Staff Registered Nurse 1

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Working under general supervision of the Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing, The Staff Registered Nurse 1 will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate nursing services and education to students, faculty, and staff accessing care at University Health and Counseling Services.

As a Student Affairs professional at Case Western Reserve University, this position will be expected to contribute to building a welcoming and inclusive community, focus on the well-being of others, and encourage curiosity among those we serve.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide direct nursing care to patients in all clinical settings including primary care, women’s health, allergy, immunization, campus outreach and occupational health. Assess patient needs, provide appropriate interventions, document all clinical activities promptly in the electronic health record, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. (35%)
  • Initiate plan of care as designated by a physician or advanced practice provider. (20%)
  • Coordinate student referrals for care outside the Health Service (specialist visits, testing, prescriptions, etc.) in coordination with the parameters of the patient’s health insurance. (10%)
  • Assess employee-related health care needs as related to their job functions (immunizations, pre-exposure screening, post- exposure care, monitoring programs). (10%)
  • Participate in quality improvement activities of the Health Service, including systems to assure prompt updating of medical information in the patient chart (lab test results, consultation reports, immunization history). (10%)
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    NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team on specialty rounds addressing students with such issues as eating disorders, attention disorders, and anxiety/depression management. (5%)
  • Participate in peer review programs to ensure highest quality of nursing care and fidelity to best practice standards. (5%)  
  • Participate in Student Affairs Professional Development activities. (2%)
  • Support community wellness activities on campus. (3%)
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    CONTACTS

    Department: Regular contact with department staff to collaborate with healthcare team members.

    University: Occasional contact with university colleagues to refer students to university resources such as Educational Support Services, Academic Deans, Athletics, etc.

    External: Moderate contact with external peers to manage student referrals to outside community health care providers such University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Metro Health.

    Students: Frequent and direct contact with students in the clinical setting.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

    None.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education/Experience/Licensing: Current RN license in the State of Ohio. Bachelor’s degree and 0 years of experience; OR Associate’s degree and 4 years of experience; OR High School education and 8 years of experience required. Primary care experience preferred.

     

    REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Commitment to and appreciation of working with diverse groups of individuals, including age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and educational background, and ability.
  • Possess clinical nursing experience in direct patient care.
  • Provide age appropriate care for the population(s) served.  Identify and respond effectively to the unique needs of each population. 
  • Provide care in a manner which enhances patient satisfaction and respects all aspects of an individual patient’s identity.
  • Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters.  Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, active problems, treatments, medication and outcomes promptly.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures of the University, and keep up with new trends in nursing safety and compliance with national standards for safe care.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage time appropriately.
  • Attention to detail in charting, using appropriate medical terminology.
  • Active listening to facilitate patient care along with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
  • Dependability and good work habits.
  • Customer service focus and skills.
  • Ability to meet consistent attendance.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.
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    WORKING CONDITIONS

    The employee will be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Personal protective equipment (gloves and lab coat) will be provided. May be required to perform “on-call” coverage for students to advise on health concerns as an additional project. This position may be eligible for hybrid work after successful completion of orientation period.

    In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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    Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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