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This is an academic year position working 40 weeks per year.
We serve a very diverse group of students, coming from many different cultures, countries, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as having a range of gender identities, and sexual orientations. Respecting and serving the needs of our diverse population is of key importance. The successful candidate will be someone who has special training, understanding, or experience (including lived experience), with underserved populations.
The Registered Nurse is expected to be a member of a clinical team. He/She must be able to function independently, communicate well with students, parents, peers, support staff and management. The ability to efficiently triage, prioritize, initiate and follow through with treatments is expected. Working in travel clinic, administering immunizations and allergy injections safely are all aspects of this position. Strong computer skills are also essential to work with the electronic medical system we are now using. The Registered Nurse will also assist the clinical staff and ensures the efficient flow of patients through the department.
Minimum of 5 years of direct patient care.
RN license in Massachusetts, BLS certified.
Triage/phone triage experience, strong computer skills are required.
Previous experience with and facility in using an electronic medical record.
Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and the ability to communicate well with a diverse, college age population are also required.
Teamwork and flexibility are key skills
Restocking room with medical supplies requires the ability to lift.
Ambulatory, outpatient care is highly desirable.
Emergency nursing experience is also welcomed, particularly the ability to place IVs for IV fluid needs.
Telephone triage skills, and prior experience with a college aged population a plus.
Allergy injections, immunization administration and IV hydration are all services we offer at Health Service
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Academic year position, working 40 weeks per year.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.