Staff Nurse (Per Diem)

Staff Nurse (Per Diem)

This per-diem position provides health care and education to university students in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice. Hours and schedule will vary depending on university needs. The Health Center hours are 8:30am – 4:30 pm Monday- Friday. Summer hours vary in accordance with the University’s schedule. Reports to the Director of Health and Counseling.


  • Provide primary care for students for illnesses, injuries, and health concerns.
  • Counsel students on health promotion and disease prevention strategies.
  • Promote health maintenance and wellness through screenings and health awareness activities.
  • Participate in outreach events, as indicated, including New Student Orientation and Open House events.
  • Review immunization documentation requirements as established by the university in compliance with applicable laws.
  • Maintain current stock of medications and medical supplies.
  • Process medical records of incoming students.
  • Maintain appropriate patient and Health Services records, using PyraMED electronic health record.
  • Maintain current knowledge of campus and community resources for referral of students.
  • Ensure maintenance of confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA and relevant NJ laws.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director.
  • Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice, and service in all aspects of interaction.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current New Jersey RN license required.
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers certification required.
  • Experience in several phases of nursing (such as medical/surgical, public health, emergency room, school health, and clinic practice.)
  • Candidate should be self-motivated, organized, independent worker, skilled in communication and able to provide competent medical assistance in emergency situations.