Niagara County Community College is seeking a college Nurse for the college's health services unit within the Wellness Center. The Part Time College Nurse oversees the operation of the Wellness Center primarily during afternoon and early evening hours, as well as, in the absence of the Supervisor of College Nursing Services. This position will also serve as a substitute for the Supervisor of College Nursing Services in her/his absence.
Typical Work Activities:
1. Provide emergency care and/or first aid of accidents/injuries or illnesses for the college community.
2. Refer to hospital, urgent care facility, physician, psychologist, counseling center, dentist, or appropriate agency.
3. Provide health/wellness counseling as needed.
4. Assist the Supervisor in working work with Coordinator for Disabled Students to assist in meeting the needs of those students.
5. Assess immunization records, serology reports, and medical information and input into Banner.
6. Administer required immunizations to eligible students and designated employees.
7. Monitor health and safety issues for the college community.
8. Collect, assess, and process physical forms for students in Allied Health programs according to requirements of each program. Provide clinical clearance to Allied Health students once all requirements have been met.
9. Complete Accident/Incident reports for the college community and visitors, forward reports to the appropriate parties and follow-up as necessary.
10. Other duties as assigned.
Ability to provide first aid; ability to transport patients via wheelchair; ability to provide CPR; ability to assess injury or illness using visual, auditory, or tactile assessment skills; ability to operate a computer; ability to relate to senior administration as well as a diverse student population; knowledge of nursing techniques and their relation to medical practices and skill in their application; good working knowledge of medicines, sanitation and personal hygiene; ability to follow technical, oral and written instructions; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to get along well with others; good observational skills; mental alertness; firmness; cheerfulness; patience; emotional stability; sympathetic attitude toward the sick; willingness to work in an institution; good physical condition.
Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or a Nursing Diploma from an accredited school of nursing; current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. Minimum of (5) five years of experience in the nursing health care field. Must have a current CPR certification by time of appointment.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 308
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.