The Following Paid Position Opportunities Are Currently Available:

To apply for any open position, submit a Consent to Serve form to CRONA via email to crona@crona.org or fax to (650) 366-0182. The Consent To Serve form can be downloaded from the CRONA website under Forms. Any CRONA Nurse in good standing[1] may apply for an open position.

Nurse Practice Committee (SHC and LPCH)

Number of positions available: 2 for SHC, 2 for LPCH

Applications Due: July 26, 2019

Term: 2 years, September 2019 – August 2021

Time Commitment: monthly meeting (paid) on hospital campus. In addition to the monthly meeting, the committee member may spend a small amount of time obtaining and reviewing information; such work may be done remotely.

Click HERE to view a PDF with additional information about the SHC Nurse Practice Committee Job Description position.

Click HERE to view a PDF with additional information about the LPCH Nurse Practice Committee position.

Workplace Violence Subcommittee (LPCH)

Number of positions available: 2

Applications Due: July 26, 2019

Term: 2 years, September 2019 – August 2021

Time Commitment: monthly meeting (paid) on hospital campus. In addition to the monthly meeting, the Subcommittee member may spend a small amount of time obtaining and reviewing information; such work may be done remotely.

Click HERE to view a PDF with additional information about the Workplace Violence Subcommittee (LPCH) position.

Workplace Violence Prevention Taskforce (SHC)

Number of positions available: 2

Applications Due: July 26, 2019

Term: 2 years, September 2019 – August 2021

Time Commitment: monthly meeting (paid) on hospital campus. In addition to the monthly meeting, the Subcommittee member may spend a small amount of time obtaining and reviewing information; such work may be done remotely.

Click HERE to view a PDF with additional information about the Workplace Violence Prevention Taskforce (SHC) position.

Area Representative

Number of positions available: varies depending on unit; please email crona@crona.org to ask if there is a vacancy for your unit.

Applications Due: open. Must file new Consent to Serve in September of each election year. Position is elected at time of elections; if there are vacancies between elections, any qualified CRONA Nurse may be appointed.

Term: 3 years; current term is December 2016 – November 2019; next term will be December 2019 – November 2022. If volunteering to serve between elections, term will be for remainder of term.

Time Commitment: monthly meeting on hospital campus (receive stipend for attending meeting); attend House of Representatives (annual CRONA Convention held the first Tuesday in October – paid one shift’s worth of pay for attending). Additional time commitment varies.

Job Description: Area Representatives shall have the following rights and obligations:

To serve as a member of the House of Representatives. Representatives are encouraged to notify the Executive Board if unable to attend the meetings or to send an alternate.

Representatives are responsible for the interpretation and explanation of the terms of the contract to members. Any questions a representative cannot answer will be referred to any of the officers for CRONA’s interpretation.

Representatives shall contact the new staff members on their units in regard to explanation of the contract. Representatives should remind staff members of the benefits that are available to them through CRONA and should encourage participation in CRONA. To implement the telephone tree during negotiations and on other occasions as directed by the CRONA Board. To maintain the designated unit CRONA bulletin board. CRONA matters can be discussed at breaks, mealtimes, and outside of patient care areas.

Representatives are obligated to notify the Executive Board preferably in writing of any issues related to contractual matters immediately.

To orient the newly elected Area Representative. In case no such orientation occurred, it shall be done by the Executive Board or its designee.

Representative(s), only if designated by the President, shall be available to attend investigatory/disciplinary meetings with members, if a member requests a representative to be present as a witness or to represent the member.

Finance Committee

Number of positions available: 0

Applications Due: open. Must file new Consent to Serve in September of each election year. Position is elected at time of elections; if there are vacancies between elections, any qualified CRONA Nurse may be appointed on a volunteer basis.

Term: 3 years; current term is December 2016 – November 2019; next term will be December 2019 – November 2022. If volunteering to serve between elections, term will be for remainder of term.

Time Commitment: one to two meetings per year, with a few number of additional hours reviewing financial documents.

Job Description: The Finance Committee is an advisory committee to the Executive Board, the Area Representatives and the CRONA membership. The Finance Committee will make recommendations regarding CRONA’s finances with emphasis on Executive Board expenditures and the investment of reserves.

[1] See CRONA Bylaws, Article IV, Section 401.1 for definition of “member in good standing”.