Registered Nurse II

Organizational Description:

The mission of the Student Health and Counseling Center is to promote the academic and personal success of Fresno State students by encouraging the maintenance of healthy lifestyles and providing affordable and accessible health and psychological care.

The Student Health and Counseling Center will be an organization that is recognized for its commitment to providing leadership for health services on campus, and contributing to the success of students and the university community by promoting lifelong healthy behaviors, and creating healthy environments.

Overview:

The Registered Nurse II will provide support and assistance to the Director of Medical Services and clinical providers to ensure quality health care delivery to all students. Under general supervision, the RN II performs routine and specialized nursing functions along with some administrative duties requiring the application of specialized skills and knowledge acquired through advanced training and education.

Applicants with experience practicing in specialty areas such as family planning are preferred. In addition, a Registered Nurse II performs work assignments that typically include some or all of the following: triage patients, counsel and educate patients on relevant health issues. Registered Nurse II are required to supervise LVNs, medical and student assistants, and also assist in the development and implementation of nursing services, policies,and procedures.

Position Summary:

	
  • Support and assist the Director of Medical Services with the coordination of daily functions and staffing needs
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  • Triage and provide routine nursing assessment, documentation, and assign patients toappropriate provider
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  • Staff a nurse clinic for patient assessment, treatment and education under establishedprotocols and standardized procedures for specific conditions
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  • Serve as the head lead for daily staffing schedule for medical assistants, licensed vocationalNurses, and pertinent employees to cover the medical needs of the clinic
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  • Responsible for the lead oversight of LVNs and medical assistants
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  • Assist with the supervision and maintenance of TB screening in accordance withstandard and policy
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  • Report health cases/data to appropriate agency as mandated by the state or othergovernment agencies
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  • Follow established guidelines and protocols for all nursing procedures includingmedication administration and immunizations
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  • Coordinate and assist with health related workshops in partnership with other campusdepartments and programs
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  • Monitor and ensure that nursing staff and medical assistants are functioning andoperating under safety and quality assurance guidelines
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  • Serve on the SHCC Committees
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  • SuperviseLicensed Vocational Nurses, Medical Assistants and Student Staff
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  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    	
  • Thorough knowledge of the professional nursing principles, methods and procedures
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  • Thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology applicable to assigned duties
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  • Thorough knowledge of medical supplies and equipment used in nursing practices
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  • Thorough knowledge of the indications and effects of medications including narcotics
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  • Working knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to registered nursing and the scope of practice limitations of clinic support staff
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  • Possess broader and specialized nursing knowledge that supports the performance of specialized duties in such areas as, but not limited to, triage and assessment, patient counseling, and staffing specialized nursing clinics
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  • Broader knowledge of clinic operations and the development and implementation of a nursing program, including procedures and protocols
  • Ability to:

    	
  • Effectively apply nursing knowledge and demonstrate proper techniques and skills in performing nursing duties
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  • Accurately observe and record symptoms, behaviors, and reactions to treatments in order to make an accurate nursing diagnosis
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  • Respond to therapy with treatment options
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  • Effectively apply specialized nursing skills
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  • Use applicable health center automated systems to perform duties and maintain records and prepare reports
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  • Gain the cooperation of patients
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  • Analyze emergency situations and take prompt action
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  • Maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations
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  • maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff
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  • Be sensitive to and communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds
  • Education and Experience:

    	
  • High school diploma or equivalent
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  • Completion of a professional nursing program in an approved school of nursing or by additional preparation as approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing
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  • One year of professional nursing experience which has provided evidence of the ability to work independently in specialized nursing activities and to support the overall nursing program within the Student Health Center, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities
  • Specialized Skills:

    	
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED
  • Preferred Skills:

    	
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
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  • Knowledge of reproductive health principles to include: birth control options, sexually transmitted disease education and/or pregnancy counseling
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  • Previous supervisory experience
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  • Previous experience in a college health center, highly preferred
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  • Great leadership skills and excellent customer service
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  • Experience developing and implementing nursing policies
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  • Ability to lead high functioning teams
  • To apply, visit: http://jobs.csufresno.edu/

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