Primary Care Clinic Registered Nurse II

  • County of Ventura - Health Care Agency
  • Ventura, California
  • Mar 02, 2023
Full Time Public Health Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $90,320.57 - $107,996.73 Annually USD
  • Apply By: May 31, 2023


Under general direction, provides advanced skilled nursing care, patient and staff education in an ambulatory care setting, committee participation, quality assurance monitoring, and statistical data information.

Job Description

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Primary Care Clinical Registered Nurse series is distinguished from other nursing classifications in that it is assigned to ambulatory care programs affiliated with the Ventura County Health Care Agency and requires that incumbents demonstrate advanced competency skills and knowledge specific to specialty areas (i.e., family care, women's services, pediatrics, infusion/oncology, surgery/orthopedics, etc.).  Incumbents are expected to work at the full scope of their licensure providing clinical care with a decreasing amount of supervision commensurate with their experience. The levels are distinguished by experience and leadership assignments.
What we offer:

  • Educational Incentive for completion of: 2.5% for an Associate's degree, 3.5% for a Bachelor's degree, or 5% for a Master's degree.
  • Certification Pay: $0.813 per hour based on scheduled work week hours for each qualified certification up to a maximum of five (5) certifications. One of the five certifications may be paid at $2.00 per hour for a National Certification. List provided in the MOA, Exhibit 10 (please see attached list). CNA_Regular_Unit_Amendment_#5 (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
  • Evening Shift Differential - 7.5%
  • Night Shift Differential – 15%
  • Weekend Shift Differential - $2.00 per hour
  • Continuous County Service Incentive Pay: 1% for 7 years, 1.25% for 12 years and 1.5% for 17 years
  • Preceptor Pay – $2.50 per hour
  • House Supervisor Pay - $4.00 per hour
  • Charge Nurse Premium Pay - $1.50 per hour
  • Float Nurse Premium Pay - $2.50 per hour
  • In-House Registry Pay:
    • Non-overtime is 1.75 straight time base hourly rate
    • Overtime is 2 times base pay straight time base hourly rate 
  • Standby Premium Pay – ¼ of regular hourly wage or Federal minimum wage (whichever is greater)
  • Flexible Credit Allowance: Biweekly contribution towards medical, dental, and/or vision insurance from authorized plans.
  • Pension Plan: Participation in the County's defined benefit plan.
  • To learn more about the benefits, please follow the link below: (Download PDF reader)

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT:  Health Care Agency – Ambulatory Care
Primary Care Clinic Registered Nurse II is represented by the California Nurses' Association (CNA) and is eligible for overtime compensation.  
NOTE:  Salary placement will be determined according to the current CNA memorandum of agreement.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-Term), Per Diem Pool, Intermittent, and Extra-Help vacancies within the Health Care Agency. There are currently eight (8) Regular vacancies.
OPENING DATE:  December 23, 2022
CLOSING DATE:  Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Executes medical orders;
  • Provides nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation;
  • Provides care coordination, case management, and utilization management;
  • Maintains effective and continuous communications with physicians, patients and staff;
  • Delegates duties and oversee Licensed Vocational Nurses and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel;
  • Provides patient education, counseling, and advocacy;
  • Assists with patient hygiene, mobility, ambulation, and nutrition functions;
  • Performs and interpret diagnostic tests, quality control and quality assurance activities;
  • Prepares and administer medications, solutions, and or treatments safely;
  • Documents timely and legibly using SOAP or other acceptable format, including the delivery of medications, vaccinations, diagnostic tests and results, and treatments; 
  • Implements age specific, cultural, infection control, safety, pain management, and BLS competencies, and/ or other unit specific competencies;
  • Participates in process improvement activities, ambulatory care and hospital committees, and/ or policy and procedure development;
  • Orients and trains staff and provides in-services;
  • Promotes efficiency and safety in clinic flow and clinic operations;
  • Assists Supervisor with training of new hires; 
  • Develops and implements patient and family education programs;
  • Assists in establishing patient care standards and tracks the performance of nursing staff in the assigned area;
  • Participates in the development of clinic policies, procedures, and protocols for patient care;
  • Participates in nursing committee activities; 
  • Participates in internal auditing of clinic performance for compliance;
  • Maintains current knowledge in specialty areas and ability to apply same in-patient care; and
  • Performs other duties as required.

Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE:  This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

For more information about this recruitment, please contact Nathan Wood by e-mail at or by telephone at (805) 677-5232.

Job Requirements

Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
Primary Care Clinic Registered Nurse II requires six (6) months of full-time professional registered nursing experience.
Special Requirements: 

  • Must possess and maintain a current, valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California.
  • Must have a current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification by first day of employment.

This position may be subject to State Health Officer Orders regarding vaccine verification. These requirements are a condition of employment. Depending on assignment and work location(s), successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination and/or booster against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge of: the principles, practices, and techniques used in nursing care at specialty clinics.
Working knowledge of: patient and staff educational methods, quality assurance processes, nursing committee activities, and clinic administrative functions.
Working ability to: provide direction and serve as a resource to others; complete required continuing education programs; comply with and maintain accreditation standards and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements; work proficiently in emergency and/or stressful situations; maintain confidentiality of patient/client information; effectively maintain a positive working relationship with the medical staff, public, patients, and hospital administration; and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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Job Address

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