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University of Rochester Project Nurse - 212179 in Rochester, New York

Project Nurse

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School of Nursing

Full/Part Time


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Part Time 20 hours Grade 044 SON Ctr Nursg Entrepreneurship


8 AM-6 PM


Position Summary:

Are you looking to expand your expertise and practice to the full scope of your license in a supportive and collaborative environment? Then a nursing position in Passport Helath may be just what you are looking for. The Project Nurse in Passport Health (travel medicine program) works independently in seeing and managing clients who are preparing for overseas travel. Nurses rely on protocols but exercise professional judgement when developing and executing the plan of care. The nurse provides comprehensive patinent care/client services with a focus on customer service excellence and clinical expertise. The nurse works collaboratively with the team to assure efficiency of service delivery and coordination of care. The nurse will work in the Syracuse office located 6320 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Some travel may be required for offsite clinics being held.


The nurse will provide immunizations and travel health counseling; develop a plan of care including vaccine administration and prescription medications based on the clients health history, travel itinerary; develop a plan of care using standing orders and where needed, consult with the Passport Health Medical Director as appropriate.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Review client health history, immunization and vaccination records and travel itinerary to provide detailed, personalized recommendations regarding travel.

  • Review client-specific written and standing orders, including recommendations for administration of vaccines and immunizations.

  • Review geography, activity and seasonally specific health risks indicated by traveler's itinerary.

  • Vaccinate clients appropriately based on travel itinerary and current protocols.

  • Educate clients about travel specific to their itinerary.

  • Advise clients in appropriate actions to take to help mitigate health risks.

  • Participate in training for travel medicine standards of care for all travel vaccinations.

  • Comply with recording and documentation standards (for example, NYSIS).

  • Participate in QA activities and make recommendation to improve practice.

  • Remain current in all relevant information about travel medicine, vaccinations and evidence based standards of care.

  • Review privacy laws, vaccine safety and efficacy information, travel advisories and other job-critical information at monthly meetings.

  • Use the electronic medical record appropriately for documentations and follow up care.

  • Work collaboratively with peers in problem solving.

  • Assure standard of care for all clients.

  • Provide care to individuals, families and travel groups as needed.

  • Participate in staff meetings.


Effective and courteous communication with clients, staff and liaisons from outside organizations. Ability to efficiently coordinate with the Program Administrator. Position requires ability to multi-task, to function independently or as part of a team, flexibility, and problem solving ability in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positivve attitude. Basic computer skills are essential. Registered Nurse with BSN degree preferred, and must possess current CPR certification.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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