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Family Nurse Practitioner

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Professional references are required.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Family Nurse Practitioner
Classification Title Per Diem Non-Exempt - Healthcare
Job Summary

Under the supervision of Medical Director and Associate Director of Clinical Operations, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides clinical and educational services in support of Student Health and Counseling Services 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 Hourly/Int - This position may be eligible for health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to FLSA. Employees who are determined to be eligible for health benefits will be notified by the Benefits Office.
Classification Salary Range

19.92-76.14 hourly

Hiring Range 19.92-76.14 Hourly
Salary Grade/Range N/A
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? Yes
Regular or Temporary Temp
Full Time or Part Time Part Time
Pay Plan
Work Hours Pro re nata (PRN) as necessary
Department Information

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventive services, wellness education, violence support services, and mental health services to the Sacramento State campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge:
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.

Abilities:
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.

Required Qualifications

Education/Experience:
1. Experience with women’s health, including knowledge about family planning methods.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
2. Basic (current) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
3. Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts
4. Commitment to preventative care, a holistic patient care model, and working in a fully integrated clinic.
5. Excellent communication skills.
6. Commitment to providing the highest standard of treatment to a diverse campus community.

Preferred Qualifications

7. Master’s degree or Advanced degree
8. Two or more years’ experience in primary care
9. Experience in college health or experience working with college-age patients
10. Colposcopy certification / experience
11. Intrauterine Device (IUD) insertion experience
12. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

13. Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
14. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license

Is Background Check Required Yes
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.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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.
Conflict of Interest

Not applicable

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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 http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/index.html.

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 http://www.csus.edu/hr/departments/equal-opportunity/Information%20for%20Job%20Applicants.html.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0023P
Number of Vacancies POOL
Open Date 05/24/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 06/07/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Professional references are required.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a valid California Nurse Practitioner License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is your definition of diversity and describe your philosophy on inclusivity.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Proof of Licensure
Optional Documents