Career Opportunities

Part-time Nurse

Waterbury, CT



Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Part-time Nurse.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Nurse is a registered professional nurse working in the University setting who strengthens and facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of the University’s students

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assessment of students health needs and refer when necessary to doctor, dentist office, Emergency Room, walk-in center, or the Health Department
  • Keep a daily log for visits to the health service office
  • Assist the Physician in examination of students
  • Follow up on X-Rays and throat culture results
  • Provide first aid to Students and Staff
  • Responsible for reading and interpreting medical records from high schools and physician offices to stay in compliance with Connecticut immunization laws as it applies to both new and returning students
  • Daily data entry to log and track all students (main campus, sites and OEI) health records into the university student data base system (Jenzabar)
  • Follow up on written requests from students to copy their records and mail to them
  • Ability to effective communicate with students, colleagues, staff, and medical professionals
  • Knowledge of all state and federal regulations for University Health Services in the State of CT
  • Work in conjunction with other campus departments for the collection of student health records

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A baccalaureate degree is preferred, however equivalent experience will be taken under consideration
  • Possession of current license in the State of Connecticut
  • 3-5 years of RN experience
  • CPR & basic first aid required
  • Excellent phone, email, and face-to-face communication skills; maintains a positive attitude.
  • Good computer skills; able to use Microsoft Office products and learn university systems.
  • Enjoys working with and supporting students
  • Energetic and goal-oriented; Strong interest in working in a fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and complete understanding of confidentiality & HIPPA compliance
  • Proven excellent attention to detail and task quality
  • Must be results oriented and able to organize and independently manage various projects or processes simultaneously
  • Ability to read and interpret professional journals and government reports

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 16,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty & staff whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today's global workplace.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at: www.post.edu/hr

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Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.

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