California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a nurse manager to join our Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program. This newly-created statewide program is designed to provide integrated, specialized care to patients with a history of substance use who require additional medical assistance. ISUDT staff are committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism.
In this key position, you will:
Plan and evaluate the objectives and effectiveness of statewide programs/initiatives, including the Whole Person Care Program, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, and Hepatitis C and HIV Treatment
Maintain overall oversight of these programs’ surveillance for effectiveness, barriers to treatment compliance, program initiatives, and access to care
Plan, assign, supervise, and evaluate the work of program nursing staff, social services, and administrative support staff
Work collaboratively with a large multidisciplinary team, including clinicians from primary care, pharmacy, mental health, dental, and specialty services
Complete audits, ensuring proper documentation of patient care activities and participate in ongoing quality management/improvement efforts
To thrive in this position, you must have:
Current CA RN licensure
Three years of experience as an RN within the last five years, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, and two years of which must have been in a general acute care hospital (Possession of a BSN or MSN may be substituted for one year of general acute care hospital experience)
In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Bonus for those new to State service
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plan options
And much more
This distinctive opportunity is available at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) in Blythe. This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland, with 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking. The upscale enclaves of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of CVSP’s health care professionals.
Take the first step in joining this innovative program and apply at:
About California Correctional Health Care Services - Chuckawala Valley State Prison
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!