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OPS/Registered Nurse

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: OPS/Registered Nurse
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 50833

University’s Health Services (UHS) at Florida State University envisions a health community where every student thrives. UHS’s mission is to promote and improve the overall health and well-being of FSU students. UHS is housed in the Mary B. Coburn Health and Wellness Center, a 170,000 square-foot multipurpose facility built in 2012. The Health and Wellness Center includes classrooms, research laboratories, a nursing triage clinic, a priority clinic, a fitness center, and a healing garden for personal reflection.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


Reporting to a Registered Nurse Supervisor in Triage, the OPS Registered Nurse will be responsible for providing nursing care, treatment, and services per approved credentialing privileges. They will perform intake, nursing assessment, and triage of patients based on their physical, emotional, and/or mental condition in accordance with established protocols, schedule or refer patients to the appropriate clinic, and other duties as assigned. They will assist in educating patients regarding treatment alternatives and care for current complaint, document patient assessment and discharge plan in clinical record, float as RN in other clinics as assigned, maintaining medication/supply stock, emergency box, and oxygen supply, and maintaining other records and logs as required. They will administer and document procedures, treatments, medications, immunizations, and allergy injections, and observe patient for potential side effects and allergic reactions. They will function as liaison to outside physician offices and medical facilities, and assist the Compliance Office with patient immunization requirements and clearance for university registration. They will also attend in-service training programs and other educational workshops. Participate in special projects.


Graduated from an accredited nursing program to include a high school diploma or equivalent, nursing diploma, and four (4) years of experience; Arts of Science degree in Nursing and two (2) years of experience; or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

A current Registered Nurse license in Florida.

Knowledge of and ability to apply current nursing principles, methods, and practices for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

Ability to assess patient condition independently or in consultation.

Ability to provide appropriate treatment or referral for treatment.

Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment.

Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

Skill in assessment and treatment of persons from diverse populations.

This position requires incumbent compliance with University confidentiality policies.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Position requires pre-employment PPD (TB) and successful completion of post hire

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


20-25 hours per week, M-F between 8 AM-5 PM

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed on 02/25/22.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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