College Nurse


The College Nurse reports to the Dean of Student Development Services for the functioning of the College Health Services Office and to the College Physician for medical services and conformance to medical directives in matters pertaining to treatment for specific medical problems of students.


  • Possession of a current, valid NYS Professional Nurse license.
  • Associate’s degree required; BSN preferred.
  • Minimum of one year nursing experience; experience in a college or school setting is preferred.
  • Ability to make medical judgments in accordance with established procedures and the ability to prioritize and evaluate both medical treatment and administrative tasks while dealing with inquiries.


Medical Duties:

  • Serves as screening and referral center for the College Physician(s) and assists with physicals and screening examinations;
  • Evaluates and treats students under medical supervision or standing orders in physician’s absence
  • Provide sick call and referrals in accordance with procedures for students
  • Maintains medical supplies and medications and dispenses as appropriate
  • Maintains a first aid response service in the event of campus medical emergencies, which includes ordering, maintaining and positioning of first aid supplies and related equipment.  Assesses need for ambulance or other special needs in cooperation with security for physical difficulties and in cooperation with the Personal Counselor for mental health difficulties.
  • Screen medical and immunization reports of students and alerts physicians and appropriate staff of difficulties or accommodations needed
  • Maintains secure medical records for students, which includes evaluation of immunization records and input of information into the student data system.
  • Works with the Athletic Department in scheduling physical exams by physicians for intercollegiate athletes.

Administrative Duties:

  • Actively seek and evaluate immunization records to assure compliance with state law and health regulations.
    • Communicate shortcomings to students
    • Maintain hard copy and electronic records showing compliant, waived and non conforming students
    • Works with College Registration Services to delete registration of non-compliant students
  • Treat and allow extended access to students who participate in the college insurance program
  • File medical reports from outside agencies as provided. 
  • Provide, upon request of the student, verification of illness or accident that would cause the student to be absent or be impaired for a classroom/lab/physical education experience.
  • Regarding release of information, will do so in compliance with standing medical orders and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act.
  • Provide recommendations to the Dean for improving the College Health Services Program.
  • The Nurse will assume other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Outreach Duties:

  • Serves as a resource to faculty and students on healthcare and wellness matters, to include distribution of health information and classroom presentations on medical, wellness and Nursing issues
  • Maintains liaison with community agencies for referral, outreach and educational services or programs
  • Maintains liaison with other Health services office in community colleges and participates, as budget allows, in workshops and area meetings 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; the review of resumes will be on-going. Salary is determined by a candidate’s experience, education, etc. The full salary range is $54,338 to $55,698. Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System at the link below! Please submit your cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for 3 professional references through our Applicant Tracking System. 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

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