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Overview

Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant – Public Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

Category

Plumas County Jobs

Status

Open

This position is open until filled.

Salary

Nurse Practitioner: $46.24/hour

Physician Assistant: $46.24/hour

Posted

October 9, 2018 3:30 PM

Closing

Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

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NURSE PRACTITIONER
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

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.

Qualifications

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.

Miscellaneous Information

All County of Plumas employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through State law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with Plumas County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are Required to complete all Disaster Service Work-related training as assigned and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

EOE

A Plumas Co application is required and can be obtained online

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Master's
Driver's License Required: yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: DOE/LEVEL
    Accessible by Public Transportation: yes