University of Rochester Project Nurse - Syracuse - 220925 in Rochester, New York
Project Nurse - Syracuse
School of Nursing
Part Time 20 hours Grade 044 SON Ctr Nursg Entrepreneurship
8 AM-6 PM
The Project Nurse works in Passport Health (travel medicine program) mainly at the Syracuse office. The nurse will provide comprehensive patient care/client services with a focus on customer service excellence and clinical expertise. The nurse will work collaboratively with the program and School of Nursing leadership to assure efficiency of service delivery and coordination of care in multiple settings.
The nurse will work in the Syracuse office located at 6320 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Some travel may be required for offsite clinics being held.
Passport Health Program: 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.
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).
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.
Work collaboratively with peers in problem solving.
Assure standard of care for all clients.
Participate in staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
Effective and courteous communication with patients, staff and liaisons from outside organizations. Ability to efficiently coordinate with the Program Administrator and Program Directors. 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 positive attitude. Basic computer skills are essential. Must have NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation for travel to Syracuse Passport Health office and potential offsite travel clinics.
Registered Nurse with BSN degree preferred, and must possess current CPR certification.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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