Initial Review Date: 02/03/2022*; This position is now
This position will
become Open Until Filled after the initial Review
Date. Any complete applications
received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed
by the hiring committee only upon committee request.
$7,339.37 (per month)
Full Salary Range:
$7,339.37 - $9,820.76 (per month)
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently
accepting applications for the classified position above.
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is
student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by
core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every
member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning
environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and
innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of
our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible,
quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly
educated and socially responsible community that supports an
equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural
learning environment that challenges students of every background
to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize
their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their
communities, the nation and the world.
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in
creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes
contained within the college's Institutional Core
- Communication and expression
- Information literacy
- Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
- Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental
- Critical thinking
Under the supervision of the Clinic
Director of Health Services at De Anza College, perform a variety
of health services in accordance with established college standard
Registered Nurse protocols. The position responsibilities include
screening and reviewing health requirements vaccine for transfer,
allied health and ISP programs; administering immunizations and TB
testing; assist with infectious disease control procedures for
Covid-19, TB and other communicable diseases; assessing emergency
health-related situations and providing first aid to college
community; provide accurate health information on a broad range of
health issues and make appropriate referrals. Other duties include
conducting health education and wellness activities and campus-wide
health outreach efforts. The incumbent will also utilize an
electronic medical records system in the performance of their
duties and responsibilities.
Under general supervision and physician-approved standardized
procedures and guidelines, provides clinical nursing care; provides
accurate health information on a broad range of health issues and
make appropriate referrals; and performs related duties as
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from assigned supervisory and
managerial staff. Exercises no supervision of staff.
This is a journey-level class responsible for performing a variety
of nursing care and treatment of patients. Work requires strong
communication skills and knowledge of healthcare services and
community resources available at the College and in the larger
community. The work has technical aspects requiring the
interpretation and application of policies, procedures, and
regulations and involves frequent contact with students, faculty,
and outside organizations. Positions at this level perform the full
range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising
a high level of judgment and initiative. Positions at this level
receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual
situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures
and policies of the work unit.
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
- Provides nursing care including triage, assessment, diagnoses,
treatment, and/or referral services; collaborates with District
clinicians to develop therapeutic plans and resolve health issues,
problems, and illnesses as appropriate.
- Follows the Nursing Process: conducts assessments of patients
including case histories, vital signs, visual acuity, mental
status, etc.; documents related information.
- Responds to emergencies, provides first aid, and takes
appropriate actions according to established protocols.
- Assesses walk-in patients and identifies and implements
appropriate plan of care including the need for first aid,
scheduling appointments, urgent care, or 911 services.
- Carries out clinician's orders, including administering
injections and oral medications and laboratory tests, etc.
- Discharges patients with appropriate aftercare instructions and
- Utilizes phlebotomy skills in the collection and preservation
of lab specimens; reconciles and maintains records concerning
specimens, related results, and follow-up activities.
- Serves as a technical resource to staff, patients, and others
concerning nursing functions, activities and related services;
responds to inquiries, resolves issues and conflicts, and provides
information concerning related laws, rules, regulations, practices,
- Communicates with patients, personnel, and a variety of outside
agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns as
allowed by laws governing the release of medical information.
- Operates a variety of medical instruments and equipment.
- Maintains inventory of drugs, immunizations, and supplies, and
orders supplies as needed.
- Monitors medication and medical supply expiration dates;
properly disposes of expired medications.
- Prepares, evaluates, maintains, and updates a variety of
health-related records and files, including student health and
immunization records, emergency medical records, accident reports,
and health and disability reports.
- Compiles information and health statistics data for reports;
checks data; prepares and assembles informational materials.
- Provides referral information related to local health and
social service providers.
- Maintains a clean and orderly environment.
- Assists with on campus health promotion programs.
- Performs general clerical duties, including answering phones,
inventory, ordering, and distributing medical and office supplies
and equipment, copying, filing, recording data, and other
- Conducts annual review and revision of procedures for new
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Application of the Nursing Process, including assessment,
diagnosis, planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes for
medical and mental health issues.
- Ethical standards as described by the American Nursing
- Principles and practices of nursing care, including knowledge
of first aid and emergency interventions.
- Public health matters such as epidemiology, communicable
diseases, psychological trends and other health issues.
- Practices and procedures involved in the establishment and
implementation of treatment and therapeutic plans for common
illnesses, injuries, and mental health crises.
- Health issues common to the community college population.
- Basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and
health assessment techniques.
- Purposes, uses, and operating characteristics of a variety of
equipment and supplies used in the provision of medical care,
treatment, and related services.
- Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations,
ordinances, and District policies and procedures relevant to
assigned area of responsibility.
- Principles and practices of data collection and report
- Record keeping principles and procedures.
- English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and
software relevant to work performed.
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by
effectively dealing with the public, students, and District staff,
including individuals of diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic,
religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual
- Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for
the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and
cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of
community college students, faculty and staff.
- Provide nursing assessments and care to evaluate the physical
and mental health needs of patients.
- Implement treatment or therapeutic plans as appropriate,
following policies, procedures, and clinician orders.
- Understand technical and medical terminology.
- Adhere to ethical standards of the nursing professional as
described by the American Nursing Association.
- Maintain medical records as per current legal
- Work responsibly with physicians and other members of the
medical/mental health team and to manage patients effectively.
- Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react swiftly in
- Operate medical equipment.
- Write clear and concise nursing reports.
- Administer first aid, CPR, and routine and emergency treatment
- Administer physician prescribed medication and treatment.
- Interpret, apply, and explain applicable federal, state, and
local laws, rules, regulations, ordinances, and District policies
and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
- Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time
- Effectively use computer systems, software, and modern business
equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
- Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the
telephone, and in writing.
- Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within
general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.
- Any combination of training and experience which would provide
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited college in
Registered Nursing AND two (2) years of experience as a
- Possession of a valid California Board of Registered Nursing
license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
- A current Basic Life Support certificate issued by the American
- Current and valid First Aid training and CPR certificates.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard health clinic setting
and use standard medical and office equipment, including a
computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen;
and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and
over the telephone. This position requires frequent standing in
work areas and walking between work areas. Finger dexterity is
needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer
keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office and medical
equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop,
kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve
and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift,
carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 30 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals on a
Employees primarily work in a health clinic environment with
moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and
direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may be
exposed to blood and body fluids when rendering first aid, CPR, or
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee
will not review your application. Items not required (including
reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration,
all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application
and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your
submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions
within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our
“Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In
the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates
your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural
backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be
asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have
influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and
Full-Time, Permanent, 11-months per year
As soon as possible upon completion of the
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for
employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee
assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and
basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that
includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site:
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no
later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful
applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to
work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are
the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/611?c=fhda