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Per Diem Temporary Registered Nurse

Apply now Posting Number: 492901
Type of Position: Part-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Administration, Temporary

Position Title:

Per-Diem Temporary Registered Nurse


Office of Health Services

Job Summary:

The Per-Diem Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care to students of the college by conducting preventive and sick visits in collaboration with the medical team. This position also supports other care providers in the Office of Health Services as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Current New York State Registered Nurse License required. Current ACLS or BLS certification. Must have five years nursing experience, preferably in ambulatory and/or adolescent health care, as well as knowledge of physical assessment.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform direct nursing care for students in Health Services, to include but is not limited to obtaining clinical history of students’ concerns, measuring vital signs, collecting specimen for testing (throat cultures, urinalysis, influenza test), administering medication as directed (oral, injection, nebulizer), etc.
  • Triage students’ medical needs, evaluate medical condition in terms of urgency and acuity, further facilitate medical evaluation /consultation and administer basic first aid.
  • Administer Allergy Immunotherapy in collaboration with student’s private allergist, monitor and evaluate for signs of allergic reaction, implement standing orders for treatment of anaphylaxis, evaluate student prior to discharge
  • Indirect Patient Care, inventory, order and maintain supplies and medical equipment, communicate directly with suppliers, labs, pharmacies regarding office needs
  • Communicate with local hospitals and community health providers for transfer of medical information, scheduling of medical appointments (consults, imaging studies, etc.)
  • Support office coordinators and clerical staff
  • Train and support temporary Medical Assistants
  • Provide nursing services for out of office events such as commencement, orientation programs, immunization clinics, student education programs, etc.

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & Three Professional References

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit

Type of Position:




Hours per Week:

Up to 15 hours per week


Main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

Number of Positions Openings:


Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

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