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Title: College Nurse (BSN/RN) Health Educator
Reference No: 071614 - BSN
Department: Student Health Services
Closing Date: July 30, 2014
Classification: Exempt

 

Morehouse College Student Health Center
STAFF JOB DESCRIPTIONS: College Nurse (BSN/RN) Health Educator

 

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation of health education services; assist in coordination of daily operations of the Student Health Center; and provide medical care to students and staff. Prepare students for examination by physician, assist with treatment and examination as directed; perform lab procedures and screening tests and various other related nursing treatments according to legal guidelines. Administer first aid, nursing assessment and intervention, and initial emergency care according to approved procedures. Identify student symptoms and behavior, make independent nursing judgment regarding illnesses and determine course of action. Refer appropriate medical problems to physicians and complex health center issues to the Director. Assist in organizing and maintaining a variety of records and files related to student insurance, liability and accident reports, and health services according to approved procedures. Organize and maintain examination rooms and other Health Center rooms in a clean and orderly condition. Coordinate the daily operations of the Health Center which includes ordering, receiving, recording and storing supplies, medication and equipment; distribute daily lab results to the appropriate clinicians, and ensure continuity and follow-up on patient care. Train and provide work direction and guidance to others as directed. Assist in coordinating health education programs including substance abuse program, health fairs, and other related projects. Learn and apply emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner. Perform related duties as assigned by the Director.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide health and wellness education and advocacy for health care.
  • Evaluate, design, present, recommend and disseminate high quality, culturally appropriate health education information and materials.
  • Maintain patient log of all patients scheduled for procedures.
  • Plan and implement programs and treatments specifically designed to address the patient's needs.
  • Consult with physicians and staff regarding related health education services.
  • Evaluates and provides nursing assessment health problems of students to determine appropriate level of care needed.
  • Provides treatment for selected health problems under nursing protocol.
  • Educates students regarding promotion of health and prevention of illness including sexually transmitted diseases, family planning/contraception, nutrition and health related behaviors.
  • Maintains familiarity with applicable health and safety regulations and ensures compliance.
  • Facilitates provision of appropriate patient and health education activities including presentations at outreach programs.

 

Minimum Hiring Standards:

BSN degree preferred and three years of medical office, public health or industrial nursing experience. Must possess a current Georgia State Nursing license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing. Ability to consult with operational and clinical leadership. Strong one-on-one and group presentation skills, facilitation and communication skills. Ability to research, write behavioral objectives, and write training materials with leader's guides. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of learning/training concepts and principles along with exceptional knowledge of adult learning and clinical education.

 

 


 

 

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Reference No: 071714 - LPN
Department: Student Health Services
Closing Date: July 30, 2014
Classification:  Non Exempt

 

Job Summary
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care to the Students in a primary health care setting.

 

Job Duties

Responsibilities include evaluating and treating student health complaints by following nursing protocols.

 

Specific responsibilities:

  • Giving medication as prescribed by a physician and registered nurse
  • Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight
  • Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas
  • Giving injections of medication
  • Immunizations
  • Taking medical histories
  • Entering information into computer systems
  • Ensuring patients understand release instructions
  • Supervising CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants)
  • Monitoring fluid and food intake and output
  • Moving patients safely
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Keeping medical records current
  • Working with insurance companies
  • Writing prescriptions at a physician's request
  • Obtains specimens and orders labs as directed.
  • Educates students regarding promotion of health and prevention of illness including sexually transmitted diseases, nutrition and other health related behaviors.
  • Maintains familiarity with applicable health and safety regulations and ensures compliance.
  • Assists with community based activities.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of nursing skills and techniques.
  • Knowledge of current developments in health related areas.
  • Knowledge of health sciences and nursing procedures as practiced in college health and in clinic settings.
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with College personnel at various levels, students, parents, representatives of the community and medical community.
  • Ability to keep records and reports.
  • Ability to work with other members of the team regarding patient care.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient records.
  • Must embrace and support Morehouse’s Mission, Vision and Values statement.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Must possess a current Georgia State Practical Nurse license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing; three or more years in a primary health care delivery setting (or related experience) preferred: and must be proficient in treatment protocols.