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Staff Nurse

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Four-Year Institution

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Staff Nurse, RN

Student Health Center


The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for the position of Staff Nurse, RN in the Student Health Center. The position is a full-time, Monday – Friday, 8-hour day position.

The mission of the Student Health Center is to provide a comprehensive moderate complexity program of primary health care services relevant to the needs of eligible University of Tennessee students. These services shall include personal health care, health promotion, and education, consultation, and educational experiences for selected students pursuing careers in health professions.

The Position: The Student Health Center seeks a full-time Tennessee licensed Registered Nurse. Duties include the ability to perform initial assessment of each patient seeking treatment, anticipating the medical provider’s needs based on findings, and assisting with examinations, procedures, and treatments as needed.  The position ensures necessary equipment and supplies are available for the medical provider, obtains patient consent for treatment through the provision of education, and practices appropriate infection control measures. The successful candidate must record all findings in the electronic medical record, perform medical referrals and follow-up, maintain medical records confidentiality, and respond to medical emergencies based on nursing skill levels. The successful candidate must be willing to work with a diverse patient population and provide services for all eligible students seeking treatment. 

The University and Region: UTK is the state’s flagship, land grant university.  We are a Research University, housing 14 colleges and 900+ programs of study.  With an enrollment of more than 36,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs.  The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities.  UTK is located within easy driving distance of Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.  Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people.  The Knoxville region houses many leading corporations, including Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery Inc., Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


What We Require:


Education and licensure:

·         Minimum of an associate degree from an accredited Nursing Program; Prefer a bachelor’s degree of Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing program.

·         Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse from the State of Tennessee Department of Licensure.


·         Must have a minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in a hospital or doctor’s office. Must have previous EMR experience and the willingness to learn a new EMR system.

·         Preference given to those with experience in a college health facility.

Application Process: Please complete the on-line application for full consideration at Applicants should include a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three references (with current e-mail address and phone numbers) in the application file.  A review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Spsf Student Health Services
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 3, 2024, 10:36:12 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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