Registered Nurse Specialist I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Health Professions & Sciences

Classification Title:

Registered Nurse Specialist I

Job Description:

The Student Health Services Registered Nurse Specialist I position provides professional nursing care to patients under the oversight of a licensed health care provider. Adhere to the Florida Nurse Practice Act. Follow OSHA standards including blood borne pathogen guidelines. Practices appropriate hand hygiene. Maintains knowledge and follows policies and procedures set by UCF Student Health Services.

Patient Care

  • Initial nursing assessment in primary care, acute care, and women’s health.
  • Assist provider with physical exam, procedures, and treatments in primary care, acute care, women's health/gynecology, and sports medicine.
  • Administer medications (oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, i.v.) and perform diagnostic tests as directed.
  • Counsel patients in self-care, prevention, treatment and follow up care.
  • Ensure appropriate follow-up care after provider visit.
  • Document appropriately and maintain confidentiality.
  • Assist providers in acute care/walk in Saturday clinic PRN.
  • Assist providers in mental health PRN.
  • Provide education about and administer vaccines.
  • Provide health maintenance education as needed.
  • Follow standing nursing orders.
  • Provides culturally competent care.
  • Provide diagnosis related education as needed.
  • Provide peer education as needed.
  • I.V. therapy

Additional Duties

  • Keep examination rooms, cabinets adequately stocked with supplies, equipment, and brochures.
  • Stay up to date with policies, annual training for fire safety, Blood Borne Pathogens, ergonomics, chemical safety, and CPR.
  • Attend Staff meetings, workshops and continuing education requirements as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of performance improvement indicators.
  • Follow clinical policies and nursing protocols.
  • Assist in others nursing areas when staffing requires.
  • Follow Universal precautions and infection control guideline.
  • Clean Exam rooms and multi patient use items between each use.
  • Participate in Peer Review.
  • Responsible for contents and medication in the rooms.
  • Assist in orienting and training new staff.
  • Order supplies as needed.
  • Ensure POD staff follows hygiene and infection prevention requirements.
  • Responsible for disseminating information from supervisors and administration to POD staff as needed.
  • Collaborate with peers and ancillary areas to improve work flow as needed.
  • Staff resources as needed.
  • Responsible for the work flow and organization of the pod.

 

Department:

Student Health Services

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, and occasional Saturday clinic hours.

Hours are subject to change due to operational needs, special projects and emergencies.

Type of Appointment:

USPS - Time Limited

Expected Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed as a registered nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes or eligible to practice nursing in accordance with Section 210, Florida Administrative Code..

Additional Minimum Requirements:

N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Primary Care outpatient experience.
  • Nursing management experience.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

N/A

Health Assessment Required:

N/A

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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