Per Diem Registered Nurse - (All Specialties) - DPH - (P103)
- Job Code and Title: P103-Special Nurse
- Fill Type: Temporary Exempt
Application Deadline - Continuous
Initial Date Opened: 7/1/2016; Re-posted: 11/16/2021
Employment Type: As-Needed
Appointment Type: This is a Temporary Exempt (TEX) recruitment. (please review here)
Work Hours: Varied schedules, hours as directed.
Location: SFDPH Facilities, determined by position.
Compensation: $85.03-$111.70 Hourly
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, you may contact Elaine Adams by email at [email protected].
Please note: Applications that were submitted more than 6 months ago will be expired.
The Mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. SFDPH strives to achieve its mission through the work of two main Divisions - the San Francisco Health Network and Population Health.
The San Francisco Health Network is the City's only complete system of care and has locations throughout the City, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and over 15 primary care health centers.
Under general supervision, provides nursing care to patients and clients in assigned Unit/Clinic.
Essential Duties include:
- Provides nursing care to patients within an assigned hospital Unit, Clinic, or any SFDPH setting that requires Registered Nursing care;
- Observes and reports symptoms and conditions of patients;
- Takes and records vital signs or other diagnostics including temperatures, respiration and pulse;
- Reports unusual occurrences and unusual results of treatments;
- Sets up treatment trays, prepares instruments and other equipment;
- Implements medical and nursing care plans;
- Directs and supervises the patient care provided by nursing personnel;
- Maintains standard unit or clinic activities;
- Assists in administering highly specialized therapy;
- Maintains records reflecting patients' condition, medication, treatment and reactions;
- Follows regulations, policies, and procedures for nursing care;
- May direct the work of auxiliary sub-professional personnel in performing various tasks in assisting with the care and comfort of patients and the cleanliness and sanitation of ward, hospital beds, and appurtenant equipment; AND
- Performs other related duties as assigned/required.
Various depending on Clinic/Unit.
LICENSE: Possession of a valid permanent/temporary (including interim permit) California Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
As of October 14, 2016, in order to place you at the appropriate salary step your application must contain verifiable RN employment history for up to 21 years. A resume cannot substitute for the need to fully complete your employment application. Information regarding salary placement
*Note: One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate Requirement / Provision:
Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued by the American Heart Association is required as a provision to employment for all positions. Candidates who do not possess such a certification may participate in this examination process and be appointed to a position(s), but will be required to obtain the certificate within two (2) weeks of hire date and maintain validity throughout length of employment. A photocopy of the valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate must be provided to the appropriate supervisor of the appointment within the allotted time frame. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of valid certification within two (2) weeks of hire date and throughout length of employment may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
• California Registered Nurse (RN) Licenses
Condition of Employment: Highest Educational Achievement
Due to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment 1988, all applicants who are selected for a position will be required to provide verification of highest level of education achieved. Applicants must meet one of the following conditions:
1. Have earned a doctoral, master's, or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science (including nursing), or medical technology from an accredited institution; OR
2. Have earned an associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science (including nursing)or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco
Note: Please be very clear in your application how you meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position. Applications that do not appear to meet the Minimum Qualifications may not move forward in the recruitment process.
Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website.
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e., weakens the seal between the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator
Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all. Diversity Statement
Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test. Medical Examination Information
Note on ICARE: Willingness to uphold/abide by ZSFG’s ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit) philosophy for employee and patient interactions
Information About the Hiring Process
Employee Benefits Overview
Equal Employment Opportunity
Disaster Service Worker
Seniority Credit in Promotional Examinations
Right to Work
Copies of Application Documents
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.