Employment Status: Temporary, part time, "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 Licensed Vocation Nursing duties. Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Incumbent will interview, obtain pertinent patient symptoms and brief medical history
Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, height, weight and other 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.
Incumbent will assist with Family Planning/Contraception.
Incumbent will administer 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.
Incumbent will set up treatment trays
Incumbent will sterilize and maintain instrument trays and/or surgical equipment.
Incumbent will conduct quality control procedures on certain equipment.
Incumbent will clean and stock exam and treatment rooms with appropriate supplies
Incumbent will notify nursing supervisor of stock depletion or expiration.
Incumbent will assist in maintaining and filing medical records as necessary.
Incumbent will intake new equipment and perform quality control check.
Incumbent will train and provide in-service to nursing staff/providers on all new equipment.
Incumbent will assist in appropriation and yearly planning for major medical equipment and supplies.
Incumbent will assist in creating an inventory/ordering system for medical and office supplies; maintain inventory.
Incumbent will assist in disaster preparation, monitor and maintain disaster supply inventory.
Incumbent will maintain disaster supplies inventory.
Incumbent will assist building marshal with Disaster preparedness to include training/in-service with quarterly fire drills.
Incumbent will assist with communication of facility needs (i.e., work requests, etc.)
Incumbent will maintain keys as indicated for locking cabinets/doors/drawers.
Incumbent will cross train in front office responsibilities so incumbent can assist reception desk with patient intake and/or screens patient for appointment needs (phone or walk-ins)
Incumbent will lead work of student assistants assigned to clinical area as directed.
Incumbent will perform other related duties supporting the daily operation the SHC as assigned.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of nursing care principles and practices pertaining to the scope of practice; anatomy and physiology applicable to assigned duties; basic medications and their effects, as well as potential complications; application and proper use of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing assigned nursing duties; and aseptic techniques and requirements. Working knowledge of California laws and regulations pertaining to LVNs and their scope of practice.
Abilities: Ability to perform assigned nursing duties and demonstrate appropriate nursing practices; demonstrate proper techniques and skills, competency in performing assigned nursing duties and patient care activities described above; learn related clinic procedures and handle equipment required for patient care in a Student Health Center; understand basic medical terminology; make accurate observations and accurately document a patient's subjective complaint in medical records; exercise correct judgment within the areas of assigned responsibility; follow detailed oral and written instructions; use applicable health center automated systems as needed to perform duties; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; maintain patient confidentiality in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds.
Education and Experience: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. In addition, successful completion of a state approved vocational nursing program in an accredited school of vocational nursing or equivalent training and experience as defined by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).
Licensing/Certification Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Incumbents also may be required to possess and maintain valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
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.
Documentation of Immunity to Hepatitis B and Varicella or immunization series; TB clearance; Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine documented within 10 years is required.
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.
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: https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest
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.