4 Apr 2021

Full-Time Sias University Resident Nurse and Nursing English Instructor

Aaron – Posted by AaronAnywhere

Job Description

Peter Hall Resident Nurse Job Description

The Peter Hall Resident Nurse (PHRN) works with Sias Office of International Scholars (OIS), and the Sias clinic to provide medical advice to the foreign community as well as coordinating and assisting in translation for medical procedures at area medical facilities.  The PHRN also advises teachers on the medical reimbursement process.

The Resident Nurse’s Core Responsibilities

  • The Resident Nurse (RN) will provide medical consultation concerning the medical needs of residents in the foreign community and will recommend appropriate medical treatment for these needs
  • Will utilize the bi-lingual clinic nurse assigned to help the foreign community as a medical translator or provide translation herself (if able) for medical needs that require a visit to a hospital or clinic including emergency trips to the hospital at night.
  • Shall organize and oversee an intern program whereby nursing students can gain experience working with and translating for foreigners in medical settings
  • Will assist teachers in navigating cultural issues related to their medical care while in the hospital
  • The RN will provide support by finding others to help with the care of patients while in the hospital.  This care includes providing food, and the personal needs of the patient.
  • Will make him/herself available for two hours on a weekly basis to the foreign teachers for medical consolation
  • Will offer advice to administration (OIS) concerning policy matters related to the health of the community in Peter Hall.

The Resident Nurse’s Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assist teachers in submitting medical receipts for insurance reimbursement


  • Must be a Registered Nurse with experience in an Emergency Room, or as an EMT.
  • Should be able to assess medical conditions, and make recommendations for medical care
  • Should be kind and empathetic to those who are experiencing physical discomfort
  • Should have some experience working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Should have good communication skills both in English and to Non-native English speakers
  • Prefer candidates with at least an intermediate level of spoken Chinese
  • Ability to set boundaries between personal and professional life, both with him/herself and with patients/community members.
  • The Provincial Visa office requires 2-years teaching experience or a 120-hour TESOL certificate. This policy changes year by year.

Working Conditions, Requirements for Work

  • Flexible work hours—may be at night
  • Will make house calls, and accompany teachers to the clinic and hospital
  • Office hours conducted in the housing director’s office
  • Will work as a nurse 15 hour per week
  • Will teach half a teaching load as defined in the standard Sias contract (6 class hours of academic lecture or 9 hours of Oral English instruction)


  • Salary determined by degree and years working at Sias (download chart). Salaries start from 6000-9000 RMB (900-1200 USD) a month depending on the degree attained. Every year teachers get a raise and signing a 3-year contract after the first semester gives teachers a 16.7% raise.
  • Benefits available with position (Leadership Bonus)
  • Living on Sias Campus with a private apartment, and utilities paid: www.academicsinasia.com/campus/
  • Airfare to China paid for by Sias
  • Return Airfare (with the completion of one-year contract)
  • Medical Care Allowance and Accident Insurance (up to 5000 RMB)
  • Free Weekend Trips
  • Paid Winter Holiday
  • Free Chinese Lessons

Evaluation Process

  • Evaluation and supervision of performance by the Coordinator of International Affairs (OIA)


Faculty Demographics:

We have 130 foreign faculty teachers and 11 Foreign Administrators and 50 dependents (children and non-working spouses). 22 Families, 10 couples without children and about 70 single teachers. 80% of foreign communities are Americans and the rest are Canadian, Filipino, Indian, Jamaican, Hong Kong, Russian, Japanese, Mexican, Korean and German. See pictures: www.academicsinasia.com/employment/

About Sias University: Sias International University (Sias) birthed from the vision of Christian entrepreneur, Shawn Chen, to create an “East Meets West” experience. Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China and employs 130 foreign faculty, the most of any school in China, with 50 dependent spouses and children. The average teacher stays for 4 years and 25-30% turnover creates 30-40 openings per year.  Yearly we have openings for 15-20 Oral English teachers, 15-20 Business Teachers and 3-4 Elementary school teachers. 



About Academics In Asia: AcademicsInAsia.com (AIA) is the recruiting branch of Sias. AIA also refers teachers to 10+ partner schools. AIA’s goal is to provide the best orientation and cultural experience for foreign teachers to benefit both the teacher and the students. This includes new teacher orientation at Sias for all the partner schools and cross-cultural training called Long-term Impact Training (LIT). Learn more at www.academicsinasia.com and our partner school openings at www.jobs.academicsinasia.com.  

How To Apply:

Email aaron@academicsinasia.com your resume and cover letter.

Any questions can be directed to Aaron or other Academics In Asia staff. See http://www.academicsinasia.com/meet-the-team/

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How to Apply

Email aaron@academicsinasia.com your resume and cover letter.

Any questions can be directed to Aaron or other Academics In Asia staff. See http://www.academicsinasia.com/meet-the-team/

Job Categories: BA Degree Required. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Foreign Resident Nurse in China. Salary: 6000-8000 RMB.

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