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Registered Nurse I / Campuswide Pools (San Bernardino/Palm Desert Campus)

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

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a physician or similar practitioner or higher level Registered Nurse and perform the full range of standard nursing care duties following established procedures and protocols, including observing, interpreting, recording and reporting patients’ symptoms, reactions, and behaviors.  

Work assignments typically include some or all of the following: prepare patients for medical examinations and treatments and assist physicians and other similar practitioners in clinical examinations; perform therapeutic measures and nursing services as ordered by a physician or similar practitioner such as, but not limited to, performing TB and other skin tests; performing electrocardiograms; performing pulmonary function testing; conducting irrigations and catheterizations; suctioning tracheotomies; observing, recording, and treating drug reactions; applying and changing dressings; measuring and fitting for crutches, and teaching to walk with crutches; ear lavage; and similar treatments and procedures; decisions regarding treatment of patients’ illnesses and development of health programs primarily are made by physicians and other similar practitioners; perform basic and CLIA-waived testing including obtaining specimens and assist in acquiring other tests for patients such as preparing requisitions for laboratory and X-ray work as ordered by a practitioner; support general health center maintenance such as cleaning and sterilizing equipment and instruments, setting up treatment trays, changing linen in examination and treatment rooms, checking refrigeration equipment is operating at required temperatures for storage of medications and specimens; stocking supplies; assisting in maintaining and filing medical records; may assign tasks to and review work of clinic support staff within their scope of practice including, but not limited to, Clinical Assistants, Medical Assistants, and Licensed Vocational Nurses; and keep current with registered nursing field and requirements and maintain competencies relative to the scope of practice.

Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  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.  No experience is required as this is an entry-level registered nursing classification for recently licensed registered nurses.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED.

Required Qualifications

  • 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.  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 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 effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds.


Classification: Registered NURSE I

Compensation: The hourly range for this classification is $37.00 to $39.00.

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


Position Information:

Work status:Part-time, Temporary, Hourly, On-Call, Intermittent "Exempt" positions.

Schedule: To be arranged by hiring department.

* A pool of qualified candidates will be established for current and future vacancies at the San Bernardino or Palm Desert Campus. Qualified applicants will be kept active from January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024. 

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.

Driver’s License Check

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

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.

Campus Security Authority

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.


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

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

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