Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
This is a temporary 20 hour per week, non-benefited position to cover a maternity leave. T he position will run from January 14, 2019 through April 5, 2019.
The registered nurse working for University Health Services provides physical, psychological, and emotional care on a 10-bed inpatient unit as well as assessing/treating walk-in patients in an emergent/urgent care setting. The nurse will be responsible for identifying patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons to understand patient needs; following the nursing process; evaluating patients seeking medical or emergency treatment/advice by performing a thorough nursing assessment; providing first-aid treatment and communicating findings to treating practitioners; and communicating test/lab findings to treating practitioners.
He/she will be responsible for coordinating treatment by communicating with the multidisciplinary team, which includes but is not limited to, physicians, nurses, administration, counseling, BC Police Department, and emergency rooms; arranging for referrals, tests, transportation, and admissions. The nurse will resolve patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies; providing counseling regarding health care practices and prescribed medical treatment.
The schedule involves every Friday and Saturday 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM weekend shift and every other Thursday 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Registered Nurse with MA license
At least five years experience in an ambulatory, emergency or college health setting
Electronic Medical Records experience required
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2460
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.