Summer Nurse (LPN/RN)
Pre-Collegiate Outreach - JM
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) offers a wide range of summer programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for student in grades 7-12. Our academic programs bring over 1,000 students to campus. Programs are one to four weeks in length, both day and residential. We offer programs such as aerospace engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, robotics, and more! We also offer sports camps throughout the summer for students in grades 2-12, which are run in partnership with Athletics. Please see more information about our programs: www.wpi.edu/+summer.
The Office of Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs is seeking to hire nurses to deliver the health care for summer academic programs and sports camps with participants in grades 2-12. Responsibilities include nursing care, health teaching, triage, COVID-19 assessment, and data collection/verification of health forms. Nurses work autonomously, staffing the Summer Nurse Office and providing care as needed.
All applicants require excellent interpersonal skills, good judgement, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. A successful nurse will also exhibit a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and an interest to work with participants and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Hours include daytime, evening, overnight, and weekend hours. Overnight hours include a private area for sleeping. Number of hours per week is flexible, usually 24-40.
Demonstrates commitment to professional standards and continued professional development.
- Is knowledgeable about policies, procedures, and nursing care standards and uses these when providing patient care.
- Assumes responsibility and accountability for quality of own nursing practice.
Maintains a high level of professional knowledge and skill through self-directed learning and participation in organized continuing education programs.
WPI requires that all employees to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted. For additional information, please go to https://www.wpi.edu/we-are-wpi/health-and-safety/vaccine-information
United States of America (Non-Exempt)
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.
To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Summer-Nurse--LPN-RN-_R0002353
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.
Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.