Registered Nurse - Health Center (Fixed Term for 3 years)

Posting Number 2023-12261
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/8/2024 4:08 AM)
Health Center
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Is relocation available for this job?
Health Services

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Registered Nurse reporting to the Medical Director.


The  Registered Nurse provides direct, individual patient care and education to the NYU Abu Dhabi community in accordance with established medical standards and ethics. 


This role requires the incumbent to be on call on a 24-hour basis in rotation with other nursing staff.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a Registered Nurse to NYUAD students, faculty, staff and their families.
  • Provide nursing services including: triage and assessment, treatment as directed by physician, health education and discharge instructions
  • Obtain and chart history of illness, vital signs, diagnostic test results (i.e. throat cultures, urinalysis, electrocardiogram, blood test, urine pregnancy test)
  • Treat patients following physician’s directives including administration of vaccines or oral, intramuscular, aerosolized or intravenous medications
  • Provide individualized health promotion counseling to students, particularly in the areas of college health; i.e. stress reduction, nutrition/fitness, development, adolescent health, sexual health, etc. (any students in distress or at risk will be referred to NYUAD Counseling Services)
  • Respond to emergency situations following protocol
  • Coordinate referrals and case management when required
  • Accompany student groups on field trips and other excursions in the extended region, which may include evenings and/or weekends (provide support and clinical care as necessary)
  • Attend continuing education programs, professional meetings, and review current journals and publications to remain up-to-date on nursing practices
  • Maintain professional certifications including CPR
  • Ensure standards of patient and clinical care at NYUAD are aligned with those at NYU Washington Square
  • Provide on-call services after hours in rotation with other nurses
  • Assist in the development of and adherence to Health Center policies and procedures to satisfy HAAD requirements and reflect the NYU culture and philosophy
  • Monitor inventory of supplies and pharmaceuticals including recording of controlled substances
  • Adhere to infection control protocols
  • Collaborate with external and regional health care providers to ensure optimal patient care and delivery: investigate patient care options, arrange for patient referrals, facilitate disposition and continuity of care with health insurance vendors and/or clinical providers. Resolve discrepancies and escalate concerns to appropriate NYU/NYUAD unit as necessary
  • Participate in quality assessment/improvement plans
  • Participate in other initiatives assigned by Medical Director


Required Education:

Required Experience:  

  • At least five (5) years experience as a registered nurse in an ambulatory care setting required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision or direction
  • Ability to work with a diverse, international population
  • Strong work ethic and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand the wider perspective of the institution and how the Health and Wellness Center supports and fits into the broader educational mission
  • Ability to understand and appreciate intellectual, emotional, social, and psychological development of undergraduate students in a diverse international community committed to intellectual rigor and ethical values
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about programs, services, and resources in order to provide the best possible environment to support students
  • Ability to adapt to new work situations, people, ideas, procedures, and organizational structures in order to accommodate an evolving work environment
  • Exhibits maturity, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure in order to handle on-the-job challenges
  • Excellent mediation, and consultative skills and is able to work with students, faculty and staff from many backgrounds
  • Ability to build successful relationships with faculty, students, parents and co-workers
  • Ability to be on call on a 24-hour basis
  • Ability to travel regionally and work evenings and weekends as necessary

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience working with college-age population
  • Knowledge of cultural issues specific to the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East

Additional Information

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.


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