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Receiver's Nurse Executive (Statewide)

Job Number: 5592500
Location: Headquarters - Elk Grove
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Statewide
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
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 This Position

The Statewide Receiver's Nurse Executive oversees and coordinates all nursing operations and delivery of all patient care services for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's 35 adult institutions.  The Statewide Receiver's Nurse Executive facilitates statewide clinical nursing practices and operations to support compassionate, safe, effective, timely, efficient, and equitable patient care across multiple disciplines in coordination with the custody leadership team.  The Statewide Receiver's Nurse Executive is also responsible for maintaining an ongoing Nursing Services program and ensuring compliance with appropriate nursing standards to deliver, monitor, evaluate, and improve quality of nursing care.
Provides statewide leadership, management and monitoring of nursing services and related clinical operations at CDCR adult institutions to ensure quality clinical performance, access to care and continuity of care.  Directs the development and maintenance of an on-going program to deliver, monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality and appropriateness of all nursing care to patients within all CDCR adult institutions.  Directs the development and implementation of statewide nursing policies, procedures, and protocols, and development and implementation of nursing services staffing plan policies.  Assists CDCR in determining health care priorities.  Participates in the development and implementation of the mission, vision, goals and objectives for health and nursing services.  Routinely collaborates with interdisciplinary teams and other stakeholders to identify and make recommendations pertaining to health care priorities; develop plans, policies and programs; address resource needs; and otherwise improve the quality of health care services provided within CDCR adult institutions. Provides policy consultation, technical assistance and interpretation of administrative standards, laws, and regulations with regard to nursing services.
Oversees the Regional Nurse Executives (RNE) of Nursing Services with respect to nursing standards, procedures, protocols and policies. Participates directly in the selection of Institution Chief Nurse Executives (CNE) and RNEs of Nursing Services and other key nursing and patient care positions within the Department, and effectively recommends the appointment of candidates to Institution CNE and Regional Health Care Executive (RHCE) positions. Develops and monitors nursing performance expectations; performs competency assessments; mentors and coaches nursing personnel statewide. Assists in evaluation of nursing staff; effectively recommends corrective and adverse action to CNEs and RNEs of Nursing Services, Chief Executive Officers and RHCEs.
Participates in the assessment and monitoring of productivity, workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; 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 Department’s nursing budget. Other duties deemed necessary to operate the Health Care Services Division.
We are looking for an individual with the following Core Competencies:

     ·  Professional/Technical Expertise
     ·  Customer Focus
     ·  Teamwork
     ·  Valuing Diversity
     ·  Managing Performance
     ·  Leadership
     ·  Planning and organizing
     ·  Organizational Savvy
     ·  Process Improvement 
     ·  Developing Others
     ·  Managing Change
     ·  Strategic View

The Salary Range

$171,384 - $284,796 annual salary
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 $35,000 a year

Money in the Bank - Our Retirement Program
The final and best benefit of all is our ensured retirement program – money you can count on for the rest of your life – very similar to an annuity.  Even after working as little as five years.


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Minimum Requirements

To learn about the Minimum Requirements for this position, please read the Exam Bulletin.

How To Apply

You may apply for this position by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the op of the page.Appointments to these positions are limited-term (at will) for the first two years, with a possibility of becoming permanent, 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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The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.
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