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Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
The Cornell Health Nursing Department focuses on the health and well-being of the students in order for them to achieve academic, work, and life success. This is done through collaboration with all departments within Cornell Health to foster lifelong learning and well-being through innovative services and strategies that promote the physical, emotional, and social health of individuals and our diverse campus community.
The On Call Service Specialist Staff Nurse focuses on the review and documentation of the on call service provider interactions for both the Medical Services and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) departments at Cornell Health. Additionally, this position fills a part-time role in the triage unit at Cornell Health, assessing patient needs for medical intervention, level of care required, and assisting with day-to-day patient flow. Nurses document all patient interactions in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) maintaining confidentiality, and use university and community resources for patient care and referrals. The On Call Service Specialist must have the ability to work with diverse population and to provide exceptional customer service. This role is primarily a focused on Cornell Health's on call service and walk-in triage unit, with daytime shifts and flexibility to remotely access and evaluate on call service provider notes. This is a 24 hour per week, 12 month position.
Cornell Health Nursing staff maintain, broaden and improve professional skills by active participation in individual and group continuing education activities and by participation in ongoing Quality Improvement activities. Cornell Health, by organizational necessity, requires collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful communication, flexibility, initiative and adaptability.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing with an active NYS Registered Professional Nurse license.
At least two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong organizational skills and customer service orientation are essential.
Ability to evaluate concerns, make decisions and effectively communicate the course with others and managing issues as necessary.
Possess the ability to work in a fast paced team setting, managing multiple demands in support of a diverse campus community.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Experience in an acute care setting is highly desirable.
Strong consideration will be given to candidates with experiences in college health or working with adolescents
Proficiency in language(s) in addition to English.
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