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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  • Utilization Review RN (Redwood City, CA)

    Posted Apr 5, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    Position Summary:

    This position will review medical records, benefit, contractual and other guidelines to determine benefit coverage, medical appropriateness including, access, scope availability, and level of care considerations. Position updates and processes member records. Position assists Member Services Dept, Claim Dept. and Physician and ancillary Providers and Heal...

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    Position Summary:

    This position will review medical records, benefit, contractual and other guidelines to determine benefit coverage, medical appropriateness including, access, scope availability, and level of care considerations. Position updates and processes member records. Position assists Member Services Dept, Claim Dept. and Physician and ancillary Providers and Health Plans with issues that require medical interpretation, research or clarification. Position performs audits of various medical records and documentation as needed. Position works closely with Primary Care and Specialist physicians, Medical Director, ancillary providers and case management to coordinate member care. Position performs function of a clinical resource to non-licensed staff. Develops support tools for communication of standards and expectations.

    Responsibilities may include:
    - Reviews and approves prior authorization requests for medical necessity within NCQA timelines using the predetermined criteria provided by the different plans and UM Committee criteria.
    - Responsible for timely and appropriate denial letters that meet standards, coordinating with other team members, printing and distribution of letters.
    - Reviews correct CPT, HCPC, ICD-9 codes for each referral.
    - Clarifies information and answers prior authorization questions from medical offices and providers.
    - Performs audit of prior authorization database to monitor timelines set by NCQA.
    - Prepares frequent emergency room usage information for UM management.
    - Performs audits of various medical records and documentation and implementation of criteria of various staff.
    - Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    - Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an RN. Two (2) years’ experience in a medical insurance environment.
    - Clear and current CA RN license
    - BS or BA.
    - Competent in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows. Keyboarding skills and the ability to utilize computer equipment and software are required as is experience with other types of standard office equipment. 45wpm and 10 key by touch required.
    - Familiar with multiple medical specialty procedures and diagnoses.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    - Supervisory experience preferred.
    - Physician group experience preferred.
    - HMO/Managed Care experience preferred.
    - Familiarity with an electronic practice management system is preferred.

    For more information and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/2Fe0W15

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  • VA's Upcoming New Grad Open House 4/21/18

    Posted Mar 29, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    The Nurse Recruiters Office at the Veteran Affairs (VA) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a New Grad Open House on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 from 10am-2pm.

  • Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant availability- Pain Management- Palmdale, CA

    Posted Mar 27, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant availability- Outpatient- Bakersfield, CA

    Posted Mar 27, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner or Physicians Assistant availability- Primary Care and Urgent Care- Monterey, CA

    Posted Mar 27, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing
  • Volunteer Orientation at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

    Posted Mar 27, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    You are invited to attend the Volunteer Orientation to learn more about the expectations, requirements, benefits, and the various departments open for volunteering at St. Mary's Medical Center.

    Volunteer Orientation:

    Date: Saturday, April 7th, 2018
    Location: Board Room, 1st Floor - 450 Stanyan Street, SF, CA 94117
    Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

    *(The next orientation afte...

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    You are invited to attend the Volunteer Orientation to learn more about the expectations, requirements, benefits, and the various departments open for volunteering at St. Mary's Medical Center.

    Volunteer Orientation:

    Date: Saturday, April 7th, 2018
    Location: Board Room, 1st Floor – 450 Stanyan Street, SF, CA 94117
    Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

    *(The next orientation after that is Tuesday, May 8th from 1pm – 4pm)

    For expectations and requirements for those interested in volunteering in a clinical area, please visit their website at Volunteer Opportunities | St. Mary's Medical Center | Dignity Health

    Requested Documents and Information:

    Please bring a copy of your current TB test (within the year), Flu vaccine, and your Titers Health Records (Rubeola, Rubella, Varicella, Mumps). These may be obtained from you Primary Care Physician. If necessary, you may be referred to a local clinic to obtain this information if necessary.

    If you do not have these records when coming to the Orientation, do not worry. They will need this information before you can begin volunteering.
    You may park in the garage, between Fulton and Hayes (off Stanyan) if you like. No charge on weekends

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  • Director of Family Nurse Practitioner Program Opening University of Tulsa and Oxley College of Health Sciences

    Posted Mar 19, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    University of Tulsa's Oxley College of Health Sciences seeks a creative, collaborative and committed individual who thrives in a highly adaptable, flexible environment with strong support from top leadership to head its Family Nurse Practitioner program.

    The Director of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program; Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor leads the entire prog...

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    University of Tulsa's Oxley College of Health Sciences seeks a creative, collaborative and committed individual who thrives in a highly adaptable, flexible environment with strong support from top leadership to head its Family Nurse Practitioner program.

    The Director of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program; Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor leads the entire program: curriculum, accreditation, student progression, clinical contracts, and evaluations. Time is also allotted for a clinical practice at the Oxley College of Health Sciences building or off-campus.

    This position reports to the Director of the School of Nursing. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position. Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    This is a tremendous opportunity to join a young, successful, growing school of health sciences in their new state-of-the art facilities.

    A generous benefits package including full tuition benefits for dependents is provided.

    To view the full description or apply, click the link below.

    About University of Tulsa (TU): TU is a private, independent doctoral degree-granting institution led by President Gerard Clancy, former inaugural Dean of the Oxley College of Health Sciences. Boasting a strong president, a visionary Board of Trustees and dedicated administrators, TU continues its unprecedented rise. It is now ranked in the top 100 universities nationally.

    About the Oxley College of Health Sciences: Created in 2015, the Oxley College of Health Sciences is TU's newest college, bringing together the School of Nursing, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences, and Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders programs. Also within the school are the Faculty of Community Medicine, Institute of Health Care Delivery Sciences, and the Schweitzer Fellowship. The college enjoys partnerships with the Laureate Institute of Brain Research (LIBR), the University of Oklahoma and St. John Medical Center.

    Oxley occupies a recently renovated 50,000 square feet facility in downtown Tulsa. The space houses college administrators, staff, and faculty offices, six high tech classrooms, a computer center, student lounge, high-fidelity simulation center, skills labs for the athletic training, exercise and sports science, nursing programs, a research lab, and the Hurricane Health multi-disciplinary clinic. St. John Medical Center has an additional 20,000 square feet of simulation and clinical instruction space.

    Living in Tulsa: Tulsa is "where the South meets the West", mixing characteristics of a historic, genteel southern city with the ruggedness, ambitions and appearances of the West. U.S. World News and Report gives Tulsa a thumbs up for best places to live with a cost of living about 15% less than the national average and low unemployment rates.

    The city offers something for everyone. The Ozark Mountains, cultural attractions, and 135 parks covering more than 6000 acres including botanical gardens, playgrounds, dog parks, outdoor fitness areas, 10 miles of river front and numerous sports parks. Tulsa's Philbrook Museum of Art is one of the best art museums in America. Nearby are additional museums, a professional resident opera, ballet, symphony, and theater companies in the revitalized downtown area.

    Diverse neighborhoods offer ideal living options for everyone. The downtown area has shops, restaurants, nightlife, and over five theaters. There is also a historic district, a midtown district featuring parks, and the trendy Brady Arts District offering the best in urban living.

    Tulsa has more than 15 hospitals and specialty care centers. The two largest facilities, Saint Francis Hospital and St. John Medical Center, have earned numerous awards and national top rankings, and are two of the city's top employers.

    Travel in and out of the area is easy with Tulsa International Airport serviced by most major airlines, including American, Delta, United, and Southwest Airlines.

    This search is administered by Academic Career & Executive Search for the University of Tulsa

    VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION OR APPLY HERE:

    https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/...

    Send all inquiries, referrals, and nominations to:

    Jennifer@ACESrch.com or call 860-740-2600.

    All your information is confidential.

    Collect a Nominee Award.

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  • Stanford Health Care Magnet Education Council: Come participate in their next Education Fair.

    Posted Mar 15, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    The fair will take place in the main hospital's ground floor atrium on Thursday May 10th, 2018 from 2pm-7pm; set up to be started at 1:30.

    "We sincerely hope you can come and represent your school as many of our employees, specifically nurses are interested in attaining a higher degree and eager to learn about possibilities offered by your school."

    Please RSVP by April...

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    The fair will take place in the main hospital's ground floor atrium on Thursday May 10th, 2018 from 2pm-7pm; set up to be started at 1:30.

    "We sincerely hope you can come and represent your school as many of our employees, specifically nurses are interested in attaining a higher degree and eager to learn about possibilities offered by your school."

    Please RSVP by April 10th

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  • 2018-19 Scholarships Available to San Mateo County Residents Enrolled In Healthcare

    Posted Mar 14, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    Each year, the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarships to individuals who live in San Mateo County and who are pursuing a career in healthcare. In partnership with the Mills-Peninsula Foundation, the Auxiliary awards multiple scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.

    Examples of healthcare careers include, but may not be limited to:
    o EMT
    o Hos...

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    Each year, the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarships to individuals who live in San Mateo County and who are pursuing a career in healthcare. In partnership with the Mills-Peninsula Foundation, the Auxiliary awards multiple scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.

    Examples of healthcare careers include, but may not be limited to:
    • EMT
    • Hospital Administration
    • Laboratory
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • PT/OT
    • Radiology
    • Ultrasound/MRI
    The application window for scholarships to be awarded for the academic year 2018-19 is now open. Completed application packets will be accepted through May 15, 2018. More information and the application are available at www.mills-peninsula.org/scholarship/

    Awards are based on the following criteria: past academic performance, participation/leadership in school and community activities, work experience, a personal statement including career and educational aspirations and goals, and any unusual personal or family circumstances. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. They must also be a resident of San Mateo County unless they are an employee of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center.

    For questions regarding the application process, email MPHSVolunteerServices@sutterhealth.org for the fastest response. Or leave a message on the scholarship phone line: (650) 696-2465, Option 6.

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  • Pacific Women’s OB/GYN Medical Group

    Posted Mar 13, 2018 by SF State School of Nursing

    Is women's healthcare your interest and passion? This all woman ob/gyn group is looking for a PA or NP to become an integral member of their team. They value a detail-oriented, compassionate professional with strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to prioritize, and adapt to changing situations.

    If you are interested in learning more about this position, pl...

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    Is women’s healthcare your interest and passion? This all woman ob/gyn group is looking for a PA or NP to become an integral member of their team. They value a detail-oriented, compassionate professional with strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to prioritize, and adapt to changing situations.

    If you are interested in learning more about this position, please see attached flyer!

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