College Health Nurse – 10-month position

JOB TITLE: College Health Nurse – 10-month position

DEPARTMENT:  Student Health Services

REPORTS TO:  Director of Health Services


The College Health Nurse has both clinical and administrative responsibilities. This individual provides health care services to students within standard RN scope of practice. Administrative responsibilities include management of pre-entrance student health requirements, inventory management, and quality assurance activities. This position is a 10-month position with June and July off.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care and/or first aid for ill or injured students
  • Assess, evaluate, treat, counsel and/or refer students to advanced practitioners as needed
  • Perform rapid antigen COVID-19 testing to students as needed
  • Contact Trace students diagnosed with COVID-19, determine exposure, assess symptoms, follow established protocols for testing, provide instruction for isolation or quarantine as needed.
  • Enters on-campus testing data for COVID tests administered by Health Services staff
  • Assist with student compliance in regard to health insurance, health forms and immunization requirements
  • Attend Orientations and occasional  health and wellness programs and events
  • Monitor and follow-up with students in regard to Student of Concern Reports and/or ongoing health issues
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of various reports and records regarding student health visits, programs and initiatives
  • Maintain departmental areas in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety regulations
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • Attend Student of Concern and Crisis Management Team meetings as needed

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • Two or more years of professional nursing practice in school/college health services, adolescent medicine or ambulatory/emergency nursing preferred


  • Graduate of an accredited Associates of Science, Diploma or Baccalaureate nursing program.
  • Certification in School Health Nurse or College Health Nursing preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the process required to formulate nursing objectives, the process of administering nursing care and the procedure involved in the accurate recording of patient care
  • Knowledge and understanding of human development and health concerns of the late adolescent/young adult group is essential
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions
  • Ability to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment.
  • Computer competency
  • Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students and colleagues
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student population and campus community

About The University:

University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.

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