Nurse Manager- Public Health

County of Riverside
80- per week $90,129 - $146,736 Per year CA Riverside County Department of Public Health, 4080 Lemon St, Riverside, CA 92501, United States Apply before 6/30/2024 11:59
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Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System - Public Health Department is currently recruiting for a Nurse Manager for the HIV/STD division located in Riverside, CA. 
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
Required Certifications and Licenses:
  • Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
  • Public Health Nurse (PHN) certificate  
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.   

Work Schedule

9/80- hours and days TBD by department.


A CA Driver's License is required.

Meet the Team: 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES



• Coach train, manage, organize, direct, and review the total scope of patient care services provided in major or multiple patient care units, clinics, branches, or programs on a 24-hour basis. 



• Prepare, review, and assist in the development of the capital equipment budget plan; provide input into preparation of personnel and operating budgets; accountable for budget variances for all major or multiple units, clinics, or programs as assigned. 



• Provide leadership in decisions regarding scheduling, assignments, management, and staffing. 



• Develop, revise, and implement policies, procedures, standards of care and practice, and goals and objectives for a unit, clinic, branch, or program. 



• Establish and communicate expectations and performance standards to staff; evaluate the performance of staff to assure compliance with regulatory standards, policies, procedures, and standards of care and practice, including the goals and objectives of the organization.



• Provide management oversight and promote consistency to ensure staff compliance with the Department's policies and procedures, and regulatory, licensure, and accreditation standards. 



• Interview applicants and recommend hiring decisions to administrative designee. 



• Identify learning needs and oversee the orientation and training of staff; coordinate the training of students within patient care units, clinics, and programs. 



• Collaborate with physicians and other department managers to ensure quality patient care and efficient and effective unit or program operations. 



• Identify opportunities for improving patient care and operations in units, clinics, branches, or programs; establish objectives to be achieved, and plan, implement, and evaluate the action plan for achieving improvements; initiate and/or conduct audits to identify areas requiring improvement. 



• Communicate pertinent information, special instructions, and standards with staff and consider ideas and/or suggestions received from staff. 



• Foster staff development through performance appraisals, constructive feedback, and recognition of exceptional abilities and education; administer progressive disciplinary action when needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in nursing. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for up to two years of education on the basis of 30 semester or 45 quarter units equaling one year of the required experience.) A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing is preferred.



Experience: Four years of supervisory experience as a registered nurse in an acute care hospital or non-acute healthcare facility, public health clinic or program. 



Knowledge of: Principles of leadership and management; nursing processes and its application in patient care; licensure, accreditation and regulatory requirements; staff scheduling; performance evaluations; group dynamics; progressive disciplinary action; teambuilding and conflict management; problem-solving and management techniques. 



Ability to: Implement the principles of leadership and management in the nursing process; ensure compliance with Department goals, objectives, strategic plan, policies and procedures; prepare and maintain reports and clinical records; communicate clearly via oral and written methods; monitor critical practice indicators, identify opportunities for improvement, and guide implementation of the action plan; analyze and maintain budget accountability; establish, communicate, and monitor performance standards and expectations; manage time effectively; make sound decisions using problem-solving skills; use productive group dynamics to achieve teamwork.

GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Please read and follow any special application instructions on this posting. Click the 'Apply' link located on this page to submit your application. For instructions on the application process, examinations, Veteran's preference, pre-employment accommodation or other employment questions, please refer to our web site, . A pre-employment physical examination and background check may be required.

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