Jefferson County seeks a professional to assume responsibilities for providing primary health care services at both the Public Health Department and the Correctional Facility. The work is performed independently under the appropriate license in collaboration with a licensed Physician qualified in the specialty area. Responsibilities include: diagnoses illness and recommendations of therapeutic and corrective measures which may include the prescription of drugs, devices and immunizing agents. Home Health Care visits to new mothers and babies. The position is Full Time, 40 hours a week, split between Public Health and the Sheriff’s departments.
Minimum qualifications: New York State certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the specialty area(s) related to the work performed.
When prescribing medication is required:
Completion of not less than three semester hours or the equivalent in pharmacology in a nurse practitioner educational program registered by the New York State Education Department or a program determined by the Department to be equivalent to a registered program.
When travel is required: Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license appropriate to the vehicles operated or otherwise demonstrates the ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.
Extensive fringe benefits including: NYS Retirement, Health Insurance, Dental Plan, paid sick and vacation time. Letter of application with salary requirements accepted at Jefferson County Department of Human Resources, 175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, New York 13601 (315) 785-3147. EOE