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Charge Nurse, 12 Months
Kean University

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2021
Title Charge Nurse, 12 Months
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Nursing - General

Office of Student Health Services
Charge Nurse, 12 Months
Under the supervision of the Director of Student Health Services (SHS), the Charge Nurse provides healthcare services to eligible students within the standard RN scope of practice and is responsible for the care and well-being of University students. The Charge Nurse supervises work programs and activities within the Office of Student Health Services; provides the director, healthcare providers and professional staff with clinical support; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours as needed.

This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

*Qualifications:  *One (1) year of experience as a professional nurse in a hospital or other institution, clinic, or medical center and valid R.N. license in the State of New Jersey is required.  Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; BLS Certification; Certification in Venipuncture; and two years of experience as a Registered Nurse is preferred.  Candidate must demonstrate knowledge, sensitivity and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. This position requires the physical ability to perform essential functions including, but not limited to: the ability to physically lift, move and position clients as needed; and the ability to wear a mask face covering for the duration of the work day.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period to become eligible for a regular appointment.

*The deadline for applications is November 17, 2021. *
*This search is limited to all current Kean University employees and to current student employees, graduate student employees, Academic Specialists and Adjunct Faculty.  *Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information
As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a waiver request.  If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.
Kean University complies with the Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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