Supervising Nurse

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

Job Summary
The County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA)
is currently recruiting for the position of


In addition to the base salary, Supervising Nurses assigned to the Psychiatric Hospital earn a 15% location premium.

Graveyard Shift Differential = $2.25 per hour . Supervising Nurses provide professional, specialized nursing care to adult patients in an acute or post-acute setting and serve as a second level supervisor, first level manager in the nursing series. As a Supervising Nurse, you will provide direction and leadership to nursing personnel in all shifts within a specific location in the facility to ensure an adequate standard of care. This position may act in the absence of the Assistant Director of Nursing or Director of Nursing. Positions are located at the Edgemoor Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility (DP/SNF) located at 655 Park Center Drive, Santee, CA 92071 and at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH) located at 3853 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110.

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  • A valid Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California; AND,
  • Current CPR card is required at the time of appointment, which must be maintained throughout employment; AND,
  • A valid National Provider Identification Number (NPI) is required at the time of employment. Incumbents are required to maintain the NPI throughout employment in this class; AND,
  • Four (4) years of registered nursing experience, of which at least one (1) year of this experience must have been in a long term care, rehabilitation, geriatric and/or psychiatric nursing facility, AND, one (1) year of this experience must have been in nursing management.
  • Note: A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency may substitute for one (1) year of RN experience. A master's degree in nursing, public health, hospital administration, business administration or other related fields from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency may substitute for two (2) years of RN experience. Specialized training in nursing administration and supervision is highly desirable.  Substitution cannot be applied to the one (1) year of experience in a long term care, rehabilitation, geriatric and/or psychiatric nursing facility OR the one (1) year of experience in nursing management.

    Ideal Candidate:

    The ideal candidate will have recent experience in a long term care setting; experience supervising a large unit of nurses in various levels of nursing; knowledge of standard of care and strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to multi-task; and knowledge of state and federal nursing requirements.


    The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a  three (3) month eligible list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained on their employment applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the response you give will be scored 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.


    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.

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