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Registered Nurse
Ref No.: 17-00007
Location: Susanville, California
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Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 /Hour
Job Description Registered Nurse - MRN
Qualification Requirements
All Temporary/Relief Registered Nurses (RN) assigned to CDCR must have the minimum experience
outlined below:
1. Twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services
similar in scope to those defined herein in a public or private institution. Internship does not count toward
the required experience. Clinical competencies must be current.
2. Specialty Services: In addition to the above requirements, Temporary/Relief RNs that are requested
to work in a specialized area such as Specialty Services, Emergency Department, Inpatient Care and
Obstetrics shall also have at least one (1) year of experience within the last three (3) years providing
patient care within that setting and possess any required certificates. Clinical competencies must be
current and provided to the Institution/Facility prior to the Temporary/Relief RNs being assigned.
3. Possess and maintain while providing services to CDCR a current and valid license as RN issued by
the California Board of Registered Nursing.
4. Possess current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from an American Heart Association Provider or
client (with AED);
5. All Temporary/Relief RNs must have documentation of completion of a competency validation process
meeting the requirements of Title 22, Section 70016 or Section 70016.1 prior to performing the duties
described herein.
6. Each Temporary/Relief Temporary/Relief RN shall be in compliance with 8 CCR 5199 standards for
both current N95 and Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) medical clearance and annual general
respiratory protection training which is to include a request to repeat PLHCP clearance if they develop 1)
marked immunocomprompromise or pregnancy which might require great respiratory protection than
N95s provide or 2) a health condition which might limit N95 or PAPR use and completion of the annual 8
CCR 5199 Appendix G questionnaire.
7. Temporary/Relief Temporary/Relief RNs providing services to the CDCR must be proficient in the
English language and be able to communicate effectively with the CDCR/CCHCS. All Temporary/Relief
RNs must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the
English language. Any Temporary/Relief RN who fails to meet the minimum qualifications shall not be
permitted to perform services.
Service Delivery Requirements
Under the direction of the Institution's CEO/CNE or designee, Temporary/Relief Nurse RN shall provide
services as permitted within the scope of practice for Registered Nurse in accordance with
Institution/Facility policies and procedures. Duties/Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:
a. Plan and implement nursing care including the administration of medication,
therapeutic agents, treatments and disease prevention, orders by the physician, and
obtain specimens for diagnostic testing;
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Job Description Registered Nurse - MRN
b. Participate as a member of the Inter-disciplinary team in developing multidisciplinary
treatment efforts; assist physicians with medical or minor surgical
procedures, and prepare records and other reports;
c. Provide observation, ongoing patient/youth assessments, and therapeutic
intervention consistent with the patient/youth physical and psychological status;
evaluate effectiveness of patient/youth treatment regimens and record progress;
d. Document all nursing activities in medical records, including an initial nursing
assessment, treatment interventions, and patient/youth education; and
e. Ensure a safe therapeutic environment for the patient/youth and staff; maintain
order; and supervise the conduct of patient/youth.