Oklahoma State Department of Health
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries. OSDH is seeking a full-time Director of Nursing Service providing support to the Nursing Service division. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience. Position Description : Under general direction of the Deputy Commissioner for Community Health Services, this position serves as the Nurse Executive for the agency. This position will coordinate and supervise the development, implementation, and evaluation of Nursing Services for a statewide public health nursing program and provides oversight of the technical nursing management, recruitment, and training of nursing staff. This position shares the responsibility and accountability for improving public health nursing practice. Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions Job duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to: *Promotes, protects, and preserves the health of our citizens through optimal public health nursing services, leadership, education, and advocacy. *Responsible for the support of Oklahoma's public health nurses by providing clinical practice guidelines and orders, continuing education and training opportunities, performance improvement activities, and professional development utilizing the public health nursing practice model and the 10 essential public health services. *Carry out day to day administrative responsibilities and activities for Nursing Service; assures critical core and priority services are delivered consistently statewide through consultation, collaboration and directives; assists in the oversight of administrative and programmatic operations within Nursing Service. This position ensures all public health nurses are following sound nursing practices, nursing guidelines and orders, both state and federal regulation and assesses public health needs. Other Duties •Provides technical supervision for District Nursing Managers. •Assess statewide public health nursing educational needs. •Plans operating staffing patterns and budget for service. •Coordinates on a state and national basis, public health nursing services with private and public agencies, other State Nursing Directors, Federal, State, and County officials. •Serves as the official state designee for the Association of Public Health Nurses. •Serves as the official OSDH representative on the Education and Practice Advisory Counsel of the Oklahoma Nursing Board. •Direct development of and coordination with physicians, programs, and subject matter experts in review of Public Health Nursing Practice Guidelines and Physician Approved Orders & Protocols. •Develops and maintains professional nursing and health care standards. •Directs quality improvement program. •Participates in the development of data collection systems for client tracking, program planning, evaluation, and management information. Education and Experience Master's degree in nursing or equivalent field and six years of professional nursing experience plus two additional years of managerial, consultative and/or professional nursing in an administrative capacity and possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements include knowledge of agency policies and procedures; of all state and federal legislation related to nursing practices and various programs; and of supervisory principles and practices; of nursing, community health, and public health practice; of sound nursing practices and principles; behavioral, physical and biological science underlying nursing practices; philosophy, principles, practices and scope of community and public health theories; principles of management, leadership, supervision, and motivation; the role of the professional nurse as a leader/member of the Community Health care team; basics of public health programs, health care delivery systems, Federal, State, County, and City statutes, rules and regulations and their effect on public health services; use of community resources and quality improvement principles. Ability is required to supervise and evaluate personnel and program performance; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to interpret and apply policy material; to maintain effective working relationships with others. Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. This position may also spend time in a clinic setting. Must be able to move to provide examinations. Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Use of N-95 respirator is required in clinic. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Monterey County Human Resources
Salinas, California, United States
Position Description Priority Screening Date: November 9, 2018 Final Filing Date: Continuous Exam #18/52E22/10KR Summary of Position The Health Department's Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill vacant Public Health Nurse II positions in the Community Based Nursing, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, and Children's Medical Services divisions. The Public Health Nurse II (PHN) will perform the full scope of Public Health Nursing duties by initiating and carrying out special programs under limited supervision. The PHN will be part of a team of professional, para-professional and support staff that collaborate to ensure comprehensive health services are provided throughout Monterey County. These programs include: Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) provides specially trained nurses to partner with low-income first-time mothers, beginning at approximately the 28th week of pregnancy, to promote and teach positive health and development behaviors and improve economic self-sufficiency. The program continues to work with the mother and child until the child's second birthday. Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) works to improve the health and well-being of women, infants, children and adolescents through the provision of community leadership through our stated Scope of Work and nurse case management by assuring access to health promotion and health care services. This program includes the provision of Perinatal Services Coordination and SIDS Coordination. Whole Person Care (WPC) is tasked with providing nurse case management to our most vulnerable Medi-Cal homeless individuals who are high users of hospital, mental health unit and emergency department facilities. The program is a partnership with community organizations and primary care providers to help these individuals find a medical home, housing, social and mental health services. Tuberculosis Control Unit (TBU) has the primary responsibility to provide early intervention, prevent TB transmission, coordinate patient care to ensure an adequate course of treatment is followed, and identify and address other urgent medical and psychosocial needs are met through appropriate utilization of resources. The TB program administers the Directly Observed Therapy program in Monterey County. Communicable Disease Unit (CDU) provides communicable disease prevention and control services for all Monterey County residents. Program activities include conducting detailed interviews, collecting biological specimens, delivering health education, linking clients to treatment and/or preventative services, and providing guidance to medical providers, schools and congregate living facilities on screening, treatment and infection control practices. California Children's Services (CCS) determines financial and medical eligibility for children under age 21 for CCS-eligible diagnostic and treatment services, medical case management and physical and occupational therapy services. Child Health Disability Prevention (CHDP) provides care coordination to assure periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California, and the Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC) program that is co-located in the Department of Social Services and Probation to provide public health nurse expertise in meeting the medical, dental, mental and development needs of children and youth in foster care, including psychotropic medication monitoring and oversight (PMM&O). Child Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) seeks to prevent, screen, diagnose and treat childhood lead poisoning through nurse case management, and to eliminate sources of poisoning education and environmental interventions. A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise. Examples of Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities : Knowledge of principles, methods and practices of public health nursing. Knowledge of community aspects of nursing programs including provisions for continuity of patient care, nursing services in health programs, care of the homeless, and nursing care in the home. Ability to use community resources for assistance in public health programs. Knowledge of epidemiologic investigation, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases and illness, handicapping conditions, mental illness and other disabling conditions. Knowledge of environmental, sociological and psychological problems associated with public health nursing clients and families. Knowledge of normal and abnormal human physiological development and behavior patterns. Prevention, detection, reporting and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Knowledge of principles and procedures involved with complex chronic disease management, mental illness and substance abuse, family planning, venereal disease control, maternal, child and adolescent health and communicable diseases. Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: Strong analytical and problem solving skills Excellent Organizational Skills Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of audiences Proficient in the use of technology Provide excellent and courteous customer service Work well in a team-oriented environment Conditions of Employment : Pursuant to Title 17 of the California Administrative Code, possession of a license in active status, to practice as a registered nurse in California and possession of a Public Health Nursing Certificate. Possession of a valid California Driver's License Due to the sensitive nature of these positions, the Health Department reserves the right to fingerprint and conduct police background checks of appointees for some positions. Examples of Experience/Education/Training EXAMPLES OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically: One year of responsible professional experience in public health nursing. Or An equivalent combination of education and experience to satisfactorily perform these duties. For complete information see the class specification/job description on our website at: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/documents/specifications/52E22.pdf Additional Information APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES Submit the following application materials to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906 Priority Screening Date: November 9, 2018 Final filing date: Continuous Monterey County Employment Application Response to the Supplemental Questions A copy of your license/certificate must be submitted with your application Please be aware if the application form, responses to supplemental questions, and copies of Certificates is not submitted timely with other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. Or apply on-line at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/montereycounty/default.cfm Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant's possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination. For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4618. SPECIAL NOTE: If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at 831-755-4618. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed below. BENEFITS: The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (S Unit) The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package. A summary of benefits for this position can be viewed on the County website. This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "S" MOU prevails over this listing. See http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/benefits/summary/2017/S-Benefits%20Summary%20Sheet%2003-2017.pdf for more information (S bargaining Unit Benefit Summary Sheet.) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, MO, United States
Several limited-term contract positions available with the Health Department, Communicable Disease Prevention Division located at 2400 Troost Salary Range: $18.00/hour Normal Work Days/Hours: M-F/8-5 PM (full/part-time) Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled Responsibilities Assists with investigation, contact tracing, and tracking around positive COVID-19 cases. Most work will involve telephone follow-up directly with cases, contacts to cases, medical providers as well as the general public. Proficiency with computers and clear, detailed written documentation is also necessary. Responsible for direct data entry into various computer systems. Handles confidential information with extreme discretion. Uses excellent interpersonal skills to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress. Critical thinking, sound judgement and excellent organizational and communication skills are essential. Qualifications REQUIRES high school graduation; OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Previous public health experience and/or proficiency in English and a second language is a plus. As a condition of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees will be required to submit or provide documentation of receiving an influenza (Flu) Vaccination. . Other Information URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010. POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment. For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate. For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree. Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline. Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T. All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months. The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE. POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.