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College Health Nurse

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/01/2017
Working Title College Health Nurse
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 44250-Bradford Student Health Services
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0009895
Hiring Range $22.00-$26.00/hr.
Position Description

The college health nurse serves as a part-time staff member working in collaboration with other Student Affairs and Counseling Services staff to enhance students’ experience by promoting health and wellness. The college health nurse assesses and evaluates health problems and conditions in a competent, knowledgeable and professional manner, providing treatment for minor health problems/conditions. Services offered include initial assessment and treatment of health problems and injuries, health counseling, referrals on campus and in the community as needed. In addition, the health services program is designed to encourage self-reliance and personal responsibility for health, promote health education, and foster healthy lifestyles. Health Services works to empower students to be self-guided and well-informed consumers of health care services. Confidentiality is maintained at all times.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Licensed as a RN in Pennsylvania. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is strongly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

CPR certification, Strong physical assessment skills, Experience in a role that requires independent judgement and decision making skills, Strong written and verbal communication skills, Self-motivated, Demonstrate a knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse patient cultures and a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Part-Time
Percent Effort 53
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

fall and spring terms only, late August-late April

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours 25 Hours a week
Campus Bradford
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:


• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a current PA Registered Nursing License?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document