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Registered Nurse

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Position Information

Who We Are

At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution.

Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits.

We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.

Position Title Registered Nurse
Department Health & Counseling Services
Classification Non-Exempt
Job Summary

Provides first aid, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in an ambulatory daytime health care setting for the University community, preferable students, as well as, direct patient care on a walk-in basis and assists the physician with scheduled patients. Gives appropriate health education and treatment, refers patients, makes independent nursing decisions and documents observation with understanding of student development.

Work Schedule

Monday through Thursday, 8a-5p
August 15 – May 15 each year

Hours per Week 32
Months per Year 9
Employment Status Regular
Temporary or Fixed-Term Assignment End Date
Total Rewards $25.31
Essential Functions

Work under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and within the approved protocols established in the community.

Provide a broad range of quality ambulatory nursing care for Gonzaga University students with specific disease entities, minor injuries, and emotional problems during office hours.

Devise, implement and evaluate plans of care utilizing sound clinical judgments based on assessment of the physical, psychological, emotional, societal and environmental needs of the clients.

Coordinate follow-up care for students in collaboration with clinical providers and nursing staff members.

Observe and document patients’ vital signs in the medical record. Recognize and report symptoms of common illness to the Physician or Nurse Practitioner.

Perform basic laboratory examinations, venipuncture, mono testing, pregnancy testing, rapid strep, influenza tests, hematocrit, and urinalysis.

Administer vaccinations as needed.

Prepare and assist during patient examinations and procedures.

Utilize computer-based systems for scheduling and administrative functions.

Assist the healthcare providers and Health & Counseling Services team as requested.

Appropriately and accurately complete and maintain medical records

Provide patient health education and counseling concerning any acute and chronic illness, injury, concentrating on prevention, drug and alcohol usage, crisis intervention and safety precautions, prevention of sexually transmitted infections, and wellness promotion.

Collaborate with other University departments e.g. Center for Cura Personalis, Athletics, and Disability Access.

Promote collegial relationships with other clinical staff and providers in the community

Perform related duties as assigned in support of the Gonzaga mission.

Other Functions
Supervision Given/Received

This position reports to the Health & Counseling Services Nurse Manager. Incumbent is expected to operate independently, utilizing professional discretion and judgment.

Minimum Qualifications

Washington State RN license.

Two years of primary health care experience.

Strong interpersonal communication skills, ability to work with young adults

Knowledge and experience working with diverse populations

Desired Qualifications

Experience in a higher education setting or with young adult patients

Physical Demands

• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time
• Ability to be mobile campus wide for appropriate business needs
• Ability to perform wrist and hand movements as related to keyboarding
• Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and reach as needed for routine patient care

Open Date 09/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Review Begins On 09/18/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

Clery Statement

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics

The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Gonzaga University. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. The Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide is also available.

A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report or the Gonzaga-In-Florence Safety & Security Guide may be obtained by contacting the Student Development Office on main campus, College Hall 120. The Florence Guide may also be obtained on the Florence campus in room 105.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Washington?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two years of primary health care experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents