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Job Title: 1147 - Border Health Nurse Practitioner
Job Number: 2023-02011
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 4/12/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,,  AZ    USA
Compensation: $88, 881 - 133,321 annually
Position Description: REOPEN


Salary Grade: 18

Pay Range Full Range: $88,881 - $133,321 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. This grant-funded position provides direct medical care and treatment to patients of a specialized nature often requiring clinical judgment within a public health setting.

This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Duties/Responsibilities (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.) Performs client assessments, records and evaluates comprehensive health histories in the setting of an electronic health record;

Performs and documents physical examinations, makes accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatment plans that are memorialized in the electronic health record;

Evaluates clinical situations, exercises independent judgment, and makes critical decisions within guidelines of licensure;

Performs, orders and interprets appropriate laboratory screening and other diagnostic tests;

Provides forms of contraception as appropriate including device/implant placement and removal, and emergency contraception;

Provides client education and counseling appropriate to the clinical services performed;

Assists with development of clinical protocols and development of clinical policies and procedures, and implementation, evaluation, and quality assurance of the same;

Initiates and/or dispenses medications and/or medical devices appropriate to clinical service area;

Evaluates the effectiveness of medications and treatments and adjusts as necessary to meet clients' needs;

May act as preceptor for other nurse practitioners, medical students, interns and residents;

May participate in outreach activities;

May be required to participate in Public Health Emergency events, exercises and training;

May supervise, assign and review the work of professional patient care services personnel.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Arizona and certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the State of Arizona with at least six months of clinical practice experience in a public health or community setting.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Minimum three (3) years experience working with low-income, multi-cultural, non-English speaking populations. Bilingual English/Spanish. Experience in non-traditional medical setting- providing care outside of a clinic or hospital setting. Experience using electronic health records. Selection Procedure:

Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson.

Closing Date: 6/13/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  1147 - Border Health Nurse Practitioner
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
  Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
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How to Apply: s/4314497/border-health-nurse-practitioner- 1147-nurse-practitioner

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