Nursing Consultant, Program Review – Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program
$130,512 - $163,392 annual salary range
Do you have a keen professional interest in addiction medicine and substance use treatment? California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking nurse leaders experienced in the implementation and oversight of complex clinical programs 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.
This distinctive opportunity is currently based in CCHCS’ Rancho Cucamonga, CA telehealth office (temporarily), but will eventually be relocated to our Ontario, CA telehealth office (permanently). Telework options are supported based on operational availability.
In this key position, you will:
Support the development and statewide deployment of the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program as well as other clinical initiatives, including the Whole Person Care Program, Complete Care Model, and Hepatitis C Treatment programs
Provide program consultation for nursing practices, procedures, and standards
Evaluate the effectiveness of complex nursing practices
Serve as a subject matter expert to nursing services staff and other disciplines
Develop statewide quality management and compliance monitoring processes for care management and care coordination; and disseminate institutional training of these processes and practices
Complete comprehensive executive level reports of health care provided in the institutions, detailing and presenting findings both verbally and in writing to committees and/or Executive Leadership
Travel to assigned institutions and perform onsite health care program monitoring and assessments
To qualify for this position, you must possess:
Current CA RN license
Three years of experience in nursing/psychiatric nursing. This experience must include direct care of developmentally disabled, psychiatric, and/or adult inmate or youthful offender patients.
Additionally, you must also qualify along one of these paths:
Two years’ administrative experience comparable to an assistant coordinator of nursing services at a large facility for the developmentally disabled; hospital for the developmentally or mentally disabled; and/or acute/subacute care correctional facility.
One year experience as a nursing consultant or as a director of nursing education/psychiatric nursing in an accredited state mental hospital/developmental center or nurse training program with responsibility for instruction of students at various nursing practice levels.
Three years of experience as a nursing consultant with BSN from an accredited school of nursing; and MSN, preferably in nursing administration.
One year of additional experience in an administrative or consultative capacity may be substituted for the MSN.
In return for your efforts, we offer all of the benefits and security of employment with the State of California, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
Secure State of California pension that vests in five years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans-tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year
And much more
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About California Correctional Health Care Services
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!