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Sheriff's Detentions Nurse-14454802

Police Force:San Diego County Sheriff Department
Location:County of San Diego, California
Salary:$67,059.20 - $90,875.20 Annually

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Job Title:Sheriff's Detentions Nurse-14454802
Closing Date/Time:Fri. 04/25/14 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$67,059.20 - $90,875.20 Annually
Job Type:Regular - Full time
Location:County of San Diego, California

The County of San Diego Sheriff's Department is currently recruiting for the position of

Sheriff's Detentions Nurse

If you are a licensed Registered Nurse and willing to work in a locked detention facility, don't let this opportunity pass you by...APPLY TODAY!!!

This recruitment will suspend on April 25, 2014.

Sheriff's Detentions Nurse is an entry/journal level professional registered nurse class allocated only to the Sheriff's Department. Incumbents independently perform the full scope of medical and mental health nursing functions within the department. Incumbents must operate under established procedures and protocols, Standardized Nursing Procedures, and within the legal scope of practice as described by applicable state laws, department rules, regulations and policies. This class provides routine and emergency nursing services to inmates of detention facilities operated by the Sheriff's Department.

An example of qualifying education/experience is:
  • Possession of a valid and current Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing which must be maintained throughout employment (for license information, contact the California Board of Registered Nursing, P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100), AND,
  • A current CPR/AED card/certification is required at the time of application and must be maintained throughout employment. (A copy of your CPR/AED certification must be submitted with your application.)
  • Your California Registered Nurse License # and a copy of your current/valid CPR/AED card MUST be submitted in order to determine your eligibility to compete.

    Click here for a complete job description.

    Desirable Traits:
    • Nursing experience in correctional, psychiatric, geriatric, cardiac care, and emergency setting.
    • Correctional Health Care Professional (CCHP) certification is highly desirable.
    • Communicates effectively, is a knowledge worker, customer focused, can hold self-accountable, is a problem solver and is innovative, demonstrates ethical behavior, values and respects others, leverages resources, is driven to excel, and is supportive of change.
    Working Conditions:
    • Work environment is in a locked detention facility.
    • Incumbents may be exposed to infectious illnesses and to inmate patients whose behavior is unpredictable and occasionally violent and combative.
    • May be subject to verbal and physical abuse from patients and exposed to communicable diseases.
    • Incumbents may be subject to work rotating shifts (Morning, Mid-day, and Night), holidays, and weekends.
    Background Qualifications:
    • Must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness.
    • Felony convictions will be disqualifying.
    • Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on type, number, severity, and recency.
    • Prior to appointment candidates WILL be subject to a thorough background investigation which may include a psychological, polygraph or other examination or test.

    Evaluation Process:

    Qualified applicants will be placed on a 12-month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in the employment and supplemental applications.

    All required documents must be submitted immediately with your application in order to determine your eligibility to compete. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

    Don't miss out on this opportunity to grow with the County, Apply Now!!!

    Serving the Citizens of San Diego with Excellence

    Site link:For the full job application please click here.
    Job ID:34550


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