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Nurse - RN (6044)  (Regular Part-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Sunny Views (Escondido)


CRF inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

We are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges. We offer a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters personal growth and development. You will work within a collaborative, supportive team structure, learn new ways to provide optimal supports to your clients and help people change their lives for the better!


Job Position: Nurse - RN

Company: Community Research Foundation

Location: Escondido, CA

Hours: 16 hours per week with flexible schedule; no evening or overnight shifts

Pay Rate$45.67 per hour  




This program is the first of its kind in San Diego, California.  We support adults with co-occurring mental health and developmental disabilities in a residential home, who come from a variety of backgrounds and levels of skill. We provide services to adults who have unique needs and do not “fit in a box.” Our goal is to create a diverse team by combining behavioral and mental health strategies to compassionately help clients learn to tolerate their stressors and to be successful in their future.


What you will love about this job:

  • We are at one location, no extra driving
  • Meet and work with a variety of people and strengthen your clinical nursing skills
  • Pay incentives for overnight or weekend shifts
  • Low caseload
  • We offer a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters and encourages personal growth and development


What you will do at this job:

  • Perform face-to-face nursing assessments/evaluations, review Infection Control guidelines and screen for communicable diseases, collect medical and medication history. Identify acute or potential health problems and refer the resident to the appropriate facility and/or level of care for treatment.
  • Participate in the treatment and transition planning of clients as part of their Individual Behavior Supports Team (IBST).
  • Administer medications as ordered by the Nurse Practitioner.
  • Provide health education and medication instructions to clients, family members, staff and other support personnel
  • Monitor residents' physical and psychiatric condition and response to any treatment or medications and reports findings to Program Administrator and Psychiatrist.
  • Maintain inventory, storage and handling of medication including Patient Assistance Program (PAP) medications and/or sample medication according to Medi-Cal, SDRC, and all overseeing agency’s guidelines.
  • Complete and sign all required medical/nursing documents. Maintain medication control procedures as outlined in the CRF policy and procedures manual.


What you need to do this job:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field
  • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) nursing license required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • First Aid/CPR certification is required and must be kept current during employment
  • Minimum 6 months of experience working with adults with ID/DD and co-occurring behavioral challenges
  • A valid California driver’s license in good standing and eligibility to be an approved CRF driver is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance


Benefits: CRF provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. For part-time staff (fewer than 24 hours), we offer...

  • Employee Assistance Plan for you and your family
  • Employee discount program, including pet insurance plans
  • Paid training and supervision hours are available
  • Opportunities for advancement and growth
  • We also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduates 


All new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination and booster before their first date of work, unless legally exempted. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Internal Job Title: Nurse - RN

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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.