Nursing Practice Representative

Submitted by Administrator on September 8, 2017
Oakland, CA


The position of Nursing Practice Representative in the Nursing Practice Department is open for appointment. Candidates must posses a current Registered Nurse License in the state of California. 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 legal, government relations, communications and collective bargaining department; 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. 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:

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director
155 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA  94612

Fax 510-663-2771

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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.