Promotes community health maintenance through health assessment, education, case mangementand counseling in the detection, prevention and control of disease.
This class is the fully qualified professional level in the Public Health Nursing series. This class is characterized by the responsibility to work with individuals and/or families in an assigned geographic area within the County and/or in clinics operated by the Health and Social Services Department or in Foster Care services. Clients typically have limited knowledge of health principles, nutrition, disease process, appropriate care or available resources. Incumbents work in the community making home visits, as well as conducting specialty clinics and health education activities. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse (Senior) in that the latter has responsibility to lead a work group in the delivery of services in an assigned health program, and typically perform special assignments requiring more sophisticated health assessment and evaluation techniques.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Experience
: One year of public health and clinical nursing experience. AND Education
: A Bachelor’s degree is required in Nursing from a nursing school accredited by the National League for Nursing or equivalent. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
- Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and certification in Public Health Nursing.
- Possession of a current CPR certificate.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license maybe required.
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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