San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

School of Nursing

Welcome

Welcome to School of Nursing at San Francisco State University

Mission

The San Francisco State University School of Nursing aims to motivate and educate undergraduate and graduate nursing students to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families, and communities. Faculty has a passion for teaching using a rich variety of educational methods. We embrace the diversity of our student population, and are committed to educating nurses who serve diverse populations with a focus on social and e...

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Welcome to School of Nursing at San Francisco State University

Mission

The San Francisco State University School of Nursing aims to motivate and educate undergraduate and graduate nursing students to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families, and communities. Faculty has a passion for teaching using a rich variety of educational methods. We embrace the diversity of our student population, and are committed to educating nurses who serve diverse populations with a focus on social and environmental justice, and health equality. Furthermore, we incorporate evidence-based nursing knowledge, ethical decision-making, and sound clinical judgment into our educational paradigm. Using various educational modalities that include state of the art information technologies, students learn how to provide safe, quality patient-centered care. Our students are prepared to adapt to changing healthcare needs and environments and to serve society through civic engagement and lifelong learning.

The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

CONTACT
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 338-1802
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  • Kaiser Permanente Administrative Fellowship Program in the Northern California, Southern California, and Northwest Regions

    Posted Aug 18, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Kaiser Permanente is pleased to offer postgraduate Administrative Fellowships in the Northern California, Southern California, and Northwest Regions beginning in July 2018. The Fellowship Programs provide broad exposure to the opportunities and challenges present when managing a large, fully integrated, health maintenance organization. Students with a degree conferred fro...

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    Kaiser Permanente is pleased to offer postgraduate Administrative Fellowships in the Northern California, Southern California, and Northwest Regions beginning in July 2018. The Fellowship Programs provide broad exposure to the opportunities and challenges present when managing a large, fully integrated, health maintenance organization. Students with a degree conferred from July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 are eligible to apply. Nursing applicants are eligible to apply to the Southern California Region if the degree is conferred between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018.

    Fellows have the opportunity to participate in planning their program curriculum with the support and commitment of senior leaders in the organization. In addition to the consistent exposure to and support from KP executives, Fellows work on a variety of projects across the three entities of the organization: Permanente Medical Groups, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and the Health Plan. From implementing an initiative with clinicians at a local medical center to taking on an interim operations role to developing business line strategies for a particular region, these experiences have been critical in developing Fellows for leadership positions in health administration.

    The Online Application Portal is now open! Please note that separate applications should be submitted for the Northern California, Southern California, and Northwest Regions. Required application materials include: Official Graduate School Transcript(s), Resume, Statement of Purpose, Essay, and Letters of Recommendation (Professional and Academic). To be considered, applications must be completed and all application materials received by September 29, 2017 at 5:00PM PST. Early submissions are strongly encouraged. The selection process begins early in October and moves quickly; therefore, if selected students should be available for on-site interviews in late October.

    Please see the attached documents for more details regarding the Fellowship Programs.

    If you have additional questions about the programs or application process, you may reach out by email at ncal.kp-fellowship@kp.org (for Northern California), scal.kp-fellowship@kp.org (for Southern California), or kpnwcareers@kp.org (for Northwest). Students may also obtain more information from their Fellowship website at Administrative Fellowship in Health Care | Kaiser Permanente or tune into their final informational WebEx session that will be held on September 13th at 11:00AM PST.

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  • NP Opportunity in Palmdale, CA

    Posted Aug 18, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Nurse Practitioner opportunity in Palmdale, CA area. Please review the attached job description.
    o Salary: Up to $140k
    o Open to new grads and experienced NP's (salary dependent on experience)
    o Open to relocation!!
    o Open to per diem AND part time (prefers fulltime, relocation assistance only avail for fulltime.
    o Wide population...

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    Nurse Practitioner opportunity in Palmdale, CA area. Please review the attached job description.
    • Salary: Up to $140k
    • Open to new grads and experienced NP’s (salary dependent on experience)
    • Open to relocation!!
    • Open to per diem AND part time (prefers fulltime, relocation assistance only avail for fulltime.
    • Wide population range – peds through geriatric, but open if they don’t want to see women/children/etc.

    Resumes can be e-mailed to me at Thomas.Lee@rcmt.com

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  • Public Health Nurses Needed in Sonoma County

    Posted Aug 14, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Please follow the links provided to learn more about the 3 positions, qualifications for the positions, and how to apply.

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Perioperative Nurse Internship Program

    Posted Aug 11, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Perioperative Nurse Internship Program

    The Perioperative Nurse Internship is a 12-week course to teach BSN prepared Registered Nurses how to perform the circulating role in the operating room. Scrub skills will be introduced as well. Interns can be new graduates or experienced professionals that are new to the Operating Room. You a...

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    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Perioperative Nurse Internship Program

    The Perioperative Nurse Internship is a 12-week course to teach BSN prepared Registered Nurses how to perform the circulating role in the operating room. Scrub skills will be introduced as well. Interns can be new graduates or experienced professionals that are new to the Operating Room. You are hired as a full time employee before the program begins and start earning wages and benefits on the first day of the program.

    The Perioperative Nurse Internship program projected start date:
    January 22, 2018.
    Opportunities in Adult OR’s.

    Applications for the January 2018 Perioperative Nurse Internship Program
    are being accepted: August 7 through September 29, 2017.

    Apply on-line at https://hr.mc.vanderbilt.edu/career...
    Apply to Job Requisition- 1707846
    Visit Perioperative's website for more information:
    www.vanderbiltnursing.com

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  • New Health Care Program at The Commonwealth Club on September 26th

    Posted Aug 10, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    On September 26, Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel returns to The Commonwealth Club to discuss the future of health care in the wake of failed attempts to repeal, revise, or replace Obamacare. America's health care system is the most expensive in the world, and everyone agrees on some level that it needs fixing. Dr. Emanuel examines what these changes should look lik...

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    On September 26, Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel returns to The Commonwealth Club to discuss the future of health care in the wake of failed attempts to repeal, revise, or replace Obamacare. America’s health care system is the most expensive in the world, and everyone agrees on some level that it needs fixing. Dr. Emanuel examines what these changes should look like and how the health care system can be improved to provide patient-focused care.

    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is the former chief health policy advisor to the Obama administration, and the chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. His goal is to transform American health care into a system that provides higher-quality, lower-cost care. If you or those in your network are interested in attending the event or receiving group discounts, you may contact us at any time.

    WHAT:
    "Obamacare Architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Where is Health Care Headed?”

    WHEN:
    Tuesday, Sept 26

    Time:
    11:30 a.m. Check In;
    12:00 p.m. Program;
    1:00 p.m. Book Signing

    WHERE:
    The Commonwealth Club
    555 Post Street
    San Francisco, CA

    Get Tickets:
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/obamac...

    Facebook Event:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/101...

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  • FREE STUDENT CONFERENCE: UCSF School of Nursing, Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow Conference

    Posted Aug 9, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Follow the link below for details and to apply!

  • O'Connor Hospital, ED RN Job Fair

    Posted Aug 9, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Click the link below to RSVP.

  • Maitri Seeking Clinical Supervisor (LVN)

    Posted Aug 8, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Maitri
    Residential Care for People Living with AIDS

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Job Title: Clinical Supervisor
    Status: Exempt
    Reports To: Nursing Manager
    Direct Reports: LVN and CNA Staff
    Updated: July 2017

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Position is primarily r...

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    Maitri
    Residential Care for People Living with AIDS

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Job Title: Clinical Supervisor
    Status: Exempt
    Reports To: Nursing Manager
    Direct Reports: LVN and CNA Staff
    Updated: July 2017

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Position is primarily responsible for the management and supervision of the LVN and CNA staff providing 24-hour clinical care for up to fifteen patients living in an HIV/AIDS residential care facility. In addition to hiring, scheduling and staff retention, this position is also responsible for establishing and supporting a quality measures and performance improvement projects. This position requires tact, sensitivity and professionalism due to constant interaction with residents and families to guarantee their satisfaction.

    Send cover letter and resume to bmusick@maitrisf.org


    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Management

    Actively participates as a member of the Maitri management team.

    Supervision and Training

    • Recruits, hires, trains and retains LVN and CNA staff to ensure optimal shift coverage and high quality resident care.
    o Conducts thorough and comprehensive orientation of all newly hired LVNs and CNAs.
    o Provides direct supervision to LVN and CNA staff, ensuring compliance with and maximization of scope of practice for each discipline.
    o Provides annual written evaluations and, as needed, immediate direction and feedback.
    o Provides ongoing education to residents and staff regarding medication regimen.
    o Provides supervision and training to the direct care staff regarding the clinical needs and physical care of residents.
    o Coordinates both mandatory and optional staff trainings, with the support of Maitri's Facilities & Administration Manager to schedule the sessions, track attendance and document in personnel files, as appropriate.
    o Incorporates Quality Management activities and outcomes into the clinical care process.
    o Manages scheduling for the LVN and CNA staff using ReadySetWork.

    Financial
    • Manage CNA and LVN staff to minimize overtime and use of staff from temporary agencies.
    • Manage staff to achieve minimal turn over.
    • Assist management team in understanding labor cost variances.

    Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement

    • In collaboration with members of the Maitri management team and in coordination of any outside technical resources, develops quality indicators specific to clinical care. Directs/performs activities and data collection to identify trends and barriers. Develops performance improvement plans and monitors and adjusts plan to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Identify opportunities to employ existing and new tools to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness in resident care and administrative workflows.
    • Regulatory Compliance: Responsible for compliance by assigned staff with Residential Care Facility for Chronically Ill/AIDS (RCFCI) regulations through the California Department of Social Services, as well as State Department of Industrial Relation, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Blood borne Pathogens Standard.

    Policy

    • In coordination with Maitri management team, develops and revises policies and procedures specifically related to clinical care.
    • As a member of the Maitri management team, participates in the oversight of and policy decision-making for Maitri.

    Patient Care

    • Provides support to Nursing Manager and other staff in addressing urgent care issues and medical management.
    • Perform other duties within scope of practice as needed to reasonably assure quality care for Facility's residents.

    Education

    • Works in collaboration with other Maitri staff to identify needs and develop training for LVN and CNA staff.

    Collaboration

    • Works in collaboration with the Nursing Manager and the rest of the Maitri management team to ensure top quality program operations at Maitri.


    SCHEDULE:

    • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including one weekend day per week and occasional off-hour shifts as dictated by the needs of Maitri.
    • Ability to be on call, as needed, dependent upon the needs of Maitri.


    EDUCATION:

    • Degree or certificate in a health, social service or management-related field preferred.
    • Certification in Quality Management a plus.

    CLINICAL LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION:

    • Current American Heart Association CPR certification.
    • Current licensure as an LVN in the State of California
    • Dual licensure as CNA preferred.
    • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care a plus.
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Demonstrated track record of management-level responsibilities including: staff supervision and scheduling.
    • Ability to work with a team as well as independently.
    • Strong problem solving and critical thinking.
    • Excellent documentation and clinical skills, ability to set priorities, work independently, excellent follow-up, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds, including non-nursing staff and community providers.
    o Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
    o Demonstrated ability to multi task while coordinating patient care services
    o Computer skills necessary. Familiarity with electronic medical records essential in performance of this job role.
    o Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and flexibility to adapt to new information technology needs.
    o Experience working with LGBT clients.
    o Experience working with clients with chronic illness, HIV, behavioral health and substance use issues.
    o Knowledge of HIV medications, mental health interventions, and harm reduction interventions.
     Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
     Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, residents, families, physicians, customers, and the general public.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum two years working in a supervisory capacity in Home Health, Hospice or Long Term Care.
    • Minimum two years working with individuals with HIV/AIDS; including those with co-morbidities of mental illness and/or substance use.
    • Demonstrated experience with clinical quality and education initiatives.
    • Familiarity with ReadySetWork scheduling application and Extended Care Pro (ECP) electronic medical record software.
    • Spanish language proficiency a plus.

    This job requires you to use your personal cell phone for your work at Maitri and you will be reimbursed monthly the amount stated in Maitri's Personnel Policies for this usage.

    Salary range is $57,500 to $68,000.

    AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands: requires sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, waist twisting, kneeling, climbing stairs, reaching up to shoulder height, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 20 lbs., fine finger manipulation, gross manipulation, simple/power grasp, repetitive hand/arm use; exposure to latex; use of protective equipment, ability to walk one-quarter mile; ability to climb two flights of stairs, have adequate vision to describe contents of a room, client condition etc.

    OSHA CATEGORY: This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All employees must use Universal Precautions. Maitri will provide the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. All employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

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  • AfterCollege Scholarship Opportunities

    Posted Aug 4, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    Deadline: September 30th

    1) AfterCollege Nursing Student Scholarship
    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward their BSN and have an interest in pediatrics. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Please review the link provided for further information about this scholarship: https://www.aftercollege.com/compan...

    2) AfterCollege-AACN Nursing Student Scholarshi...

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    Deadline: September 30th

    1) AfterCollege Nursing Student Scholarship
    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward their BSN and have an interest in pediatrics. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Please review the link provided for further information about this scholarship: https://www.aftercollege.com/compan...

    2) AfterCollege-AACN Nursing Student Scholarship

    $2,500 - Open to currently enrolled students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Must be attending an AACN member institution.

    Please review the link provided for further information about this scholarship: https://www.aftercollege.com/conten...

    3)AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

    $500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

    Please review the link provided for further information about this scholarship: https://www.aftercollege.com/compan...

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  • AVA ELLIOTT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2017

    Posted Aug 4, 2017 by SF State School of Nursing

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Oakland is honored to offer the Ava Elliott, Nursing Student Scholarship. This scholarship is coordinated by the Staff Education and Development Department and is available to nursing students who are either:
    1.) In their third or fourth year of a RN baccalaureate program
    2.) Enrolled in a Masters Entry level RN program at t...

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    UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Oakland is honored to offer the Ava Elliott, Nursing Student Scholarship. This scholarship is coordinated by the Staff Education and Development Department and is available to nursing students who are either:
    1.) In their third or fourth year of a RN baccalaureate program
    2.) Enrolled in a Masters Entry level RN program at the undergraduate level
    OR
    Are enrolled in other RN baccalaureate programs (e.g. accelerated program for those who currently hold another baccalaureate degree).

    Applicants of the scholarship are also nursing students interested in working at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Oakland.

    Please review below the attached Ava Elliott Scholarship Application Packet.

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