Clinic Practitioner Temporary

  • Nevada County, CA
  • Truckee, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Temporary Other Public Health
  • Salary: $49.23 - $60.10 Hourly USD

Job Description

Definition and Class Characteristics

The Public Health Department promotes the health of the entire community through varied programs ranging from control of communicable diseases and coordination of the response to health emergencies to individual case management to primary prevention of disease and wellness promotion. Come join our dynamic, professional team committed to keeping Nevada County's residents safe and healthy!

This classification combines the professions of Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant. Medical direction is received from a licensed physician, and administrative direction from a program manager and director. This part-time temporary Clinic Practitioner supports our Truckee clinic and performs reproductive health examinations, procedures and screening services in addition to providing family planning counseling. This Clinic Practitioner also provides guidance including selection of contraceptive devices and placement, as well as providing counseling and treatment for sexually transmitted illnesses.

The ideal candidate will:
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or related field. Post-graduate coursework sufficient to meet licensure. One year of clinical experience in the desired specialty area.
  • Bring value to a strong, engaged team whose mission is to prevent disease, promote and support optimal health and wellness, and protect the community against disasters.
  • Be committed to and participate in the department’s ongoing work towards diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Possess excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to adapt their communication style to meet the needs of both internal and external customers.
  • Be able to empathize with challenges group participants discuss and connect them with available resources.
This position is temporary, part-time. This temporary, part-time employee works on average 20-24 hours per month, for a maximum of 800 hours per fiscal year. Temporary employees earn sick leave, but are not eligible for other vacation or holiday pay, and are not eligible for medical, dental, or vision benefits, or CalPERS. The Truckee Tahoe Workforce Housing Agency also helps Nevada County employees navigate housing in the Truckee Tahoe area, with a dedicated team to assist employees towards stable, secure housing, whether that is for rent or for purchase.

Benefits : You matter at County of Nevada. Your contribution, your worth, your ideas, all have a place here. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your whole self to our place.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity . We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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NOTE:

This summary of benefits is not a binding document and is provided as a courtesy. Refer to specific unit summaries and agreements (MOUs) for additional benefit information for each employee group.

Sick Leave:

Temporary County employees shall accrue at the rate of one (1) hour of sick leave for each thirty (30) hours worked. Temporary County employees can accrue a maximum of 80 hours of sick leave which may be carried over from one fiscal year to the next.

Medical Benefits:

Temporary employees whose assignments average 30 hours per week or more are eligible to enroll in County-sponsored medical benefits.

NEVADA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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