Job no: 520745 Work type: Staff Location: Humboldt Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Part Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Pool Registered Nurse
Student Health Center Job #520745 Open Until Filled
(Job #520745) Registered Nurse I - Hourly Pool at $23.53-$45.41/hour. This is a part-time, on-call, hourly position in the Student Health Center. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Now is an exciting time to join Student Health & Wellbeing Services as we transition to Cal Poly Humboldt!Cal Poly Humboldt has been named the state's third polytechnic institution and the first in Northern California. Backed by a historic state investment, we're adding in-demand new academic programs, building new facilities, and growing our enrollment. Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
The purpose of Student Health and Wellbeing Services (SHWS) at Humboldt is to help students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and wellbeing by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional outreach, referrals, educational services and campus consultations. Student Health & Counseling staff work under the mandate of the California State University in delivering a specified range of health care services which requires that employees understand, support, and comply with the mission, goals, policies, and procedures of SHWS, and accept the concept of a team and the multidisciplinary approach to providing quality health care. The SHWS team works closely together to serve their mission, while also valuing a warm, fun, and collegial environment with exceptionally dedicated staff who are excited to welcome new staff members to our team.
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical Director, the Registered Nurse is responsible for managing patient flow and workload, and for performing a variety of nursing care duties associated with acute ambulatory care for students. The scope of practice includes the observation of the signs and symptoms of illness and injury; reaction to treatments, abnormal characteristics, and general physical condition; implementation of standardized treatment procedures, including emergency procedures; and direct and indirect patient care services that ensure safety, disease prevention, and restorative measures, including administering medications and therapeutic agents to implement a treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitation regimen ordered by a physician or similar practitioner. The person who fills this position must be competent and sensitive to patients presenting with mental health issues, as well as sexual health concerns, have the ability to manage clinic flow effectively during busy clinics, and be able to assess patients for level of medical care, ranging from emergency situations to discharging patients under protocol. RN I will perform the full range of standard nursing care duties following procedures and protocols, including observing, interpreting, recording, and reporting patient symptoms, reactions and behaviors.
Work assignments typically include: prepare patients for medical examinations and treatments, and assist physicians and advanced practice clinicians in clinical examinations; perform therapeutic measures and nursing services as ordered by a physician or similar practitioner such as, but not limited to, performing TB and other skin tests; performing electrocardiograms; conducting irrigations; observing, recording and treating drug reactions; applying and changing dressings; measuring and fitting for crutches, and teaching to walk with crutches; ear lavage; and similar treatments and procedures; support general health center maintenance, such as cleaning and sterilizing equipment and instruments, setting up treatment trays, checking refrigeration equipment is operating at required temperatures for storage of medications and specimens; stocking supplies; assisting in maintaining and filing medical records; may assign tasks to and review work of clinic support staff within their scope of practice; and keep current with registered nursing field requirements and maintain competencies relative to the scope of practice.
Student Health staff work under the mandate of the California State University in delivering a specified range of health care services which requires that employees understand, support, and comply with the mission, goals, policies, and procedures of the Student Health Center; and accept the concept of a team and the multidisciplinary approach to providing quality health care.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Professional nursing experience that shows evidence of the ability to work independently;
Thorough knowledge of professional nursing principles, methods and procedures; thorough knowledge of medical terminology and equipment; thorough knowledge of uses and effects of medicines
Ability to apply nursing knowledge and techniques; ability to observe and record or respond with therapy to reactions, symptoms, and behaviors; ability to keep records and prepare reports; ability to gain the interest, respect and cooperation of patients; ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff, students and others; ability to analyze emergency situations accurately and take prompt action as required
Basic computer literacy
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to walk and stand for extended periods, bend at the waist,reach overhead, lift 25 pounds. Position requires manual dexterity.
Ability to safely handle biohazardous materials, such as blood, urine and other bodily fluids.
Ability to handle stressful situations in a fast paced atmosphere.
A valid State of California Registered Nurse license.
Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
Minimum of one year of employment as a Registered Nurse.
Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials via PageUp:
Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Application Deadline: Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and this position is open until filled.
Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.
Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Humboldt Annual Security Report is available at: https://clery.humboldt.edu/content/annual-security-reports.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (e.g. H1-B VISAS)
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent off of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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. This position may be considered a 'Campus Security Authority', pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 as a condition of employment.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
Class Code:8151 Publication Date: November 30, 2022
Advertised: 30 Nov 2022 Pacific Daylight Time Application Closes: Pacific Daylight Time
Cal Poly Humboldt is part of the 23-campus California State University system. We have a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, recognized nationally for its high academic quality. We are located 275 miles north of San Francisco in the town of Arcata, where approximately 5,800 students live and learn in one of the world's most beautiful places—near ancient redwood forests, mountains, and beaches. Humboldt County offers a range of businesses, services, and cultural activities/performances.