The Registered Nurse supports the University Health Services providers and staff, as well as UTC students, faculty, and staff, by promoting health and wellness and support for acute and chronic illnesses.
Duties include: provide direct nursing care; assist providers with medical procedures; triage and schedule patients; return phone calls; obtain labs ordered by providers and notify patients of the results when appropriate; call in medications and refills when directed by providers; oversight of immunization compliance; responsible for Nursing Protocols; electronic medical record super user; manage health science program requirements; manage travel health and international student requirements; support for new student orientation and health promotion activities with other campus and community partners; cross train for front desk relief; and mentor students who are at University Health Services for clinical rotations.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge of and ability to use the Electronic Health Record
Practices ethically with integrity
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills related to safe patient care
Knowledge of effective communication with patients, families, colleagues and university employees
Ability to respect differences in culture, attitudes, values, and expectations of others
Ability to promote a positive image of nursing by modeling the values and attitudes of the nursing profession
Knowledge of the culture of quality, safety and caring in a variety of settings with diverse populations
Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.
Internal Number: 205107
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.