The George Mason University, Student Health Services Department invites applications for a Clinic Nurse position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Department:
Student Health Services (SHS) provides health care services at George Mason University (GMU). SHS provides primary care services and health promotion to eligible students at GMU, including but not limited to, initial and follow up assessment, history taking, physical exam of patients, utilization of differential diagnosis, appropriate interventions, consultations and referrals as indicated, and basic emergency treatment and stabilization. Staff provide services to faculty, staff, and visitors on an as needed basis.
About the Position:
The Clinic Nurse supports the efforts of all three SHS clinic locations and shares day to day nursing responsibilities at the Arlington and Fairfax SHS Campus locations.
Maintains a safe and orderly flow of patients through the clinic and provides oversight and assistance for SHS medical assistants and support staff;
Participates in student immunization review and administration, allergy treatment immunotherapy, mass vaccination clinics, telephone and in-person triage, communicable disease follow up and provides direct patient care such as wound care, nebulizer therapy treatments, medication and IV administration ordered by a provider;
Participates in training and development of Mason undergraduate nursing students during their community health clinical rotation;
Maintains knowledge by completing required CE and education to meet state licensing renewals.
Must be a graduate of an accredited diploma, Associate or Bachelor of Science degree in Registered Nursing;
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Virginia or valid Multi-State License;
Healthcare Provider BLS certification;
At least one year of nursing experience in a hospital or health care setting in addition to clinical experience obtained while seeking a nursing degree;
At least one year of experience in a physician's office (preferably adult medicine or college health);
Excellent communication skills;
Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records.
Experience and knowledge of unique needs of a college student;
Telephonic and In-Person Triage Skills;
Phlebotomy skills and IV training;
Experience with Administration of EKGs, Administers Nebulizer Treatment;
Knowledge of Allergy Immunotherapy;
Knowledge of Adolescent and Adult Immunization requirements.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.