Salary: $5,620.00-$6,957.00 Monthly USD
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse Intern, Public Health Nurse I/II in the Health and Human Services Department. This position provides the full range of public health nursing services in homes, clinics, schools and community centers that include: education, assessments, clinical services and communicable disease control and prevention. Public Health Nurses are assigned to specific programs such as; Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, California Children's Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention, Foster Care and communicable disease control. Performs related work as assigned.
Public Health Nurse Intern is a recruiting and training level class established to qualify candidates for duties as a PHN I/II in Yuba County Health & Human Services Department. Under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of public health nursing duties in assigned program areas while pursuing a Public Health Nurse Certification.
Public Health Nurse I is the entry level in this class series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of public health nursing duties in assigned program areas. As experience is gained, assignments become more complex and are performed under more general supervision. This class is flexibly staffed with the PHN II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience, qualifications and demonstrating proficiency which meet the requirements for the higher level class.
Public Health Nurse II is the journey level in this class series, fully qualified to provide public health nursing services for complex cases and to review the work of para-professional or support staff assigned to a nursing team.
About Public Health : Yuba County Public Health nurses work with individuals, families, and the community in a holistic way. The Social Determinants of Health and the 10 Essential Public Health Services heavily influence our programs and initiatives. This may look like applying fluoride varnish to a child, helping a new mother learn how to breastfeed, assisting a father who is worried about his one year old child's developmental status and managing a caseload of medically fragile children, children in foster care or developing programs to assist the community achieve wellness.
About Yuba County:
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County's rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a "golden" future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.
Close Date: Until filled