Full Time 40 hours Grade 044 SON CNE Ctr Entrepreneurship Schedule 7AM-7PM; POSS SATURDAYS Responsibilities Do you want to engage the full extent of your education to really make a difference in someone's life? Are you passionate about promoting wellness and providing exceptional care? Do you want to be part of a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving individual health and well-being? The University of Rochester School of Nursing currently has an exciting opportunity for a Wellness Nurse in our Center for Employee Wellness. As trusted professionals with extensive knowledge of health and wellness, our mission is to provide personalized care and outstanding service. We are looking for nurses who are dedicated to helping our clients live healthier lifestyles through individual engagement, health assessments, lifestyle coaching and chronic disease management programs. You will be part of a team of highly motivated professionals working to create a culture of wellness and well-being in the community. With chronic disease and obesity on the rise worldwide, traditional medical providers and government agencies are shifting focus to prevention and wellness. Today more than half of global employers are using health promotion strategies to keep people well. The University of Rochester School of Nursing has risen to the challenge and developed an innovative, comprehensive and evidence-based employee wellness program, known as the UR Medicine Employee Wellness Program. We offer wellness programs directly to employers in the Rochester and surrounding region. As part of this rapidly growing approach to healthcare you will make a difference every day. What do we offer? The opportunity to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team A strong focus on wellness and preventative care that treats individuals before they get sick The ability to build strong one-on-one patient/provider relationships The chance to have a direct role in helping clients live healthier lifestyles The opportunity to work outside the traditional clinical setting Flexibility to achieve work-life balance J ob Description: Join a growing organization and multi-disciplinary team dedicated to promoting wellness and passionate about helping individuals invest in their long term health and well-being. We are looking for talented and motivated Registered Nurses to join our comprehensive and growing Employee Wellness Program. Position Summary: Nurses in the Center for Employee Wellness (CEW) provide direct care services to clients in a variety of settings. Nurses perform full panel biometric screenings using point of care testing (POCT) and provide follow up counseling and education about strategies to improve or maintain health. Nurses also refer/recommend clients to appropriate programs. Our nurses work in a fast paced, collaborative environment where nursing expertise is valued and independent practice is realized. Responsibilities Employee Wellness - Biometrics Conduct POCT biometric screenings. Integrate information in real time from biometric screenings; educate and counsel participant on outcomes. Engage and encourage participant to follow-up with personal health assessments and other resources to make measurable improvements in their wellness goals. Make referrals as appropriate to PCP, Condition Management, Lifestyle Management, Behavioral Health Partners, and other programs based on participant needs. Use technology effectively to meet client needs. Communicate with other service providers. Provide onsite nurse wellness coaching utilizing information from various sources including biometric screening and personal health assessments. Stay current with best practices in the health and wellness field. May oversee other clinical staff and clerks to assure smooth administration of clinical services and/or participate in coordination of off-site clinics and group sessions. Qualifications Registered Nurse with current CPR certification. Bachelorâ™s degree preferred. Licensed Registered Nurse with excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced clinical environment. Nurses must be able to travel to employer sites to provide services. Use of a car (reimbursement for mileage provided) and a current New York State driverâ™s license is required. Basic computer skills are essential.
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The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,100 students.
Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.