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University Nurse

Reinhardt University is seeking a University Nurse to add to our staff on our main campus in Waleska, GA. The University Nurse will report directly to the Director of Counseling Services.

Position Summary:   

Reinhardt University seeks to educate the whole person by developing the intellectual, social, personal, vocational, spiritual/moral, and physical dimensions of its students.  As a critical member of the Student Affairs team, the University Nurse works autonomously to provide health services to the general population of campus students.

Working with minimal direction and with written policies and procedures and stated objectives and goals, this position is accountable for providing quality non-emergency health care and consultation to the Reinhardt community, as necessary, and serves as liaison between student and local health resources.  The University Nurse as well partners with professional staff, campus colleagues, members of the faculty, and students to promote health and disease prevention through on-going wellness education programs.

This responsibility is achieved by effectively planning and implementing achievable health care service goals and objectives, demonstrating values and behaviors of a health care professional through daily interactions, developing and maintaining, managing and reporting on budget, actively participating on appropriate committees, creating and facilitating meaningful training workshops, and keeping up-to-date on associated administrative duties and advances in related technologies in order to implement continuous improvement to processes and systems.

Challenges encountered by this position may include being comfortable diagnosing and treating minor illnesses and injuries with the benefit of a second opinion from an associate, balancing the need for on-going awareness and education on health issues with budget allocations, and ensuring a sterile and safe work environment.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: 

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:

Provide consistent high quality non-emergency health care services to the Reinhardt community.

Work daily with students, parents, physicians, staff and faculty, and frequently with other members of the medical community in order to:

Periodically review and revise clinical policies, procedures and patient care instructions.  Work with members of the health care profession and administrators in order to:

On an on-going basis, coordinate, create, and/or facilitate the sharing of health care information through the Wellness Program established for students and staff.

Additional Responsibilities:

As appropriate, this position may be required to perform other functions associated with the day-to-day operations of the university as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Familiar with computer, internet and medical software applications

Well-developed knowledge of health care policies and procedures, and medical regulation

Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills

Work Environment/Physical Requirements of the Job:

The University Nurse role is an integral component to the success of the Student Affairs Division.  Therefore, attendance for this position is generally required at 20-25 hours per week, usually during normal business hours 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and occasional evenings for special programming events.  The job is a nine (9) month position coinciding with the Academic Calendar.  As determined by project deadlines and seasonal workload, this position may occasionally require overtime and travel.

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Position will remain open until filled.
Reinhardt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F/D/V.