Professional Nurse

East Carolina University Greenville , NC 27833

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Registered Nurse performs professional duties through assessment, planning, implementation of evaluation, education and counseling of patients in accordance with the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act, ANA College Health Nursing Practice Standards, SHS guidelines of Nursing Care, SHS Policies and Procedures, provider's orders, and instructions from the nurse manager and/or Director of Clinical Operations.

Nursing duties include:

  • Identify and document patient's needs.

  • Prepare student for exam or procedure.

  • Anticipates provider's needs and have needed supplies available.

  • Assist provider with exam/treatments as needed.

  • Administer medication as ordered by provider.

  • Orient patients to services at SHS.

  • Provide follow up instructions and counseling to students regarding prevention, treatment and medication.

  • Provide documentation of individual patient care through nursing interviews, nursing discharge, and the utilization of SHS forms.

  • Recognize changes in patient status and appropriately communicate verbally and in writing to the provider.

  • Identify learning needs of patients, their families and friends.

  • Assist in setting goals for assessed needs.

  • Implement and evaluate care and teaching.

  • Accurately assess, plan, and intervene in the care of patients seen in the Urgent care area based on Student health Service Nurse Assessment Protocol. This involves triaging of patients according to the acuity of their health problem.

  • If needed, the Registered nurse will function as the rapid care nurse.

Patient care is initiated by the triage nurse in all triage categories (acute, same day, appointment and nurse visit) based on nursing judgment and needs of the student. If patient fits into the nurse visit category, the nurse will be the health care provider for the particular visit. They will formulate the nursing diagnosis, provide health care based on the Nursing Assessment Protocol, educate the patient on the use of the self care clinic, review health care instruction sheets for specific complaints, obtain appropriate specimen when necessary, and instruct student of self evaluation of effectiveness of treatment received.

Other Duties As Assigned.

Accuracy required in work-precision exactness and accuracy is required in providing patient care and in communicating with staff. This is essential to ensure that proper care is rendered to patients during their visit at Student Health Service.

SAH Student Health Services employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina) Greenville employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina)

The Registered Nurse performs professional duties through assessment, planning, implementation of evaluation, education and counseling of patients in accordance with the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act, ANA College Health Nursing Practice Standards, SHS guidelines of Nursing Care, SHS Policies and Procedures, provider's orders, and instructions from the nurse manager and/or Director of Clinical Operations.

Nursing duties include:

  • Identify and document patient's needs.

  • Prepare student for exam or procedure.

  • Anticipates provider's needs and have needed supplies available.

  • Assist provider with exam/treatments as needed.

  • Administer medication as ordered by provider.

  • Orient patients to services at SHS.

  • Provide follow up instructions and counseling to students regarding prevention, treatment and medication.

  • Provide documentation of individual patient care through nursing interviews, nursing discharge, and the utilization of SHS forms.

  • Recognize changes in patient status and appropriately communicate verbally and in writing to the provider.

  • Identify learning needs of patients, their families and friends.

  • Assist in setting goals for assessed needs.

  • Implement and evaluate care and teaching.

  • Accurately assess, plan, and intervene in the care of patients seen in the Urgent care area based on Student health Service Nurse Assessment Protocol. This involves triaging of patients according to the acuity of their health problem.

  • If needed, the Registered nurse will function as the rapid care nurse.

Patient care is initiated by the triage nurse in all triage categories (acute, same day, appointment and nurse visit) based on nursing judgment and needs of the student. If patient fits into the nurse visit category, the nurse will be the health care provider for the particular visit. They will formulate the nursing diagnosis, provide health care based on the Nursing Assessment Protocol, educate the patient on the use of the self care clinic, review health care instruction sheets for specific complaints, obtain appropriate specimen when necessary, and instruct student of self evaluation of effectiveness of treatment received.

Other Duties As Assigned.

Accuracy required in work-precision exactness and accuracy is required in providing patient care and in communicating with staff. This is essential to ensure that proper care is rendered to patients during their visit at Student Health Service.

employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina) 56300


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