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Clinic Coordinator/Lead Registered Nurse (Registered Nurse III), Student Health Center

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


Job Summary:

Under the general direction of a medical provider and the Executive Director, the Registered Nurse III (RN III) is responsible for the development and implementation of nursing standards, policies, and procedures for the Student Health Center (SHC), and oversees and directs the nursing services for one or more specialty areas for the SHC. Coordinates the clinical operations in collaboration with the Medical Chief of Staff and the Executive Director.

Major duties and responsibilities:

Nursing Lead

  • Functions as nursing clinical lead; implements independent decisions based on the day-to-day clinic needs in the Student Health Center (SHC). Adjusts the clinical schedule when possible to balance provider time based on patient acuity and utilization.
  • Assists with coordinating special program needs to meet student admission requirements such as Nursing Department physical examinations, international student immunization requirements.
  • Holds regular Nursing Staff Meetings to provide nursing updates; ensures meeting minutes are documented.
  • Schedules and assigns Nursing work to ensure adequate coverage, training and orienting employees, and providing input to employee selection and performance evaluations; identify professional growth and development needs for assigned staff and communicate needs to supervisor; develop and implement in-service training.
  • Coordinates daily nursing operations and ensure appropriate staffing levels to meet clinic needs.
  • May assist in developing and monitoring the nursing budget.
  • Accreditation: developing nursing standards, policies, procedures, protocols and standing orders in collaboration with other team members; Maintenance of logs and facility compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Addresses patient concerns, refers to administrator when warranted.

Clinic Coordination/Special Projects

  • Serve as liaison between nursing staff, providers, front office and other clinical team members to ensure effective communication in support of patient care; review schedules to anticipate staffing shortages or other challenges in order to avert them or plan ahead; lead weekly team meeting.
  • Oversees the vaccine program, including but not limited to, overseeing proper storage/handling/administration and staff-related training · Leads and coordinates specialty clinics (e.g., flu vaccine), health fairs and student orientations.
  • Assists in the implementation and operationalization of new services and the ongoing improvement of current ones.
  • Leads Nursing Peer Review and Quality Improvement and collaborates with other team members on Emergency Preparedness, Infection Control & Prevention and Accreditation
  • Assists in monitoring compliance with infection control and prevention policies and procedures.
  • Participates in clinic and staff conferences and other presentations when appropriate.

Nursing Triage/Back up Nursing Coverage

  • Serve as Nurse Lead for triage questions.
  • Serve as back up triage RNs as needed.
  • Utilizing established triage protocols, functions as the telephone/walk-in triage nurse by assessing patients’ signs and symptoms to determine appropriate disposition (schedules same-day, urgent or future appointments using electronic health records system) and/or treatment. Utilizing standing orders provides first aid to student, staff, faculty and campus visitors.
  • Per provider request, will contact patients to give information regarding referrals, prescriptions, recheck appointments.
  • Provide sexual health education, counseling and care, including administration of medication abortion services.
  • May serve as backup in preparing patients for telehealth and medical examinations and treatment · May perform routine laboratory testing (e.g., urinalysis); may obtain lab samples obtained my medical providers for pick up by the lab.
  • Assists with medical examinations and procedures as requested by medical providers.
  • Provides education counseling on a wide variety of health topics (e.g., STIs, contraception)
  • ·Responsible for following Tuberculosis Screening Guidelines – administering PPDs, ordering chest x-rays, ordering laboratory testing and facilitate follow up appointments for patients, when needed.
  • With prior approval from individual providers, communicate normal lab results to students; for results outside of normal limits, facilitate appointment scheduling with a provider.
  • Under standing orders will evaluate requests for HCG including patient assessment, testing, pregnancy options counseling, and appropriate referrals.


  • Serve on clinical team and related search committees.
  • Engage in professional development activities to remain up-to-date and to meet ongoing licensure requirements; completes all department and university required trainings as assigned.
  • Perform other related duties supporting the operation of the SHC as assigned.
  • Participate in division and University committees and initiatives as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience

  • Three years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience which has provided evidence of the ability to perform administrative and lead responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience which also provides the required knowledge and (including the ability to work independently in specialized nursing activities) and support the overall nursing program within the Student Health Center
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED.


Required Qualifications

  • Possess a working knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques; more comprehensive understanding of nursing programs and specialties; 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; broad knowledge of clinic operations and the development and implementation of a nursing program, including procedures and protocols; 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 effect of medications and narcotics; working knowledge of applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to registered nursing and the scope of practice limitations of clinic support staff.
  • Ability to provide effective work direction; plan and organize the work of others; assess, plan, develop and implement and evaluate a nursing program which may include on or more nursing specialties or clinics; ability to effectively apply specialized nursing skills; ability to effectively apply nursing knowledge and demonstrate proper techniques and skills in performing nursing duties; accurately observe and record symptoms, behaviors, and reactions to treatments in order to make a nursing diagnosis; respond with therapy to treatment reactions; use applicable health center automated systems to perform duties and maintain records and prepare reports; gain the cooperation of patients; analyze emergency situations and take prompt action; maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; and be sensitive to and communicate effective with patients from diverse backgrounds.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Commitment to health equity practices.
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a diverse team.
  • Experience in college health service or with adolescent or young adult age groups.
  • Medical practice management experience.
  • A Master of Science in Nursing degree.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a diverse team.


Compensation and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,793 - $9,249 per month

Classification Salary Range: $4,793 - $9,249 per month

The salary offered will take into account internal equity and experience among other factors.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Position Information:

Work status: Full-time/Exempt/Probationary

Academic year schedule: Monday through Friday (8:00 am – 5:00 pm), some evenings/weekends.

Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday (7:00 am - 5:30 pm), some evenings/weekends.       

The posting has been extend and is open until filled. We will review applicant for consideration that have applied by April 9th, 2024. Afterwards, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified candidates are received.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).


Conditions of Employment

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.


Mandated Reporter

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.



CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit


Closing Statement:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at



CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.  See policy at


Clery Act

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