The Registered Nurse II provides standard nursing care duties, following established procedures and protocols that require observing, interpreting, recording and reporting patients’ symptoms, reactions and behaviors. The incumbent works with Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in determining patient needs, planning and modifying nursing care, and applying nursing treatments. The incumbent will exercise independent judgment as allowed within SHS policies and procedures and within their scope of practice, as defined by the Medical Board of California.
The Registered Nurse will assist in the development and implementation of nursing and departmental policies and procedures, services, and committee work.
Hourly-intermittent position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2024, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Work schedule to be arranged based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Student Health Services offers primary medical care and health promotion to students of San Diego State University through a wide range of programs and services. Care is provided by board certified physicians, certified nurse practitioners and other medical staff including nurses, clinical laboratory scientists, x-ray technologists, medical assistants, and pharmacists. In addition to the basic medical care, Student Health Services offers health education, orthopedics, osteopathic manipulative treatment and psychiatry.
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- One-year professional nursing experience using protocols for triaging patients by telephone is preferred.
- One-year professional nursing experience in splinting and/or casting is preferred.
- One-year professional nursing experience administering adult immunizations is preferred.
- One-year professional nursing experience working in an ambulatory health clinic setting is preferred.
- One-year professional nursing experience working in a university student health center is preferred.
- Two years of professional nursing specialty experience in urgent care or emergency room is preferred.
- Two years of professional nursing experience in an ambulatory setting with increasing clinical responsibility and independent practice such as in a nurse clinic is preferred.
- Possess patient teaching skills for common college health problems such as, but not limited to, self-care education of common ailments, nutrition counseling, diabetes and asthma counseling smoking cessation counseling, STD prevention, and substance abuse.
- Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting with good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to perform triage and handle emergent and/or potentially critical situations with speed, accuracy and diplomacy.
- Skills required to administer intravenous therapy, therapeutic injections, and nebulizer use; managing minor trauma including wound care, burn care and suture removal; performing ECGs and basic physical assessment.
- Computer skills in both practice management and electronic health records.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $33.44 per hour.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $19.92 – $84.86 per hour.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
Principles of Community
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 13, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by October 12, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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