Role and ResponsibilitiesThe position reports to the Dean, Student Affairs in the Student Health Center/First Aid Office. As an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients and is responsible for the assisting in the development and implementation of the campus Health Services Office functions. It requires a high level of professionalism, approachability, and knowledge in the field of Registered Nursing.Responsibilities (Estimated % of Time) Utilize the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to university students. (20%)Assess patients by checking vital signs, perform nursing assessment, provides immunizations, perform phlebotomy and other laboratory tests. (20%)Support the Lead Administrator for the Student Health Insurance Plans with coordination information sessions, communication, assisting with daily questions / claims, providing the vendor contact information to students, and be the liaison between the vendor, business office and students for all student health benefit needs. (10%)Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records. (5%)Contribute to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and student population. (10%)Assist in activities of the Health Services Office conducive to the well-being of students. (10%)Assist with the organization and implementation of outreach and education programs on campus. (5%)Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate needed supplies; place and expedite orders for supplies; verify receipt of supplies; use equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. (5%)Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations and other duties as assigned. (5%)Other duties as assigned. (10%) Qualifications and Education Requirements Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred.Eligibility, as defined the California Board of Nursing, to sit for the Registered Nurse licensing examination and obtain RN license within 6 months.Current, valid California Registered Nurse license in good standing with the State License Board.Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider card from the American Heart AssociationUse computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment, perform technical patient care activities.Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone.Knowledge of principles, methods, trends and practices pertaining to health services, legal mandates, policies, regulations including the Registered Nurse scope of practice concerning health services in California colleges, and program evaluation and reporting procedures. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to: distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care, hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care, see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position, discern temperature variances through touch.Clear speech and ability to articulate.Able to cover distance on campus quickly in the event of health-related emergency.Manual dexterity for physical assessment.Works with and around others.
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