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Temporary, Part-Time Student Health Services Nurse
Peralta Community College District in Oakland, California
Date Posted 03/26/2021
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Salary Ranges from $21.91 - $46.28/h -  
Employment Type Temporary, as Needed
Application Deadline Open until filled

Peralta/College Information

College of Alameda

College of Alameda’s mission is to meet the educational needs of its multicultural and diverse community by providing excellent comprehensive and flexible programs including basic skills, transfer, and occupational, which will enable each student to achieve his/her own unique goals.

The College is California’s only island-based community college and it offers both park-like tranquility and easy access to urban resources. Having served almost half a million day, evening and weekend students since its 1970 founding, College of Alameda enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in its academic, vocational, and student support programs. The College of Alameda is proud of its strong ties to the City of Alameda and is recognized for its strong partnerships with the local business community.

Laney College

Laney College, in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney is adjacent to the Oakland Museum of California, blocks from historic Chinatown and a pleasant stroll from Lake Merritt.

Since 1948, Laney has provided educational opportunities to students throughout the East Bay and beyond. Serving approximately 14,000 students each semester, Laney reflects the incredible diversity of the community that surrounds it and provides opportunities to traditionally underserved populations. Dozens of languages are spoken on Laney’s campus each day.

The school boasts a proven track record of success with exceptional educational programs. The college was given full accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) in summer 2009 – a distinction awarded to only five community colleges out of the 27 reviewed that year. In addition, Laney ranks among the top community colleges in California in transferring students to U.C. Berkeley.

Merritt College

Merritt College is a public, comprehensive, two-year college, maintained by the Peralta Community College District in Alameda County. With a comprehensive day and evening program of transfer, technical, occupational and basic skills education, the College is committed to meeting the educational needs of the diverse student population it serves.

Located on a 125-acre site in the hills of East Oakland, Merritt College combines modern, spacious facilities with a spectacular view of the entire Bay Area. An integral part of a large, busy urban community, the location provides a sense of tranquility and peace.

Berkeley City College

Berkeley City College is just blocks from the University of California – Berkeley. The energetic new urban campus stands on the cutting edge of community college education. University preparation and occupational training classes form the core of the Berkeley City College curriculum, which also features model programs in fields as diverse as American Sign Language, Biotechnology, and Multimedia.

The new campus is located in downtown Berkeley, and houses state-of-the-art facilities assuring that the college meets the educational needs of students and the community. With the opening of the new facility, Berkeley City College is significantly expanding educational programs at the college and increasing student enrollment and community participation in college activities.

Job Title

Temporary, Part-Time Student Health Services Nurse

Time Base

Temporary, as Needed


Ranges from $21.91 - $46.28/hr.Salary placement based on education, experience & other provisions outlined in District's agreement with Peralta Federation of Teachers.This is a non-instructional faculty position. Hourly rate represents 50% of instructiona

Benefits Information


The Peralta Community College District offers a number of voluntary fringe benefits to temporary, part-time faculty, including the ability to subscribe for medical and dental insurance in the District’s group coverage program and sick leave under certain conditions.

Position Type



Human Resources-Personnel (135)

Job Description Summary

Under direction, the Student Health Services Nurse will provide health services care and case management to students at the Peralta Colleges. Such services will include disease protection, prevention, and health promotion. Other responsibilities will include facilitating medical and mental health services and making appropriate referrals for prompt treatment io limit or prevent disability; and to perform other related duties in support of student health.

Note: The person hired must meet the State Minimum Qualifications for any/each discipline s/he is assigned to teach.

Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

• Provide Registered Nursing services to the Student Health Service Program.

• Assist college medical and mental health teams in providing health care, including stress reduction, to the college student population.

• Assess physical health needs and offer appropriate services and/or referrals.

• Assist in or provide crisis intervention and health education.

• Refer student to appropriate campus and community resources for health service needs.

• Provide follow-up (care/case management) on students, and medical treatment and services as needed.

• Make appropriate referrals to private practitioners and community agencies for long-term chronic health needs.

• Consult with and advise faculty and other staff in assisting students with health care needs.

• Follow public health protocols for communicable disease control (tuberculosis screening).

• Provide emergency first aid assessment

• Respond as a member of the Disaster and Crisis Alert Team to provide medical care and triage and to work with community agencies.

• Conduct programs for blood pressure screening, influenza clinics, cholesterol screening, and health maintenance services.

• Assist with orientation for new Registered Nurses and student health staff

• Alert the Dean of Student Services and the Director of Health Services of possible areas of health concern requiring the need for intervention

• Assist in formulating policies, procedures, and protocol for the student health service.

• Participate in college committees relevant to health and safety.

• Evaluate clinic standards of care related to Student Health Services Policies and Procedures from licensed and unlicensed health care providers, according to the California Nurse Practice Act.

• Inventory, requisition, and keep current all necessary nursing equipment and supplies:

• Perform other related job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

2. A current Registered Nursing License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing

3. Two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years in professional nursing, preferably in an acute care setting.

4. Current CPR certification

5. Crisis intervention skills and experience

6. Knowledge of the application, principles, and procedures for Registered Nurses under the California Nurse Practice Act

7. Knowledge of the causes and means of transmission and methods of control of communicable diseases.

8. Knowledge of community resources available for medical referral services.

9. Understanding, sensitivity, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of Peralta’s community college students


Desirable Qualifications

• Ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate health care programs and standards

• Ability to administer prescribed medical treatments, laboratory tests, and medication within college and/or District policies and procedures as appropriate.

• Ability to set priorities without direct supervision and perform autonomously in an ambulatory nurse-directed health care clinic as appropriate.

• Ability /to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, students, and the community.

• Bilingual ability in English, Spanish, Chinese, or Vietnamese.

• Public Health Nurse Certification

Other Requirements

The minimum qualifications for academic disciplines taught in California Community Colleges are outlined in the document at this link: http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/FlipBooks/2014_MQHandbook/#/0.

Application Deadline Date

Applications reviewed, as needed.

Open Date

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