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Santa Rosa Junior College
College Nurse Practitioner
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
Santa Rosa Junior College
COLLEGE NURSE PRACTITIONER - 80%
Student Health Services
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE:
Monday, June 10, 2013
(initial screening date; open until filled)
The Student Health Services Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated clinical and leadership skills to join an outstanding team of staff. This is a part-time (80%, 32 hours per week), 12 months per year, categorically funded Classified position. Generally, the hours of employment will be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with actual work schedule to be arranged between candidate and the department (some evening hours may be required). Work schedules and location may vary periodically, so candidates must have scheduling flexibility to meet the changing needs of the department. Under general supervision, the College Nurse Practitioner performs clinical, administrative and health promotion services for Student Health Services department; provide a variety of direct and indirect services; and perform related work as required. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
DEPARTMENT AND CAMPUS DESCRIPTION
Student Health Services is funded by the District’s Student Health Fee, and provides a diverse student health program with the primary goals of supporting student success by assisting in addressing health barriers impacting academic performance, and supporting the overall health of the college community. The department works in collaboration with campus, community and statewide organizations towards achieving these goals. Student Health Services is a nurse practitioner-directed program, supervised by the Director, Student Health Services. The staff includes, in addition to College Nurse Practitioners, Medical Assistants, Health Services Assistants, Health Promotion Specialists, Psychologist, licensed mental health providers, unlicensed mental health interns, student employees, and contracted physician services, working in three different facilities, on the Santa Rosa and Petaluma Campuses. Over 10,000 individual professional service visits are provided in the health centers each year, in addition to a robust health promotion and outreach program occurring in classrooms and throughout the District. The student population served is diverse, and many without identified medical homes, or access to other healthcare resources in the community.
The College Nurse Practitioner requires proficiency in providing health care; communicating with groups and individuals; may supervise clinical medical assistants; and providing quality assurance such as following up on physical, screening or laboratory findings, required reporting, and review of written materials for clients.
Required Abilities and Knowledge:
Knowledge of current nursing and community health principles; college health nursing principles; communicable disease prevention and control. Ability to provide clinical care for a broad range of acute illnesses and injuries, in an independent and professional manner; knowledge of best practices within primary health care models, and the ability to refer individuals appropriately to resources to facilitate access to longitudinal and/or specialized care; provide appropriate emergency response and crisis intervention (within the health center setting); work with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver health support services; communicate effectively individually and in groups with a diverse population in meeting a variety of health related needs; apply principles of infection control; document in an electronic medical records system, maintain cooperative working relationships; communicate effectively in English; and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
Required Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree and completion of an accredited Nursing Practitioner program AND experience working in a primary care or urgent care setting as al licensed family or adult health nurse practitioner; OR the equivalent.
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.
• Master’s Degree in Nursing
• Bilingual Proficiency (English/Spanish)
• Licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner with the California Board of Registered Nursing.
• Current Public Health certificate.
• Current CPR certification.
• Must be able to perform full range of motion activities such as, but not limited to, walking, standing, lifting (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), or climbing while performing duties.
• Must be able to use touch, sight, and hearing in performing physical assessments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries using the process described in the Standardized Procedures; dispenses medications and administers vaccines; refers students to community-based healthcare and social services, tracks patient progress and provides follow-up services; ensures adherence to safety, cleanliness and preparedness standards; electronically documents healthcare services delivered; provides urgent medical response for the District including, but not limited to, administering first aid, providing crisis intervention, assistance with emergency transportation, and making appropriate referrals; consults with other District employees, private health care providers, community agencies, or organizations to assist in solving student health problems; researches health topics for students and staff; assists in creating health care literature; promotes and participates in District health related activities and events; selects inventory of medical supplies and equipment; may act as lead worker to other classified staff and short-term, non-continuing (STNC) employees in the area; supervise clinical work of Medical Assistants, may act as preceptor to health sciences students seeking practicum experience in the department, assist in liaison work with other college departments and outside agencies.
Salary Range (pro-rated salary at 80%):
$4,696 - $5,711 per month (2012/13 Salary Schedule); salary reflects a 5% reduction for the 12/13 year with an equivalent amount of time off); maximum initial placement at $5,180 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).
: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees).
: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 6.67 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
Classified employees are required to become a dues paying member of the Service Employee’s International Union (SEIU), or pay a service fee.
APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES
To receive application materials, please contact:
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95401
(707) 527-4954 • Fax (707) 527-4967
Employment Page: www.santarosa.edu/hr
Human Resources is located on the Santa Rosa campus in the Button Building at 1988 Armory Drive at the back of campus parallel to Highway 101. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your application file for one position will not be considered for further openings and new documents must be submitted for each opening.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited for interview before a screening/interviewing committee.
Prior to beginning employment, employees must: (a) provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States; (b) pass a pre-employment physical examination (at District’s expense); (c) be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at employee’s expense); and (d) take a TB test.
The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at
or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.
Materials Required for this Recruitment
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Classified Application Form and Personal Data Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
• If applicable, completed Equivalency Application.
2. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
3. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the “Examples of Duties” section of this announcement.
4. Current Resume.
5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work; unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the U.S., applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
6. Copy of current licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner with the California Board of Registered Nursing.
7. Copy of current Public Health certificate.
8. Copy of current CPR and First Aid Certification.
9. Completed Supplemental Questionnaire.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)
* It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that all required materials reach Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration for the position. For applications received after the priority filing deadline where the committee has already begun the initial screening process, materials will be kept on file and only be considered if the initial screening is unsuccessful. Contact Human Resources for details.
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for an opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
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