Community Health Nurse (PROMOTIONAL)

Civil Service Job: Yes


$26.54- $29.58 Grade 26, General Bargaining Unit

Information on the Community Health Nurse (PROMOTIONAL) position

VACANCIES: The eligible list established as a result of this examination may be used to fill vacancies that may occur within the Cattaraugus County Health Department.

Fee Paid By Employer.  Pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the County of Cattaraugus and CSEA/AFSCME Local 1000, a $15.00 examination-processing fee is paid on behalf of bargaining unit members participating in this examination.

DUTIES: Duties are performed by a nurse who plans, provides, directs, and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings and offers instruction and guidance in health practices for individuals and families. The work is performed under the general supervision of a Supervising Community Health Nurse. General supervision may be exercised over Health Care Aides and other staff assigned to carry out health care plans.

SUBJECT OF EXAMINATION: The only subject of examination will be an evaluation of your training and experience. You are, therefore, asked to include in your application a summary of all pertinent training and experience in sufficient detail so that your background may be evaluated against the duties of the position.

In your summary of training, include all college course work, formal in-service training, and seminars you have attended. You must specify either the number of credits received or the number of contact hours and dates of attendance. Also include a copy of your professional license or documentation indicating eligibility for licensure. Specify the date that your license was first issued.

In your summary of experience, you must specify the dates of your employment, the number of hours worked per week, your title, and the main duties for each. Be specific; vagueness and ambiguity will not be resolved in your favor. Candidates who submit incomplete applications or documentation may be disqualified.

RESIDENCY: There are no residency requirements that need to be met for the inclusion of names on the eligible list resulting from this examination.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a license and current certification to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State and EITHER:

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a baccalaureate degree in nursing, or a health or human services field; OR

B. Two (2) years of experience in home care nursing.

(Minimum qualifications pursuant to the State Hospital Code, Title 10 NYCRR Part 700.2.)

NOTE: Experience as referenced above refers to full time paid experience. Paid experience gained on a part-time basis will be pro-rated to determine eligibility. Therefore candidates must be specific when reporting number of hours worked.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT: Possession of a New York State Driver's License.

This examination is being prepared and rated by the Cattaraugus County Civil Service Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Law and Rules for the Classified Service of Cattaraugus County.

ELIGIBLE LISTS: Candidates who are successful in this examination and who meet the qualifications will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or on which they took the examination. The names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for one (1) year.

VETERANS: Disabled and non-disabled war veterans who are eligible for additional credits must submit an application for veterans' credits. Candidates who wish to claim veterans' credits on an examination should request an application and information sheet from the Cattaraugus County Civil Service Commission. The completed forms must be received before the eligible list for this examination is established in order to utilize additional credits.

APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and may be obtained from the Civil Service Commission web page, click here for a direct link.




Reissued: June 2017

Complete Job Description & Qualifications

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Application Forms

Cattaraugus County an Equal Opportunity Employer

This job was filed for Home Care, Health

Filed under: Continuous Recruitment