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Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
  • Position Number: 1611021
  • Location: El Cajon, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Nursing


San Diego County - Grossmont College

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Department: Health Services Department

Location: Grossmont College

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

Work hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:

Range: CL-45: $5,479 (Step A) or $5,794 (Step B) Monthly
Based on experience

Anticipated Start Date: December 2019
Job Description

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide nursing care and health assistance to students and staff through the Student Health Services Office.

  • Provide first aid and emergency nursing care for injured students/staff.
  • Assess, evaluate, treat, counsel and refer students with health problems.
  • Perform health/wellness and disease prevention counseling and education.
  • Assist with medical clinics and special health events/fairs.
  • Perform health tests and make appropriate referrals based on findings.
  • Perform diagnostic tests under medical direction and prepare lab specimens. Administer immunizations.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of various reports and records regarding the student health program.
  • Maintain departmental area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure compliance with established safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.

  • Assist in preparation and distribution of health promotion materials.
  • Plan and develop the health services program.
  • Obtain information for student accident and workers' compensation reports.
  • Monitor and order supplies as necessary.
  • Perform related duties as needed and assigned.


  • Modern techniques and current practices used in advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Symptoms of communicable diseases.
  • Outside health agencies and their services.
  • Applicable health regulations and laws.

  • Administer first aid and respond to emergency situations effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Analyze emergency situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports. Work independently with little direction; meet schedules and timelines. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

EDUCATION: Completion of educational course work leading to licensure as a registered nurse in the state of California.

EXPERIENCE: Responsible experience as a registered nurse within the past five years in a school/college health, acute care, or emergency health setting. Previous experience in a public health or occupational health setting is preferred.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A valid and current California Board of Registered Nursing License and current certificates in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and AED (Automated External Defibulator).

WORKING CONDITIONS: Health Services Office environment; subject to exposure to blood and communicable diseases.

Additional Information

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Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning the application may make the application experience more seamless.


1) Complete and current resume/CV

2) A 1-2 page cover letter that includes the following 2 questions:

a. What do you consider your strongest area as a nurse? Why? How does this area apply to this position?

b. What experience and/or knowledge do you have in working with students of diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including persons with difference levels of academic preparation, first-generation college students, and varying physical and learning abilities?

3) A valid and current California Board of Registered Nursing License and current certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.

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Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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