College Nurse II (Richland 6056)

Location: Richland
Division: VPSIE - Richland
Position Number: 081406056
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?:
Salary: $4,282.58/Monthly, Range C11
Work Days/Hours: M-F, 8-5, some evenings and weekends
Posting Number: 03110
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

An advanced level position responsible for performing professional nursing work in the college health center. The incumbent works within the framework of Texas statutes regulating nursing practice, established District policies and overall health program procedures. Oversees the day to day activities of the college health center utilizing considerable latitude for action and independent judgment. Provides routine nursing treatment and emergency care for students (including veteran students) and staff. Some locations may be responsible for evaluation and emergency care of children in site child-care centers, members of athletic teams, and/or patrons of pool areas. Coordinates a variety of health programs, such as but not limited to, wellness testing, immunizations, blood drives, etc. for primary location as well as satellite locations. Administers health screening tests; counsels and advises individuals regarding test results for primary location as well as satellite locations; maintains a high degree of confidentiality. Acts as liaison with community organizations, such as the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department to coordinate immunization clinics, provide awareness and additional services such as identifying immunization resources for the college location students and staff body. Presents a variety of health and safety materials using appropriate presentation vehicle. Responsible for ordering, restocking inventories and safely maintaining all health center supplies; administers non prescription medication. Keeps records of treatments; prepares periodic statistical reports as required; secures all records and ensures proper maintenance and disposal as required by HIPAA rules and requirements. Works in conjunction with the location human resources office in coordination of workers compensation paperwork. Assists location registrars office with identification and verification of official vaccination records as needed. Maintains departmental budget allocations. May oversee and/or direct the daily activities of other staff members within the department. May work on special councils and/or committees as they relate to the services provided by the college health centers. Performs other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:

Works with light materials requiring little physical effort. At times work may involve moderate to heavy lifting while assisting patients.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

IMPORTANT NOTE:

PART TIME WORK COUNTS AS HALF TIME WORK EXPERIENCE EXAMPLE: 12 MONTHS PART TIME = 6 MONTHS FULL TIME. THE APPLICATION ALONE IS USED TO DETERMINE IF MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ARE MET. PLEASE COMPLETE ALL PORTIONS OF THE APPLICATION EVEN IF INCLUDING A RESUME. UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION.

WHEN YOU ARE SUBMITTING PERSONAL DOCUMENTS SUCH AS TRANSCRIPTS AND RESUMES WITH YOUR APPLICATION, YOU MUST MAKE SURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND BIRTHDATE ARE REMOVED. DOCUMENTS BEARING THIS INFORMATION WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM AND YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED INCOMPLETE. APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION UNTIL TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS ARE UPLOADED AS INSTRUCTED.


# of Months:
Close Date: 07/02/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited nursing program plus possession of a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas; and four years of nursing experience. Current CPR certification required. Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts and evidence of licensing as RN and current CPR will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.*



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