Vice-Provost Student Affairs
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
To end in Oct 2024
Full-time Equivalency (FTE)
$34.63 - $43.92 per hour ($63,024 - $79,934 per annum, 35 hours per week)
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our more than 20,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Student Health & Wellness serves the unique health needs and concerns of students. Working effectively within an interprofessional, collaborative health care model, and reporting to the Medical Director and Clinical Nurse Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible for providing quality health care and services to promote and enhance patient health and well-being. Our Registered Nurses serve patients in person and also play a critical role in telephone triage and physician referral.
- Provide primary care advice, education and symptom management to patients (students, prenatal patients, mothers with newborns, planning for birth control, STI screening, wound care, etc.). Arrange and coordinate care, and evaluate health outcomes.
- Screen requests for medical intervention via in-person and through telephone calls. Triage emergency patients.
- Conduct various procedures and physical examinations (routine physicals, prenatal examinations, well baby checks, wound care, cryotherapy).
- Dispense medications (including injections).
- Prepare necessary requisitions and specimens for various laboratory tests.
- Assist with planning, preparation and execution of mobile flu vaccination and STI screening clinics and other student health promotion activities.
Shifts will be scheduled on a rotating basis to deliver nursing services during the clinic hours. Clinic hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm, Friday 8am-6pm and Saturdays 11am-4pm. Shift schedules are subject to change based on operational requirements.
Due to operational requirements, the successful applicant is required to work in-person on campus.
- Registered Nurse currently registered in the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia. Three to five years’ experience in an interprofessional collaborative healthcare setting (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
- Demonstrated ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment is essential, as well as the ability to handle a large volume and a wide variety of patients accessing health services.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, clinical and technical skills are required, as well as organizational, time management and prioritization skills.
- Effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
- Knowledge and awareness related to cultural competency and serving a diversity of patient populations.
- Must adhere to CRNNS standards and maintenance of continuing education as well as the Personal Health Information Act requirements.
- Relevant experience and knowledge related to primary health care with knowledge of health assessment and interventions within the family practice context, considered.
- Mental health nursing and suicide risk assessment & intervention training.
- Experience in health promotion activities and mobile clinic operations.
- Proficiency in electronic medical records is required and experience with Accuro EHR.
Bargaining unit employees for NSGEU local 77 are given first consideration and will be notified regarding the status of their application. All other applicants will be considered when there is no qualified internal candidate.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.