Nurse Practitioner - (Nurse Practitioner) - Student Health Services (523788)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Francisco
  • San Francisco, California
  • Feb 04, 2023
Part Time Public Health

Job Description


Working Title

Nurse Practitioner

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

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San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Student Health Services

Appointment Type

This is a one-year probationary position.

Time Base

0.90 FTE

Work Schedule

This position will work to-be-determined shifts occurring M, T, W, Th, or F, from 8-5.

Anticipated Hiring Range

$9,800.00- $10,015.00 Per Month at .90 time-base ($117,600.00 - $120,180.00 Annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Student Health Services (SHS) Associate Medical Director and under medical

supervision of a Physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) plans, provides and evaluates women’s health

services including contraceptive care and health care maintenance, as well as primary health care to males

and females with common illnesses and injuries. Incumbent reviews and interprets patients’ histories,

performs physical examinations, and reviews test results to assess patients’ problems and needs. The

incumbent also performs collaborative consultations with Physicians for more complicated health problems

or conditions not covered by protocols.

Position Information


Under the supervision of a Physician and established SHS protocols, the incumbent:

• Works independently according to guidelines and practices described in SHS Physician-approved protocols.

• Obtains detailed health histories and performs complete physical examinations using applicable clinical techniques and diagnostic tools.

• Establishes, diagnoses and documents health care plans, disposition, referrals and prognoses in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) or on paper when required, using the subjective, objective, assessment, and plan (SOAP) format, problem lists and medication lists.

• Diagnoses common acute and chronic illnesses and injuries.

• Develops and implements treatment plans based on evaluation of patients’ health histories, physical examinations, and test results.

• Furnishes medications to patients according to supervising Physician’s protocols and the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations.

• Instructs and counsels patients regarding family planning, health problems, preventative healthcare and health care maintenance.

• Instructs and counsels patients regarding use of medications and seeks patient and provider concordance for prescribed therapeutic regimens.

• Performs other procedures and minor surgeries such as injections, immunizations, placement and removal of implantable contraceptive devices, incisions and drainage.

• Maintains compliance with established University policies, procedures, and protocols for quality assurance and infection control.

• Establishes and documents health care plans and prognoses, and maintains records in SHS approved system and format.

• Documents each patient encounter in a manner that will enable other providers or peer reviewing group to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of the plan.

• Orders, interprets and evaluates routine lab tests and other diagnostic tests and procedures including x-ray examinations.

• Performs simple Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-Waived tests including Urinalysis (U/A), Urine Pregnancy testing, Rapid Strep, Finger Stick Glucose, and Provider Performed Microscopy (PPM).

• Provides emergency/disaster care during a campus disaster.

• Uses computers, including internet browser, email, Microsoft Office, EHR and the practice management software applications used at SHS.

• Provides contraceptive counseling and surveillance, including Nexplanon, Mirena, Paragard, and Skyla insertion and removals.

• Assesses and treats gynecological issues (vaginitis, abnormal bleeding, breast conditions, etc.).

• Conducts well woman exams and provides sexually transmitted infection (STI) education, screening and treatment.

• Provide gynelogical care including care associated with family planning and women’s health (which covers medicated abortions) .

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

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). Incumbent 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. License and Certifications: 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. In addition, if the incumbent is delegated the authority to furnish medications, the incumbent must possess and maintain a valid BRN Furnishing Certificate. If the furnishing procedures include the delegated authority to furnish specific controlled substances, incumbents must also possess and maintain a valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number and certificate.

Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of advanced nursing and primary care principles, methods and procedures; thorough knowledge of medical theories, practices and protocols relative to the scope of practice, subject areas such as growth and development, pathophysiology, psychosocial assessment, pharmacology, nutrition, disease management, and the principles of health maintenance, applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to practice as a Nurse Practitioner; and general knowledge of effective supervisory principles and practices, if assigned lead work direction.

Abilities: Possess the abilities and clinical competence required to work as a Nurse Practitioner including, but not limited to, the ability to work independently in assigned areas of practice established by the supervising physician; demonstrate clinical competence in eliciting patient histories, conducting examinations, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, assessing patient needs and making appropriate referrals; use clinical techniques and diagnostic tools; interpret laboratory and other test results; keep current with developments in the medical field pertinent to the incumbent’s scope of practice; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff; be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients; and, if assigned, provide lead work direction to specified health center support staff.

Preferred Qualifications

This information will appear on the job posting in SF State Careers. This information is to be used in addition to the Minimum Qualifications as selection criteria. List any knowledge, skills and abilities that would enhance an incumbent’s ability to perform the work of the position, such as job-related education and specific job experience in addition to that described above. Example: Education/coursework related to providing clerical and administrative assistance in a business setting, related experience in an educational setting, and experience working with directly with students to assist them in completing standard forms.

- Previous experience providing healthcare services to young adults.

- Demonstrated ability to provide women’s services including inserting long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) and performing medication abortion (MAB) services.

- Demonstrated ability to perform patient assessment and triage.

- Demonstrated ability to provide Urgent Care in a high patient volume environment.

Required License/ Certification

• Incumbent must possess the following: valid license as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner from the California BRN; valid furnishing number and certificate; National Provider Number; current, valid DEA Certificate; current CPR certificate.

• Employment is contingent upon passing a background check.

• 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


Move boxes of paper weighing up to 50 pounds is required.

Incumbent must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

Employment Requirement

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

CSUEU Position (For CSUEU Positions Only)

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Francisco, California 94132 United States View Map