Health Center Nurse

Location
Mission Viejo, California
Posted
Jan 20, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

South Orange County Community College District

Health Center Nurse (Substitute)

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

 

 

Summary Description:

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

 

Under general supervision from the Director of the Student Health Center, performs a variety of clinical skills in health assessment, triage, nursing diagnosis and treatment, counseling and referral in the delivery of episodic health care and promotion; works with a team of registered nurses, part-time physicians and clinical psychologists; and provides a variety of medical assistance to faculty, students and staff relative to assigned area of responsibility.    

 

 

Knowledge of:    

• Current techniques and practices in advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

• General nursing skills required of a Registered Nurse.

• A wide variety of health issues such as nutrition, stress management, reproductive health, mental health, communicable diseases, alcohol and substance abuse.

• Assessment techniques and nursing interventions for chronic and acute physical, mental, social and emotional problems.

• Local health and human care resources.

• Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.

 

Ability to:    

Correctly assess the severity of and adopt an efficient and effective course of action for illnesses, injuries and emergencies.

Provide accurate health information to students, faculty and staff.

Refer patients to appropriate health care provider for definitive care of chronic, serious and suspicious health complaints.

Maintain control in emergency health care situations.

Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports. 

Perform basic statistical calculations.

Monitor and maintain appropriate levels of medical supplies and medications.

Understand oral and written directions.

Work independently with minimal supervision.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Education and Experience Guidelines:    

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

 

Education:

Completion of an Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Nursing; OR completion of coursework in a Diploma program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Nursing or educational coursework leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Professional Nursing and Public Health Nurse Certification preferred.    

 

Experience:

Three years of experience as a clinician in a school/college, community health, acute/urgent or emergency care setting.    

 

 

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of California Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration.

Possession of a valid CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automatic External Defibrillation) Certificate.

 

To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

 

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  

 

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