Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
The Cornell Health Nursing Department focuses on the health and well-being of the students in order for them to achieve academic, work, and life success. This is done through collaboration with all departments within Cornell Health to foster lifelong learning and well-being through innovative services and strategies that promote the physical, emotional, and social health of individuals and our diverse campus community.
Cornell Health is hiring for multiple temporary Staff Registered Nurse positions. Cornell Health Nursing staff perform telephone triage, assess patients’ needs for medical intervention, level of care required and prioritize scheduling to assist with day-to-day patient flow. In varying duration and frequency, registered Staff Nurses can expect to: answer patient medical questions (in-person or by phone), independently perform nursing procedures, provide patient teaching as needed, document patient interactions in electronic health record (maintaining confidentiality) collaborate with the health department to manage care students in isolation or quarantine, and use university and community resources for patient care and referrals. Nurses are a liaison to clinicians and other Cornell Health clinical services. They may also assist in the training of new clinical staff. These positions are considered an Essential Employee; those needed on campus to meet the needs of students, research programs, or general operations when the university is in reduced operating status or closed. This position is OSHA category BBP1; TB1; ERG2.
Please note: These positions are temporary jobs, with an anticipated start date in mid-January 2021 and ending at the end of May 2021. Preference is for full-time availability, with the minimum being 20 hours per week. There is no visa sponsorship available for these positions.
- Cornell Health Nursing staff maintain, broaden and improve professional skills by active participation in individual and group continuing education activities and by participation in ongoing Quality Improvement activities.
- Cornell Health, by organizational necessity, requires collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful communication, flexibility, initiative and adaptability.
- The ability to elicit and discuss personal information in a non-judgmental manner, as well as follow all Federal HIPAA guidelines and NY State laws regarding patient confidentiality.
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing with an active NYS Registered Professional Nurse license. At least two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Strong organizational skills and customer service orientation are essential.
- Ability to evaluate concerns, make decisions and effectively communicate the course with others and managing issues as necessary.
- Possess the ability to work in a fast paced team setting, managing multiple demands in support of a diverse campus community.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
- Experience with an Electronic Health Record and Microsoft office applications.
- Experience in an acute care setting is highly desirable.
- Strong consideration will be given to candidates with experiences in college health or working with adolescents
- Proficiency in language(s) in addition to English.
University Job Title:Temp Serv Prof
Level:No Grade - Hourly
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Cutter Cramton
Number of Openings:7
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