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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/27/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
Staff Nurse II - Extra-Help
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County of Sonoma | Larkfield, CA
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Job Description

Starting salary up to $49.84/hour plus a 20% premium for each hour worked*

We offer expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that provides continuous training, education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. 
 
The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a dedicated, California-licensed Registered Nurse for an extra-help Staff Nurse II position in the Juvenile Institutions Health Program at Juvenile Hall. Located in the Juvenile Justice Center, Juvenile Hall is a locked, residential detention facility with a bed capacity of 140. The state-of-the art facility sits at the entrance of the Valley of the Moon in the beautiful hills of Mount Hood. In Juvenile Hall, a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals from Public Health and Behavioral Health provides incarcerated minors with a broad range of health services.

Along with performing general registered nursing functions, this position will perform specific medical functions, including assessments and treatments. This position must work harmoniously in a multi-cultural setting and within the security guidelines of the facility. The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Some experience providing nursing care in a detention setting to an incarcerated population
  • Experience providing services to incarcerated minors including immunization administration, care coordination with other providers, as well as assessments and treatments according to standardized procedures for RNs
  • The ability to observe, assess, and report both physical and emotional symptoms and conditions of patients
  • An aptitude for working with minors and parents/guardians sympathetically and tactfully
  • The ability to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends
*Salary is negotiable within the established range. Additional information can found in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 Memorandum of Understanding.

This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of this list.

Extra Help Positions

Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Intermittent, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most regular employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Intermittent, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of 1,380 hours within any twelve month consecutive period. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage. 

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