Registered Nurse II

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Probationary, Health Professionals, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Registered Nurse II

Classification Title: Registered Nurse II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, February 25th @ 11:55pm PT

Hiring Preference

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.

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Vice President or designee, and the medical direction of the Medical Director this position functions as a Registered Nurse (RN). The Registered Nurse (RN) primary responsibility is to provide responsive, sound, and accurate medical triage and assessment of patients. Medical triage in telephone/telehealth and/or in person --for medical issues pertaining to Urgent/ Ambulatory and Psychiatric care. Additional responsibilities include the ability to provide leadership, clinical direction, and mentoring of Medical Assistants (MA), and Clinical Assisting (CA) staff; perform nursing procedures common to Ambulatory and Urgent Care as directed by medical providers; clinical protocols not limited to medication administration, IV insertion, audiometry, spirometry. Knowledge of professional nursing principles, methods, and procedures. Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and clinical equipment use.

Adhere to compliance with all regulatory agencies and university standards including, but are not limited to: HIPPA, FERPA, CDC (Centers for Disease Control), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), QA (Quality Assurance), QI (Quality Improvement), and benchmarking activities.

Must also possess the ability to communicate with internal and external customers and provide exceptional customer service. Maintains and supports service-oriented relationships with all customers not limited to clinic staff, campus community, vendors, and the community. Strives to create and maintain a challenging, positive work environment. Possess a commitment to the mission and vision of the organization.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,800 per month - $8,200 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,369 per month - $8,429 per month

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Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment Type: Regular (Probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Department Information 

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).

Minimum Qualifications 


In addition to those of the Registered Nurse I, possess broader and specialized nursing knowledge that supports the performance of specialized duties in such areas as, but not limited to, triage and assessment, patient counseling, and staffing specialized nursing clinics; broader knowledge of clinic operations and the development and implementation of a nursing program, including procedures and protocols.


In addition to those of the Registered Nurse I, ability to effectively apply specialized nursing skills.

Education and Experience:

In addition to those of the Registered Nurse I, one year of professional nursing experience which has provided evidence of the ability to work independently in specialized nursing activities and to support the overall nursing program within the Student Health Center; or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

License and Certifications:

Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS)
  2. Current, valid California license as a Registered Nurse. 


  1. Experience in administering and interpreting Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived laboratory tests under nursing protocols including but not limited to:  Urinalysis, pregnancy testing, rapid strep, mono spot, hematocrit, etc.
  2. Experience in assessing patients in urgent care and primary care.
  3. Experience working with an Electronic Health Records System (EHR).
  4. Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  1. Knowledge of HIPAA and all Confidentiality laws
  2. Knowledge and ability to interpret ambulatory care setting standards for AAAHC accreditation requirements.
  3. Ability to deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
  4. Ability to apply good judgment, decision-making and problem solving
  5. Knowledge in assessing patient needs in an urgent care/psychiatric care environment.
  6. Knowledge of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Privacy Rules and California state laws regulating privacy and confidentiality of health information
  7. Ability to use standard office and medical equipment and software programs (i.e., Microsoft Office)
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  9. Thorough knowledge of uses and effects of medications including narcotics and IV medications
  10. Knowledge of medical triage and assessment of patients.
  11. Knowledge of and commitment to preventative health care.
  12. Multicultural competency in the delivery of services.
  13. Commitment to maintaining a welcoming and inclusive work environment with diverse colleagues and constituents including faculty, students, staff, and members of the community. 


  1. Ability to use Nebulizer, Audiometer, Suction machine, EKG (electrocardiogram), Vital Sign Machine/Pulse oximeter, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), Zoll defibrillator, Crash Cart, and other specialized medical equipment as directed.

Conditions of Employment

- Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited school
  2. Two years’ experience in the provision of nursing care in the primary and urgent care environment.
  3. Experience in nursing triage in an acute/urgent care environment
  4. experience in reproductive health care

Required Licenses/Certifications

  1. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS)
  2. Current, valid California license as a Registered Nurse

Documents Needed to Apply

  • Copy of current RN License California
  • Copy of current CPR Certificate, both BLS and ACLS required
  • CV/Resume
  • Minimum of three professional references

About Sacramento 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 is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student successteaching, research, scholarship and creative activityjustice, diversity, equity and inclusionresource development and sustainabilitydedicated community engagement, and wellness and 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at

The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Eligibility Verification

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (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.

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