The Following CRONA 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.

Unit Area Representative and CRONA Committees

Number of positions available: varies, please contact CRONA to inquire

Term: immediately upon appointment – November 30, 2022

New! Associate Nurse Advocate

Number of positions available: 2 (may be either SHC or LPCH) POSITIONS CURRENTLY FILLED

Applications Due: n/a

Term: immediately upon appointment – November 30, 2022

Job Description:  Click HERE to view a PDF with additional information about the Associate Nurse Advocate position.

The Associate Nurse Advocate’s duties shall include:

  1. To 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.
  2. To assist in the administration of CRONA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement(s), in coordination with the Executive Board.
  3. To represent fairly all members of the bargaining unit.
  4. To ensure that contractual commitments are fulfilled.
  5. To comply with the methods of adjusting grievances under the Agreement(s), in coordination with the Executive Board.
  6. To assist in all activities involving the handling and/or adjusting of grievances, in coordination with the Executive Board.
  7. To keep a current record file on all issues raised by members of the bargaining unit represented by the Associate Nurse Advocate, and to coordinate with the Secretary to preserve records generated by the activities of the Associate Nurse Advocate.
  8. To keep the Executive Board informed of all activities and representation of members of the bargaining unit according to established practice and procedures.
  9. To identify problem areas in the Agreement(s) and make recommendations to the Executive Board.
  10. To educate Area Representatives and members regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement(s).
  11. May join any CRONA committee, including the Negotiation Committee, but may not be selected as a member of the Negotiation Team.
  12. To orient the newly-appointed Associate Nurse Advocate(s).

Nurse Advocate (Executive Board)

Number of positions available: 1 (may be either SHC or LPCH) POSITION CURRENTLY FILLED

Nominations Due: n/a

Term: January 20, 2020 – November 30, 2022

Job Description: The Nurse Advocates shall be responsible for handling grievances and other labor-related matters or problems, and, in addition to duties stated below, shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Executive Board or the Bylaws.
The Nurse Advocate’s duties shall include:
A. To assist in the administration of the CRONA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement(s).
B. To represent fairly all members of the bargaining unit.
C. To ensure that contractual commitments are fulfilled.
D. To comply with the methods of adjusting grievances under the Agreement(s).
E. To coordinate all activities involving the handling and/or adjusting of grievances.
F. To keep a current record file on all issues raised by members of the bargaining unit.
G. To identify problem areas in the Agreement(s) and make recommendations to the Negotiation Committee(s).
H. To educate Area Representatives and members regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement(s).
I. To serve as advisors to any Negotiation Committee(s) and Team(s).
J. To orient the newly-elected Nurse Advocate(s).

 

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