Job description

Job location: Smith College

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-11-17
Req: R-202001295
Health ServicesJob Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION(S): Provide comprehensive primary health care.


Patient screening, including interviews and history taking, physical examination with assessment, and treatment or referral to physician (according to established protocols). Routine physical examinations, including but not limited to gynecological exams with contraceptive counseling, prescribing, and follow-up, travel examinations including immunization counseling and prescribing, and sport physicals.

Routine hours of duty: 25 hours weekly with an unpaid meal break of 1 hour daily during the academic year. Weeks of work to be determined by the academic calendar and the Nursing Coordinator, with vacation and holiday time as directed by the college’s schedule and the nurses’ contract.

After hours and weekends on-call is a component of this position.


Education/Experience: A minimum of one year of general nursing practice in an outpatient setting. Must be currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse.

Skills: Leadership in professional and personal relationships, ability to work and communicate effectively with other members of the Health Service staff, students, and college employees. Ability and willingness to accept responsibility. Flexibility in personal and professional relationships in order to adapt to changing roles in college health service practices. Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population. Must have a thorough knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, including the basic fields related to nursing such as biological, physical, social and medical sciences and their application for a better understanding of patient care problems along with a thorough knowledge of current clinical practice. A sincere interest in, and understanding of, young women, including developmental, social, psychological and health issues.

Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin

December 4, 2020

Compensation Grade:

Grade MNA RN

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About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 1/17/2021
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