medical professionals.
  • It is expected that the nurse understands the strict legal and ethical parameters of patient confidentiality.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a part-time, 10-month, administrative hourly-paid position. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information of at least three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
email: ferran@hws.edu
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly  selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.