Identifies, promotes and maintains the health of the public by providing direct nursing care and health promotion and education services in office, home, or community settings. Serves a culturally diverse population. Provides services at the individual, family and population-based level to promote, maintain, and improve the health of individuals in Rice County.
Examples of Duties:
- Provide intake nurse services, take referrals, obtain prior authorization for services, facilitate referrals to community resources, and coordinate care.
- Provide immunizations to both adults and children, including immunization program management.
- Perform all aspects of the Nursing process: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Participate in health promotion clinics, immunization clinics, WIC clinics, and related activities as assigned.
- Provide and coordinate refugee health services.
- Provide nursing care and health promotion services for walk-in clients.
- Provide Mantoux testing, tuberculosis case management, and other disease investigation and follow-up.
- Coordinate care and referral to health care providers, local social service organizations, and other community programs as needed.
- Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Current Minnesota licensure as a Registered Nurse; Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a state approved and nationally accredited nursing program. Valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: One year of nursing experience, preferably in the area of public health. Certification or eligibility for certification as a Public Health Nurse in Minnesota. Bilingual: (English/Spanish and/or English/Somali).
Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE), for a total of 37.5 hours per week. Normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday -Friday. Occasional weekend/holiday or evening hours.