The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Registered Nurse in the Public Health Division within the Health and Human Services Department. There are currently full-time, part-time and extra-help opportunities available. Under general direction, the Registered Nurse promotes general health in the community through education and outreach; performs a range of nursing tasks such as specimen collection and processing; administering medication/injections, diagnostic skin tests and immunizations; completes appropriate paperwork such as logs, reports, and forms; coordinates the patient's medical care with private physicians, public facilities and other health centers; reviews laboratory results; assists in monitoring quality assurance, infection control and safety activities; participates in COVID-19 response activities including testing and other activities; administration of general nursing care, including general health screenings; provision of quality nursing care to both adult and pediatric patients in a variety of settings in conjunction with or under the direction of the Public Health Officer. This is the entry level in the nursing series. This position may be assigned to various Public Health Programs.
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