Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner (20357651) – California

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner (20357651)





5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100 Marysville, 95901


The Health & Human Services Department is recruiting to fill one alternately staffed position. Under general direction the Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, plans, organizes, administers, directs, reviews, and evaluates the work and activities of public health nursing; serves in the capacity of the Director of Public Health Nursing pursuant to California Code of Regulations 17 CCR §1253; develops goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures to meet legal, organizational and public health nursing services; performs medical, behavioral, and social health assessments and examinations and provides care coordination and health management under the supervision of a licensed physician;  promotes initiative to improve the health and well-being of the community; relieves the physician during emergency preparedness and response; and performs related duties as assigned.

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Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position will have an excellent understanding of administrative principles and practices, including strategic planning, goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, and the management of employees directly and through subordinate levels of supervision. A successful incumbent, takes initiative and will use ingenuity and sound judgement to solve difficult fiscal and administrative problems.  They will work effectively within a large organization as a loyal team player and to support Yuba County’s strategic priorities. The incumbent will also possess excellent leadership skills and have the ability to coach and mentor employees to produce valuable, motivated and team oriented staff. This position requires experienced nursing ability in a public health setting and the soft skills needed to be a collaborative community and internal partner.


Family Nurse Practitioner:

MINIMUM: Graduation from an approved school of Nursing and completion of a State approved Nurse Practitioner program that includes a clinical preceptorship.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, some experience in an acute care hospital, primary care health clinic, physician’s office, psychiatric facility or outpatient services which has included administrative and supervisory responsibilities.


Physician Assistant:

MINIMUM: Graduation from an accredited primary care Physician Assistant program that includes a clinical preceptorship and training in all of the duties listed so that proficiency can be demonstrated to the Board of Medical Quality Assurance, ad administrative agency within the state Department of Consumer Affairs.

PREFERRED: In addition to the minimum, some experience in an acute care hospital, a primary care health clinic, physician’s office, psychiatric fa


MERIT INCREASE:  Typically 5% each year for the first 7 years. To access the County salary schedule, please click on this link.


Classic = 2% @ 55                   New = 2% @ 62

For more information about CalPERS Pension, please click on this link.

SOCIAL SECURITY:Yuba County does not participate in the Social Security Program

MEDICARE: Yuba County does participate in the Medicare Program.

STATE DISABILITY INSURANCE:Employees in this group do NOT participate in SDI.

DISABILITY INSURANCE: The County provides a self-funded disability insurance in-lieu of SDI. Disability rates are paid at 75% of salary up to the current maximum weekly rate established by the State SDI program for up to a maximum of 90 days while on leave for a limited or total disability.

MEDICAL: Yuba County offers several medical plan options (HMO and PPO plans available based on eligibility) through CalPERS. To reference the current Rate Sheet, please click on this link.

DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE:  The County pays 100% of the Basic plan premiums for employee or 80% for employee and eligible dependent(s). Requires participation in Health Insurance benefits.

*Health Waiver Opt-out of $250/monthly available with proof of other Non-Covered CA, employer sponsored health care coverage.

LIFE INSURANCE:The County provides a $50,000 life insurance policy to employees in this unit.  An additional $50,000 in coverage is funded by the employee's contribution to the STD program. A total of $100,000 in coverage.   Employees may purchase supplemental coverage for themselves and dependents.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  County paid confidential counseling program for up to 5 visits per incident per eligible family member.

DEFERRED COMP: One Voluntary Deferred Compensation plan is available.

EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION TO DEFERRED COMPENSATION 401(A) PLAN: The County will provide a deferred compensation plan match to Unrepresented Safety Management employees within the Sheriff's Department and the Probation Department with open 457 deferred compensation accounts, after the completion of 2 years of service.


For Leave Accrual Rates and Specialty Pays for classifications within the Non-Represented Management Bargaining Unit, please reference this benefits summary.

Special Instructions

Final Filing Deadline: April 3, 2023 @ 5:00 p.m.


Due to the coronavirus affecting the county’s ability to safely conduct selection procedures such as, but not limited to: Qualifications Appraisal Panels, Speed Interviews, Written Exams, Departmental Interviews, etc. the Personnel Director may provide direction to postpone or change selection procedures, extend recruitments and/or cancel and pause recruitments as deemed necessary. The Human Resources department is working with departments to provide support to fill critical positions. 



An official Yuba County employment application must be submitted by final filing deadline. copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts and/or diploma. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from further consideration.



ONLINE APPLICATION:Applications may be submitted online through CalOpps. Click on the Apply for Job button above to complete the Yuba County employment application.


HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may access a hard copy of the Yuba County employment application by visiting our website at Our applications are available in a Microsoft Word format or fillable PDF, or you may pick up these materials in our office located 915 8th Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901. Hard copies of applications can be submitted to our office in person, by U.S. Mail or by fax at 530-749-7864. Applications must be received by the final filing deadline; postmarks or applications received after the final filing deadline will not be accepted.


All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County. Communications are sent from two mail servers; [email protected] and


Applicants are responsible for notifying the County of any changes to their contact information, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, primary and secondary telephone numbers.


(Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at:


Applicants must provide the following documents with their application by the filing deadline:

  • Completed Yuba County Employment Application (Online or Hard Copy)
  • Any Diplomas and Unofficial Transcripts
  • Copies of Related Certifications



The minimum and preferred requirements are listed above. While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, Human Resources reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee further participation in selection procedures.



The recruitment process involves multiple steps which may include but are not limited to:

  • Personal History Statement (Pre-Review)
  • Department Interviews

(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 8 – 10 weeks for successful candidates).



When selection procedures have been publicly announced and the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position is five or less, the Human Resources Director may, at her/his discretion; a) Waive the competition entirely and submit the names of the applicants meeting the minimum qualifications to the appointing department, b) Revise the conditions of competition to a more practical basis under the circumstances.



An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.



The Health & Human Services Department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.

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