This is an open continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice. Please apply immediately.
This recruitment is being held to establish an open Eligible List to fill a vacancy with Health Care Agency, Correctional Health Services (CHS). The eligible list may also be used to fill future vacancies in this class until the next recruitment.
Adult Correctional Health Services (ACHS)
Adult correctional Health Services (ACHS) provides medical, dental, mental health, vision, and pharmacy services to adult inmates housed in the County's five correctional facilities. ACHS also contracts with local hospitals for inpatient and specialty care.
The Comprehensive Care Registered Nurse II (CCRN II) position will provide medical and mental health services for inmates and detainees housed in the Orange County jail facilities.
Responsibilities for the Comprehensive Care Registered Nurse II position include but are not limited to:
Intake screening and triage of all new arrestee/detainee bookings into the facilities
Determination of whether arrestees/detainees can be accepted and safely managed in the facility
Management of psychiatric and medical conditions
Medication administration and management
Daily sick call
Medical and psychiatric emergency response
Participation in team meeting for discharge planning and patient evaluations
Speak, write, communicate effectively
Ability to use a computer for report writing, data collection and communication
Other duties as assigned
Possession of a valid Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
A valid American Heart Association Healthcare provider CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification and a valid AED (Automated External Defibrillator) certification are required by date of appointment
A California Driver's License is required for some positions
One year of experience as a Registered Nurse in which six months was spent in acute, ambulatory, or mental health setting.
Experience in a correctional and/or psychiatric setting
Bilingual ability in Spanish/English and Vietnamese/English
Software proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation.
Must be able to pass and maintain extensive OCSD (Orange County Sheriff's Department) security background clearance. A comprehensive background check will be performed by the Sherrif's Department prior to appointment. (Background check inludes: Financial, Criminal History, Employment Record plus other areas.)
The institution is a 24-hour, 7 days a week facility, candidate must be able to work on weekends, evenings or night shift and holidays.
HEALTH CARE AGENCY:
The Orange County Health Care Agency is a dynamic organization dedicated to creating and supporting an environment that promotes the achievement of optimal individual, family and community health. Under the direction of the Agency Director, a new and dynamic executive team with an organizational structure comprised of five service areas - Administrative and Financial, Behavioral Health, Correctional Health, Medical Services, and Public Health is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Orange County community.
EXPLORE YOUR BENEFITS POSSIBILITIES
The County offers a competitive benefit package such as as: a variety of health plan options, dental insurance, retirement, vacations and paid holidays.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.
Independent body mobility to stand, walk long corridors and climb or descend multiple stairways quickly, bend, stoop, sit for prolonged time and to drive a vehicle; strength to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; manual dexterity to reach, grasp, manipulate small objects and precision instruments to give injections, take pulse and blood pressure; manual dexterity to hand write or use computer keyboard; vision sufficient to see/read gauges, thermometers and calibrated measuring instruments, labels on mediations, computer screen and to drive a vehicle; hear and speak well enough to communicate with patients at normal conversation level in person and over the phone.
Will be required to work in a locked facility with adult inmates who have multiple and complex health, social and psycho-social needs; may work with inmates who have communicable diseases; may be assigned to evening or night shift, assigned to work every other weekend, and to work holidays as needed as the institution is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility and coverage is essential.
Minimum Qualifications: (Refer/Non-refer)
The Health Care Agency Human Resources will screen all application materials to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition.
Subject Matter Expert Review: (Weighted 100%)
Application materials will be rated by a panel of job knowledge experts for those qualifications most needed to perform the duties of the job. This is a competitive process; therefore, be thorough in your responses.
Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.
Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies.
Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.
A background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript) will be conducted. All applicants will be required to pass the background check to the satisfaction of the Department.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this announcement.
Only online applications will be accepted. You may attach your resume to your application.
The primary mode of communication is via email. Please verify that your email address is correct and complete. Please do not list more than 1 email address, if you do notices may not be sent to your address.
User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions you apply for.
For specific information regarding this recruitment, please contact Marivel Chang by e-mail at
or by phone 714-834-2766.
Frequently Asked Questions:
for Frequently Asked Questions.
Your application should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific qualification listed above. All information submitted will be scored in order to identify the most qualified candidate.
All applications must be submitted online to receive consideration. Failure to complete all fields of the "
" section of the application may result in your application not being considered. A
resume will not be considered in lieu of a complete online application and will not be used in determining your qualifications for this position.
You are required to provide a full and complete response to the questions. The information you provide will be used as a scoring, so please be descriptive in your response. Failure to do so will result in an automatic "disqualification". Incomplete information will result in a lower score.
Responses of "See Resume" or "See above" or copy and paste of work experience are not a qualifying response and will not be scored.
Supplemental questions are designed to help you present your qualifications for this position.
Your qualifications for this position will be rated based on the information that you supply.
Please provide succint, concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing these questions.
If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds by email through the GovernmentJobs.com site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk mail folders, and/or accept emails ending with "governmentjobs.com" and "ochca.ocgov.com". If your email address should change, please update your profile at
Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages
applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
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