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Registered Nurse

Company: The Culinary Institute of America
Location: Hyde Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care to students, assisting students in their efforts to attain a healthy lifestyle by providing a caring, professional environment which supports the physical and emotional well-being of each student, supporting the Director in the orientation and support the Registered Nurses and identifying health and wellness opportunities for student educational programs.


* Performs all functions standard for a Registered Nurse, including but not limited to, providing nursing care, treatment, and medical assistance for students, computer documentation in the Electronic Medical Record, administering medications, immunizations and health screenings.
* Maintains confidentiality on issues under HIPAA and FERPA.
* Follows directives as given by the Director and Assistant Director of Student Health Services.
* Participates in screening of applications, interview process and selection of nurses.
* Serves as support for the Director, as a resource for Registered Nurses including providing orientation, documentation review and oversight as needed and/or directed.
* Observes and supports the Registered Nurses in the practice of school nursing to ensure appropriate care is delivered, and appropriate use of universal precautions and proper safety procedures is maintained.
* Assists with the coordination and training of staff, including but not limited to, CPR, Medical Documentation, Allergy Injections, Vaccinations, etc.
* Incorporates evidenced-based practice in school nursing program.
* Assists Director with maintaining adequate scheduling of nursing staff to cover clinic(s) hours of operation.
* Acts as/assists the Director/Assistant Director, with routine and emergency vaccine management plans which includes but is not limited to ordering, receiving, storing, updating policy and procedures, and monitoring of vaccine and other clinic medications/medical supply inventory.
* Aids in managing infectious illness outbreaks and preventative precautions.
* Coordinates and participates in pertinent health and wellness student programs/screenings/surveys on campus and with various community agencies and professionals (Registration, First Aid presentations, HIV/STI testing, Smoking Cessation, Alcohol Awareness, Student Satisfaction, Flu clinic, etc.).
* Provides coordination, development, presentation, and reporting support of a variety of educational programs.
* Coordinates and produces monthly Educational Bulletin Board information in student waiting area and contributes information to the Student Web Portal.
* Assists with new student medical documentation and communication with students to achieve compliance with NYS, Federal and CIA regulations and requirements prior to admission and while on campus, monitor CIA Health Services email and assist with branch campuses.
* Assists Assistant Director with review, update and revision of written department policies and procedures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
* Assumes responsibility for personal professional growth, maintain current knowledge, and keep skills up to date.
* Any and all other duties as assigned.



* Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited four-year college or university.


* Five (5) or more years Medical-Surgical or Emergency Room experience.

Licenses / Certifications:

* Current, valid New York Registered Nurse license by time of appointment.
* Current and up to date immunization record including proof of COVID vaccination.
* Current, valid cardiopulmonary (CPR) and first aid certification by time of appointment.
* Basic Life Saving (BLS) Certification.
* NYS Infection Control Course completion.


* Wound Care Certification.
* Higher education working experience.


* Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system knowledge.
* Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills required. Must have demonstrated ability in organizational, time management, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
* Strong customer service skills.
* Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
* Work independently with minimal direction.
* Ability to work independently or in a team environment and maintain effective working relationships.
* Demonstrate sound judgment and decision making with confidentiality and discretion.
* Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to be adaptable, dependable and handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
* Strong computer skills, which must include abilities to work effectively with MS Office suite products, i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


* Must be able to work a flexible schedule with overtime on nights and weekends as required by business needs.
* Ability to physically respond to ill and/or injured students in other in areas of the campus.
* Ability to transport patients in a wheelchair.
* Ability to bend, and lift patients, supplies.
* Regular work requires a great deal of sitting and standing for extended periods of time.


At The Culinary Institute of America, it is important to us that we support our employees with a substantial and meaningful package of benefits. We believe in supporting our employees with benefits to assist with work life balance.

Benefits are offered based on the position type and status. Benefits offered may include:

* Medical and prescription drug plan
* Dental plan, Vision plan
* Insurance: Life, Home, Auto, even Pet!
* Short- and long-term disability plans
* Generous paid time off programs, including paid holidays
* Retirement savings plan 403(b) with company contribution
* Employee assistance program
* And more!

The CIA has implemented a policy requiring all employees, students and on-site contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants when legally required.

Keywords: The Culinary Institute of America, Danbury , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Hyde Park, Connecticut

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