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Registered Nurse

Employer
Northern Arizona University
Location
Flagstaff

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Registered Nurse

Location: Campus Health Services
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606651
Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values. We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of excellence.



Special Information

This is a 10 month position. June and July are non-working months.

Job Description

Participates as a member of the health care team in providing primary care services to college students and NAU staff in an ambulatory setting. Although the Registered Nurse (RN) will work in close collaboration with other health professionals to provide safe, high quality patient care, the role also requires autonomous, independent decision-making; strong organization and prioritization skills, and the ability to utilize critical thinking to solve problems. Provides consultation and guidance to Medical Assistants (MAs) and student workers. This position reports to the Physical Health Manager.

Direct and Indirect Patient Care - 25%
  • Assists physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in meeting patients' healthcare needs by assisting with exams, minor surgical procedures, medication administration, fitting orthopedic appliances, performing EKGs, and ordering lab tests.
  • Makes nursing assessments and anticipates potential problems.
  • Appropriately documents all nursing assessments and care.
  • Provides appropriate education to patients in the prevention and management of illness, as well as health promotion. Makes referrals to outside resources as needed.
  • Cares for observation bed patients, documenting vital signs as needed, medications and other treatments, and condition of patient as appropriate.
  • Performs independent nursing clinic visits such as blood pressure screening and monitoring, administration of immunizations, tuberculin testing, “pre-physicals,” HIV testing, and Depo-provera injections per CHS protocols and under the direction of the Medical Director.
  • Provides healthcare advice by phone to NAU students or other eligible patients as appropriate, referring calls outside the nurse's scope of practice to another healthcare provider (NP, PA, or MD). May report normal lab/x-ray results to patient upon request.

Work Autonomously in Nurse Clinic - 20%
  • Administers allergy desensitization injections under the protocols of Campus Health Services (CHS) and patient's allergy medical provider.

Triage and Assessment - 20%
  • Triages patients presenting for care either in person or by phone; assesses urgency of medical or mental health care needs and determines appropriate action steps to meet patient needs.

Manage Clinic Operations - 20%
  • Promotes optimal clinic flow and coordination/continuity of care by monitoring patient caseload and redistributing as needed; communicating with other clinic staff as necessary.

Provider Staff Support - 10%
  • Prepares patients for healthcare visits by documenting patient's chief complaint, assessing vital signs per policy, and providing appropriate supplies and patient drapes for exams.

Other - 5%
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment
  • Mainly works indoors except for traveling to areas of campus for vaccination clinics and continuing education several times a year.
  • On-site potential exposure to contagious illness and bloodborne pathogens in daily activities.
  • Physical demands include sitting, standing, bending, and lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs on occasion.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse in Arizona (BSN or ADN).
  • One year of professional nursing experience.
  • Current CPR certification*.

*BLS certification must be obtained through a live, interactive training program, preferably through the American Heart Association.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in college health or ambulatory care nursing.
  • Experience in triaging patients.
  • Experience with electronic health record documentation.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of nursing theory, practice, and statutory regulations.
  • Skills include but are not limited to: IV therapy (including administration of IV medications), medication and immunization administration, EKGs, wound care, nursing assessment, and laboratory test result interpretation.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.

Salary

Salary range begins at $52,287. Annual salary commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Benefits

This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each 6 months according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of employment.

Learning and Development

Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity for professional development. New employee on-boarding training includes courses to be completed within the first 30 days.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Application Deadline

October 10, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.



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Organization

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value.  Students are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence.

Our educational programs are designed to prepare our students for personal and professional success after graduation.

Whether they earn their degrees at our historic Flagstaff campus, regionally throughout Arizona, or online, we prepare our students to achieve their human potential in ways that serve the state, the region, the nation, and the world.

If you can see yourself as part of a university community dedicated to its students and their success, NAU might be the right fit for you.

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Telephone
928-523-2223
Location
PO Box 4113 Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Flagstaff
AZ
86011
US
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