Working Title: Nurse Practitioner
Classification Title: Nurse Practitioner
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, December 5th @ 11:55pm PST
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Under the supervision of Medical Director and Director of Health Services, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides clinical and educational services in support of SHCS operation. Working independently and under general supervision, the NP administers medical care to patients utilizing written protocols as guidelines. The NP has the added responsibility of providing highly specialized and/or broad clinical duties that include planning, coordinating, and evaluating ongoing medical care of students.
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime compensation)
CSU Classification Salary Range: $23.22 - $90.79 / hour
Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is around $62.00 / hour, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)
Time Base: Hourly-Intermittent
Work Hours: Schedule to be determined at time of hire. Anticipating around 30 to 40 hours per week.
Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health, services to the Sacramento State campus community. SHCS is committed to providing quality care and service delivery and is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Comprehensive knowledge of advanced nursing and primary care principles, methods and procedures; thorough knowledge of medical theories, practices and protocols relative to the scope of practice, subject areas such as growth and development, pathophysiology, psychosocial assessment, pharmacology, nutrition, disease management, and the principles of health maintenance, applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to practice as a Nurse Practitioner; and general knowledge of effective supervisory principles and practices, if assigned lead work direction.
Possess the abilities and clinical competence required to work as a Nurse Practitioner including, but not limited to, the ability to work independently in assigned areas of practice established by the supervising physician; demonstrate clinical competence in eliciting patient histories, conducting examinations, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, assessing patient needs and making appropriate referrals; use clinical techniques and diagnostic tools; interpret laboratory and other test results; keep current with developments in the medical field pertinent to the incumbent’s scope of practice; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff; be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients; and, if assigned, provide lead work direction to specified health center support staff.
Education and Experience:
Academic degree or certificate from an approved college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program or equivalent training and experience as outlined by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Incumbents must be clinically competent in a medical specialty applicable to their position and possess sufficient experience to independently perform the duties of a Nurse Practitioner within that specialty.
License and Certifications:
Possess and maintain a valid California license as a Registered Nurse and a BRN certificate evidencing that the individual is qualified to use the title of Nurse Practitioner, as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing. In addition, if the incumbent is delegated the authority to furnish medications, the incumbent must possess and maintain a valid BRN Furnishing Certificate. If the furnishing procedures include the delegated authority to furnish specific controlled substances, incumbents must also possess and maintain a valid DEA number and certificate.
- Current/Valid Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
- Current/Valid DEA license
- Current Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
- Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
- Commitment to preventative care, a holistic patient care model, and working in a fully integrated clinic.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Commitment to providing the highest standard of treatment to a diverse campus community.
Conditions of Employment:
Ability to pass a background check.
- Master’s degree or Advanced degree.
- Two or more years’ experience in primary care.
- Experience with women’s health, including knowledge about family planning methods.
- Experience in college health or experience working with college-age patients.
- Intrauterine Device (IUD) insertion experience.
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
Current/Valid Registered Nurse License
Current/Valid Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) certificate
Current/Valid DEA license
Current Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Preferred: Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Documents Needed to Apply
- Copy of licensures/certificates
- Resume and Cover letter
- Minimum of 3 professional references
About Sac State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
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Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).
Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.