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Registered Nurse - Temporary Fill In Only

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Categories: Staff
Department: Student Health & Well-Being

PRN Registered Nurse position in the Davidson College Center for Student Health and Wellbeing office. This position will provide health care and health related advice/education to the student population. To coordinate urgent/emergent care and referrals to specialists.

Job Duties:

Seeing students at scheduled appointments and handling walk-in visits. Assessment of the physical and emotional condition of the student patient by obtaining a complete history of the presenting problem including chief complaint, subjective findings, objective findings and acts based on standing orders.   This also includes telephone assessments and advice.

Performing laboratory procedures/tests as indicated by the student's illness. Administering prescription medicines as indicated by physician-approved standing orders and/or suggesting appropriate over-the-counter medication/treatments. Administering allergy shots, performing dressing changes, administering treatments as ordered. Assisting the physician with pap smears, I&D's, eye tray, etc.

Determining a plan of care and educating students on appropriate interventions for their presenting problem. This also involves giving student appropriate written materials.

Notifying students of x-ray reports and diagnostic reports sent to outside labs with associated physician instructions. Emailing/calling students for follow-up physician appointments, timed immunizations, follow-up lab, assuring connection with counselors, dietitians and providers within disability services. The nurses maintain an extensive follow-up book, and obtains progress reports via phone/email.

Facilitating referrals for x-rays and to specialists/hospitals and communicating follow up.  

Documentation of all encounters in an Electronic Medical Record.  

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree. Minimum of three years nursing experience, preferably college health, urgent care, emergency room or ambulatory care (family practice or adolescent). Current NC Registered Nurse license.  Prefer experience with laboratory testing and venipunctures. Current Adult CPR certification.

To apply, please go to https://employment.davidson.edu and complete an application, along with a resume and cover letter.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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