Nurse Practitioner

  • Contra Costa County, CA
  • Contra Costa County, California
  • Jun 30, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $159,138.24 - $198,741.84 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position


Bargaining Unit: CNA - Registered Nurses Unit
The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals to fill Family Nurse Practitioner vacancies. Incumbents provide medical care to individuals and families within the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center's Hospital and Ambulatory Health Centers, Inpatient Psychiatric Services, Public Health Clinic Services, Mental Health Outpatient Services and Detention Facilities, and may also make home and skilled nursing facilities visits.

Family Nurse Practitioners enjoy a collegial and collaborative practice with physicians and other members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Depending on assignments, Family Nurse Practitioners provide primary care and case management to individuals and families with various health problems or provide mental and behavioral health care and case management to individuals and families.

Upon request, incumbents may be required to develop, implement, and evaluate education and training sessions. Additionally, participates on various committees that focus on quality improvement and will be involved with committees that ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.

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The employment list established as a result of this examination may remain in effect for six (6) months.
Minimum Qualifications

License Required: Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner certificate and a Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out-of-state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Possession of a Master's degree in nursing, or Master's degree in a clinical field related to nursing or a Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university program.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital, clinic or other medical facility or two (2) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Public Health Nurse.

Other Requirements: Prior to appointment, candidates must obtain a Drug Enforcement Agency license issued by U.S Department of Justice and a National Provider Identifier (NPI) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment.


Selection Process
1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process.

2. Training and Experience Evaluation: At the time of filing, within the supplemental questionnaire, candidates will be required to complete a training and experience questionnaire. Candidates that clearly meet the minimum qualifications, as described above, will have their training and experience responses evaluated. The training and experience questionnaire is designed to measure candidate’s relevant education, training, and/or experience as it relates to the Family Nurse Practitioner classification. ( Weighted 100% ).


Supplemental questions will be evaluated on a monthly basis. Responses to the supplemental questions are submitted at the time of application filing.

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at . For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627.

As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here:

After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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