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Registered Nurse

Company: Southwestern University
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Southwestern University, located in Georgetown, has an opening for a Registered Nurse in the Student Life / Counseling and Health Center department. This position provides treatment of health care needs and health maintenance for students of Southwestern University. This is a 10-month, full-time, exempt position with full benefits who reports to the Director of Counseling and Health Center.

Primary Clinical Duties:

Provide daily clinical and administrative support in the treatment of Southwestern University students at the on-campus Health Center.
Collect and enter patient data including chief complaint, vital signs, medical history, drug allergies and current medications into the electronic health record.
Perform skilled nursing tasks including wound care, TB skin tests, venipuncture, point-of-care testing, and all forms of medication administration.
Communicate with students including direct patient education, answering patient questions, telephone follow up, and telephone triage as needed.
Collect and process laboratory specimens and order lab tests.
Manage inventory, order supplies and stock exam rooms and lab.
Manage and interpret vaccination records.
Manage on-campus biohazard waste disposal.
Collaborate with and assist contracted physicians, and submit their monthly hours for payment.
Support front office staff as needed.
Collaborate with Counseling Center staff and other disciplines involved in the delivery of total student care within the SU community (e.g. Academic Success, Residential Life, Athletic Trainers).
Use computer-based platforms including electronic health records, billing and payments, laboratory orders and results, and Google suite.
Participate in University-wide events as needed, including ceremonies, special events and seminars.
Follow local, state and national guidelines, including nursing practice standards, OSHA and HIPAA guidelines, and Southwestern University Health Center policies and procedures.

Position Requirements:

Current State of Texas RN License with no restrictions.
Experience in primary health care or college health preferred.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Interest in young adult health and the ability to interact well with college students.
Demonstrate professional qualities such as diplomacy, dependability, strong work ethic, respect, flexibility, positive attitude, and willingness to learn new skills.

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates. Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at www.southwestern.edu.

To apply: The University will only accept application materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/106582. Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, resume, the names and contact information of three professional references, and salary expectation. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Only completed applications will be reviewed by the Search Committee. The Committee will review all completed applications until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University's Background Check Policy process. EOE/M/F

Keywords: Southwestern University, Georgetown , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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