Per-Diem Registered Nurse (RN)

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number A460
Job Title Per-Diem Registered Nurse (RN)
Employee Group Casual Wage
Job Type Part Time
FLSA Casual Wage
Salary Range From
Salary Range To
Department Health Services

The per-diem registered nurse practices within the scope of practice according to the Board of Registration in Nursing. The per-diem registered nurse is a professional who assumes responsibility and accountability for nursing actions and triage care of students presenting to Health Services, a department within the Division of Student Life. The per-diem RN provides direct support to Health Service clinical staff to assure smooth and efficient care of students. The per-diem RN is responsible for evaluating patients presenting complaint during clinical visits as well as during triage phone calls. The per-diem RN participates as an as-needed member of the health care team working toward attaining the Health Service mission and vision.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Obtains initial focused subjective and objective data through history taking, physical examination, and review of records.
-Documents relevant data for every patient as appropriate to the nature and severity of illness an injury.
-Identifies nursing diagnoses/potential complications based on signs and symptoms recognized during focused, systematic assessment.
-Provides necessary education regarding procedures, treatment regimens, and identified outcomes to every patient.
-Accurately implements clinician orders including verbal orders.
-Demonstrates prioritization and organizational skills in care for multiple patients simultaneously.
-Adheres to Health Service policies and procedures.
-Fulfills nursing procedures within the scope of practice of a registered nurse.
-Provides Health Related Education.
-Educates students in the area of health and wellness, self-care and health maintenance
-Educates on the appropriate use of the health care system to facilitate health and academic pursuits.


-Current and active state RN licensure
-Current CPR/AED certification
-Five or more years of broad clinical RN experience in an active practice, preferably with a young adult population. Higher ed experience is a plus.
-High levels of proven culture competence and experience caring for an LGBT and diverse young adult population from a broad demographic are highly desirable.
-Experience with contraceptive technology.
-Knowledge of and proficiency with electronic medical record software, Medicat knowledge preferred.
-Familiarity with CDC and current travelers’ health recommendations.

Posting Date 10/30/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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  1. * Are you an Alumna?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
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    • Veterans Enterprise Website
    • Women in Business Website
    • Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans Website
    • disABLED Person Website
    • Women for Hire Website
    • Hire Our Heroes Website
    • US Military Pipeline
    • Employ Diversity Website
    • Black Perspective Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents