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Classified Employment Opportunities

COLLEGE NURSE PRACTITIONER-75%
Student Health Services

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
(initial screening deadline; open until filled)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Student Health Services Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking qualified individuals with demonstrated clinical and leadership skills to join an outstanding team of staff to provide high quality services for our district, our community, and our students. This is a part-time (75%, 30 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. - 5:00 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 Districts 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. Reproductive health services are provided for the students on site by outside agency providers in collaborative agreements 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Knowledge and Abilities: 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/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 a licensed family or adult health nurse practitioner; OR the equivalent.

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Bilingual Proficiency (English/Spanish)

    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.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • 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.

    SCOPE

    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.

    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.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    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.)

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

    • Salary Range (pro-rated at 75%: $4,649 - $5,652 per month (2013/14 Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $5,127 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).

    • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

    • Leave/Holiday time: 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 Employees International Union (SEIU), or pay a service fee.


      MORE ABOUT SRJC


      Application Materials & Procedures

      To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

      Human Resources Department

      Santa Rosa Junior College

      PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

      MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

      Santa Rosa, CA 95401

      PHONE (707) 527-4954

      FAX (707) 527-4967

      EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


      The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 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 file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

      It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

      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 to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

      Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

      If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Department.

      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

      1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
      2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
      3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
      4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

      The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      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.