Department Description Jail Psychiatric Services (JPS) is a satellite, contract program of the Department of Psychiatry. The program provides traditional Inpatient and Outpatient mental health services to inmates incarcerated inside the two Sacramento County jails located at 651 I Street in downtown Sacramento, and Rio Consumnes Correctional Center (R3C) in Elk Grove. Job SummaryFinal filing Date :11/16/2019Salary Range : $57.73 to $77.68Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 08 HoursLocation : Behavioral Health CenterCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY Responsibilities Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient populat1ion. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. The CN II identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations, directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned and promotes compliance and support for policies. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous and patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties; and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Required QualificationsGraduation from an accredited school of nursing.Possession of a current California RN license. Completion of hospital Medication Exam and I.V. Therapy Exam with passing scoreAbility to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Knowledge of current trends in nursing.Commitment to excellence in patient care. Effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrates accountability and professionalism. Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner. Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice. Basic computer skills. CPR Certification. Preferred QualificationsBSN Special RequirementsThis position is subject to a background investigation, including a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department security clearance Ability to pass and maintain Sheriff's Department security clearance is a condition of employment.Must demonstrate ability in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care, taking into consideration protective interventions, development (behavioral and physical) and physiological characteristics specific to the patients Has mandatory reporting responsibilities for domestic violence, child abuse and elder/dependent abuse. Ability to safely lift 25 pounds and assist in moving patients, and to stand on feet over extended periods. Works overtime as defined by the collective bargaining agreements, floats to other areas and works weekends and holidays. References reflect an overall meets or exceeds. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply:
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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