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.
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Job Posting Title: Registered Nurse - On Call
The On Call Registered Nurse performs professional nursing functions in the provision of general outpatient and urgent medical care at The Claremont Colleges Services Student Health Services.
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 when on-call
Successful completion of Nursing Degree program Current California Nursing License and CPR Certification
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
Must provide evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted
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
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and equipment Ability to utilize electronic health records
Other required knowledge, skills, or competencies:
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 Colleges Services seeks to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
This is an on-call position Monday through Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.
This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services 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).
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
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.