Student Health Services Nurse 19hr (Los Banos)

Merced College
$2,671.00 - $3,380.00 Monthly

Job Details

Student Health Services Nurse 19hr (Los Banos)

Salary: $2,671.00 - $3,380.00 Monthly
Job Type: Part time
Job Number: 20220314
Closing: Continuous
Location: Merced College Los Banos Campus, CA

Range 30
12 months/year
19 hours/week

This is a categorically funded assignment contingent upon funding

Interviews to be determined

Merced College is a midsized community college located in California's Central Valley. Founded in 1962, the college serves more than 16,000 students, with room to expand on its 267-acre main campus and 120-acre Los Banos site, as well as at our innovative Business Resource Center in Downtown Merced. The City of Merced, incorporated in 1889, offers historical sites, affordable housing and access to the Bay Area and Sacramento. Merced is known as the Gateway to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada mountains, and is home to the University of California's newest campus, UC Merced. Our tree-shaded, growing community of just over 80,000 includes multiple biking and walking trails as well as access to several lakes — large and small — throughout the county

Under the supervision of the Director of Student Health Services, provides health screening and referral services, health promotion and health education services to students.

Merced College Vision

Merced College will provide transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs.

Merced College Mission

Growing our community through education and workforce training:
  • lifelong learning
  • basic skills
  • career technical education
  • transfer
  • degree/certificate programs

  • Ensuring student success through equitable access, continuous quality improvement, institutional effectiveness, and student achievement.

    General Description:

    Under the supervision of the assigned Administrator/Manager of Student Services, provides health screening and referral services, health promotion and health education services to students.

    Examples of Duties

    Essential Functions:
  • Maintain individual licensure and professional certifications while providing direct clinical services within scope of practice
  • Assess and respond to individuals experiencing a medical or mental health emergency on campus, when available
  • Ensure that departmental licensures and certifications are renewed annually and as needed
  • Assists in the development and review of departmental protocols.
  • Train new staff regarding SHS roles, policies & processes
  • Communicate with campus community via a variety of formats, including, but not limited to: electronic, social media, e-mail, website, written, tabling, and presentations in order to promote activities and workshops
  • Serve as liaison between MC and various community agencies, including Merced County Department of Public Health, in order to provide relevant health and wellness resources and information to the student population
  • Represent Student Health Services and advocate for students on various health and safety related committees
  • Collaborate with other departments in developing, maintaining, and distributing information to support compliance with various laws, codes and regulations
  • Maintain health records in a secure, confidential manner, in compliance with applicable laws
  • Participate in writing annual departmental Program Review
  • Other related duties as assigned

  • Typical Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse plus at least two (2) years of applicable experience
  • OR
  • The equivalent education and experience

  • Licensure and/or Certification:
    A valid, current California Registered Nurse License

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing


    The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


    Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel to different sites; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.

    Physical Ability to…
  • Hear and understand speech at normal levels
  • Communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation
  • Read printed matter and computer screens
  • Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Bend and twist, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull
  • Reach in all directions
  • Work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations
  • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard

  • Vision

    See in the normal visual range with or without correction.


    Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

    Supplemental Information

    How to Apply:
  • Submit a complete application by the closing date/time on the Merced College career pages at

  • Required Documentation:
  • Letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position (cover letter)
  • Resume
  • List of three professional references (no reference letters permitted)
  • Legible unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); transcripts must include the degree major and date the institution granted the degree; official copies are not required unless applicant is hired

  • If Applicable:
  • Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation completed by an approved organization per the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
  • Equivalency Review Form (Required for applicants who do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency).

  • Only the required documentation as listed above will be accepted for this recruitment. Any additional documentation will be removed from your application profile.

    Interview Information:

    Those applicants deemed highly qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee. A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews. Interviews may be conducted via Zoom or onsite. Applicants are required to ensure access to the necessary technology to participate in a Zoom interview and will be responsible for their travel expenses, if necessary.

    Employee Benefits:

    Permanent part-time employees receive paid holidays as well as prorated vacation and sick leave. While permanent part-time employees are not eligible for health/vision/dental care coverage or group life insurance, the District does offer an optional supplemental benefits suite.

    Condition of Employment:

    The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, all new employees are required to verify their identity and the right to work in the United States. Merced College does not sponsor visas. All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. The applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.

    Merced Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    To apply, visit

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    Established in 1962, Merced College enrolls over 11,000 students annually at its main campus in Merced, California, and at its campus in Los Banos, California, and several off-campus sites. The college serves the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, which leads the world in agricultural production. The area is rich in educational opportunity, with campuses of the University of California and the California State University nearby. World-renowned Yosemite Valley is only a short drive away.

    Merced College is known for its commitment to student success and its service orientation. It leads comparable institutions in securing grants to support instructional programs, and provides additional support to students through numerous study centers and other learning support. The college has an outstanding Learning Resources Center that regularly hosts visiting authors as well as cultural events.  

    Merced College provides transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs. Merced College serves as a gateway to the future, providing accessible, affordable, and relevant education and workforce training for students in our richly diverse region. The college offers programs of study that lead to transfer, associate degrees and certificates. Merced College provides basic skills and non-credit courses, as well as community education for personal and professional enrichment.

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