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University of Connecticut UConn SHaW RN Coordinator - Regional Campuses in Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut

JOB SUMMARY

UConn Student Health and Wellness is searching for a dynamic Nurse Leader to oversee nursing services at the Regional Campuses (Avery Point, Waterbury, Hartford, Stamford). This Clinical Nurse Coordinator will be responsible for supervising a team that will deliver patient focused advice and education, support the maintenance and improvement of the health of students, identify, and assist in removing or modifying health-related barriers, and support early detection and early intervention strategies. They will manage the day-to-day nursing operations that support the mission of Student Health and Wellness, in promoting health and wellness to the Universitys student community. Collaboration with other University stakeholders, as well as community providers, will be an essential component of the role to enable the student to attain and maintain health. They will evaluate services and recommend policy or procedural changes. Responsibilities may include the provision of direct patient care. This will be a Storrs-based position, with a required physical presence on all UConn campuses, on a rotational basis.

SHaW (Student Health and Wellness) is committed to diversity and inclusion, competence in working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations, and awareness of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments. The ideal candidate promotes health equity and reduces health disparities by demonstrating, supporting, and understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for health equity, social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Active and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of CT.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing or another health-related field.
  • Four years of nursing experience working directly with adolescents/young adults in community health, ambulatory care, or school-based nursing environments.
  • Demonstrable physical assessment nursing skills.
  • CPR certification.
  • Demonstrated exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a culture of diversity, respect, and inclusion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years of nursing experience.
  • Experience with direct supervision.
  • Experience leading a team in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Experience working in a college health setting.
  • Experience in case management.
  • Experience providing telephone advice.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a permanent 12-month positionbased in Storrs, with regular expected travel to all regional campuses. Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

TO APPLY

Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #498041 to upload aresume, cover letter,contact information forthree (3) professional references,and a separatediversity statement,indicating your experience with and commitment to diversity, equity, and belonging.Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found athttp://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}.

All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

The University of Connecticut aspires to create a communi y built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employees unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

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