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FLSA: Non-Exempt


Under general supervision (Staff Nurse I) or direction (Staff Nurse II), performs a variety of prevention-oriented nursing and patient care services in support of public health or behavioral health programs, functions, and operations; provides clinical nursing, laboratory testing, history-taking, medication dispensing, and education to individuals and groups within clinics, acute facilities, and within the community; and performs related duties as assigned.


Receives general supervision (Staff Nurse I) or direction (Staff Nurse II) from assigned supervisory or management personnel.   Exercises no direct supervision over staff.


Staff Nurse I: This is the entry-level classification in the Staff Nurse series.  Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform routine preventative nursing care services. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and complex; close supervision and frequent review of work lessen as an incumbent demonstrates skill to perform the work independently. Positions at this level usually perform most of the duties required of the positions at the Staff Nurse II-level but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise.

Staff Nurse II: This is the journey-level classification in the Staff Nurse series.  Positions at this level are distinguished from the Staff Nurse I-level by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing; and

Staff Nurse I: None.

Staff Nurse II: One (1) year of professional experience as a registered nurse equivalent to the Staff Nurse I-level.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Possess and maintain valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • Must possess a valid US driver’s license upon date of application. Must obtain California driver’s license following hire date per California DMV regulations.

For full Job description and to apply:

Wage range: $28.84 to $42.69

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Accessible by Public Transportation: No