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Student Health Nurse

Apply now Job no: 497860
Work type: Part-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Student Health Nurse
Official Title: Student Health Nurse
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: .7
Compensation: $49,500-56,000 base salary ($34,650-39,200 adjusted for .7 FTE)
Terms of Employment: Annual, Fixed Term-Renewable
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing services for the student body. Primary responsibilities include providing direct and indirect patient care. Utilizing advanced assessment skills and nursing protocols the Student Health Nurse will provide direct care for minor acute illnesses, triage and supervision of clinical staff and patient schedules to maximize clinic efficiency. The Student Health Nurse will take an active leadership role with student programming, orientation for freshman students, providing guest lectures and public speaking for outreach events. Commitment to a flexible work schedule which may include some evenings and/or weekends. Ability to function independently and as a member of a team.
Responsibilities % of time Duties / Responsibilities
Scheduled visits with RN
•	Provide patient care nurse visits utilizing nursing process, by protocol, with support from a licensed provider. Examples include urinary tract infection, emergency contraception, acute pharyngitis, allergy injection, upper respiratory infection, STI screening/treatment, etc.
•	Provide advice for health care concerns based on health education brochures, electronic evidence-based resources, and standards of care. 
•	Provide follow-up care as necessary, for example, make sure test results are communicated to patient. 
•	Initiates and provides emergency care as needed.
•	Perform lab duties and intravenous therapy as needed
•	Ability to conduct patient assessments and recommend and implement appropriate plan of care

Unscheduled triage encounters

•	Student Health Nurse will provide triage services for those patients who walk-in, telephone, or contact Student Health Center electronically. Assess patient request for services per guidelines approved by Medical Director
•	Nurse advice can be done by secure messaging and telephone as well as in person Nurse Visit. If patient is appropriate for Nurse Visit, see patient and provide needed services. 
•	Assist patients in learning how and when to use the health care delivery system and how to identify personnel resources. Instruct in self-care options when appropriate. 
•	Document interactions as part of the permanent record including patient symptoms, advice given, and disposition plan for the individual. 
•	Demonstrates ability to remain calm in stressful, urgent situations

INDIRECT PATIENT CARE • Provide leadership with facilitation of clinic efficiency and effectiveness by working collaboratively with other team members and implement changes that result in improved clinic functioning and best practices of care. • The Student Health Nurse will serve in a leadership role as the charge nurse, coordinating the daily operations with clinical staff. The RN will oversee the clinical services provided by the licensed practical nurses, and medical assistants. • Serve as a preceptor for new staff and students seeking clinical experiences. • Responsible for maintaining the ordering, inventory and stocking of the dispensing formulary, ordering pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and other medications needed for clinical operations • Work collaboratively with providers, LPNs and MAs. Provide direction to LPNs, and MA to ensure best practice • Coordinates and oversees all competency training for clinical staff on an ongoing basis. • Demonstrate ability to use critical thinking and good decision making.

OTHER DUTIES • Participate in student programs and events on campus. • Serve as a resource person for other clinic and community personnel and agencies, including public health. • Provide evaluative data on the performance of new and/or less experienced staff. Orient new staff to the clinical area. • Participates in freshman orientation and other public speaking events. • Completes one quality study annually which demonstrates quality improvement according to the AAAHC standards. • Follows all AAAHC standards. Makes recommendation and implements quality improvement processes. • Participates in Peer Review process. • Coordinates and participates in delivering flu clinics, TB clinics, and other outreach health services as deemed necessary. • Reviews Nursing Protocols, policies and procedures and updates on an annual basis. • Coordinates annual staff education and compliance with Bloodborne pathogens, Infection prevention, immunizations and training for new staff. • Supports the mission of the university and division of student affairs strategic priorities. • Engages in the University goals for Inclusive Excellence. • Maintain required certifications, i.e., BLS, immunizations, TB testing, fit testing, etc. • Other duties as assigned
Required: • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
• Unrestricted WI Registered Nurse (RN) license
• Current CPR certification
• 1 year of ambulatory clinic nursing.
• Experience in Nursing Triage and use of protocols.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, internet, electronic mail, and EMR software.
Preferred: • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
• 5 years experience as a primary nurse in ambulatory primary care setting providing direct patient care.
• Demonstrate commitment to diversity and social justice.
• Proficient in public speaking, providing educational programming, and/or classroom instruction.
• Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, 3 professional references, and an unofficial transcript


For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by August 25, 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWO’s Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.

Campus Security Authority (Clery Act)
This position is a designated Campus Security Authority and is obligated under the Clery Act to notify the Dispatch Supervisor/Records Custodian at the UW Oshkosh Police Department of alleged Clery Crimes that have been reported to them or alleged Clery Crimes that they have directly witnessed.


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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or