Per Diem Nurse

Riverside, CA
Feb 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $99,036 -
Title: Per Diem Nurse
Category: Healthcare
Department: Student Health Services
Date Posted: 02/03/2017

Position Information: The overall purpose of the Per Diem Nurse is to provide patient care in general and complex cases, which requires the exercise of professional judgment. This requires the recognition of non-routine patient care situations, which have less predictable outcomes. The Per Diem Nurse will provide assistance to the doctors and leadership to the medical assistants.

Minimum Requirements: Skills and knowledge required for a Licensed Registered Nurse according to the standards of practice in accordance with the laws of the State of California.

Ability to relate well with patients and staff as a provider of health information, with an ability to teach health related classes or make health presentations in a variety of settings

Ability to work independently and in compliance with policies, protocols, and procedures of UCR.

Flexibility in working with a variety of ethnic, religious, and life-style backgrounds in a non-judgmental manner.

Skills and knowledge to perform: emergency triage, use of 02 tank, liquid nitrogen, EKG, IV therapy, spirometry, audiometry, autoclave, ear lavage, fax machine, and computer.

Ability to administer immunizations, antigens, and other medications via oral, intravenous, subcutaneous, intradermal, or intramuscular.

Ability to provide/perform various types of dressing applications and changes, assisting with laceration repair or minor surgeries.

Ability to read, write, and correctly define medical terminology.

Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift and move 40 pounds. Appropriate manual dexterity to perform job tasks and duties safely and accurately.

Preferred Qualifications: College/University Health Experience

Womens Health and Contraceptive Management: Implant, OCP, IUD, LARC

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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