UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/25/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
SHS provides primary medical care, including urgent care and support services such as laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray to over 35,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. SHS staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pharmacists, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistants, optometrists, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals.
The Student Health Clinical Nurse II is responsible for providing ambulatory nursing assessment and care of primary health and urgent care patients in a student health setting. The role includes triage, health education and counseling with a particular focus on urgent care, women's health, family planning and immunization.
This appointment includes the role of Immunization Compliance Nurse, assisting in the process of UCSD health requirements (tuberculosis screening & immunization). The RN is required to complete compliance courses and programs that are mandated by UCSD and SHS policies.
Current, valid, State of California RN License.
Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Professionals).
RN experience in ambulatory care.
RN experience in an Urgent Care or Emergency Room.
Knowledge of and experience in administering immunizations.
Extensive knowledge of ambulatory/primary care and principles of first aid; skill to provide wound care and the application of dressings, proper use of heat/cold therapy, application of splints for immobilization of extremities; and demonstrated experience and skill in performing emergency procedures.
Extensive knowledge of reproductive health care and women's health issues including methods of contraception, sexually transmitted infection, pap smears and pregnancy.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill to perform core nursing techniques (i.e. taking of vital signs, collecting lab specimens, administering medications, inserting intravenous lines, initiating and monitoring IV's, setting up sterile trays, and assisting in procedures).
Knowledge of routine, required and travel vaccinations pertinent to the College age population, as per CDC guidelines.
RN experience in a College Health Clinic.
RN experience in counseling in women's health and family planning.
Current certification in ACLS.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
The applicant must complete initial mandatory health requirements with current clear TB test results and influenza vaccination. In the absence of immunization records, titer or blood tests will be required to determine if other immunizations are needed.
Must complete the initial credential verification process, & re-credentialing every 3rd year thereafter.
TB screening and Influenza vaccination are required annually.
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