Triage Nurse | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

Elson Student Health is seeking a part-time Triage Nurse for the General Medicine Clinic. Working as a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Triage Nurse is responsible for delivering comprehensive professional nursing care to students experiencing both acute and non-acute illness, and those seeking health maintenance services. Following established protocols, the successful candidate must be able to rapidly asses, prioritize, and initiate care for both telephone and walk-in patients, provide health screening and immunizations, assist with care for previously scheduled patients, and those requiring prolonged observation and treatment. This position requires a high degree of flexibility, the ability to function independently, and respond to rapidly changing situations. A minimum of 1 to 4 years is required in an ambulatory setting with a primary care focus, Urgent Care Center or Emergency Department. Prior experience in College Health, Family Medicine or Pediatrics is preferred. This position is for 16 to 32 hours/week.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated competency in the ability to rapidly prioritize both acutely ill and non-acute patients, initiate treatment following established protocols, coordinate care, effectively respond to rapidly changing situations; administer oral, intramuscular, and intravenous medications; establish intravenous therapy, and perform office basic procedures required for the provision of care to college age students

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

*Department:* Elson Student Health Center

*If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:* Ambulatory care with a primary care focus, Urgent Care Center or Emergency Department

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Non Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 08-01-2016

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* No

*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=73727

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $23. 00 - $25. 00 per hour

*Posting Number:* 0614520

*If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position. )Degree Requirements Analysis:* Associate's degree or equivalent Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* Yes

*Position Type:* Hourly Wage

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No

*Required Computer Applications:* Microsoft Office Suite

*Area of Interest:* Nursing

*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryDegree ValidationDrug TestHealthcare Licensure

*If yes, what is the required License or Certification. :* Licensed as an RN with eligibility to work in the state of Virginia. CPR-BLS Certified

*Shift:* Day

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Some - up to 4 years

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* *Degree Preferred

*Organization (Position Organization):* 21060 SA-SH-Gen Med

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 16

*Working Title:* Triage Nurse

*If degree or equivalent experience preferred, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position. ):* Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.

*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* No

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
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