Senior Clinic Nurse

  • Monterey County Human Resources
  • Salinas, California
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $8,340.00 - $10,934.00 Monthly

Job Description

Position Description
Final Filing Date:
  This recruitment is open until sufficient qualified applicants have been identified.  This recruitment may close at any time.
The Health Department's Clinic Services Bureau has openings for Senior Clinic Nurses to serve as lead workers to clinic nursing staff and provide professional nursing care and services to patients and their families at one of its primary health care clinics.
The Bureau operates seven health care clinics, including the Alisal Health Center, Seaside Family Health Center, Marina Health Clinic and four outpatient clinics located in Salinas, which include the Family Practice Clinic, Internal Medicine Clinic, Women's Health Clinic, and Pediatric Clinic.  The clinics offer care to the medically underserved in MontereyCounty.

The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they arise.

Examples of Duties
  • Train, assign, and review the work of Clinic Nurses, Medical Assistants, and other staff as assigned.
  • Coordinate, manage, and participate in triage of patients; write protocols for triage; review triage for appropriate referrals.
  • Provide case management for the most complex patients; educate patients on how to follow physician's orders; research available pharmacies for patients; coordinate follow-up services.
  • Assess, organize, and provide nursing care to patients in accordance with physician instructions and protocols.
  • Oversee the referral process to find specialists who can treat patients, locate transportation for patients to visit the specialists, coordinate ancillary services; work to overcome financial barriers to health care.  

Examples of Experience/Education/Training REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to possession of a valid California Registered Nurse License and five years of nursing experience as a Registered Nurse, including experience and/or training in lead work or supervision.
 Possess a current CPR Certification and maintain certification throughout employment.
Incumbents must continue to meet the legal requirements to practice as a Registered Nurse as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing and continue to possess the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position as indicated above and as may change within the medical industry.
Ability to communicate effective in English and Spanish is required for some positions.

Additional Information  
TO APPLY:  Submit the following required materials:

County of Monterey Employment Application
Supplemental Question Response 
Copy of your California Registered Nurse License
Current CPR card

Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered . The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  To further assess applicant's possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance examination, and/or written examination.

The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (S Bargaining Unit)
For additional information please visit Unit "S" benefit summary sheet at:

This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "S" MOU prevail over this listing. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at (831) 755-4519; Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U. S.; if you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above.

 Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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