County of San DiegoSan Diego 92101
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Certified Nurse Assistant

County of San Diego
Full Time San Diego County Health And Human Services Agency, 1130 Tenth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, United States


Job Summary
The County of San Diego, Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) has immediate openings for: CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT This position is eligible for appointment at step 3, $42,016.00  annually. HOURLY SALARY AND PREMIUMSFUTURE SALARY INCREASES ** July 2024 - 2.75% increase to base pay  ***This hard to recruit position qualifies for the Employee Referral Reward Program. If a current County of San Diego employee referred you to apply for this position, please indicate the employee’s name on your job application in the space provided. ***  Certified Nurse Assistant positions work under the supervision of registered nurses (RN's) or licensed vocational nurses (LVN's) to assist with patient care including bathing and feeding, maintaining supplies in a clean and orderly manner, and guiding patients through daily routines. Duties also include: assists with handling confused, agitated, disturbed or combative patients; observes patient behavior and, as needed, reports observations to professional staff; records observations and documents the patient's condition and progress in the patient's medical record; and assists other staff in setting up and directing recreational activities for patients. Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply.   Interviews will take place on Thursday for San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital. Interviews will take place on Tuesdays for Edgemoor. Qualifying applicants will be invited via email to schedule an interview.    Click to review the complete job description including minimum qualifications, examples of duties, essential functions, etc.The current vacancies are at the Edgemoor Distinct Part-Skilled Nursing Facility (DP/SNF) located in San Diego's East County suburb of Santee, 655 Park Center Drive, Santee, CA 92071; however, the list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital located at 3853 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110.
EDGEMOOR The Edgemoor facility provides 24-hour long term skilled nursing care for individuals having complex medical needs who require specialized interventions from highly trained staff. It is a FIVE STAR facility, having received this highest rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and a perfect score for nearly two years. It has been named yearly as one of the top nursing facilities in the USA by US News and World Report since 2012. The facility has been on a Baldridge quality journey which has involved the actions of each staff member. Over the last seven years, the facility earned the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards for excellence in quality. Of note, since 1996 only 34 facilities in the USA out of 15,600 facilities nationwide have earned this extremely prestigious award.  Edgemoor is a restraint free, smoke free facility and has exceptionally high- quality measures.   For more information about Edgemoor, click .   To watch a video about the new Edgemoor Distinct Part-Skilled Nursing Facility click .   SAN DIEGO COUNTY PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL
The San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH) is a Joint Commission Accredited, publicly funded, free-standing 24-hour psychiatric hospital. It is a locked facility and a component of the San Diego County Behavioral Health Services' continuum of care. The mission of the Hospital is to provide psychiatric evaluation and crisis intervention-oriented acute treatment for adult residents of San Diego County. The goal of the Hospital is to stabilize patients' behavioral health crisis and move ahead to a less restrictive level of care. Certified Nurse Assistants at the Psychiatric Hospital are assigned to one of two shifts: Morning (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.) or Night (7 p.m. to 7 a.m.). For more information about SDCPH, .
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Possession of a California Nurses Assistant Certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health is required at time of appointment. Note:  To qualify, applicants must have an anticipated completion date of training and licensure at the end of the current semester or training period NOTE A current healthcare provider CPR card is required at time of appointment. The Department of Human Resources removes personally identifiable information from all recruitments.  This practice, called Blind Applicant Screening, hides a candidate’s personal information that could influence or bias a hiring decision. Personal information includes name, phone number, address, gender, age and race. This process helps contribute to a fair and equitable selection process leading to a more diverse and inclusive workforce.   The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview.  Be sure to include your experience in meeting the minimum requirements in both the Work Experience section and the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application Work History and/or supplemental questionnaire. INTERVIEWS AND HIRING PROCESS The selected candidates will receive a SAME DAY JOB OFFER! Candidates should be prepared to immediately complete background paperwork.  
The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below. Please note that dates are approximate and are dependent upon the successful completion of each step of the process.

  • Job Offer and Background Process: Day of interview.
  • Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.
  •  Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of background or other mutually agreed upon date.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment. Additional types of background investigations may be conducted based on the job-related activities of the position. Employees who work at County locations subject to the California Department of Public Health State Public Health Officer order are required to be fully vaccinated.   If unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated (including booster), employees in some locations covered by the Public Health Officer Orders who remain in the workplace may be eligible for an accommodation. EVALUATION PROCESS The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental application.  Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying. Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.  As an employer of over 19,000 employees, the County of San Diego is an organization committed to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. We recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by our veterans and value the unique expertise and leadership qualities they bring to our workforce. We strive to provide veterans with the resources and tools necessary to maximize their employment opportunities, and to assist veterans with their transition into civilian life by applying the valuable skills, knowledge and training acquired in service to positions and career paths at all levels within our large organization. Click on the resource links below to learn more about how the County of San Diego supports its veterans. The County of San Diego offers preferential credits for military service to assist qualified applicants in transitioning from military to civilian careers with the County of San Diego. Do you need assistance translating your military experience into civilian experience? This tool can help! The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our  as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a  that will create a County that works for all.  
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