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Staff Registered Nurse

Company: University of Denver
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) is the central student affairs division of the University of Denver.SAIE supports students in their holistic development through advocacy, collaboration, and education, and we strive to be full partners in students' learning experience. SAIE values student centricity; diversity, equity, and inclusion; collaboration; adaptability; and accountability. The Division's strategic priorities are:

  • Enrich the holistic student experience
  • Elevate & Embed diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Engage purposeful partnerships
  • Enhance staff development, learning & wellbeing
  • Enact sustainable practices & operations SAIE includes Housing and Residential Education; Student Engagement; Fraternity and Sorority Life; Health and Counseling Center; Inclusion & Equity Education; Disability Services Program; The Cultural Center; Access & Transitions; Learning Effectiveness Program; Veterans and Military Resources; Student Outreach and Support; Student Rights & Responsibilities; Budget, Operations, and Division Resources; New Student Programs; Parent & Family Engagement; and Community and Driscoll Commons.
    The HCC is a fully integrated, accredited college health center that provides a wide range of medical and mental health services. The mission of the HCC is to promote student success by providing exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy, and outreach to the University of Denver community. The HCC is an on-campus health facility open 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday with evening hours until 7 pm a minimum of 2 days per week during the academic year.
    Position Summary
    NO WEEKENDS, NO NIGHTS, NO CALL!The Staff Registered Nurse position at the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center is a 1.0 FTE fully benefited nursing position at the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center (HCC).--This role is a 5 day per week (Monday-Friday) out-patient medical office position providing direct patient care to a diverse body of University of Denver students including assisting providers with procedures, exams, and treatment while also assisting with various administrative duties within the HCC. Most shifts are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with occasional shifts from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. This position offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, paid continuing medical education, and generous paid time off.The well-qualified candidate should have at least 3 years of clinical nursing experience, strong phone and in-person triage abilities and be able to establish empathic connections with DU students as a clinician while adhering to established DU and HCC policies and protocols.--They should be familiar with and passionate about the medical needs of college students. They should be comfortable incorporating the values of inclusive excellence and multicultural humility into their daily work.--This position requires medical knowledge and leadership skills to function independently while also performing duties under the direction of the providers. This position reports to the Associate Director of Medical Services, Medical Director, and Executive Director.The HCC is a fully integrated, accredited college health center that provides a wide range of medical and mental health services.--The mission of the HCC is to promote student success by providing exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy, and outreach to the University of Denver community. The HCC is an on-campus health facility open 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday with evening hours until 7 pm a minimum of 2 days per week during the academic year.--The work environment is a busy office setting, which features a fast pace, frequent interruptions, daily contact with the public and requires self-motivation.--The environment involves balancing a variety of priorities and responding quickly to emerging problems.--Office and patient care environments include: exposure to blood, body fluids and hazardous waste other than blood and body fluids; occasional exposure to toxins, and poisonous substances; occasional exposure to hazardous materials such as chemicals and liquid nitrogen; occasional exposure to dust, loud, unpleasant noises and combative situations; frequent exposure to communicable disease including COVID-19.
    Essential FunctionsThe following duties are customary for this position but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
    Direct Clinical Service
    • Perform phone and in-person triage.
    • Perform nursing visits per established protocols for asymptomatic STI screenings, and allergy immunotherapy injections.
    • Follow up on patients referred to emergent/urgent care visits outside the HCC and request appropriate records for follow-up.
    • Provide referral assistance to patients, assist with appointment scheduling, refill prescriptions under protocols or medical provider orders.
    • Start IV's and manage IV therapy/medications as ordered by the provider
    • Perform basic medical clinic tasks including rooming patients, obtaining and documentation of the patients presenting chief complaint, vital signs, weight, height, allergies, medications, and relevant tests in the electronic record.
    • Collect blood and body fluid samples by approved methods (venipuncture, finger stick, etc.), prepare and track specimens for testing and/or transportation to affiliate laboratory.
    • Performs CLIA waived in-office laboratory tests, ECGs, nebulizer treatments, spirometry, ear lavage and other clinical procedures as assigned by treating providers.
    • Administer immunizations, injections, and oral medications according to level of experience/training and current HCC protocol.
    • Accurately document all information in the Electronic Health Record.
    • Support clinic flow through active schedule management insuring patient/student concerns are triaged and scheduled appropriately.
    • Respond and provide assistance during emergency situations within the facility.
    • Initiates protocols and standing orders appropriately. Administrative
      • Manage in-house pharmacy inventory, stocking, and orders.
      • Act at the Infectious Prevention and Control Coordinator for the HCC to maintain AAAHC compliance
      • Assist in compliance with AAAHC accredited institution guidelines and practices including tracking, verifying, and ensuring compliance with various certifications (TB testing, influenza immunizations, medication storage temperature logs, ACLS crash cart readiness).
      • Maintain nursing skill competency and enhance professional growth and development through continuing education activities. Share knowledge gained through continuing education with the staff.
      • Assist with Quality Improvement programs at the HCC including developing, updating and implementing HCC policies and procedures.
      • Perform duties in a cost-effective manner, striving to avoid wasting resources without jeopardizing quality of care and service.
      • Interact with patients, visitors, and Health Center staff in a courteous manner, and demonstrates a sincere initiative in meeting patient needs. Ensures confidentiality of patient and institutional material.
      • Support and uphold clinic policies, objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control procedures, and codes and requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
      • Assists in health promotion activities on campus, and nurse pop up clinics
      • Incorporates the values of inclusive excellence and multicultural humility into daily work.
      • Other duties as assigned to support the work of the HCC.
        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Superior knowledge of patient care, nursing or related scope of practice and associated technical and professional skills commensurate with degree.
        • Ability to operate a wide variety of medical equipment, as well as a personal computer, fax machine, and photocopier
          Required Qualifications
          • Completed training required for RN licensure in CO.
          • Unrestricted registered nurse license in CO.
          • Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience.
          • Clinical triage and assessment skills.
          • Ability to operate a wide variety of medical equipment, as well as a personal computer, fax machine, and photocopier
            Preferred Qualifications
            • BSN degree
            • 1 to 2 years experience nursing in a college health center.
              Work ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8am-5pm, which some shifts from 10am to 7pm during the academic year.
              Application DeadlineFor best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) February 20, 2023. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
              Special InstructionsCandidates must apply online through our website to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
              Salary Grade Number:The salary grade for the position is 11.
              Salary Range:The salary range for this position is $70,000-$78,000.The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.
              Benefits:The--University of Denver--offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference.
              Please include the following documents with your application:1. Resume2. Cover LetterThe University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see--.
              All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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