New Hire and Employee Referral Incentive Subject to the applicable section of the CNA MOA 2020-2023, Amendment #5 (Secs. 5001 – 5002):
May be approved for up to 10% of a one-time New Hire Incentive pending approval (Not applicable for Per Diem positions).
In compliance with specific requirements, effective 10/12/2022 a regular employee may be eligible for an Employee Referral Incentive of $500 (Registered Nurse II only).
Under direction, is responsible for providing professional direct or indirect nursing care to patients.
APPROXIMATE SALARY: Registered Nurse I (RN I): $34.69 - $36.46 per hour Registered Nurse II (RN II): $42.79 - $51.18 per hour Per Diem Registered Nurse (PD RN): $36.60 per hour Per Diem Registered Nurse II (PD RN II): $43.37 - $57.24 per hour
AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency
RN I, RN II, PD RN, and PD RN II are represented by the California Nurses' Association (CNA) and are eligible for overtime compensation.
NOTE: Salary placement will be determined according to the current CNA memorandum of agreement.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-Term), Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies within the Health Care Agency.
NOTE: If appointed at the lower level, incumbents may be promoted to the higher level without further examination upon meeting the minimum requirements, demonstrating satisfactory performance, and in accordance with the business needs of the department.
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Uses the full scope of the Nurse Practice Act to assess, plan, organize, and provide nursing care to assigned patients;
Follows prescribed doctors' orders concerning treatments and medications;
Documents patient treatment and dispensing; makes patient observations; records and reports on all pertinent information, including changes in patient condition and general progress;
Provides follow-through on judgment within the scope of accepted nursing practice;
Assists doctors in examination and treatment;
Provides unit organization and is responsible for completion of all delegated and indicated nursing duties by the end of the assigned shift;
Assists in training, supervision and evaluation of new and ancillary personnel;
Maintains current knowledge of nursing care developments and therapeutic measures; attends department in-services and staff development programs;
In Ambulatory Medicine areas, provides physician assistance and patient care as indicated and required;
May participate in quality assurance/utilization review or other non-direct patient care nursing assignments; and
Performs other related duties as required.
FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
Application Review: Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/jobs. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Erin Niemi by e-mail at Erin.Niemi@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654.2568.
These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
RN I & PD RN Requires no experience.
RN II & PD RN II - VCMC & SP Hospital Requires six (6) months of recent full-time acute care registered nursing experience in an acute hospital or equivalent setting, or completion of the Ventura County Medical Center competency requirements* as evaluated and approved by the Chief Nursing Executive.
RN II & PD RN II - Ambulatory Care & Public Health only Requires six (6) months of recent full-time equivalent registered nursing experience in a public or private health care setting.
*These competency requirements are in conformance with the California Board of Registered Nurses nursing requirements.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess and maintain a current, valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California, or Registered Nurse licensure in another state with California licensure pending.
Must have a current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification by first day of employment.
Successful completion of the Health Care Agency Pharmacology examination within three (3) months of employment is mandatory for assignments within the Health Care Agency.
Depending upon area of assignment, additional specialty experience and/or certification(s) may be required.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders regarding vaccine verification and/or testing. These requirements are a condition of employment. Depending on assignment and work location(s), successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination and/or booster against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process.