Employment Status: Temporary "non-exempt" positions (with the possibility of the full-time positions converting to probationary)
Work Schedule: To be arranged. (Occasional Evenings, early mornings, and late clinic hours may be required). May work at San Bernardino Campus.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
Under the supervision of the Medical Chief of Staff, Director or designee performs a variety of skilled semi-professional nursing duties and gives direct nursing care to students. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Incumbent will follow established triage protocols to provide triage and/or first aide for minor injuries to students, staff, faculty and campus visitors.
Incumbent is responsible for the daily schedule and balancing provider time based on patient acuity and utilization.
With prior approval from individual providers, incumbent will give students normal lab results. When a student has requested a result and that result is not within normal limits incumbent will schedule students for appointment with the rendering provider.
Understanding orders incumbent will evaluate requests for HCG testing including patient assessment, testing, pregnancy options, counseling and appropriate referrals.
Incumbent assists with medication refill requests.
Incumbent rooms patients and takes vital signs and make appropriate entries on medical charts.
Incumbent will prepare patient for examination by a clinician and assist in the examination when appropriate.
Incumbent will follow-up on treatments as requested and interpret or explain treatments to patient.
Incumbent will apply heat or cold modalities, instruct patient in use of physical therapy appliances (crutches, canes, etc.).
Incumbent will perform vision and hearing screening tests
Incumbent will perform electrocardiogram, ear irrigation and similar treatments.
Incumbent will assist in preparation of slides and cultures.
Incumbent will prepare requisitions for laboratory and x-ray work as ordered by a physician
Incumbent will provide ongoing Health Education for patients.
Assist with Family Planning/Contraception
Incumbent administers medications by mouth or hypodermic injection as ordered by clinician.
Incumbent will assist in administration of all injections (MMR, Td, TB skin tests, etc.) on and off-site.
Per provider request, incumbent will contact patients to give information regarding referral, prescriptions, recheck appointments.
Incumbent will prepare patients for medical examinations and treatment. Incumbent will perform routine laboratory testing such as urinalysis, hemoglobin, glucose, and urine pregnancy tests. Prepare lab samples obtained by medical providers for pick up by the lab. Assist with medical examinations and procedures as requested by clinic medical providers.
Incumbent will administer immunizations and medications.
Incumbent will provide education counseling on a wide variety of health topics such as STD's, contraception, hypertension.
Incumbent will help provider follow up on abnormal results (including pap and STI screening)
Incumbent assists with orientation of new nursing staff members and student interns when assigned.
Incumbent is responsible for administering and reading PPDs. Orders CXR for those with a positive reading or who have prior history of a positive reading. Will schedule positive CXR with a medical provider.
Incumbent will be cross trained in front office responsibilities and helps cover when the front office is away or out.
Incumbent ensures medications and supplies are stocked and checks dates to ensure the items on shelves have not expired.
Incumbent sets up for procedures and other patient care activities, assists the provider and cleans up afterwards.
Incumbent is responsible for maintaining keys as indicated for locking cabinets/doors/drawers.
Incumbent participates in Health Center committees such as Quality Improvement, Nurses Peer Review, Emergency Preparedness, Infection Prevention, and Accreditation, Mock codes and other activities.
Incumbent assists with development and update of nursing policies/procedures/standing orders.
Incumbent participates in clinic and staff conferences and other presentations when appropriate.
Incumbent participates in continuing education activities to keep current on pertinent topics as well as to complete ongoing licensure requirements.
Incumbent participates in Student Health Center activities such as health fairs, immunization clinics, and student orientations when assigned.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of professional nursing principles, methods and procedures; anatomy and physiology applicable to assigned duties; medical supplies and equipment used in nursing practice; and the uses and effects of medications and narcotics. Working knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to registered nursing and the scope of practice limitations of clinic support staff.
Abilities: Ability to effectively apply nursing knowledge and demonstrate proper techniques and skills in performing nursing duties; accurately observe and record symptoms, behaviors, and reactions to treatments in order to make a nursing diagnosis; respond with therapy to treatment reactions; use applicable health center automated systems to perform duties and maintain records and prepare reports; gain the cooperation of patients; analyze emergency situations and take prompt action; maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds.
Education and Experience: 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. No experience is required as this is an entry-level registered nursing classification for recently licensed registered nurses.
License and Certifications: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED.
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.
The person holding this position is considered a `general 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.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.