**PRIORITY HIRING CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO RE-EMPLOYMENT/DROA/SROA/SURPLUS**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Plan and implement nursing care including administration of medication, therapeutic agents, treatments and disease prevention, and restorative measures ordered by the physician, assists physicians with medical and/or minor surgical procedures,
Perform ongoing assessment and monitoring of inmate- patients' physical and psychosocial status and evaluate effectiveness of nursing care and treatment regimen. Document nursing care and inmate-patient progress in the medical record, including but not limited to: admission assessment, treatment interventions, nursing care plans and inmate-patient teaching. Ensure safety of inmate-patients, provide patient teaching and/or discharge planning for continuity of care
Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in developing multidisciplinary treatment efforts and collaborate with physicians and other health care providers.
Provide clinical direction to nursing staff (Licensed Vocational Nurse, Psychiatric Technician, and Certified Nursing Assistant) and other health care staff in the unit to ensure quality patient care. Monitor work areas for safety and cleanliness. Instruct departmental and other staff on health issues.
Administer first aid in emergencies, obtains specimen for diagnostic testing, maintain and prepare other records and reports, assist in quality management improvement and audits as directed by nursing supervisor.
Serve as nursing expert on various committees. Assist in training and orientation of new or current nursing staff in the unit. Attend meetings and training required by the department. Maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmate-patients, prevent escapes and injury by these persons to themselves, others or to property, maintain security of working areas and work materials, inspect premises and search inmates-patients for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs. Other duties as required to fulfill the operational need of the facility.
About the Stockton Facility
The California Health Care Facility (CHCF) Stockton is a subacute medical and mental health care facility for patient-inmates within the California state prison system. By centralizing the highest need patient-inmates in an appropriate facility such as this, California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is able to more efficiently provide a constitutional level of health care to its incarcerated population.
HOW TO APPLY
To learn more about this position and how to apply,
please visit our Department Career Website
and follow our application instructions.
The challenges of our work are tremendous. But the rewards of making such a significant difference in people’s lives are even more impressive. We provide competitive compensation as well as the superior California State Employee benefits and retirement package.
To apply for this position, a State Application (STD 678) must be submitted to the contact person listed. In the “Explanations” section of the STD 678, you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, permissive reinstatement, etc.). All types of appointments will be considered. All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please visit the CalHR website and type in either the class code or title of the classification you are applying for.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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