Health Services Specialist (RN)
North Orange County Community College District
FC Health Services
Percentage of Employment:
Months of Employment:
9 Months Per Year
Schedule will vary- max of 20 hours per week; Monday - Friday, between hours of 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)
Prepares students for examination by physician, assists with treatment and examination as directed; performs lab procedures and screening tests and various other related nursing treatments according to legal guidelines.
Administers first aid, nursing assessment and intervention, and initial emergency care according to approved procedures.
Identifies student symptoms and behavior, makes independent nursing judgment regarding illnesses and determines course of actions.
Refers appropriate medical problems to physicians and complex health center issues to the Director.
Assists in organizing and maintaining a variety of records and files related to student insurance, liability and accident reports, and health services according to approved procedures.
Organizes and maintains examination rooms and other Health Center rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
Coordinates the daily operations of the Health Center which includes ordering, receiving, recording and storing supplies, medication and equipment, distributing daily lab results to the appropriate clinicians, and ensuring continuity and follow-up on patient care.
Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.
Assists in coordinating health education programs including substance abuse program, health fairs, and other related projects.
Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.
Performs related duties as assigned.
In addition to the essential functions, the Health Services Specialist oversees Health Center Operations in the absence of the manager.
This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation of health education services; assist in coordination of daily operations of the Student Health Center; and providing medical care to students and staff.
The Health Services Specialist maintains frequent contact with various department and personnel, students, vendors, and outside agencies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
Knowledge of Standards of Nursing Practice and California Nursing Practice Act
Knowledge of basic laws and regulations pertaining to health services
Knowledge of first aid and emergency health care
Knowledge of the appropriate safety procedures and precautions
Knowledge of the practices and principles of communicable disease prevention and control
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to identify symptoms and behavior, make independent nursing judgment regarding illnessesand determine course of action
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript with degree posted (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
This position requires a valid California Registered Nurse License. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide your valid California Registered Nurse License. Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Administrative Procedure 7400, Section 4.0) If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide your valid Driver’s License information. Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
First Aid and CPR Certification issued by the American Red Cross or equivalent. If you currently possess a valid First Aid and CPR certification you may upload it to your application, however it is not required to apply. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof of valid First Aid and CPR certification. Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
BSN degree with two years of medical office, public health or industrial nursing experience.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.
College health center experience.
Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Subject to exposure to biological conditions which may be unhealthful or hazardous (such as bodily fluids, blood and blood products and communicable diseases, sharp objects, lifting and assisting injured students, bending and standing.
$3,651 - $4,417 Per Month
Number of Vacancies:
Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format.
Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District. The North Orange County Community College District is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The Board of Trustees adopted a position of strongly recommending, rather than mandating, COVID-19 vaccines and strongly recommending boosters for all employees and students, effective January 1, 2023. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19. Work Schedule: District employees can apply for the Flexible/Hybrid Work Program, working a hybrid schedule of remote work and in-person each week. Approval and number of in-person days may vary by position/department. Questions regarding the work schedule may be discussed with Hiring Manager if selected as an interview candidate.
This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within six (6) months.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
Minimum Qualifications – Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification (Example: Twelve (12) months of part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full time).
Minimum Qualifications – Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at https://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/6574
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