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Health Center Nurse (Substitute)

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Classification Title Health Center Nurse (Substitute)
Job Category: Short-Term Temporary (non-teaching)
Job Open Date: 04/28/2015
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date
Position ID: NBU322
Job Open ID: NBU1322
Position Title: Health Center Nurse (Substitute)
Location 40-Saddleback/IVC
Department Administration (SC-024-000)
Term: Short-term
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Pay Basis: Hourly
Pay Range: $33.03/hr eff. 07/01/16
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Hours per week: Varies as needed.
Work Schedule Varies as needed.
Receives Benefits: No
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Additional Information

Summary Description:

The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.

This position is a short-term, hourly, non-bargaining unit position, not to exceed 160 days per Fiscal Year. You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website. This position is open until filled or withdrawn.

Under general supervision from the Director of the Student Health Center, performs a variety of clinical skills in health assessment, triage, nursing diagnosis and treatment, counseling and referral in the delivery of episodic health care and promotion; works with a team of registered nurses, part-time physicians and clinical psychologists; and provides a variety of medical assistance to faculty, students and staff relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Current techniques and practices in advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
General nursing skills required of a Registered Nurse.
A wide variety of health issues such as nutrition, stress management, reproductive health, mental health, communicable diseases, alcohol and substance abuse.
Assessment techniques and nursing interventions for chronic and acute physical, mental, social and emotional problems.
Local health and human care resources.
Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.

Ability to:

Correctly assess the severity of and adopt an efficient and effective course of action for illnesses, injuries and emergencies.
Provide accurate health information to students, faculty and staff.
Refer patients to appropriate health care provider for definitive care of chronic, serious and suspicious health complaints.
Maintain control in emergency health care situations.
Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
Perform basic statistical calculations.
Monitor and maintain appropriate levels of medical supplies and medications.
Understand oral and written directions.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.


Completion of an Associate Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Nursing; OR completion of coursework in a Diploma program at an accredited college or university with major course work in Nursing or educational coursework leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Professional Nursing and Public Health Nurse Certification preferred.


Three years of experience as a clinician in a school/college, community health, acute/urgent or emergency care setting.

License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of California Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration.
Possession of a valid CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automatic External Defibrillation) Certificate.

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a clinic. Occasional response to any on-campus site during clear or inclement weather. Exposure to communicable diseases and other illnesses.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a clinical setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to assist in lifting or moving patients; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

Employment is contingent upon verification of employment history, DOJ background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the SOCCCD Board of Trustees. It is the employee’s responsibility to pay costs associated with Pre-Employment Live Scan Fingerprinting. The fee is approximately $50. Please note that all NBU positions are paid once per month. The NBU pay period runs from the 15th of one month to the 14th of the next. They are paid the month after on the 10th. Upon successful completion of the Human Resources NBU pre-employment process, NBU employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated. NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. NBU employees working as Classified substitutes for vacant positions may be able to serve up to 90 calendar days while the District recruits to fill the position. NBU positions do not offer benefits or pay for holidays or time not worked. Upon hiring, Payroll requires that you present your original Social Security Card for IRS purposes. This requirement is in no way connected to completion of the I-9 form for employment eligibility purposes.

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