Nurse Practitioner I - II

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $89,107.20 - $137,488.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Working in partnership to promote and improve health, wellness, safety, and quality of life in San Bernardino County.

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is recruiting for Nurse Practitioner I (NP I) and NP II who provide patient care services in primary care clinics with behavioral health integration using the collaborative care model. Duties include obtaining patient health history; performing physical examinations; identifying abnormal conditions and developing treatment plans; recording findings, assessment, treatment plans, follow-up examinations, and subsequent evaluations; engaging mental health screenings and providing interventions with support from a clinical therapist and Psychiatrist.

For more detailed information, refer to the Nurse Practitioner I and Nurse Practitioner II job descriptions.

Immediate vacancies exist in the Federally Qualified Health Centers (Hesperia, Adelanto, San Bernardino, and Ontario). The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies throughout the County as they occur.


Our health centers provide a wide range of low-cost, confidential health services. Our mission is to protect health, prevent disease, and promote health and well-being. We are here to give San Bernardino County residents health care in a friendly atmosphere. To learn more, click here .

Nurse Practitioner I (Trainee)
Nurses Group 3: $89,107 -$120,494 Annually

Nurse Practitioner II
Nurses Group 1: $104,832 - $156,353 Annually*

*Annual salary includes longevity pay, please refer to CNA- MOU for longevity pay eligibility

Refer to the Nurse BbOU to learn more


Travel/Driver License: Travel throughout the County is required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.

Pre-Employment Process: Prior to appointment, applicants must pass a background investigation which includes verification of employment history and education, fingerprinting, physical exam, and drug screening.

Visa Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.
Continued Education:
Additional training/coursework may be required.

Licensure /Certification: All required licensure (CA NP and CA RN) and certifications (BLS and DEA Authorization/Registration) must be obtained prior to employment start/hire date, and must be maintained through the duration of employment as an NP I and NP II.
Trainee: NP I are eligible to promoted to journey-level classification, NP II, upon successful completion of the trainee period (e.g., preceptorship, orientation, and/or certification, as applicable) and receipt of a satisfactory work performance evaluation or be terminated. Refer to the MOU for additional information.

Minimum Requirements

All NP I and NP II* applicants must possess all of the following education and licensure/certification requirements: Education
Master's degree, or higher, in Nursing from an accredited college or university
Licensure/Certification Applicants must possess and maintain all of the following items:
  • Valid Nurse Practitioner license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) for a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP),
  • Valid Registered Nurse license issued by the CA BRN,
  • Valid Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate (Course Completion Card) issued by the American Heart Association.
  • Valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration certificate for authorization to prescribe all necessary medication and verification as a legitimate handler of controlled substances.
NP II candidates must also possess:

six (6) months of full-time equivalent paid experience as a journey-level licensed Family Nurse Practitioner.

NOTE: NP I is a Trainee-level classification, and is not considered qualifying experience. The licensed NP experience must be in a journey-level, NP II or higher, classification to be considered qualifying.

Desired Qualifications

Experience: Applicants with paid mental health nursing experience in a mental health environment and/or at least one (1) year of paid experience as a journey-level licensed Family Nurse Practitioner are encouraged to apply.

Bilingual Skills: Applicants fluent in American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.

Computer Skills: Candidates possessing computer skills in Microsoft applications and electronic medical records are preferred.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire.

Application Procedure : Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans’ Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans’ Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .

Nurses Unit

The County of San Bernardino offers a range of benefit programs for employees and their eligible dependents. These include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit, family size, hire date, plan selection, and number of hours worked.

For a summary of benefits,* please click here .

Refer to the appropriate MOU, contact the County's Employee Benefits and Services Division at (909) 387-5787 or visit the Benefits website for more detailed information at .

*Retirement benefits subject to change.

Job Address

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