Position Number: 989361
Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: University Health Services - Kent Campus 
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Performs patient assessments (e.g., obtains and documents patient health history, records vital signs and symptoms and notes changes, makes observations and draws logical conclusions, identifies abnormal diagnostic data and reports information to physician); makes nursing diagnosis.Develops, provides, and monitors plan of nursing care; provides professional nursing care (e.g., administers medication and treatments ordered by physician, applies and changes sterile dressings, provides eye and ear irrigations, administers injections, etc.); prepares patients for medical/surgical procedures; provides emergency treatment and first aid as needed; provides patient education regarding health care and responds to patient inquiries.Documents/charts patient treatment, medications administered, vital signs, nursing care provided, etc.Informs patients of laboratory results and explains medication procedures.Assists physician with office examinations and medical/surgical procedures (e.g., screens patients, performs hearing and vision tests, applies and removes casts).May order supplies and equipment; may serve on in-house committees.May direct the work activities of Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Aides/Assistants, and/or other classified, student, or temporary employees assisting with patient care and related activities; trains or orients new employees, assigns selected work duties, and monitors work performed.Performs related duties as required.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: December 6, 2017 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: January 3, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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