Caring for students is the primary reason Health Services is on Campus at the University of Waterloo. We strive to create partnerships with students in personal health, health education, work placements and committee representation.
Registered nurses are members of a multi-disciplinary team and provide primary health care to students on campus and clients of the Family Health Clinic in Campus Wellness. This includes clinical nursing, health education, counselling, crisis intervention as well as emergency care and ongoing medical treatment for staff and faculty of the university community.
This is a part time role working 17.5 hours per week.
Quality Care Delivery
Deliver high quality nursing care in a fast-paced clinical setting in accordance with College of Nurses Standards
Assess each patient’s state of physical or mental health, provides recommendations pursuant to the assessment and accurately documents information in a comprehensive, subjective manner reflecting observations, assessments, management plan and interventions
Provides care in situations where a client’s condition is complex and the outcomes of care are not predictable
Will also be performing Crisis intervention, Family Planning, Immunization Clinics, Alcohol Counselling, Nutrition advice, and Health Education
Applies all confidentiality standards of nursing practice
Registered nurses rotates between Student Services and Family Health Clinic and function within all roles within Health Services
Must change roles on a day by day basis with efficient flow of Health Services as a main priority. Candidates must be willing to work in Immunizations, Dispensary, Resource, Triage, and Family Health Clinic and as assessment nurse
RN graduate from a recognized School of Nursing and be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Candidates must possess current CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
Have completed a recognized triage course or be willing to obtain one within one year of hire
Preference will be given to candidates that have a recognized patient assessment course
Should have a minimum of 3 years providing patient care across the age continuum and dealing with the spectrum of health care issues
Experience with principles of health promotion including immunizations, communicable diseases, sexual health and harm reduction measures
Experience in public health, emergency, urgent care or crisis intervention required
Current experience using an electronic medical record is an asset
The University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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