Job #6888 Registered Nurse II (10/12, 11/12 and 12 Month), Student Health Services
Job Title: Registered Nurse II (10/12, 11/12 and 12 Month), Student Health Services
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 6888
San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on March 7, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by March 6, 2019. The positions will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This recruitment is for three (3) full-time (1.0), benefits eligible, temporary appointments anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2020, with the possibility of reappointment/permanency. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Successful candidates may be appointed to one of the following types of appointments: 12 month, 11 month (work 11 months, paid over 12 months), or 10 month (work 10 months, paid over 12 months). Regular work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Hours may vary based on operational needs.
This position, under the general supervision of the Medical Director of SHS, performs direct nursing care and health maintenance according to the scope of practice of Registered Nurses in SHS. The incumbent will perform general and specialized nursing functions and some administrative functions requiring the application of highly specialized skills and knowledge acquired through advanced training, education, and practice in a specialty area, such as family planning or nutrition, approved and/or specified by a physician.
The Registered Nurse II provides standard nursing care duties including following established procedures and protocols that require observing, interpreting, recording and reporting patients’ symptoms, reactions and behaviors. This work includes the following: performing phone and face-to-face triage of patients with simple to complex presentations using computer-based and paper protocols to develop a nursing diagnosis, formulating and implementing a nursing care plan for more complex cases; counseling and educating patients and staffing a Nurse Clinic for patient assessment and treatment under established protocols and standardized procedures for specific conditions. Incumbents will also assist in the development and implementation of nursing policies and procedures.
Nurses will also work with Physicians and Nurse Practitioners within the clinic to provide disease prevention and restorative measures including administering medications and therapeutic agents for patients with higher acuity problems such as exacerbations of asthma, acute abdominal pain, and injuries as ordered by a physician or nurse practitioner and according to established policies and procedures. The incumbent will also assist in special immunization or testing programs in response to the needs of the campus or the community.
Incumbents exercise more independent judgment and discretion in determining patient needs, planning and modifying nursing care, and applying nursing treatments and often assist providers in administrative functions such as implementation of services, policies, and procedures and committee work.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,403 - $4,695 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,403 - $7,649 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
High school diploma or equivalent.
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.
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 equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Licenses and/or Certifications Required
Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
Certification in CPR/AED.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
- One-year professional nursing experience using protocols for triaging patients by telephone.
- One-year professional nursing experience in splinting and/or casting.
- One-year professional nursing experience administering adult immunizations.
- One-year professional nursing in allergy immunotherapy, performing audiometry, and pulmonary function testing.
- One-year professional nursing experience working in an ambulatory health clinic setting.
- One-year professional nursing experience working in a university student health center.
- Two years of professional nursing specialty experience in urgent care or emergency room.
- Two years of professional nursing experience in an ambulatory setting with increasing clinical responsibility and independent practice such as in a nurse clinic.
- Possess patient teaching skills for common college health problems such as, but not limited to, self-care education of common ailments, nutrition counseling, diabetes and asthma counseling smoking cessation counseling, STD prevention, and substance abuse.
- Skills required to administer intravenous therapy, therapeutic injections, and nebulizer use; managing minor trauma including wound care, burn care and suture removal; performing ECGs and basic physical assessment.
- Computer skills in both practice management and electronic health records.
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The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.