STAFF NURSE I/II (PART-TIME ONLY)

  • Stanislaus County, CA
  • Various, California
  • Apr 16, 2021
Part Time Public Health
  • Salary: $74,755.20 - $95,243.20 Annually USD

Job Description

About the Opportunity

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has immediate openings for part-time nurses to administer the COVID-19 vaccines in multiple cities within Stanislaus County. The hours and days vary and we have flexible schedules. Nurses have a key role in helping to maintain high vaccination coverage by communicating with patients and parents about the benefits of vaccination and vaccine safety.

COVID-19 vaccines are being administered by a variety of healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physicians assistants, and pharmacy technicians. Each of these professionals receives training on how to administer the vaccine and how to manage very rare side effects of the vaccines.

To learn more about the Health Service Agency, click here.

THE POSITIONS

STAFF NURSE I

Provides professional nursing care and treatment for patients in a clinic or other health care setting. This is an entry-level position that provides care under general supervision. This position is subject to overtime, standby, callback, shift work, weekend, and holiday assignments. Performs related duties as assigned. Specific clinics typical job responsibilities may vary.

STAFF NURSE II

Provides professional nursing care and treatment for patients in a clinic or other health care setting. This intermediate level position provides care under general supervision. As needed acts as supervisor overseeing program processes. This position is subject to overtime, standby, callback, shift work, weekend, and holiday assignments. Performs related duties as assigned. Specific clinics typical job responsibilities may vary.

Part-time extra-help is a provisional classification where permanent status may not be obtained. This position is subject to overtime, standby, shift, and callback assignments and will perform related duties as assigned. This position is non-benefited except for participation in a 401a program with Nationwide.

The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under the "Disability" tab.

Typical Tasks
STAFF NURSE I and II:
  • Observe and assess the patient's condition;
  • Report suspected cases of abuse and neglect of children and adults to proper authorities, according to procedures and protocols;
  • Assist with the supervision, training and evaluation of Medical Assistants and other unlicensed personnel;
  • Provide clinical services and, give injections;
  • Report communicable diseases to the appropriate entity and make referrals for tests and medical care according to current policy;
  • Teach patients and families about preventable health measures, such as immunization;
  • Ensure patients receive and comprehend information and appropriate instructions concerning their healthcare needs following the clinic visit;
  • Maintain appropriate control over supplies;
  • Perform quality assurance checks of equipment in the clinic and request replacement items needed;
  • Attend and participate in training and demonstration sessions and in-service education programs to attain and maintain nursing skills and further the knowledge of less experienced of nursing team, as well as unlicensed staff;
  • Participate on committees; attend meetings, in-service programs and workshops relevant to the area of assigned patient care or specialty;
  • Participate as triage nurse returning/routing patient calls to appropriate team members;
  • Provide guidance, oversight and orientation of less experienced nursing staff; and
  • Provide operational oversight when necessary.


Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience)
SKILLS/ABILITIES
STAFF NURSE I
  • Perform in stressful and crisis situations, interpret policies and procedure and apply them with good judgment;
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Administer treatments and medications to patients under the orders of a Health Care Provider;
  • Learn and operate clinical equipment;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, and other public agencies or personnel;
  • Use of various computer programs such as Windows and an Electronic Medical Record;
  • Follow complex oral and written directions and prepare clear and concise written reports, including documentation in the medical records;
  • Train and guide the work of Medical Assistants and other support personnel when requested;
  • Provide safe, effective and efficient nursing care; and
  • Ability to oversee operational processes.

STAFF NURSE II
In addition to the Staff Nurse I:
  • Administer treatments and medications to patients under the orders of a health care provider and/or the Nursing Practice Act;
  • Supervise, train and guide the work of Medical Assistants and other licensed and unlicensed personnel when requested; and
  • Leadership skills and oversee operational processes.

KNOWLEDGE
  • Principles and practices of the nursing process;
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules;
  • Nursing procedures, techniques, equipment and supplies;
  • Principles of contact investigation and infection control;
  • Collaborative health planning with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Medical terminology; modern nursing principles, methods and procedures; and
  • Use and effects of medicine, controlled substances, clinic supplies, equipment, and disease processes including communicable diseases, symptoms and treatments.

We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION
STAFF NURSE I
  • Associate or higher degree in Nursing; AND
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California; AND
  • Current valid BLS/CPR certification.

STAFF NURSE II
  • Associate or higher degree in Nursing; AND
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California; AND
  • After receiving Registered Nurse license, one (1) year full-time experience in a hospital/outpatient care setting or experience which utilized the development of critical thinking skills; AND
  • Current valid BLS/CPR certification.

Proof of education may be required for verification purposes after the eligible list has been established as part of the selection interview process. Proof of education (transcripts and/or degree) may be attached at the time of online application submission if available.
Application and Selection Procedures

APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE
Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications.

EXAMINATION PROCESS
Most County recruitment consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit

Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County.
  • Application Review and Screening. Applications are carefully screened based on information provided. Those who submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on.
  • Written Examination. Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position.
  • Oral Examination. Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts.
  • Eligible Lists. Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification. Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months.


TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE
Application Deadline: CONTINUOUS, BUT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.

Oral Examination: APPLICANTS WILL BE INVITED TO INTERVIEW AS QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.

Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation.

Some positions may require possession or the ability to obtain, and maintenance of a valid California Driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job related essential functions.

Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org

Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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