Nursing Coordinator, Urgent Care

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

Job posting number: #7244941

Posted: May 14, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Mission
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

Vision
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.

JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.



General Information:

The University Health Center provides a comprehensive array of health care services and health education programs to a population of 22,000 JMU students. Included in our health care services are several medical clinics, a pharmacy, a medical laboratory, and other programs that provide services for more than 30,000 patient encounters a year. UHC practices evidence-based medicine in a confidential, inclusive environment.



Duties and Responsibilities:

The Urgent Care Nursing Coordinator has oversight for the Urgent Care Clinic and also manages nursing duties for all medical clinics during the summer months. This includes serving as Team Leader, managing the flow and operations of the clinic. Clinically, this role works in the Urgent Care clinic and as a Triage Nurse for walk-ins and phone calls. This role also provides leadership-supervision, performance evaluation, guidance and encouragement to members of the Urgent Care team. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Nursing.



Qualifications:

•Current Virginia RN license
•CPR/AED Certified
•Proficient computer abilities and experience with an EMR system
•Knowledgeable in the urgent care setting
•Knowledgeable about the college student population





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