Public Health Nurse

Public Health Nurse

Description :

Position Title: Public Health Nurse

Reports To: Director of Public Health and Environment

DESCRIPTION: Public Health RN position

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Prowers County Public Health and Environment offers a generous benefit package to include health insurance, retirement, paid time off, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Perform general public health nursing duties in the office, area schools and community. Supports other public health staff in the delivery of public health services in Prowers and Kiowa Counties. Administer vaccinations to both children and adults. Provide health screenings to children in daycare and school settings. Interview clients to obtain personal and routine medical data in accordance with communicable disease policies and procedures. Have knowledge of HIPPA and FERPA. Work collaboratively with other public health and community programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have a current Colorado Registered Nurse license, BSN preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and social media. Knowledge of public health policies and programs. Bi-lingual Spanish speaker a bonus, but not required. Must be grounded and organized and yet flexible and open to the changing demands of the job in public health. Must have a valid driver’s license, pass a background check, and be willing to travel. Willing to step into tasks as needed and requested by the Director.

 

 

 

 

Contact : To Apply: Submit application (Prowers County Employment Application can be found at www.prowerscounty.net) with letter of interest, to mhillman@prowerscounty.net. Position available immediately. Open until filled. Submissions reviewed on an on-going basis.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled