(Full-time) Non-Instructional Faculty - College Nurse
- Shasta College
- Redding, CA
- Faculty Jobs
- Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Health & Medical, Nursing
- Administrative Jobs
- Institutional & Business Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Community College
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).
Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.
Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.
Our faculty engage with a diverse student population, facilitating equitable outcomes for all students seeking enrichment through our academic programs. As a faculty member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Community College District is a collaborative and inclusive organization that strives for equity and equal opportunity and that serves a diverse student population.
Under administrative leadership, the College Nurse provides services within the Student Health & Wellness Office that are intended to address and problem-solve health matters affecting students in their academic, career, and personal goals. The College Nurse works directly with students assessing health status and referring them to appropriate services. The College Nurse provides services consistent with Board Policy and Administrative Procedure 5200.
As a faculty member, the College Nurse participates in college committees and may serve as chairperson of committees specifically relevant to the assignment. The College Nurse also serves as the main college resource on issues of general health and communicable disease management, safety, and disaster preparedness, and may provide group, classroom and community health programs in health promotion and illness prevention.
The College Nurse participates in forums, may serve on committees within the community, and acts as the college representative in the local health community, ensuring that community health information is communicated to the college community in a timely fashion. The College Nurse assists in furthering the educational growth of students and supports advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.
BENEFITS: Holiday and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP).Employees have the option to contribute to:
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
For more information regarding Employment and Benefits Policies, please view the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement.Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
Examples of duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provides diverse communities of students with health and wellness counseling, illness assessment and referral, and various health screenings; health services are intended for minor, temporary health conditions, not on-going treatment.
- Provides health care services within ethical, legal, and therapeutic standards of care.
- Adheres to the appropriate Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses as defined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; maintains licensure and continuing education.
- Serves as liaison with the community, health care professionals and local agencies in offering services, making effective referrals, and coordinating health care resources.
- Serves as a resource for the college community / campus departments on issues of health promotion, disease prevention, safety and health advocacy; provides presentations to college employees and students as appropriate.
- Trains, supervises and assists with the evaluation of assigned classified employees.
- Orients and supervises independent (contracted) health care professionals.
- Maintains a secure, accessible system of confidential medical records in accordance with applicable standards of practice and State and Federal laws.
- Provides clinical nursing care in the Health & Wellness Services Office, including preventative care, health education, and assessment and initial treatment of common acute illness and injuries.
- Assists contracted healthcare providers (physician, etc.) with the delivery of direct services.
- Initiates and updates, as necessary, appropriate contractual agreements to facilitate the operation of the Health & Wellness Services Office.
- Ensures that required up-to-date licensure and / or certifications for professional staff and services are on file.
- Conducts periodic needs assessments and participates with members of the college community in planning programs for Student Health & Wellness Services that respond to identified needs; designs and implements new programs, and monitors existing programs for applicability, safety and effectiveness.
- Oversees and assists with student / athletic accident reporting and insurance claims processing.
- Ensures an appropriate inventory of medical supplies, equipment, and medications are maintained; provides for appropriate procurement, storage, security and maintenance of inventory.
- Establishes, reviews, and appropriately revises administrative, clinical and operational policies, procedures and protocols for the Student Health & Wellness Office.
- Assists in preparation and management of the budget for Student Health & Wellness Services, consistent with District goals, policies and department mission.
- Identifies and intervenes in mental health crisis, facilitating referral to Psychological Counselor
- Chairs and/or serves on committees working on health and safety issues for the college community, including the Behavioral Intervention Resource Team (BIRT); serves on other committees as appropriate.
- Coordinates communication of inter-office and campus-wide health information
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Sets and maintains regularly scheduled hours of operation and attends meetings as required.
- Keeps official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submits them in accordance with college procedures.
- Abides by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of college equipment and District property.
- Advises administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutions.
- Participates in advisory committee meetings as required.
- Consults with management on personnel needs; assists with position announcements, recruitment and screening/interviewing committees.
- Participates in the evaluation of regular faculty and adjunct faculty as assigned; participates in tenure review and/or mentoring processes as assigned.
- Assists with program review efforts.
- Current standards of college health service practices, applicable County, State and Federal regulations, and available resources in the field.
- Safety issues related to student health services, equipment and facilities.
- Strategies and methods which enhance student success in the community college setting.
- Communicate effectively orally, in writing, and through the electronic medium.
- Work cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff, and the community, including physicians and available referral sources.
- Work effectively with high-risk, under prepared and special needs students.
- Work with designated computer programs and systems; oversee records management and accountability.
- Participate in institutional research activities and grants as needed.
- Understand and work within the mission and philosophy of the California Community College system.
- Participate in required professional development activities.
- Develop professional skills and maintain up-to-date subject matter knowledge.
- Attend/participate in professional conferences, seminars or meetings.
- Prepare and present staff development programs as needed.
Required Education from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited organization and Licensure Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in nursing and a California Public Health Nurse Certificate;
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a California Public Health Nurse Certificate, and a Master’s degree in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, health care administration, public health or community health.
- Increasingly responsible experience related to administration of health services (typically 3 to 5 years).
- Demonstrated progressively responsible and successful experience in health education and health promotion activities.
- Demonstrated recent successful experience as a health care professional.
- Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, as well as staff members and students with physical and/or learning disabilities.
- Current California licensure as a registered nurse.
- Valid California driver’s license.
- Current CPR certification.
- Malpractice insurance.
- Clinical experience preferably in an outpatient / college setting
- Demonstrated effective crisis intervention skills.
Shasta College is a comprehensive community college with campuses in Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity Counties, offering students a unique educational experience. Small class size allows faculty to provide personalized instruction and hands-on training. Shasta College is committed to providing access to the latest information technology.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Community College District encompasses over 10,000 square miles serving approximately 247,700 residents of beautiful northeastern California. The College is located four miles east of Redding, which is the population center of the upper Sacramento Valley. Located 220 miles northeast of San Francisco, the campus is situated on 337 acres and commands spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen, and the Trinity Alps. Nearby are some of the outstanding recreational areas in the western United States, including Shasta, Trinity, and Whiskeytown Lakes.
Shasta College enrolls approximately 11,000 students, including on-campus day, on-campus evening, and off-campus students taking classes in extended education centers throughout the District. The College currently employs about 150 full-time faculty and administrators, 400 part-time instructors, and 200 support staff.
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