Essex County

Posted 5/21/2024


BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Sick, Vacation, and Personal time, NYS Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Plan, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Premium Enhancement, and 35 Hour work weeks (Monday-Friday)

POSTING DATE: April 23rd, 2024



JOB SUMMARY: The work involves responsibility for performing professional nursing and mental health therapeutic services, as required, in the care of patients experiencing mental or physical health conditions. The work is performed in accordance with professional practices, special orders from physicians and/or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and established rules and regulations. General assignments are usually received from administrative personnel responsible for assigning and supervising the work of the professional nursing staff. Assignments concerning patient care are usually given directly by supervisory staff. Work is supervised and reviewed in a general way. Registered professional nurses are expected to perform routine duties without detailed instructions. Supervision may be exercised over licensed practical nurses, nursing assistants and student nurses. The incumbent does related work as required.

Note: In compliance with OSHA, this position has a potential risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens (blood/body fluids).

Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and graduation from a school of nursing registered by the State Education Department from a course approved by such department as qualifying for registered professional nurse.

Special Requirement

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATIONS: Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a registered professional nurse. Possession of license at time of appointment.

Salary: $32.63/HR

To Apply

Additional Information: Persons seeking employment with Essex County shall be required to submit to a drug and alcohol screening/testing, pre-employment physical, and additionally may be required to submit to a fingerprint background check, depending upon the specific requirements of the position.

Essex County Dept. of Personnel & Civil Service
Essex County Government Center, 7551 Court Street, P.O. Box 217, Elizabethtown, NY 12932 /personnel-and-civil-service


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