Under direction, the Registered Nurse will assess physical and mental health needs of the students, assist the physicians and nurse practitioners in providing care, refer students to community heath providers as indicated, provide first aid to students and/or staff members, and other registered nursing functions appropriate to a college health service center. Assignments are short-term, temporary, and will not exceed 28 hours per week or 160 days per Fiscal Year.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
a.Provide nursing assistance to the Student Health Center.
b.Assist college physicians and mental health team in provision of health care to the college student population.
c.Evaluate mental and physical health needs of students and make appropriate disposition.
d.Assist in crisis intervention, health education, and counseling.
e.Asses the student's stress levels as it relates to academic, work and personal commitments and assist in realistic priority determination.
f.Refer students to appropriate campus community resources for socio-economic, legal, and financial needs.
g.Provide follow up on medical and mental health treatment of students.
h.Administer emergency first aid to students, college staff, and visitors.
i.Follow protocol for communicable disease control.
j.Orient new RN's and student health staff.
k.Alert director of possible areas of concern requiring intervention.
l.Assist in formulation of policies, procedures, and protocol for the student health center.
m.Participate in college committees relevant to health/safety.
n.Perform related work as required.