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Registered Nurse

Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC

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

Job Details

Winthrop Position Title:

Registered Nurse

State Title:

Registered Nurse I

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Annual Salary/Hiring Range:

$39,135 (12-month, 30 hours per week)

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse provides nursing care and health education to students in coordination with other members of the Health Services team; acts as a liaison to the Center for Student Wellness and the Winthrop community; and assists with the clinic’s administrative functions.

Job Summary:

  • Functions as a nurse specialist in applying the nursing process: Assesses, counsels, educates and makes decisions regarding disposition of student health concerns; refers to the appropriate provider students in need of medical care outside the nurse’s scope of practice; follows applicable standing orders and protocols as appropriate; possesses and maintains a working knowledge of nursing scope of practice and clinic operations; and demonstrates a working knowledge of commonly used medications, immunizations, lab tests, treatments and procedures.
  • Performs assigned tasks required to ensure effective clinical operations, which may include maintaining an inventory of durable medical equipment, medications and immunizations; providing consultation to students traveling abroad; providing education and outreach to other university departments; assisting the laboratory manager; performing tasks that allow the department to operate as a Non-Dispensing Drug Outlet; and testing, tracking and recording reportable conditions, as required by governmental entities. Attends and participates in staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates understanding and adherence to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for healthcare workers; maintains a safe, clean clinical environment; when assigned, ensures all equipment used in the clinic is in good working order and keeps a log of regular equipment checks, maintenance and cleaning; and completes annual lab proficiency training.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a three-year diploma in nursing or an associate’s degree in nursing. Valid, unencumbered South Carolina or multistate compact registered nursing license. Current American Heart Association (AHA) certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Basic computer skills and experience with electronic medical records.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Summary:

Functional ability to apply all aspects of nursing care to a diverse, college-aged patient population, including the ability to interview and triage patients, make decisions regarding disposition of care, and perform basic medial procedures required in an urgent care setting. Ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner take initiative. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Sufficient technical skills to perform job duties at a high level. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, students, co-workers, faculty, staff and the general public. Effective organizational, interpersonal and teaching skills.


Unencumbered, active South Carolina or multistate compact registered nursing license.

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Employees are not eligible for telecommuting/remote work during their 12-month probationary period. After that time, certain positions may be eligible for telecommuting/remote work at the discretion of the supervisor and in accordance with Winthrop policies.

Posting Number:

2024 069S

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Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

12-month, 30 hours per week.


* A resume will not be reviewed to determine whether an applicant meets the qualifications outlined in the job vacancy notice (posting).

* Responses to supplemental questions are considered part of the application; failure to respond will result in disqualification.


Ideally situated in the heart of the Carolinas, Winthrop University is a highly ranked public, comprehensive university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind.  Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers its students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement.  Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the “Winthrop Experience,” including the most recent US News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South.  

Winthrop Mag fall 2017Today more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000-plus graduate students are enrolled at Winthrop University.  The University recruits South Carolina’s most able students as well as highly qualified students from beyond the state whose presence adds diversity and enrichment.  Winthrop prides itself on being the institution of choice for groups traditionally under-represented on many college campuses, providing Winthrop faculty with the opportunity to create a teaching legacy that not only changes individual lives, but reshapes whole family trajectories.

Where we are matters, and Winthrop’s presence is significant.  Winthrop University is an active member of York County and recognized as a key component of the region’s economic growth.  With Charlotte  less than 20 minutes away—and 300-plus Fortune 500 Companies in Winthrop’s backyard—formal and informal community partnerships are numerous, threading through school and business networks. While Winthrop students have options about where they conduct their experiential learning, faculty and staff are privileged to select a residence from neighborhoods large, small, or somewhere in-between.  During holiday, Winthrop faculty find themselves a short drive from either the mountains or the beach.

Included in the National Register of Historic Places, Winthrop’s campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings.  The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 16 Division I men's and women's sports. The physical beauty of Winthrop’s campus is a source of great pride, one that reflects the learning community for which it provides a foundation.  


Whether in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, or College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University offers only those degree programs that can be delivered at an exemplary level.  High-impact practices such as first-year experiences, common intellectual experiences, undergraduate research, and global learning are embedded throughout the curriculum, encouraging active teaching and learning.  At Winthrop, faculty—not teaching assistants—are the lead facilitators, class sizes are small enough that teachers know their students by name, and faculty research agendas often include student collaborators. 

Quality student life programs supplement the academic, providing opportunities and services to foster student development along cognitive, personal, and interpersonal dimensions.  Students pursuing lifetime wellness can run alongside their faculty at the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center where members can access a climbing wall, four racquetball courts, a 25-yard pool with 8 lanes, four basketball courts, an 8,000 square foot weight room, 2,000 square feet of cardio space with four additional cardio stations, and two aerobic/activity rooms. 

Inside—and outside—the classroom Winthrop prioritizes a learning environment that produces Winthrop graduates who:

· Think critically and solve problems 


· Are personally and socially responsible 


· Understand the interconnected nature of the world and the time in which they live 


· Communicate effectively 


Faculty and staff who expertly model and teach these competencies are an excellent fit at Winthrop and a critical ingredient in the Winthrop Experience.  We encourage you to review current openings and bookmark our jobs page for future possibilities.






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701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill
South Carolina

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