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October
5
2017
Position: Public Health Nurse
Organization: Mille Lacs County
Description: To provide professional and skilled nursing services to patients, as part of a comprehensive public health program promoting physical and mental health in the community. To carry out programs and provide a variety of individual, community, and/or systems-focused public health interventions to protect and preserve the health of the county's residents. This position operates under the MNA bargaining unit. Complete pay scale is $23.23-$31.00/hr. For a complete position description, click here. Essential Functions This job description indicates the normal type and level of work expected of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as apparent or assigned. 1. Coordinate comprehensive care for individuals, families, and groups that require extensive services to optimize client's self care capabilities, promote efficient use of resources and referrals, decrease fragmentation of care across settings, provide quality care in least restrictive environment, and promote cost containment. 2. Provide health care directly to clients; provide health education to clients, family, and the public. Coordinate resources as needed to maintain optimum health in clinic or home setting. Evaluate impact of nursing interventions; make independent judgments and decisions concerning client's health care and the possible prevention of detriments to the health of the individual, family, and/or community. 3. Assess physical and mental health needs, as well as educational and counseling needs, of individuals and families; develop and implement plan of care. For a complete list of essential functions, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/millelacs/jobs/1867680/public-health-nurse?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, with Minnesota Registered Nurse License and valid Minnesota Public Health Nursing Certification, and two years nursing experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. One year experience in public health field is preferred. A valid driver's license is required. Must successfully complete a criminal history background check. Certifications in Early and Periodic Screening; Red Cross Certification as Instructor for CPR; First Aid; Parenting; and/or other certifications may be required. Must satisfy continuing education requirements to maintain valid certification(s).
Additional Desired Qualifications or Experience: Not Available
Special Application Instructions: Apply online at Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, with Minnesota Registered Nurse License and valid Minnesota Public Health Nursing Certification, and two years nursing experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience. One year experience in public health field is preferred. A valid driver's license is required. Must successfully complete a criminal history background check. Certifications in Early and Periodic Screening; Red Cross Certification as Instructor for CPR; First Aid; Parenting; and/or other certifications may be required. Must satisfy continuing education requirements to maintain valid certification(s).
Position Status: Full Time
Job Closing Date: Not Available
For more information: Sue Treichel
Phone: 320-983-8218
Email: sue.treichel@co.mille-lacs.mn.us
Website: http://www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us