Detailed Job Description
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. Treat each student eligible for treatment; advise those requiring treatment from a physician to return during scheduled doctor's hours.
- 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; advise those requiring treatment from a physician to return during scheduled doctor's hours.
- 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.
- Follow up and record all pertinent information from referrals.
- Prepare examining room for physician.
- Assist physician as required
- Replace, clean, and disinfect/sterilize all equipment used and restock as necessary.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF NIGHT NURSE:
- 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 paper work and prepare examination room for GYN clinics.
- Monitor and record temperature of refrigerator. Temperature must be maintained at 35-42� F.
- Check and replace emergency bag contents twice weekly.
- Replace sharps and biohazard containers as needed.
Required Minimum Qualifications
-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.
EQUIPMENT AND COMPUTER SKILLS:
- 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.
Special Instructions to Applicants