Registered Nurse

Brown University

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse is an integral part of the health care team at Health Services that serves the diverse student population at Brown. The RN provides nursing care to students, administers medications and injections, performs ancillary testing and nursing procedures as indicated and provides patient education. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for providing triage to patients who present or call Health Services for assessment, treatment and/or advice.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Valid Rhode Island RN license required.
  • BLS CPR certification required.
  • 3-5 years of acute care nursing experience required, with a mix of ambulatory, emergency room and community health preferred.
  • College health / adolescent health experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Ability to work with a diverse student population.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle emotionally charged situations.
  • Must demonstrate excellent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Experience with electronic health records.
  • Ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse population required; experience working with diverse student populations preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Additional Information: Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

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Registered Nurse


Health Services


Grade 10

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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