Clinic Nurse

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 16, 2021
Ref
STF10533
Function
Nurse
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Clinic Nurse

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 . SHS provides primary care services and health promotion to eligible students at George Mason University, 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.

Responsibilities:

The Clinic Nurse supports the clinic health care providers with ambulatory nursing health care skills and services. He/she maintains a safe and orderly flow of patients through the clinic. The nurse participates in student immunization review and administration, allergy treatment immunotherapy, mass flu clinics, telephone and in-person triage, provides wound care, treatments and medication administration ordered by the providers. In addition, the clinic nurse participates in peer review, Risk Management, Utilization Review and provides input for policy and procedure process changes or revisions.

Triage (Telephonic and In-Person):

  • Delivers safe and effective triage to students walking in or calling the clinic for acute appointments;
  • Utilizes approved protocols for triage and complies with documentation requirements as stated in the triage policy and procedure.


Clinic Procedures and Treatments:

  • Clinic procedures and treatments;
  • Completes annual competency review requirements.


Manages Patient Flow:

  • Maintains a safe, efficient and orderly flow of patients through the clinic;
  • Accurately utilizes the EMR and Nurse Order Monitor for documentation and clinic flow monitoring.


Immunizations and Allergy Immunotherapy:

  • Administers immunizations and allergy immunotherapy;
  • Transcribes immunization records;
  • Maintains knowledge and skill of changing CDC and WHO requirements.


Laboratory Functions - Clinical:

  • Maintains proficiency in phlebotomy skills, performance of CLIA waived tests and knowledge of basic laboratory processing requirements;
  • Completes lab competencies;
  • Completes bi-annual MTS competencies.


Preceptor/Mentor for BSN Students and New Hires - Clinical:

  • Participates as a preceptor for BSN students as assigned;
  • Provides input and offers support as a mentor to future George Mason University nurse graduates;
  • Participates as a nurse preceptor to new hires.


SHS Committee:

  • Participates and may serve as a chair on the SHS Committees;


Special Projects:

  • Completes summer, winter projects and management of the daily/weekly/monthly log;
  • Seeks, develops and participates in special projects assigned or volunteered to support continued training, education, improvements and team building;
  • Monitors and maintains the daily/weekly/monthly log to ensure all requirements are met;
  • Reports missed requirements to the Clinic Coordinator.


Required Qualifications:

  • 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;
  • Telephonic and in-person triage skills;
  • Phlebotomy skills and IV training;
  • Performs EKGs, administers nebulizer treatment;
  • Knowledge of Allergy Immunotherapy;
  • At least three years 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);


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year experience in adult medicine or college health setting.
  • Knowledge of adolescent and adult immunization requirements.


For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

New hires starting after August 15, 2021, must have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by their start date, be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their start date, and submit documentary proof unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption by their start date. For updated George Mason University COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please visit George Mason University Vaccination Requirements .
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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