Full-Time Community Health Nurse
POSITION: Community Health Nurse
DEPARTMENT: Health – Nursing
SALARY: Community Health Nurse I – $22.65 – $34.99/Hour
Community Health Nurse II – $23.95 – $36.99/Hour
Community Health Nurse III – $25.36 – $39.17/Hour
(Salary negotiable depending on qualifications/experience)
OPEN: March 20, 2017
CLOSES: April 5, 2017
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of a Division Director or Bureau Manager, provides professional Registered Nurse services and case management to assigned clients in a variety of sites, including clinical, community, home, and/or infectious disease/epidemiological setting.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Provides comprehensive nursing and case management services to assigned clients and programs in clinic settings, community locations, schools, and in private homes. Services include assessment, diagnosis, teaching, counseling, and prevention services to individuals, families, and groups to promote the health and well-being of Davis County residents. Promotes and supports Health Department infrastructure, programs, and activities. Applies established standards of practice, nursing knowledge, and Department policies, procedures, and processes. Assesses health needs and priorities utilizing appropriate assessment tools. Investigates and monitors reports of communicable diseases. Coordinates efforts with physicians, school personnel, and others regarding spread and treatment of illness. Provides nursing services, education, and instruction to clients, complying with applicable public health laws. Performs phlebotomy, injections and other medical procedures when indicated. Provides health assessments, education, and guidance to pregnant women, infants, children, and other clients. Provides timely interventions, prioritization of assignments, and accurate, professional, medical-legal documentation. Ensures health information is secure, confidential, and maintained consistent with Department and legal requirements. Prepares, analyzes, and submits professional reports, plans, and guidelines. Monitors assigned work area’s medical inventory, equipment, or goods, as assigned. Assures provision of culturally competent services. Identifies high-risk populations and develops outreach activities and materials to meet needs of target groups and the general public. Consults with State and local government/school officials and other community organizations regarding Division programs as assigned, and other matters related to health care service delivery. Collaborates with agencies to identify barriers to receiving health care and promote agency goals. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Community Health Nurse I: Graduation from an accredited nursing college or university.
Community Health Nurse II: Graduation from an accredited nursing college or university, plus one (1) year of full-time experience as a registered nurse. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
Community Health Nurse III: Graduation from an accredited nursing college or university, plus two (2) years of full-time experience as a registered nurse. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference for Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess and maintain a valid and current Registered Nurse License issued by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. Must pass a criminal history background investigation. Furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel; if required for respective assignment. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Applicants will be considered for the highest level posted for which they qualify. Copy of official college transcripts and Registered Nurse license are required with application.