The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Medical Professionals to work in Corrections. Corrections nursing provides autonomy for independent, critical thinkers who practice clinical skills and conduct assessments on a population with diverse medical conditions. Corrections professionals provide a valuable service, work helping the under-served. Medical staff enjoy good support from peers and practitioners. The corrections industry is stable and our staff enjoy competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package, including paid CMEs, comprehensive health insurance, paid time off, and an employer-paid pension program.
Career opportunities for medical professionals at the Sheriff's Office include:
- Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP) (Psychiatric)
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Registered Nurse
- Mental Health Professional
- Medical Assistant (Certified)
All candidates for employment must successfully pass a criminal history background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Candidates must be at least 21 years old at the time of application and a United States citizen OR permanent resident. Must pass job related tests.
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP) (Psychiatric)
Candidates must have completed a formal nurse practitioner program and be certified for advanced practice in the State of Washington; AND, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN), preferably psychiatric; AND a Master’s degree in nursing or related health care field. Current Washington Psychiatric ARNP licensure with prescriptive authority required. Prefer one (1) year of experience in a mental health setting, with demonstrated ability to relate effectively with people of varied backgrounds. Past experience in correctional health care preferred.
Licensed Practical Nurse
State of Washington Practical Nurse License. Successful completion of National Association of Practical Nursing Education and Service, Inc. (NAPNES) Medication Course is preferred.
Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and a current State of Washington license as a professional registered nurse. One (1) year experience in an acute care hospital or related trauma experience is preferred.
Mental Health Professional
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in social work, clinical psychology, psychiatric nursing, or related field; PLUS, two (2) years experience in the direct treatment of mentally ill clients; OR, any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Licensure as a Social Worker, Marriage/Family Therapist or Mental Health Counselor required.
Medical Assistant (Certified)
Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant – Certified program; State of Washington Medical Assistant - Certified License. Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers and CPR/AED certification is preferred.
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- Qualified candidates who pass the initial screening will be notified to self-schedule for an oral board interview.
- Interview dates will be scheduled periodically throughout the advertising period.
- A final score of 70% will be required in order for the candidate's name to appear on the eligibility list.
- Pre-employment examinations may include, but are not limited to, a complete background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal record check and pre-employment drug screening.
- Paid Continuing Medical Education
- Comprehensive health insurance
- Paid vacation and 10 holidays
- Employer-paid pension program
Located in the northwest corner of Washington State, Snohomish County is a great place to work, live and play. Snohomish County is located just north of Seattle between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. Here you’ll find some of the best hiking, fishing, skiing, camping and hunting in the world, as well as affordable housing, good schools, and vibrant, unique communities. Annual temperatures range from 75°F in July to 33°F in January and precipitation in urban areas of is usually around 35 inches, but increases sharply in the mountains. Snohomish County has one major airport with passenger service to over a dozen cities and is connected to adjacent communities by two ferry routes. From beaches to ghost towns, casinos to museums, kayaking to shopping, Snohomish County is packed with endless possibilities to keep everyone from every age and interest occupied.