Registered Nurse

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Institute
Commensurate with education, training and experience
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Date: February 28, 2017                                Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

Position: Registered Nurse                                        Location: Student Health Center


Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an “Outcomes-Oriented University,” the ideal Registered Nurse will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Tuskegee University’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Presidential Commentary

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Skilled nursing care provided in the form of assessment, treatment, documentation, health-counseling demonstrating high quality customer service.
  • Function in the capacity of a Registered Nurse; provide quality primary health care to the student clientele
  • Must be highly skilled to able to function both independently, and as part of an interdisciplinary medical team
  • Treat minor medical emergencies, and make appropriate referrals
  • Participate in development of criteria to ensure effectiveness of the patient care provided
  • Perform diagnostic laboratory tests
  • Administer medications and treatment, as per Standing Orders of Physician
  • Maintain Licensure and attend Continuing Education Programs to maintain Licensure
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures and regulations.
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



  • Graduate of an approved School of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse with current Alabama License
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience, in a primary health care setting, preferably in University Health Care settings
  • CPR- BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification required, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certification preferred.


Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **   

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources

Attn: Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address:    Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.