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Department: Student Affairs
Job Type: Full-Time
Available From: Oct 15, 2020
Reports To: Associate Director, Student Health and Counseling

POSITION OVERVIEW: Practicing within the scope of RN license; provide case management, health promotion, health coaching, and appropriate referrals to undergraduate and graduate students.





·      Consult as needed regarding policies and procedures.

·      Proactively keep informed about college health and public health issues.

·      Actively participate in case meetings and other staff meetings

·      Provide coverage when Associate Director is not available at Students at Risk, Emergency Management Committee, and other meetings as needed

·      Maintain and develop appropriate community referrals.

·      Oversee immunization compliance and insurance program.


Program Development

·      Create an offering of health promotion and awareness events to reach a diverse student artist community. Plan and participate in health-related student trainings and Orientation programs.

·      Collaborate with staff to identify current student needs and how to best reach the student population. Develop and enhance programs to address those needs.

·      Attend conferences, lectures, and take courses to keep informed of current information and trends.


Patient Care

·      Assess students and make referrals based on their presenting problem.

·      Provide health education and wellness coaching for students.

·      Provide follow-up contact for students who have medically-related Incident Reports filed.

·      Maintain accurate records: documenting visits, calls, and emails with SOAP notes.







·      Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Must hold active New York State Registered Professional Nurse license.

·      Requires an integrative approach previous and multi-disciplinary professional nursing experience. A strong emphasis is placed on assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and increasing patient understanding of illness through teaching in a diverse clinical environment. 

·      Excellent assessment, communication, and people skills. Sensitivity to and ability to learn about special populations which includes cultural diversity as well as artists’ special concerns.

·      Ability to establish, build, and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy, and honesty with diverse groups and individuals especially those in distress.

·      Ability to work independently and proactively seek assistance.

·      Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.

·      Full computer literacy. 




·      Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Public Health (MPH) degree preferred.

·      Preference will go to candidates with experience in College Health Nursing or with board certification in a related specialty area.

·      Experience working with adolescents and/or a college student population. 

·      Professional fluency in a second or multiple languages.



Please click on the link to apply: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/sva/jobs/1551941/NY-New-York/New-York/Registered-Nurse . Please submit a resume and cover letter.

No walk-ins or phone calls, please.


The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity and inclusion is a core principle of the College. SVA enjoys a community that represents a significant number of historically underrepresented communities, ethnic and religious backgrounds, gender identities, diverse abilities, and foreign countries, and all are encouraged to apply.