Sheridan College

Nurse (Part-time/Casual)

Job Description

 

Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Student Affairs
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference Number: 17/PT/04
Hourly Rate: $33.49 
Hours/Week: Varied (casual/on-call)
Hours: Health Services operates from 8:00am – 8:00pm
Application Deadline: Open until filled
 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Counselling and Health Services, the incumbent will provide nursing services to students alternating between Trafalgar, Brampton and Mississauga Campuses. Nurses are members of the larger Student Affairs team and play a role in supporting student academic and personal success, specifically in the areas of illness prevention, health promotion and health education.


Specific Responsibilities Include:
• Attending to student health care needs including, but not limited to conducting physical assessment, collecting specimens, laboratory work etc.; making referrals; administering drugs or treatments based on Health Centre policies, procedures and standing orders; working with physicians, and participating in clinics
• Processing immunization information for placements (screening, interpreting and documenting)
• Initiating, organizing and maintaining confidential client records (charting), reports, and letters
• Reporting accident occurrences in accordance to WSIB policy (as necessary)
• Compiling and maintaining various statistics
• Completing administrative tasks such as time sheets
• Participating as a member of the nursing and Student Affairs team in meetings, events or training as assigned by the manager
• Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must possess a community college diploma or a university degree (preferred) in Registered Nursing and be a certified Registered Nurse with a current Ontario Certificate of Competence. The incumbent must possess a minimum of 3 years directly related nursing experience (must be skilled in areas of physical assessment, triaging, treatment procedures, venipuncture, laboratory work, health teaching/counselling and preventative health care). Demonstrated excellence in nursing practices and a proven commitment to on-going professional development is required. In addition, the successful candidate will possess current CPR and First Aid certification, computer literacy, and must be able to work independently within a team environment.

 

Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to make independent nursing decisions, and highly developed nursing judgement skills are essential for success in this position. Other requirements include organizational skills, sensitivity to student issues and multi-cultural issues (to work with diverse population) and a sound understanding and awareness of current trends in health care issues.

  

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

 

Note: Copies of educational credentials is requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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