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Registered Nurse 1 - Per Diem (Temporary) Student Health Center

SUNY Fredonia Fredonia, NY
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Registered Nurse 1 - Per Diem (Temporary) Student Health Center

Category:Professional Staff

Department:Health Center

Locations:Fredonia, NY

Posted:May 6, 2019

Closes:Open Until Filled



About State University of New York at Fredonia:

The State University of New York at Fredonia is a comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university located in beautiful Western New York, just minutes from Lake Erie. Founded in 1826, the university is among the most storied in the State University of New York system and is the first in the SUNY system to be awarded the SUNY Shared Governance Award. It is home to a world-renowned School of Music and over 100 degree programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, education, mathematics, and business. Fredonia also features cutting-edge programs in the emerging fields of technology, service, and communication and is consistently ranked among the top public, master's granting universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report.

Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, attractive architecture and grounds, rich campus life, and commitment to student engagement and success. Fredonia is focused on ensuring that all Fredonia students, utilizing knowledge developed through a broad range of intellectual experiences, will be:

+ Skilled (develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge),

+ Connected (engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship),

+ Creative (demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation), and

+ Responsible (activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism).

Read amessagefrom State University of New York at Fredonia's President.

Job Description:

Fredonia's University Student Health Center seeks qualified candidates for a per diem, Registered Nurse 1 position to work on an as needed basis. Working in a team-oriented environment and utilizing a working knowledge and understanding of SUNY and campus policies and procedures, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing direct patient care including physical assessments, review of history, obtaining of vital signs, and providing appropriate follow-up and referral in accordance with the mission, vision, core values, and strategic plan of the Student Health Center while maintaining strict adherence to confidentiality, state laws, rules and regulations of the New York State Office of the Professions, and departmental policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse works in collaboration with the Director, Nurse Practitioners/College Physician and other Health and Counseling staff.


Reporting to the Director of Student Health, the successful candidate will:

+ Direct nursing care to patients, including follow up, and family communication as necessary.

+ Provides an excellent learning environment for Fredonia student interns and other trainees.

+ Management of clinic inventory.

+ Ongoing evaluation of the schedule and clinic flow; communications patient needs with providers.

+ Triage - assessment of a student's presenting complaint by thorough history taking, vital signs, appropriate lab tests, and system's assessment.

+ Documentation - uses the Electronic Medical Record to facilitate accurate and complete medical records.

+ Treatment - provides necessary clinical treatment per clinical protocol and standing orders.

+ Referral System - makes appropriate referrals to the onsite provider, Counseling Center, campus community or areas health care agencies.

+ Safe work environment - maintains a safe work environment using universal precautions.

+ Health Promotion - teaches and advises student on health and wellness issues. Participates in outreach programming activities sponsored by the Student Health Center as well as other campus departments.

+ Continuing Education - complies with annual mandatory in-services. Remains current with nursing practice information through professional development by attending educational programs, reading professional journals, etc.

+ Laboratory - Follows regulations and guidelines in maintaining quality laboratory services.

In addition:

+ Evaluates the needs and costs of equipment/supplies, consults with the Director of the Student Health Center in ordering equipment/supplies for the Student Health Center and special programs.

+ Participates in the entire office operation with direct patient care as the core of the responsibilities. When necessary and/or patient volume is low, recognizes the need to provide backup for front desk staff. Works as part of the Health Center team, which may require some ancillary "non-nursing" tasks i.e. assist support staff with immunization entry and phone calls etc.

+ Participates in outreach and health promotion activities.

+ Participates in other committee work as needed.

+ Works collaboratively with Health, Counseling and Prevention Services staff, Residential Life and other College departments.

+ Responsible for Open Houses, Resource Fairs and Orientation Programs as the representative for the Student Health Center. This may include an occasional Saturday.

+ As a professional staff member in the Student Health enter, the Registered Nurse is expected to fulfill the specific responsibilities in a way that demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to the articulated mission and goals of the Student Health Center. The Registered Nurse is also expected to adhere to the legal and ethical standards of New York State and the nursing profession.

+ Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.



+ Current New York State license as a Registered Professional Nurse.


+ Experience in College Health.

Additional Information:

Fredonia is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse (temporary), per diem, as a continuous recruitment effort if/when vacancies occur, applications will be reviewed. Hours and shifts vary based on operational needs.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.

An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.

Pursuant to University policy, the University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, or domestic violence victim status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The University's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email

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Fredonia, NY