The California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee is a premiere organization of registered nurses and one of the nation’s fastest growing labor and professional organizations in the U.S. and a strong, progressive voice for nurses, patients and healthcare workers around the world. We are seeking a committed Nursing Practice Representative in the Oakland, CA, Nursing Practice Department.
The Nursing Practice Department conducts research, literature reviews, synthesis and analysis on issues within its area of concern; drafts practice and policy position statements; collaborates with the health and safety, legal, government relations, communications and collective bargaining departments; serves as a resource on nursing practice issues for labor representatives and organizing staff; provides oral and written testimony and submits public comments on behalf of the organization; provides continuing education programs and monitors professional practice issues and trends affecting direct care (bedside) RNs.
The Department is a resource for the CNA/NNOC contract-mandated Professional Practice Committees (PPC) in each facility to ensure that nursing practice laws, patient advocacy regulations, and professional practice standards are observed, achieved and protected.
The Nursing Practice Representative serves as a general resource on nursing practice, and patient and social advocacy issues for the organization.
The Nursing Practice Representative will plan, organize, coordinate and present at a grassroots and leadership level, training and education programs on nursing practice, patient and social advocacy issues.
Qualifications for this position include: a BS or BA in Nursing or equivalent and three years of successful and progressive responsibility in leadership and education, as well as specialized knowledge about health care technology, including electronic documentation and decision support technology. Knowledge of state Nursing Practice Acts, health care facility regulations and current threats to nursing scope of practice and patient advocacy is required.
Please send applications to:
155 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94612
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CNA/NNOC is committed to Equal Opportunity, and to considering applicants of all ages, races, sexual orientations, national origins, ethnicities, and religions. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences related to our core organizational values and objectives to apply.