Vacancy Announcement

Public Health Nurse II

Nurse Family Partnership

 

Salary Range:

$41,134 – $53,473

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Location:

Rutherford County

Description of Work:

• Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based, nurse home visiting program that improves the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of low-income, first-time parents and their children.
• Responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program.
• Nurse Home Visitors (PHN II) enroll and coordinate services to a caseload of 25 first time, low-income, expectant mothers. Work requires specialized knowledge in the NFP mission, vision and visit guidelines.
• NFP Nurses are required to travel 75% of the time to make home visits.
• Considerable knowledge of and skill in the application of nursing theory, practices, principles and techniques in the application of providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families.
• Considerable knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed.
• Ability to provide intensive preventive health and social services to women during their first pregnancy and to children birth to 2 years of age.

Minimum Education And Experience:

BSN Graduate and one year of Public Health Nursing experience is required ; or BSN graduate with one year of child health experience or one year of maternity experience. A current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N.C. Board of Nursing and a valid unrestricted NC driver’s license.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to:

Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department
ATTN: Cindy Snyder (personnel@rpmhd.org)
221 Callahan-Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160.

Applications can be obtained from the Personnel Office or downloaded at www.rpmhd.org/hr/how-to-apply/ Resumes without an accompanying PD-107 will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Vacancy Announcement

Public Health Nurse II

 

Salary Grade:

69

Salary Range:

$41,134 – $53,473/ year (hiring range)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

535-50-287

Location:

McDowell (However, may be required to work in Polk or Rutherford Counties)

Description of Work:

The primary purpose of this position is to administer vaccines, perform immunization outreach and educational activities and conduct immunization monitoring and follow-up to include all resident children 0-24 months whether private or public in compliance with the Immunization Action Plan. Demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and counsels for promotion of health and prevention disease through visits in schools, clinics, and health fairs within assigned area, McDowell Health Department, working independently and net-working for integration of these activities and in home basis. Responsibilities include: Immunization Action Plan Coordinator/Vaccine Preventable Disease Coordinator, General Clinic/Immunizations/STD Clinic, Family Planning Clinic and Maternity Clinic.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Application Process:

Applicants must submit a current resume and state application (PD-107) to the Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department Personnel Department, 221 Callahan-Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160 Position will remain open until filled. Applications can be downloaded at www.rpmhd.org/hr/employment. Completed applications and resumes can be e-mailed to personnel@rpmhd.org or faxed to (828) 287-6059.