Definition and Class Characteristics Interested in joining a fast-paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members? The Nevada County Behavioral Health Department is seeking a Registered Nurse I or II, or a Behavioral Health Nurse I or II, to work as part of a clinical team including a supervisor, psychiatrist, case manager, therapist, and another nurse. This individual provides support for medication refills, nursing assessments, assisting psychiatrists in daily duties, and coordinating services within the clinical team, with primary care and other agencies. We have a friendly, nurturing work environment, and we enjoy the privilege of serving individuals with serious mental illness. The work is always interesting and provides opportunities for collaborative, creative problem solving. We seek individuals who are not only caring, but also bring a sense of humor and fun at the right time.
Registered Nurse I is the entry level class in the professional nursing series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform duties of increasing complexity. Qualified candidates for the RN I will have graduated from an accredited school of nursing, preferably with an Associate of Science degree in Nursing, possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing, and hold a current CPR certificate. Registered Nurse II
is the journey-level class in the series, fully qualified to independently perform the full range of duties using professional judgment within the framework of standardized policies, procedures, and protocols. Incumbents may provide training, direction and guidance to other team members and less experienced employees. In addition to the requirements for RN I, the RN II candidates will have a minimum of two years of responsible work experience equivalent to Nevada County's classification of RN I.
This position is full-time and fully benefited. The County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; and an FSA. We also offer flexible schedules to our staff!
Why Nevada County? Our leadership values employee development and engagement, promotes open and transparent communication, sets us up to be a high-performing organization, and recognizes our contributions. Our leadership connects with the community, listens to them, and provides important programming to keep us safe and healthy.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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