Per Diem Registered Nurse Ii/iii/iv/v-ph Immunization

County of Riverside
6 per week CA Riverside County Public Health, Health administration building, 4065 County Cir Dr, Riverside, CA 92503, United States Apply before 5/19/2024 11:59
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Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION




The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System - Public Health Department is recruiting for a Per Diem Registered Nurse for the Immunization Program. The incumbent will be responsible for the following:


  • Oversee vaccine teams of 5-7 team members.
  • Provide Vaccines and education to the community.
  • Respond to outbreaks and disaster responses as needed by the department including but not limited to testing operations and sheltering operations.
  • Work on mobile vaccine team that travels throughout Riverside County.
This position may require that you are able to lift and move items above shoulder height regularly throughout the workday, reach overhead and horizontally to retrieve files and supply items, kneel and squat for at least 6 hours of the workday and have dexterity to assemble small to large size objects.
 
Report to location: Innovation Warehouse; Mobile Vaccination Clinics

The most competitive candidates will possess Public Health, vaccine/testing clinic experience. Knowledge of VFC/VFA/317 Vaccines.

Driving is required.
Work Schedule:

  9/80 schedule. Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm with every other Monday off.


Schedule is subject to change based on emergency response needs, all Public Health staff are considered Disaster Service Workers and in the case of emergency response staff at all classifications may be called upon to support a response.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid California Driver's License.
  • Valid Registered Nurse License
  • Public Health Nurse license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association.
Meet the Team!
Public Health Nurses help individuals and families prevent illness and maintain and achieve good health. Public Health Nursing has a variety of programs that help improve the health and development of our county residents. To learn more about the programs listed below, please visit Riverside University Health System-Public Health's webpage at:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES


• Within the full scope of the Nurse Practice Act, assess, plan, organize, and provide nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with physician instructions; make preliminary observations of, and prepare patients for, medical treatment.

• Assist physicians in administering treatments and in performing medical examinations, diagnostic tests, and surgical operations.

• As directed, administer prescribed treatment and medications including dispensing as ordered to patients; chart treatment of patients and record and report significant changes in condition and general progress of patient.

• Counsel and advise patients, families and significant others regarding special medical problems and/or proper healthcare methods; prepare and maintain concise and complete records and reports.

• Instruct patients in carrying out physicians orders; may transcribe physician's orders to working records.

• May provide orientation and training to new staff, residents, medical students, ROP and nursing students.

• May participate in quality assurance reviews; may act as a team leader or relief charge nurse.

• Assign and monitor the work of subordinate nursing personnel; participate in committee activities.

• May triage patients by reviewing admission charts and merging patients into the patient assignment or clinic flow at the appropriate time and place.

• May testify in court as to the client's mental and physical condition; may recommend initiating conservatorship investigations when assigned to the mental health setting.

• May coordinate and monitor patients through the hospitalization process utilizing physicians, primary care nurses, and third party payors to maintain quality care and fiscal responsibility.

• May review the post hospital care plan with the patient/family, establishing a contact regarding time frames and responsibilities; follow plan through a discharge.



Incumbents in the fifth level of this series demonstrate exceptional expertise within a specialty area or multiple specialty areas and serve as resource persons in the specialty areas to staff and administration. Responsibilities are further expanded to include assignments in training needs assessment, in-service training, problem solving clinical and administrative issues and standardizing related policies and procedures. To serve in the absence of the nurse manager or supervisor in charge of the department or facility as needed, and to supervise, preceptor and mentor staff who have been assigned to the unit. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Per Diem Registered Nurse II: ($49.5485)

Education: Successful completion of the coursework required to obtain a valid license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California.

Experience: Completion of one year of experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care hospital, mental health setting, clinic outpatient setting, or healthcare agency program. Experience gained as an Interim Permit Nurse may be credited toward meeting the required experience. Evaluations and references must show proficiency of practice as a Registered Nurse.

Per Diem Registered Nurse III: ($53.6690)

Education: Successful completion of the education required to obtain a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
 
Experience: Three years of full time experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care facility, mental health facility, or community health agency with references and evaluations to show appropriate skill level. (A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or national certification in a nursing specialty may be considered as a substitution for one year of the required experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing may be considered as a substitution for two years of the required experience.)

Per Diem Registered Nurse IV: ($56.6210)

Education: Current, valid National Certification in nursing or health related field or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in nursing or health related field.

Experience: Six years of current full time experience as a Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years of experience in area of specialty. (A Master's degree will substitute for two years of the general experience.)

Per Diem Registered Nurse V: ($59.7268)

OPTION I:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing or a health-related fiend, and a current valid national certification in nursing or health related field. 
 
Experience: Nine years as a full time Registered Nurse with at least two years in a specialty area.
 
OPTION II:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in nursing or health related field, and a current valid national certification in nursing or health related field.
 
Experience: Seven years as a full time Registered Nurse with at least two years in a specialty area. 

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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