County of Yuba Correctional Facility Registered Nurse in Marysville, California

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the Correctional Facility Registered Nurse (RN) classification within the Probation Department at the Juvenile Hall facility on a part-time and full-time basis. Under limited supervision, these positions provides nursing services, care and assessment to youth offenders within the Juvenile Hall facility under the direction of a licensed physician and in accordance with facility policies and procedures; and performs related work as assigned. Incumbents must comply with all provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and comply with all relevant laws and regulations regarding confidentiality. The ideal candidates must be able to multi-task, uphold department policies and procedures, and help foster a safe working environment. Applicants must possess the ability to work independently when necessary but have a teamwork mentality. Examples of knowledge skills and abilities required for successful performance of a Correctional Facility RN (in addition to the above): Knowledge of principles and practices of skilled nursing care in a correctional facility; methods and techniques of infection control, sterilization and asepsis; principles and practices of treatment plan development and follow-up; techniques for working successfully with other employees in a lead capacity. Skill in assessing inmates and detained youth status and needs and taking appropriate action to provide for the modification of treatment plans as directed by a physician to maximize care effectiveness. Ability to perform skilled nursing and make sound decisions in emergency situations; assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; apply institutional rules, policies and regulations to maintain safety; interact with others in a non-judgmental manner.* *Note: This is a Representative summary of the major duties and abilities. Refer to the class specification for full description of KSAandrsquo;s required for this position.