Public Health Nurse I or II

Location
Greeley, Colorado
Salary
Depends on qualifications
Posted
Sep 03, 2020
Closes
Oct 03, 2020
Specialty
Public Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 The Weld County Public Health department in Greeley, CO is searching for a Public Health Nurse I or II (depending on qualifications).

 

Public Health Nurse I - $58,638.97 - $62,244.08
May provide clinical services such as immunizations to adults and children, reproductive health and STI services, tuberculosis testing/treatment and communicable disease testing and follow up; provide medical care coordination services for a caseload of children and youth with special health care needs; provide individualized, in-depth case management services to identify and address medical and psychosocial needs for a caseload of children, mothers, and families and connect them with appropriate resources and services.

Public Health Nurse II - $61,647.80 - $65,425.52
Proficient with assignments, displays a high level of initiative, effort, adaptability, and commitment. The position assumes expanded responsibilities and skills, increased involvement with Health Department operations and initiatives, obtain additional certifications, and work autonomously. In addition, the Public Health Nurse II may provide clinical services such as immunizations to adults and children, reproductive health and STI services, tuberculosis testing/treatment and communicable disease testing and follow up; provide medical care coordination services for a caseload of children and youth with special health care needs; provide individualized, in-depth case management services to identify and address medical and psychosocial needs for a caseload of children, mothers, and families and connect them with appropriate resources and services. May serve as team lead.


The ideal candidate will have a broad set of interests across infectious diseases, nursing, and public health. Responsibilities of this position include conducting interviews and electronic medical record reviews of residents diagnosed with reportable infectious diseases, providing general disease guidance to the public, health care facilities and businesses, and assisting with disease monitoring. Success working in team environments, having excellent customer service and administrative skills, retaining professionalism when interacting with members of the public, and managing simultaneous investigations of multiple infectious diseases are key aspects of this position. Will assist with clinical responsibilities in immunization, family planning, STI, and tuberculosis as needed.

 

To view complete job announcement and to apply, use the following link:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/weld


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Required Experience:
Two years of professional work experience with maternal and public health, family planning, child health, pediatrics, case management, or closely related field in a public health setting is preferred, but not required for the Public Health Nurse I. It is Requiredfor the Public Health Nurse II.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills will be considered.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current Colorado nursing license in good standing is required.

PLEASE SUBMIT A RESUME AND COVER LETTER WITH YOUR APPLICATION.

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