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Nursing Manager

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Nursing Manager

Job No: 517786
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Health Professionals, Full Time

Position Summary

Student Health Services offers primary medical care and health promotion to students of San Diego State University through a wide range of programs and services. Care is provided by board certified physicians, certified nurse practitioners and other medical staff including nurses, clinical laboratory scientists, x-ray technologists, medical assistants, and pharmacists. In addition to the basic medical care, Student Health Services offers health education, orthopedics, osteopathic manipulative treatment and psychiatry.

The mission of SDSU Student Health Services is to provide high-quality, convenient, student-focused medical care in a safe and welcoming environment, actively partnering with our student- patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy lives in support of their personal and academic success.

The Nursing Manager, under the direct supervision of the Student Health Services Medical Director, will be responsible for leading and managing the nursing services of the Student Health Center including registered and licensed vocational nurses and medical assistants. This member of the department leadership team will ensure adequate staffing levels and performance in support of the physicians and nurse practitioners, through the creation of schedules, the feedback and counseling of employees, and by conducting periodic performance evaluations. The Nursing Manager will develop and implement nursing standards, policies, and procedures as directed by the Medical Director and/or management staff. The incumbent will institute and document training to ensure that all clinical staff is knowledgeable regarding the performance of their duties. The Nursing Manager will share information in periodic supervisory meetings. The incumbent will also direct SHS's compliance efforts for infection control and safety and coordinate the success of these efforts with department and campus stakeholders.

For more information regarding the Student Health Services, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree of science in nursing and three years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience which has provided evidence of the ability to perform the duties described above and to support the overall clinic operation within Student Health Services, including administrative and lead responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of Science in Nursing degree
  • Two years of professional nursing experience in the following areas: urgent care or emergency room; triaging patients by telephone; ambulatory setting with increasing clinical responsibility and independent practice such as in a nurse clinic
  • Demonstrated experience providing effective work direction; plan and organize the work of others
  • Ability to assess, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a clinical program
  • Patient teaching skills for common college health problems such as, but not limited to, self-care education of common ailments, nutrition counseling, diabetes, and asthma counseling, smoking cessation counseling, STD prevention, and substance abuse
  • Experience in splinting and/or casting
  • Knowledge of allergy immunotherapy and experience administering adult immunizations
  • Ability to perform audiometry and pulmonary function testing and basic physical assessment

License and Certification Required

Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and certification in CPR/AED.

Compensation and Benefits

San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
  • Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
  • Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
  • An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
  • California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent

  • SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

    In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

    The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

    Supplemental Information

    Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 29, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by August 28, 2022. This position is open until filled.

    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.

    San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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

    SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

    SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

    Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Casie Martinez at

    Advertised: Aug 11, 2022 (9:00 AM)
    Applications Close: Open until filled

    To apply, visit


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