Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse School/Division:Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant StudiesOffice:Student Health ServicesFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Registered Professional Nurse is a licensed professional nurse. Primary duties will reside within the Hofstra University Student Health Services. In the ambulatory care setting, the RN provides nursing care that is not limited to but includes: performing routine, office procedures and testing, administration of medications, patient triage, teaching, referral and follow up care. In addition, the registered professional nurse also supports the overall assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care within the student health services. The Registered Professional Nurse is directly supervised by the Director of Student Health Services or their designee.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

•Assesses and triages patients in an ambulatory care setting a consistent with the health services policies and philosophies.
•Identifies nursing needs of the patient and delivers them as defined by the nursing practice parameters of the NY state licensing board.
•Promotes service standards and creates a patient focused caring environment while addressing and meeting the individual needs of the patient
•Assesses patient’s education needs, provides instructions or referrals to appropriate provider.
•Communicates effectively with the health care team to improve patient care.
•Demonstrates patient advocacy, assuring patients’ rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality.
•Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for individual nursing practice with respect to nursing judgment and actions associated with the performance of all duties.
•Fosters an environment of collaboration and respect with nurse practitioners, physician colleagues, nurses, NP students and faculty, and other healthcare team members.
•Maintains compassionate and caring relationships with all colleagues and others, with a commitment to the fair treatment of individuals, to integrity-preserving compromise and to resolving conflict.
•Demonstrates responsibility to preserve integrity and safety with respect to others and self, to maintain competence, and to continue personal and professional growth.
•Independently performs assigned duties and responsibilities.
•Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Outreach and Education

•Seeks educational opportunities for professional growth, sharing information learned with other staff as appropriate.
•Maintains active membership in national and regional professional health organizations.
•Attends and/or participates in University meetings and in-service offerings as needed.
•Serves as an advocate for student health on campus, including communication of information about the Student Health services to the student population.
Qualifications:•Bachelor's degree required. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
•An active, current unencumbered New York State Registered Nurse license.
•A minimum of two years of experience as an RN, with at least one year in an ambulatory care or emergency department setting,
•Basic Life Support certification.
Application Instructions:For consideration, please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Hofstra University Student Health Services
Attention: Kathleen Gallo, Dean, Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies
160 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516) 463-7488
Email: [email protected]
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 08/18/2020Posting Number: 898101




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 9/29/2020
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