University Registered Nurse - Temporary Pool

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, PA
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for University Registered Nurse temporary positions as they arise. Temporary assignments range from 10 to 40 hours per week.

These University Registered Nurse temporary positions will provide day-to-day coordination of clinical services within the Bloomsburg University Student Health Center.

These positions are considered essential personnel positions.
Examples of Duties: Triage nurse:
* Administer patient care and medications per RN Standing orders.
* Assesses health problems and triages to the Student Health Center Provider or to a Health Provider/ Specialist outside of the Student Health Center.
* Initiates intake process for students utilizing care within the Student Health Center.
* Basic knowledge of computer software.
* Acts as a liaison between CCHD and Student Health Center Medical Director.
* Maintains HIPAA.
* Provides treatment of minor wounds, injuries and illnesses.
* Responds to medical emergencies in KUB.
* Assists in Maintaining the integrity of the emergency boxes monthly and oxygen tanks weekly, also assists in recording daily refrigerator and freezer temperatures.
* Assists student in navigating the Student Health Center website and responsible for maintaining current student health center information on the website.
* Uses secure messaging and telephone communication to speak with student and parents.
* Assists the International Student Nurse, as directed, in reviewing International Students records to monitor compliance to Health Center requirements.
* Assists, as directed, by completing a yearly checklist for the monitoring all positive Tuberculin Skin Tests (TST).
* Administers Tuberculin skin tests, immunizations, Depo-Provera, ECP according to Student Health Center standards.
* Assists the Laboratory Nurse in maintaining the lab by implementing controls when necessary, replacing stock, and monitoring expiration dates.
* Provides Health Education pertaining to problem and treatment. Problem solves and coordinates follow-up care for students when appropriate.
* Is responsible for initiating and completing the closing procedure for the Student Health Center on a daily basis.
Point Nurse:
* Assists Student Health Center providers as they initiate care for students during scheduled appointments.
* The Point Nurse will assist with:
* Gathering patient information
* All medical procedures
* Obtaining and processing in-house and outpatient laboratory specimens
* Dispensing and education regarding over-the-counter medications.
* Monitoring inventory supply and report to Inventory nurse as needed.

* Maintains an on-going electronic medical record (EMR) for each student by screening the compliance forms for health problems and infectious disease.
* Responsible for gathering and reporting statistical data obtained from EMR.
* Assists System Administrator in the Health Center with EMR software program upgrades and changes while providing educational instruction to health center users as needed.
* Assists with computer troubleshooting for Health Center Staff members.
* Assigned to a Student Health Center committee by the Nurse Supervisor.
* Assists with Health and Wellness Initiatives as directed by the Executive Health and Wellness Director and Nurse Supervisor.
* Reviews and updates Student Health Center forms as assigned.
* Reports information from accident reports and crime reports to appropriate BU departments.
* Communicates with outside regulatory agencies as needed.

Is responsible to maintain a knowledge base of the Chain of Command in the Student Health Center and Student Affairs and utilize in the absence or consent of the Nurse Supervisor.

Participates in the orientation of nursing staff to their role within the Student Health Center.

Functions as a resource person for other nursing personnel.
Qualifying Experience / Education: Minimum Experience and Training:
A minimum of one (1) year of professional nursing experience is required.

Possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; or possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Maintains educational requirements for licensure and college health certifications or other related nursing certifications.

Employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one (1) year period defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

1. Two years of professional nursing experience or any combination of experience and/or training which provided the applicant with the below listed Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities.

2. Verification of Healthcare worker CPR certification with ongoing certification maintenance.

Applicants must possess these skills, knowledge, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
This University Registered Nurse position requires knowledge, skills, and abilities of the following:
* Theories and practices of professional nursing.
* Principles and practices involved in organizing and directing the work of others.
* Evaluation of the educational needs of students and participates in the development of programs.
* To express ideas clearly both oral and written.
* To acquire new knowledge, skills, and techniques to maintain proficiency in nursing practice.
* Collaboratively participates with members of the Student Health Center Staff in planning, identifying outcomes, implementing, assessing and evaluating all college health services, if applicable.

Applicants will be rated on the following criteria:
1) Experience working with college populations.
2) Experience with nurse telephone triage.
3) Health assessment experience.
4) Primary care or medical/surgical experience.
5) Two years of professional nursing experience or any combination of experience and/or training which provided the applicant with the above listed Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.
6) Verification of Healthcare worker CPR certification with ongoing certification maintenance.
Supplemental Information: Location: Student Health Center
Appointment: Temporary, part-time or full-time (10-40 hours per week). Temporary positions may be extended based on need. Salary depends upon experience.

Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.

Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process.

Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.

Please do NOT submit copies of background clearances as part of the application process. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania conducts background checks on finalists ONLY in a confidential manner. Unsolicited background clearances attached to the application will be promptly removed/deleted by the Office of Human Resources and Labor Relations.

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

Application Procedure:
Application materials may be submitted through 11:59 PM on July 31, 2021. A complete application includes an application addressing qualifications and experience for the position. Submit application materials via the Online Recruitment System. Applications may be entered online by pressing "Apply" at the top of this job vacancy. All job opportunities are located at

Please report all employment for the past seven (7) years and any related employment. Failure to do so may result in applicant disqualification.

Mailed or Faxed resumes and/or applications will not be considered. A job application kiosk is available at the Office of Human Resources & Labor Relations for individuals requiring assistance. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and is located in Waller Administration Building, Room 134 at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

For information on the University's crime statistics, which is available in a publication called "Annual Security Report", please contact Bloomsburg University Police at 570-389-2211 or by accessing the following website:

Contact: Human Resources, (570) 389-4415

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