The San Joaquin County
Correctional Health Services Department is recruiting for the position of Staff
Nurse V – Assistant Nursing Department Manager. This position assists the
Nursing Department Manager by providing onsite management coverage on weekends and
holidays as well as monitoring services and accreditation standards,
implementing quality control measures, while guiding and overseeing the medical
staff is essential to the role of the Staff Nurse V ANDM.
This position will assist the
Nursing Department Manager in directing, organizing and supervising the work of
nursing staff, which includes registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses and
outpatient clinic assistants. This position requires the modeling of a strong
work ethic and leadership skills.
You are applying for a position in Correctional Health Services,
which provides health care to adult inmates at the San Joaquin County jail
facility. Prior to working in the jail facility, the selected candidate may
receive a conditional, temporary clearance to begin employment. To retain
employment, the candidate must subsequently successfully pass the
security clearance, and, once employed, the employee must maintain the security
clearance. The security clearance is initiated through a background
investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office. The background investigation
requires the completion of an extensive questionnaire called “Personal History
Questionnaire” and is used by the Sheriff’s Office to conduct the background
The security clearance is a mandatory condition of employment, and
the loss of the security clearance will result in termination from County
employment in accordance with the rules and regulations governing County
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Staff Nurse V - Assistant Department Manager
NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.
Mobility-Constant walking; frequent operation of a
keyboard; standing for long periods of time, pushing/pulling, bending and
squatting; occasional sitting for long periods of time, running, climbing
stairs and climbing; Frequency of Lifting-Frequent restraining lifting/turning of heavy
objects or people; Visual Requirements-Constant need for overall vision, color and
depth perception, hand/eye coordination, and field of vision/peripheral vision;
frequent reading and close up work; Dexterity-Frequent
holding, reaching, grasping, repetitive motion and writing; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing of normal speech; frequent
hearing and talking on telephone or radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds
and talking over public address; Emotional/Psychological Factors-Constant concentration and public contact;
occasional exposure to hazardous materials; frequent exposure to emergency
situations, including trauma, grief and death, decision making, working
weekends and nights; occasional work at heights, working alone and overtime; Environmental Conditions-Frequent exposure to assaultive behavior by
clients; occasional exposure to noise, cold/heat, and hazardous materials, dirt,
dust, smoke, fumes and poor ventilation.
Insurance: San Joaquin County
provides full-time employees and part-time employees eligible for benefits with
a choice of three health plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a
Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premiums. Dependent
coverage is available for all plans.
Insurance: The County provides
employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United
Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no
cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available
at the employee’s expense.
Insurance: The County provides
vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for
employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee’s
For more detailed information
on the County’s benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org under
Insurance: The County
provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows:
1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000
3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000
5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000
Employees may purchase
additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate.
Flexible Benefits Plan: This
is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for
health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan
(Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over);
and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual
Plan: Employees of the
County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the
San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org for
more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance
from another California county covered by the County Employees’ Retirement Act
of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public
Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement
Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect
employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance.
Compensation: The County
maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You
may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation,
whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their
plan, up to $24,000. The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now
Vacation: Maximum earned vacation is 15 days each year up to 10
years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Accrual rate
is prorated for part-time employees eligible for benefits.
Holiday: 14 paid holidays per year.
Leave: Each fiscal year,
department heads grant 40 hours to full-time employees or 24 hours to part-time
employees eligible for benefits of educational leave that are not carried
beyond the end of the fiscal year.
Leave: 12 working days of
sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave
incentive: An employee is eligible to receive eight hours
administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the
cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee
must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year.
Leave: 3 days of paid
leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued
leave for death of employee’s spouse, domestic partner, parent or child.
Salary Increase: New employees will
receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After
employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range (1840 hours for
part-time employees), they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step.
designated by appointing authority to be in standby status is compensated at
33.33% of their regular hourly rate.
Supplement: Any bargaining unit nurse
who meets at least one of the following criteria will receive an Educational
Supplement equal to 5% of their base salary:
§ For those classifications that require an Associate's
Degree of Nursing, the nurse has a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing. (Nurses
who work in Mental Health may substitute a Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology or
Social Worker for a degree in Nursing.)
§ For those classifications that require a Bachelor's of
Science in Nursing, the nurse has a Master's of Science in Nursing.
§ Possess National or approved International
certification in the specialty area in which the nurse currently is assigned.
§ Possess CCRN Certification and active ACLS
§ Provide proof of completion of a critical care class
and active ACLS Certificate.
License/Certificate Fees: The County provides reimbursement
for specific classifications under the CNA MOU for fees required to renew State
required license/certification. Fees associated with initial
license/certification will not be covered.
Pre-Employment Physical Exam: If required, will be conducted at
San Joaquin County General Hospital at no cost to the employee.
Job Sharing: Any regular, permanent full-time employee may agree
to job-share a position, subject to approval by a Department Head and the
Director of Human Resources.
Educational Reimbursement Program: The County offers
an Educational Reimbursement Program. Eligible employees (civil service
and part-time eligible for benefits) may be reimbursed for career-related course
work taken on the employee’s own time up to $850 per fiscal year; an employee
enrolled in an approved degree program may be reimbursed up to $800 per
semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year per fiscal year.
Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton: The County
contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are
assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area.
School Activities: Employees may take up to 40 hours per
year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their
children’s school activities.
HOW TO APPLY
By mail or in person:
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00
pm; excluding holidays.
Phone: (209) 468-3370
For current employment opportunities please
call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated,
applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m.
or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of
an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are
not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed
applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance
Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.
This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to
all San Joaquin County employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: San Joaquin
County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to
providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color,
creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental
disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or
sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.