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SALARY:             Beginning biweekly salary: Level I $2,026.47 Level II: $2,122.80
DEPARTMENT:   Department of Health and Human Services

JOB OPPORTUNITY:
The County of Del Norte, Public Health branch is seeking qualified candidates to fill two (2) vacancies for the position
of Registered Nurse I/II. This position is classified as permanent, full-time. Candidates who meet all the minimum
qualifications may be invited to an oral interview. This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in
filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1)
year.

This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may
be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year. This recruitment is Open Until Filled.
Applications will be reviewed weekly.

CORE COMPETENCE:
Provides professional nursing services in the conduct of various public health programs. Conducts patient
interviews to determine medical history; performs patient evaluations; coordinates the processing of or performs
laboratory tests; interprets test results and advises patients regarding recommended treatment plans; and
provides patient referrals as necessary. Conducts and plans a variety of clinic services in accordance with
established policy and standardized procedure; conducts/participates in clinics – venereal disease, tuberculosis,
triage, and other clinics; administers immunizations.

For a full detailed description of the job functions and requirements visit our Job Descriptions Page.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid state driver’s license.
  • Possession of a valid, clear and active license as a Registered Nurse in California, issued by the CA State
    Board of Registered Nursing. You MUST attach a copy of your registration with your application materials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training and experience which would likely provide the
required knowledge and abilities may be considered qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities
would be:

Registered Nurse I:
One (1) year of experience as a licensed Registered Nurse.

Registered Nurse II:
Two (2) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse I (or equivalent); and
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; and
Experience in client assessment and case management duties as determined by various program requirements.

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Carefully read recruitment flyer.
2. Download and fill out a standard Del Norte County application on our County Site.
3. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will be screened weekly.
4. Applications are required to be submitted by email to hrjobs@dnco.org, OR by fax (707) 465-1470, OR by mail
Attention: Human Resources, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City CA 95531.

5. Candidates will be notified via phone or mail about their status within two weeks of the closing date or as the
recruitment proceeds.

BENEFITS:
A generous package of benefits is provided, including: health and dental care benefits, life insurance, and a retirement
plan. Paid leave: Vacation: 1-5 years of continuous service: 15 working days per year. Sick Leave: 1 day of sick leave
with pay for each month of service from the date of employment. Holidays: 13 working days each year. Floating
Holidays: 3 working days each fiscal year. Retirement: The County is a member of the California Public Employees’
Retirement System (CalPERS) integrated with Social Security. Group Insurance: The County pays a portion of the
employee’s group health, dental, and life insurance premiums with dependent health and dental care benefits available
at group rates.
Note: The information listed above is a general summary of benefits for this position. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as an employment contract.

SELECTION PROCESS:
The County of Del Norte does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual
preference, or disability in any of its programs, activities, or hiring practices. All applications will be reviewed and
those individuals with backgrounds most closely meeting the needs of the county will be selected for further review.
In the event of a large number of qualifying applicants, a written examination may be given to determine which
applicants will be invited to attend an oral interview. An eligibility list will be established upon completion of the oral
interviews. Expenses (i.e. travel, food, lodging) incurred in connection with the interview shall be the burden of the
applicant. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are necessary at any
stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the interview/examination so that
appropriate arrangements can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, Del Norte County is required to verify, within three days
of employment of any person, that he/she is: 1) a citizen or national of the United States; 2) an alien lawfully admitted
for permanent residence or authorized by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to work in the United States.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
Del Norte County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants. Disabled applicants who
require special testing arrangements should contact the Human Resources Department prior to the filing deadline. In
accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or
authorization to work in the United States. A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to
employment. The investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check, driver history and inquiry
to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history information. All applicants who meet the minimum
qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process. Selection
processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: application review, competitive screening,
written examination, performance examination, and/or oral examination. This bulletin is solely for the purpose of
announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein
may be modified or revised without notice.

DEL NORTE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES
981 H Street, Suite 250
Crescent City CA 95531
Call: (707) 464-7213
Fax: (707) 465-1470
Email: hrjobs@dnco.org

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: Level I $2,026.47 Level II: $2,122.80