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Staff Nurse in Health Services

The staff nurse is a registered nurse (RN) licensed to practice in the State of Vermont who provides on-site nursing care to students, manages health education programs as desired, and assists with oversite of enrollment requirements.

The Health Services staff functions within the Landmark College community advising students on health in mind, body, spirit, and economic realms to support their academic success. The ideal candidate would be comfortable and relatable for college-aged students. This dynamic position has many autonomous functions. The staff nurse would need to be able triage and manage care when the medical providers are out of the office.

Health Services is co-housed with Counseling Services and the two teams work in a tight collaborative model.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed to practice as an RN in the State of Vermont
  • BCLS certified
  • Adept in collaboration with the nurse practitioner and physician’s assistant in Health Services, as well as Counseling, Advising, Academic, and Administrative staff as warranted for patient care
  • Fairly adept with word processing and electronic medical record keeping
  • Excellent communication skills, willing to learn about and work with students who learn differently
  • Lengthy experience as a nurse is not required

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Under current standards of practice, provide nursing care and health education to students at Landmark College
  • Prepare room and patients for provider visits by obtaining a history of present illness, reviewing current medications and treatment plans, and acquiring vital signs
  • Initiate health and wellness screening and counseling
  • Provide immunizations and injectable medications under current standards of care and protocols
  • Dispense first doses of medications as ordered by the provider
  • Assist patients with prescription acquisition and refills, arrange off campus referrals, process insurance information, arrange transportation for medical visits
  • Perform CLIA-waivered on-site tests
  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen handling services
  • Follow standing orders for vaccinations and testing
  • Appropriately document clinical care
  • Other duties deemed appropriate by the Director of Health Services

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage inventory of clinical supplies for the department. Contacts vendors, negotiates prices, submits purchase orders with appropriate budget coding, and maintains accurate records of all of this
  • Monitor and manage lab supplies and systems with Quest Laboratories, the designated reference lab. Manage phlebotomy services and reporting to collaborating clinicians
  • Coordinate Summer High School Program Health Services. This includes but is not limited to review of medical records for enrollment, supply management, Upper Campus Clinic management, coordination of campus divisions related to the program and training and oversight of nursing staff
  • Staffing Health Service tables at Orientations, Family Weekends, and Registration
  • Organize flu vaccination clinics for students, faculty, and staff
  • Maintain secure management of patient records including disposal of old records following “Medical Records Retention Protocol”
  • Maintain secure management of medications kept on site following “Prescription Medication Storage Policy and Acquisition of Prescription Medications”
  • Maintain security of Health Services
  • Maintain equipment in Health Services
  • Supervise work/study students
  • Other duties deemed appropriate by the Director of Health Services

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognizes the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College's mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to humanresources@landmark.edu. Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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