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Nurse Practitioner

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Nurse Practitioner

Job No: 519773
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, 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 Nurse Practitioner under the direct supervision of the SHS Lead Physician, will be responsible for the provision of high-quality, efficient and cost-effective medical care to SDSU Students. The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed, highly skilled health care practitioner who provides a wide range of primary health care services within a student health center including assessment, diagnostic, and preventive and health maintenance services. The Nurse Practitioner will work collaboratively with the Lead Physician, other physicians, nurse practitioners, and support staff consisting of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, medical assistants, and clinical assistants. The Nurse Practitioner will utilize a variety of SHS ancillary services including radiology, laboratory, and pharmacy, as well as our in-house Dental, Eye and Orthopedic Clinics. They will also be called upon to consult on patients referred to the Student Health Center by the Athletic Medicine Clinic. The Nurse Practitioner works using established standardized procedures and/or process protocols developed by the SHS staff and managers, and accept direction and change in assignment, work hours and inactive months (time) as required by the needs of the facility.

For more information regarding Student Health Services, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before July 31, 2023 with the possibility of reappointment. 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.

This appointment is for an 11/12 pay-plan position. The incumbent works 11 months per year and is paid over 12 months, with July 2023 as the anticipated off month.

Education and Experience
  • Academic degree or certificate from an approved college or university-based Nurse Practitioner program or equivalent training and experience as outlined by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)
  • Incumbents must be clinically competent in a medical specialty applicable to their position and possess sufficient experience to independently perform the duties of a Nurse Practitioner within that specialty

  • Specialized Skills
  • Minimum of one year of progressively responsible professional nurse practitioner experience with demonstrated capability to carry out the responsibilities of the position
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to perform patient triage and handle emergent and/or potentially critical situations with speed, accuracy, and diplomacy
  • Possess computer skills in both practice management and electronic health records
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff

  • Licenses and/or Certifications Required
  • Possess and maintain a valid California license as a Registered Nurse and a BRN certificate evidencing that the individual is qualified to use the title of Nurse Practitioner, as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BRN Furnishing Certificate
  • Must possess and maintain a valid DEA number and certificate
  • Current certification in CPR/AED from American Red Cross or American Heart Association

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree
  • Possess the ability to effectively direct, plan, and organize the work of others
  • Possess the ability to assess, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a clinical program
  • Experience in splinting and/or casting

  • Compensation and Benefits

    Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $9,288. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

    CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,581 - $10,769 per month for the 11 month pay plan.

    SDSU Vaccine Policy

    In accordance with the California State University system wide 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. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

    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

    First review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 3, 2022. To ensure full consideration, please apply by November 2, 2022. Application may be reviewed on an as needed basis until the position is 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: Oct 19, 2022 (9:00 AM)
    Applications Close: Open until filled

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