CLINICAL NURSE I/II

County of Calaveras

About the organization

The County of Calaveras was created in 1850 as one of California’s original counties. The historic gold-rush towns in Calaveras County offer a glimpse into California’s diverse past and provide modern day residents with recreational activities year round. Four seasons offer fishing, hunting, biking, camping, water sports at nine public access lakes from large reservoirs to small mountaintop lakes, snow sports including world class skiing, caves, golfing at six beautiful championship courses, quaint towns, a wide variety of restaurants, museums, art, wineries, historical landmarks and much more. With a population of over 48,000 residents Calaveras County encompasses 1,000 square miles stretching from the north central valley to the Sierra Nevada mountains. There are no freeways or interstates in Calaveras County. Historic Highway 49 runs through the county connecting its towns and people. Sacramento is just 75 miles away, San Francisco is 135 miles, and Yosemite is 2 hours.

Duties

Under direct or general supervision, the Clinical Nurse I/II provides skilled clinical nursing services to clients in outpatient settings in Public Health and Mental Health Services. . Nursing services encompass health promotion, care and prevention of illness and disability in programs addressing mental health, communicable diseases, chronic diseases, maternal and child health and other programs as required.

Clinic Nurse I
This is an entry level position. Under direct supervision of the Director of Nursing, provides clinical nursing services in the Public Health and Mental Health settings. This is an entry level position for a nurse with limited experience. The Clinical Nurse I is distinguished from the Clinical Nurse II in that the latter is expected to have more professional experience in a healthcare setting including Public Health and Mental Health. Clinical Nurse II is fully competent as a Registered Nurse and is able to independently perform the full range of clinical nursing services.

Qualifications

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited program in registered nursing - AND -

Clinical Nurse I
One (1) year professional nursing experience in a clinical setting such as a medical office, mental health program hospital or home health agency.

Clinical Nurse II
Two (2) years professional clinical experience, preferably in a public health or mental health outpatient setting.

Salary

$29.63 - $37.81 hr.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply online and attach a resume, cover letter, and any licenses/certificates.

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