The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the shared services organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges located in Southern California. Today, TCCS is a nationally recognized educational model for academic support, student support and institutional support services to meet the needs of 6,300 students and 2,300 faculty and staff. Some of the more than 30 different services include: campus safety, a central library, health and counseling services, cultural centers, central bookstore, physical plant and facilities support, payroll and accounting, information technology, real estate, risk management and employee benefits.
TCCS is committed to offering a work environment that is supportive, collaborative, accountable and enjoyable. TCCS offers generous time off benefits, employer-paid retirement contributions, tuition remission benefits and professional development opportunities. Our employees also take advantage of discounted meals provided in the TCCS caf, regular employee events and an opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues.
Job Description: 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
Required Experience: At least 2 years as a Registered Nurse in an ambulatory care or medical setting Other requirements are current California Nursing License and CPR certification
Preferred Experience: Experience with adolescent and young adult/college aged patients; Electronic Health Records experience
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 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.
Required Education: Successful completion of Nursing Degree program Current California Nursing License and CPR certification
Work Schedule: The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.
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)
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.
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