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NURSE PRACTITIONER
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician Assistant Recruitment Flyer

NURSE PRACTITIONER
DEFINITION
Under the general direction, to provide direct patient care to clinic patients; to conduct physical exams and evaluate the need for treatment or other services; to educate and counsel patients regarding their physical health, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a journey level Nurse Practitioner classification. Incumbents exercise discretion and independent judgment in providing medical care to patients. Positions work under the guidance of a physician preceptor and within written protocols.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
DEFINITION
Under general direction, to provide direct care services to clinic patients; to conduct physical examinations and evaluate the need for treatment or other services; to counsel and educate patients regarding their physical health, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a journey level Physician Assistant classification. Incumbents exercise discretion and independent judgment in providing medical care to patients. Positions work under the guidance of a physician preceptor and within written protocols.

Nurse Practitioner: Completion of nursing studies and curriculum sufficient to obtain requisite licenses from the State of California and two (2) years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California and a Certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California State Board of Registered Nurses. CPR and First Aid certification. Physician Assistant: Completion of a curriculum and graduation from a school approved by the Physician's Assistant Examining Committee and one (1) year of experience as a Physician Assistant. National Board of Medical Examiners Physician's Assistant Certificate. Individual approval of a Physician's Assistant practice by the California Physician's Assistant examining committee. CPR and First Aid certification. Special Requirements Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of application and a valid California Driver’s License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $46.47
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $56.50

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