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Health Education Nurse (Registered Nurse II), 10/12 Pay Plan, 60% Time Base

Sonoma State University
Sonoma County, CA
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications. Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Director, Counseling and Psychological Services and Interim Director, Student Health Center, the Health Education Nurse works as part of the professional health care team in the Student Health Center (SHC) to provide basic and augmented health services to students. The incumbent actively and collaboratively supports the broad student success mission of the Student Health Center by balancing and blending evidence based direct outpatient nursing care and case management responsibilities in a busy team-oriented clinical setting with planning, implementing, presenting, and evaluating a broad, integrated spectrum of health promotion and public health activities within the SHC and elsewhere on campus.
Key Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent, including the completion of a professional nursing program in an approved school of nursing or by additional preparation as approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Bachelor's degree highly preferred. Thorough knowledge of professional nursing principles, methods and procedures; anatomy and physiology applicable to assigned duties; medical supplies and equipment used in nursing practice; and the uses and effects of medications and narcotics, including 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. Strong knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to registered nursing and the scope of practice limitations of clinic support staff. Knowledge of the functions of a student health services program, including its relationship to other programs in the university. Knowledge, sensitivity and ability to work with students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Possession of strong, broadly adaptable clinical and interpersonal skills necessary to accommodate the many variable situations related to the physical and emotional health of students. Higher education experience highly preferred. Possess broad 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. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite and PeopleSoft preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California with no restrictions and certification in CPR/AED. This position requires successful completion of a livescan background check.
Salary and Benefits
This is a part-time, 60% time base, exempt probationary position scheduled to work 10 months each year. The compensation for the 10 months of work will be paid out over 12 months with the months of June and July observed. Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and will not exceed $46,685 annually at a 60% time base.

In accordance with the California State University 10/12 pay plan, the salary earned for months worked will ultimately be pro-rated to an 10/12 salary schedule at the 60% time base and paid over 12 months in equal increments, with benefits covered for the entire 12 months. Under the 10/12 schedule at a 60% time base, the salary placement will not exceed $3,242 per month, paid over 12 months with continuous benefits eligibility. Should the starting date not coincide with a standard 10/12 pay plan cycle, the employee will start at an equivalent full time 12-month salary rate with the months of June and July off unpaid and be converted to the 10/12 rate in August 2022 with benefits covered for the entire 12 months moving forward.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit:

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

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
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