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PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER

at Fresno County

Pay: $105170.00 to $127816.00/year
Salary : $50.56 - $61.45 Hourly $4,045.00 - $4,916.00 Biweekly $8,764.17 - $10,651.33 Monthly $105,170.00 - $127,816.00 Annually
Posted: 10/8/2019
Job Reference #: 2377989
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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 03/22/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$50.56 - $61.45 Hourly
$4,045.00 - $4,916.00 Biweekly
$8,764.17 - $10,651.33 Monthly
$105,170.00 - $127,816.00 Annually
Job Type:Permanent
Department:Behavioral Health
 

Scheduled Salary Increase:
2.0% effective 11/4/19

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

The Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health invites applications for the position of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.  The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, under the clinical supervision of a Psychiatrist, provides complete psychiatric assessments which may include physical assessments and examinations, psychiatric diagnosis, and treatments of both chronic and episodic psychiatric disorders; and performs related work as required.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity.  This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds.  Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved.  Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


 Samples of Duties:
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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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 Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of the following valid certificates and licenses:

Certificates

Nurse Practitioner Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.

Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Advanced Practice Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.

Adult or Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Controlled Substance Registration Certificate - Schedules II to V issued by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration. (Schedules must include 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4, 5)

Licenses

Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.

Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline). 
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
  • Please provide all applicable license numbers on your application. Failure to list this information will result in the disqualification of your application.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process listed below:

  • Oral examination. An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (the employment list established may be extended for an additional 12 months) and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the deadline).
  • Supplemental Questionnaire.
  • Copies of the following certificates: 
    • Adult or Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate
    • Controlled Substance Registration Certificate - Schedules 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4 and 5.

Applications must be submitted online only via our website by the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, in person in our office, email or fax will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of an application.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted online only. An online application can be found at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing date has passed you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: https://secure.governmentjobs.com/js_login.cfm?&TopHeader=fresnoca.

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore, mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.

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