Registered Nurse On-Call

Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Skidmore College is accepting applications for on-call (per diem) positions in our Health Services department. 

Works in collaboration with the Director of Health Services, other health care providers and community resources to provide comprehensive health care to the students of Skidmore College and summer program participants. Minimum of one day per week required.


The per diem Registered Nurse assesses the physical and emotional status of students of Skidmore College and its summer program participants. Offers appropriate therapeutic treatment within the guidelines of care set forth in Health Services’ protocol and within the scope of their practice. Performs patient triage, including phone triage, and clinic flow management and documents within Electronic Health Record. Involvement in and support of programs by Health Services, Health Promotion, Residential Life, Counseling, Athletics, Academics, Campus Safety, and other areas of Student Affairs as requested and appropriate. Attendance of continuing education programs to maintain currency of nursing knowledge base. Well-developed interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to think and work independently yet collaboratively in a fast-paced environment; Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks; Solid clinical skills with excellent clinical assessment abilities; Flexibility; Computer proficiency; Respect for and appreciation of diversity.


RN – Licensed as a Registered Professional nurse in NYS


Experience with and understanding of the college-aged population.  1-2 year minimum as a Registered Nurse, preferably in a university/college health service.

Required documents needed to apply:

  • On-line application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of Three References

Pay Range:  Commensurate with experience

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.




Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates—approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

A great education is all about putting academic theory and creative expression into practice. That’s what our founder, Lucy Skidmore Scribner, believed. Skidmore’s not an ivory tower. Never has been. Never will be. It’s a place where faculty and students work together, then figure out how to use what they’ve learned to make a difference in the world. This practical focus often leads to cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, where students carry multiple majors, student-faculty research is common, and internships and community service are standard. It also leads to interesting and unusual combinations of activities, frequently woven into an intellectual passion.

If this kind of experience resonates with you, why not take a closer look at Skidmore?

Skidmore College is located in the historic resort community of Saratoga Springs, New York.  Set in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Saratoga is located about 30 minutes north of Albany, the state capital. 

Saratoga is a small, cosmopolitan city of 30,000, noted for its Victorian heritage, famed spas, and thoroughbred horse racing.  The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is a site of top rock, jazz, and pop performances as well as the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Saratoga is a three-and-one-half-hour drive, train ride, or bus trip from New York City, Boston, or Montreal.


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