|Position Title:||COVID Case Management Nurse Temporary|
|Location:||Big Rapids (Main Campus)|
|Advertised Salary:||Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements, or if a Registered Nurse, it will be the hourly rate pursuant to the FSU and FSU Birkam Health Center Registered Nurses Unit/ Teamsters Local 214 Agreement.|
|At Will/Just Cause:||Just Cause|
|Summary of Position:||Ferris State University is searching for a LPN or RN to oversee and manage the COVID Case Management in conjunction with Birkam Health Center, reporting to the Director of Health Services. This role will involve managing and communicating with students identified as COVID positive or as a contact to a positive case. This role will be administrative and involve oversight of student volunteers/employees. Work hours would be Evenings/Weekends: Monday, Thursday, Friday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-12:00pm.|
|Required Education:||LPN or RN (preferred) - Appropriate education required for specific license.|
|Required Work Experience:||Two years nursing experience (clinically or administratively)
Experience with file management
|Required Licenses and Certifications:||Active LPN or RN license in State of Michigan|
|Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:||Electronic medical records experience.|
|Duties/Responsibilities:||Perform research and notification of positive cases
Initial outreach and health investigation with positive case - advise to isolate.
Contact tracing of positive cases
Initial outreach with contacts - advise to quarantine.
Document in EMR to share process with student volunteer contact tracers.
Oversee the student volunteer contact tracers and be available for questions that need escalation due to medical or research need.
Release students verbally from isolation/quarantine.
Provide documentation to student of release.
Writing health related protocols and documents.
Provide education to students, faculty and staff regarding COVID protocols.
Promote professionalism, confidentiality, cooperation and good working relationships with faculty, staff and students.
|Skills and Abilities:||Ability to work flexible shifts.
Ability to communicate effectively and possess interpersonal skills
Possess time management skills.
Able to work with little oversight.
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants who have completed college coursework or attained a degree must attach a copy of unofficial transcript.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
License (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of an active LPN or RN license in State of Michigan.
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|EEO Statement:||Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.|
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