Job No: 533405 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: MPP, At-Will, Health Professionals, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Nursing Manager, under the direct supervision of the Student Health Services (SHS) Medical Director, will be responsible for leading and managing the nursing services of the Student Health Center including registered and licensed vocational nurses and medical assistants. This member of the department leadership team will ensure adequate staffing levels and performance in support of the physicians and nurse practitioners, through the creation of schedules, the feedback and counseling of employees, and by conducting periodic performance evaluations. The Nursing Manager will develop and implement nursing standards, policies, and procedures as directed by the Medical Director and/or management staff. They will institute and document training to ensure that all clinical staff is knowledgeable regarding the performance of their duties. They will share information in periodic supervisory meetings. The Nursing Manager will also direct SHS's compliance efforts for infection control and safety and coordinate the success of these efforts with department and campus stakeholders.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
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.
The mission of SDSU Student Health Services is to provide high-quality, convenient, student- focused medical care in a safe and welcoming environment, actively partnering with our student- patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy lives in support of their personal and academic success.
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
'The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.'
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Education and Experience
A bachelor's degree of science in nursing and three years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience which has provided evidence of the ability to perform the duties described above and to support the overall clinic operation within Student Health Services, including administrative and lead responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Licenses and/or Certifications Required
Must possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
Must possess and maintain certification in CPR/AED
Ability to perform triage and in cooperation with a physician or nurse practitioner 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.
Possess computer skills in both practice management and electronic health records.
Ability to lead and manage a diverse clinical team
A Master of Science in Nursing degree is preferred
Five or more years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience is preferred
Two or more years of the following is preferred:
professional nursing experience using protocols for triaging patients by telephone is preferred
professional nursing experience in an ambulatory setting with increasing clinical responsibility and independent practice such as in a nurse clinic
professional nursing specialty experience in urgent care or emergency room
Experience in splinting and/or casting
Ability to perform audiometry and pulmonary function testing and basic physical assessment
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
Knowledge of allergy immunotherapy and experience administering adult immunizations
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
Extensive Leave benefits: 15 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent
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.
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 November 8, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by November 7, 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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SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Rachael Stalmann at email@example.com.
Advertised: Oct 24, 2023 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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