Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently recruiting for a full time Registered Nurse to join the Health Services Team. This is a 12-month first shift position and work hours are between 8am-6pm Monday – Friday with an occasional weekend day. The mission of the college health nurse is to enhance students’ higher education experience by modifying and removing health-related barriers to learning to make informed decisions about health related concerns and empowering students to be self-directed and well-informed consumers of health services. Application of the nursing process are as follows:Assessment:The nurse will use evidence-based nursing to collect subjective and objective data about a patient to identify patient’s problems, risks and outcomes for enhancing health. Identify heath related barriers to learningDiagnosis:The nursing diagnosis is based on data obtained during the nursing assessmentOutcomes/Planning:The nurse will prioritize nursing diagnoses according to severity and potential for causing serious harm. For each problem a measurable goal/outcome is then set.
For each goal/outcome, the nurse selects nursing interventions that will help achieve the desired goal or outcomeImplementation:The nurse will implement the plan of care and perform the determined interventions that were identified to help meet the goals/outcomes. Some tasks may be delegated to other individuals involved in the patient’s careEvaluation:The nurse will evaluate the patient’s progress toward achieving the goal/outcomesOther responsibilities:Engagement in evidence-based nursing practiceUnderstanding and complying with state licensure lawsIncorporation of self-care, health promotion, disease prevention and wellness theories Promotion of patient rights and responsibilities Complying with HIPAA and FERPA, privacy, and confidentiality requirementsLeveraging campus community servicesApplication of the principles of team building and consensus building skillsUse of active communication skillsEffective public speaking skillsCollaborate with campus professionals to facilitate programs that promote student and employee wellnessKnowledgeable on the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) to make informed decisions regarding the grounding and release of ill or injured flight students. Responsible for documenting in electronic medical records (EMR) and in the flight line’s software program (ETA)