Staff Nurse - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden , Connecticut 06518

United States
(0400804 )

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Detailed Job Description

Job Duties:

- Ability to work with the EMR program in operation following intensive orientation.

- Basic knowledge and skills of computer and word processing, printers, copiers, telephone and FAX machines.

- Comprehensive knowledge of varied pieces of medical equipment.

- Ability to read and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, government, and medical reports.

- Ability to effectively communicate with students, colleagues and others.

- Receive report from previous shift nurse with regard to admitted patients condition and progress, and review all noteworthy events which transpired during the previous 16 hours.

- Count all controlled substances at the beginning and end of each shift. Verify accuracy by signing controlled substance distribution records as required by regulation.

- Assist with special events as scheduled.

- Treat each student eligible for treatment with dignity and respect.

- Maintain an efficient and effective patient flow.

- Maintain complete and accurate records on all treatments and medications administered.

- Respond to emergencies quickly and efficiently after arranging for care of in-bed patients.

- Make referrals to off campus specialists as required and ordered by a physician, PA or APRN.

- Follow up and record all pertinent information from referrals.

- Assist physician as required.

- Replace, clean, and disinfect/sterilize all equipment used; restock as necessary.

- Restock medications, supplies, equipment, paper forms and educational pamphlets. Enter all needed supplies in the order book. Maintain supplies with regard to expiration date.

- Complete questionnaires and prepare examination room for GYN clinics.

- Monitor and record temperature of refrigerators. Temperature must be maintained at 35-42° F.

- Check and replace emergency bag contents twice weekly.

- Replace sharps and biohazard containers as needed.


- This position requires a graduate of an accredited school of nursing who is licensed in the State of Connecticut and certified in CPR/AED training.

- Five or more years of RN experience direct patient care, preferably emergency services.

Keyword Phrases

  • Nurse
  • Part-time
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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