Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
The registered nurse working for University Health Services provides physical, psychological, and emotional care on a 10-bed inpatient unit as well as assessing/treating walk-in patients in an emergent/urgent care setting.
The nurse will be responsible for identifying patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons to understand patient needs; following the nursing process; evaluating patients seeking medical or emergency treatment/advice by performing a thorough nursing assessment, providing first-aid treatment and communicating findings to treating practitioners; communicating test/lab findings to treating practitioners.
He/she will be responsible for coordinating treatment by communicating with the multidisciplinary team, which includes but is not limited to, physicians, nurses, administration, counseling, BC Police Department, and emergency rooms; arranging for referrals, tests, transportation, and admissions. The nurse will resolve patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies; providing counseling regarding health care practices and prescribed medical treatment.
This is a 20-21 hour per week, 38 weeks per year position w/benefits
The schedule involves 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM or 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM weekend shifts three out of four weekends
Requires one shift on Monday to Friday from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM during the academic year with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and Spring Break weeks
Position Details: Requirements
Department: 025401 - Health Center
Position: 00000651 - Staff Nurse - University Health Services
Starting Salary Range: 57,300 - 71,600
Registered Nurse with Massachusetts license
Minimum of five (5) years experience in ambulatory, emergency, or college health setting
Electronic medical record experience requiredClosing Statement
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.