Receiver's Nurse Executive (Institution)

  • Lancaster, California
  • Nov 11, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: 183,660 USD

Job Description

Do you want the challenge of a leadership role in an organization committed to change management, process improvement and better health care outcomes?

Then consider this nurse executive opportunity with California Correctional Health Care Services.

About the Position
The Nurse Executive leads the nursing management team in developing, piloting, implementing, and supporting changes in the prison health care delivery model. The Nurse Executive facilitates compassionate, safe, effective, timely, efficient, and equitable patient-centered care across multiple disciplines in coordination with the custody staff. This position oversees all direct patient care activities for assigned institutions.

Directs all nursing activity within the institution and ensures compassionate, safe, effective, timely, efficient and equitable patient-centered care in conjunction with other health care discipline managers, and in coordination with custody. Develops and maintains a competent nursing team to deliver evidence-based patient-centered care. Participates in nurse recruitment and retention programs. Participates directly in the selection of key nursing and patient care positions assigned to the institution. Develops and monitors nursing performance expectations; performs competency assessments; mentors and coaches nursing personnel throughout the institution. Assesses nursing professional training and orientation needs and participates in the development of orientation and education programs to promote staff development policies. Develops and implements clear and realistic performance expectations, issues letters of instruction and counseling memoranda, effectively recommends formal disciplinary action to the institution Chief Executive Officer, and upon delegation from the Chief Executive Officer, takes disciplinary action.

Assists in the development and maintains an on-going program to deliver, monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality and appropriateness of all nursing care in the institution. Assists with the development of nursing policies, procedures, and protocols, and with the development and implementation of nursing services staffing plan policies. Implements statewide policies, procedures, and protocols for the delivery of health care services. Identifies problems and implements solutions for operational and organizational issues pertaining to nursing. Directs nursing quality improvement teams and ensures that nursing audits are conducted on an on-going basis, including the development and implementation of corrective actions plans

Participates in the assessment and monitoring of productivity, workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships as directed; identifies and makes recommendations for improvement and assists in the implementation of changes. Assists with the formulation of operational and capital budgets and makes decisions or effectively recommends a course of action with regard to management of the institution’s nursing budget. Other duties deemed necessary.
We are looking for an individual with the following Core Competencies :
  • Professional/Technical Expertise
  • Customer and Patient Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Valuing Diversity
  • Managing Performance
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Process Improvement
  • Developing Others
  • Managing Change
  • Strategic View

Salary Range:
$183,660 - $239,136 / Annually
Salary based on assignment and qualifications.

And here are just some of the benefits of the job

• Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
• Paid Holidays
• Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
• License renewals reimbursed
• State Safety Retirement
• 401(k) and 457(b) available: tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 a year

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Minimum Requirements

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How To Apply

You may apply for this position by clicking "Apply Now" button at the top of the page.Appointments to these positions are limited-term (at will) for the first two years followed by a one-year probationary period.

About Eligibility

You must have List, Lateral or Reinstatement Eligibility for this classification to apply for this position. If not, you must complete the Online Self-Assessment for this classification.

The challenges of our work are tremendous. But the rewards of making such a significant difference in people’s lives are even more impressive. We provide competitive compensation as well as the superior California State Employee benefits and retirement package.

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Closing Date/Time: Until Filled

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Lancaster, California United States View Map