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Registered Nurse (Temporary)

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Registered Nurse (Temporary)
Position Number S027
Department Student Health Services
Regular/Temporary Temporary
Full-Time, Part-Time Part Time
Months per year 9
Benefits Eligible No
Physical Class Twenty pounds or less

Job Duties

Job Purpose

The Registered Nurse performs professional nursing functions in the provision of general outpatient and urgent
medical care at the Claremont University Consortium Student Health Services.

Essential Functions

Clinical Responsibilities (Direct Patient Care)
Provide triage assessments, including vital signs, height, weight, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate, allergies, and current medication regimen. Records and reports obvious patient problems, symptoms, reactions, and behaviors
Obtain episodic histories of ill or injured students and aid in determining the disposition of the same
Assist physicians and nurse practitioners (healthcare providers) and works collaboratively with the ancillary staff in the treatment of the ill or injured student
Assist healthcare providers with minor surgical procedures and examinations
Administer medications, antigen injections, and immunizations as ordered by the healthcare providers
Dispense medications as ordered by the healthcare providers in accordance with the California Business & Professional Code 4173 and the Board of Registered Nursing Code 2725.1
Provide education to students regarding side effects, desired effects, and administration of the medications as ordered by the healthcare providers
Provide and maintain educational materials to students regarding the medications dispensed, reviewing but not limited to the frequency of administration, how to take (i.e. on an empty stomach), and common side effects
Provide telephone triage of student calls assisting in the appropriate disposition of the student including making a same day appointment and documents/records transactions in the student’s medical record

Clinical Responsibilities (Administrative Duties)
Review and update patient educational materials
Maintain accurate records according to the labeling and dispensing of medications
Maintain and order an adequate supply of medications including immunizations and vaccines
Maintain and document proper storage of all medications as demonstrated by a daily log of refrigerator temperatures
Participate in campus outreach programs as requested
Participate in Quality Assurance/Improvement programs for Student Health Services
Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training
Attend weekly staff meetings

Education

Required Education Summary

Successful completion of Nursing Degree program
Current California Nursing License and CPR Certification

Preferred Education

Experience

Required Experience Summary

At least 2 years as a Registered Nurse in an ambulatory care or medical setting
Current California Nursing License
CPR certification

Preferred Experience Summary

Experience with adolescent and young adult/college aged patients; Electronic Health Records experience

Knowledge and Critical Skills

Required Knowledge and Critical Skills

Thorough knowledge of professional nursing principles, methods, and procedures
Thorough knowledge of uses and effects of medicines and narcotics
Ability to apply nursing knowledge and techniques
Ability to observe and record or respond with therapy to medical reactions, symptoms, and behaviors
Ability to keep records and prepare reports

Computer skills:
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and equipment
Ability to utilize electronic health records

Other required knowledge, skills, or competencies:
Ability to gain the interest, respect, and cooperation of patients
Ability to work cooperatively with staff, students, and others
Ability to analyze urgent and emergent situations accurately and to take prompt action

The Claremont University Consortium seeks to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.

Preferred Knowledge and Critical Skills
Work Schedule

The regular hours for this temporary position are scheduled between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.

Eeo Statement
ADA/OSHA

This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. Claremont University Consortium expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, Claremont University Consortium will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have at least two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in an ambulatory care or medical setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Have you successfully completed a Nursing program?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents