MTS Level 7 - Registered Nurse - Department of Student Affairs (amended)

Competition Number: 
68E14
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 11, 2014
Date of Posting: 
August 1, 2014
Department: 
Department of Student Affairs
Position: 
MTS Level 7 - Registered Nurse (amended)
Contract: 
Permanent Part-time
Hours of Work: 

27.5 hours per week (annually September to April)
(May, June, July, August additional hours may be required depending on departmental operations)

Salary: 
$52,011 to $57,179 per annum, prorated to time, as per CUPE 1870 (plus out of scale adjustment)

The Department of Student Affairs at UPEI is looking for a Registered Nurse who is dynamic, self-starting and an out of the box thinker to join our magnificent team.  This person will report to the Manager of Student Affairs and will work with physicians, receptionists, Student Affairs staff, staff and faculty at UPEI and most importantly our UPEI students. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• be the primary nurse in the Student Health Centre and provide health services to the student population practicing from a Student Centered and Primary Health Care philosophy
• responsible for health promotion activities and population health initiatives on campus for students. 
• effective communication skills
• contribute to and further improve the health and well being of students through advanced nursing practice
• to deliver and monitor the vaccination programs on campus for particular faculties and departments. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and relevant clinical experience 
• Experience in the areas of mental health, sexual health, alcohol issues
• Experience working in a health care professional in a university environment would be preferred
• Strong health assessment skills, advanced clinical judgment and critical thinking skills
• Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with the ability to relate well to students 
• Experience with health promotion, and have a working knowledge of the philosophy of Primary Health Care preferred. 
• Experience with clinical and professional practice leadership
• Excellent organizational skills
• Flexibility and creativity with strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
• Ability to relate well with student; advanced knowledge of and experience with issues that encircle students on a university campus is preferred. 
• Basic knowledge and understanding of issues facing current and potential students on a university campus is required.
• Must hold current registration or be eligible for registration with the Association of Nurses of PEI

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

J. McLaren

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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