PT Nurse Practitioner (Temporary)

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PT Nurse Practitioner (Temporary)

Job Description
Perform advanced nursing level physical examinations such as, but not limited to, OB/GYN; clinical assessments, including immunizations; TB screening, skin testing, and interpretation; lab screenings and interpretation; and formulating plans of treatment and preventive health measures within the established standardized nursing procedures and clinic protocols, and where applicable, physician authorized.

Perform medical assessments, interpret diagnostic data, determine diagnosis and develop treatment plans for acute, episodic illnesses, injuries, etc. in accordance with established, physician-approved and standardized nursing procedures and guidelines.

Provide appropriate education for prevention, health maintenance and treatment compliance, make referrals as necessary; and provide follow up. Provide instructions to patients, orally and in writing, regarding findings, plan of care, instructions for self-care and follow-up recommendations.

Discuss applicable cases with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient plans of care.

Required Qualifications
Master's degree in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner from an accredited program.
Possession of a valid California Board of Registered Nursing license to practice as a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in family or adult care.
Possession of a valid California drug or device furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing and current federal DEA number.
Current, valid CPR, first aid and AED certification.
Current standards of practice, including State and Federal laws and regulations that apply to the provision of health care such as the Nurse Practice Act, HIPAA and Universal Precaution standards.
A minimum of three years of experience in an acute health care setting, urgent care/emergency care, facility or private practice.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred board-certified in family practice or adult care.

Transcripts and Foreign Degrees
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position. Transcripts must be from regionally accredited institutions.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is

Physical Demands
Requires ambulatory ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time. Requires the hand-eye coordination and manipulative skills to perform precise examinations, tests, and treatments to student patients. Requires the ability to perform occasional lifting and moving of light to moderately heavy (less than 50 pounds) objects. Requires visual acuity to read and observe patient symptoms. Requires auditory ability to project voice to a small group and to carry on conversations in person and over the phone.

Posting Number: SHR00001P

Salary/Fringe Benefits
The hourly rate for this position is $52.46/hr.

Conditions of Employment
This is a part-time temporary position. Hours of employment will vary between 8-25 hours per week, as needed. Schedule to be determined by the division.

Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following completion of the selection process.

Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.

College/Department Profile
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at

Student Health Services is focused on student academic success through education, prevention services and medical care. Programs and services are provided to students who come into the on-site clinic for care, in the classroom and throughout the campus. The Student Health Services staff provides direct acute and subacute medical care to students per the policies/procedures of the college.

The Student Health Services hours of operation during the Fall/Spring are Monday-Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm and Friday 8:00 am-4:30pm and during the Summer Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm and closed on Fridays.

Application Procedure
Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

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Posted: 2/6/2018
Application Due: 2/6/2019
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