University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Health Care Nurse

Health Care Nurse—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Health Care Professional
Job Code: 3171
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Health Care Professional Series.

Job Overview

Provide nursing care and program coordination in support of University health care services.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide nursing care and program coordination in support of University health services; use judgment in applying operational processes and treatment methods within established medical guidelines and best practice standards; perform assessment, determine diagnosis, and treat patients in an outpatient environment or refer to other health care providers; educate, counsel, and triage patients; evaluate outcomes and provide recommendations to improve quality and consistency of services.

Consult with internal and external clinicians and other community health care providers, patients, and families regarding patient case management and referral options based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of University and external policies and procedures; use judgment in the use and dissemination of sensitive or confidential information and ensure compliance with confidentialty guidelines; may share on-call responsibilitiy and/or sports medical coverage.

Participate in research activities, protocol development, or coordination of related special services or programs; examples may include occupational health services and wellness programs.

Maintain clinical data and medical records according to protocol; prepare reports using standard software applications.

May provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and two to four years' related experience required. Specialized Vermont Board of Medical Practice approved certification and/or licensure required.

Last modified October 10 2011 10:27 AM