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Nurse Practitioner/Physician''s Assistant
Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant
$9,225 - $11,211/Monthly*
The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking California-licensed candidates to fill a full-time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant position in the Behavioral Health Division.

Starting Salary up to $64.46/hour ($134,535/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $3.45/hour.*
Working at the County offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment that provides continuous training, education, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are working to better our communities. You can also look forward to some excellent benefits*, including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $600 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
Position: Nurse Practitioner/Physician''s Assistant
Organization: County of Sonoma
Location: Santa Rosa,  CA 
United States
Salary: $9,225 - $11,211/Monthly*
Posting Start Date: 4/20/2022
Date Posted: 5/8/2022
Requirements Under the direct supervision of a licensed Physician, the Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant assesses complex youth and adult clients in need of medication evaluation, prescribes psychoactive medications, and monitors clients for side effects and treatment effects. This position interacts with multi-disciplinary treatment teams to plan a course of treatment and manages presenting symptoms of clients related to medication support; collaborates and integrates treatment with medical providers; assesses and evaluates changes in mental status and risk, taking appropriate actions; participates in case conferences related to complex treatment issues; participates in trainings and lectures required by the Behavioral Health Division; and may be assigned to work irregular hours and days. The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Experience working as an independent prescriber in the behavioral health system with an understanding of integrated behavioral healthcare
  • A proven track record of working with evidence-based practices and recovery-oriented, trauma informed care in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A demonstrated history working in a high-risk clinical position as a mandated reporter
  • Experience working with adults and youth in behavioral health settings either as a Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse
  • The availability to work evening, night, weekend, or holiday shifts, and manage a fast-paced work environment
*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now
Status: This listing expires on: 6/7/2022
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County of Sonoma
575 Administration Dr. Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Santa Rosa,  CA 95403
United States
(707) 565-2331
Human Resources Department