Salary Range: CSU salary range: $19.92 - $82.39 per hour (Anticipated hiring range: $50.00 - $60.00 per hour) Hours will vary. Applicant must be able to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. as needed.
The purpose of Campus Health & Wellbeing is to help students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and well-being by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health, outreach, educational services and campus consultations.
The role of this position is to plan and assume responsibility for providing health and clinical management of common chronic or urgent medical problems, injuries, and moderate psychosocial conditions and to provide triage assessment of the ill and injured patient. The nurse practitioner functions independently and in collaboration with the physicians according to established policies, protocols and standards of nursing practice.
Up to two positions available.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
One year of increasingly responsible experience as Advanced Practice Nurse in family practice or related field.
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:
Possess (or ability to obtain by date of hire) and maintain the following:
Certificate from an approved college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program.
Valid and current California license as a Registered Nurse.
Valid and current California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Nurse Practitioner certificate.
Valid and current California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Nurse Practitioner Furnishing certificate.
Valid and current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certificate.
Valid and current Advanced Practice Nurse National certification.
Valid and current basic life support (or higher) cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification for Healthcare Providers.
Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and experience in advanced primary care principles, practices and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of, and experience in, current medical theories, principles, and procedures applicable to the principles of advanced nursing practice in primary care.
Thorough knowledge of subject areas and practices related to growth and development, pathophysiology, psychosocial assessment, pharmacology, nutrition, disease management and the principles of health maintenance.
Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the practice as a nurse practitioner.
Ability to work independently in assigned areas of practice established by physician and protocols.
Ability to interpret laboratory, X-ray and other test results appropriate to licensure and to use that information to provide appropriate care of patients.
Ability to elicit medical health histories, conduct physical examination through observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion and the use of appropriate medical instruments and devices.
Establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with other Health Services' staff.
Demonstrated ability to diagnose, assess severity, prescribe appropriate psychotropic drugs, and counsel patients with mental health problems.
Demonstrated ability to engage and involve patients in decision making on treatment plans and prevention of illness and injury.
Demonstrated cultural and interpersonal sensitivity and effective communication skills to be effective with a diverse patient population.
Possess strong computer skills and the ability to accurately an expediently enter patient data into an electronic health record (EHR).
Demonstrated ability to perform minor surgical procedures and administer medications.
Ability to perform therapeutic procedures in life threatening situations.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
Master's Degree in Nursing.
Two or more years of increasingly responsible experience as Advanced Practice Nurse in family practice or related field.
Experience in a college student Health Center.
Experience in high volume ambulatory patient triage.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
Demonstrated ability to utilize diagnostics tools such as spirometer, ECG and audiogram.
Demonstrated ability to administer immunizations and initiate intravenous lines.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work extra hours, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to perform work involving, but not limited to, moving/lifting (up to 50 pounds), carrying, and maneuvering patients; reaching, bending, walking, and standing.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
This position classification has been defined as 'Exempt' and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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.
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.