Public Health Nurse - Part Time
City of Bloomington, MN - Bloomington, MN

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To provide professional public health nursing services that promotes maternal, child and family health for individuals and the population in South Hennepin County.

Examples of Duties:
  • Provides public health nursing services to individuals and families (i.e., prenatal support and education, postpartum and newborn cares, parenting, child health, growth and development, etc.)
  • Coordinates daily referrals and assignments with other family home visiting nurses
  • Advises and teaches clients and their families about appropriate health care (physical, functional and psychosocial)
  • Assesses the health and psychosocial needs of individuals and families and administers plan of care
  • Provides consultation services and advises local child care centers regarding Rule 3 MN state licensure requirements
  • Participates in various clinical and community health promotion programs
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other community resources as needed
  • Maintains good public relations and communications with community agencies, organizations and health care facilities
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of client services via computer documentation
  • Receives and answers inquiries relative to public health services availability and/or public health matters in general
  • Regularly travels to and from clients’ homes, child care sites, etc.
  • Works effectively across cultures
  • Reports to work in a public health emergency
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Minimum/Desirable Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota
  • Certification as a Public Health Nurse in the State of Minnesota
  • Valid driver's license, car insurance and dependable car
  • One year recent experience in maternal child health (maternity/prenatal, postpartum or pediatric clinical work), public health, or home care nursing
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with the public and clients in an effective manner
  • Ability to maintain timely and accurate records, using computerized charting and other software programs
  • Experience working effectively across cultures
  • Experience working with families who are at high risk for poor health outcomes (i.e. low socio-economic or mental health issues)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office
Desirable Qualifications
  • Additional experience providing home visits to families
  • Experience providing prenatal, postpartum and newborn care
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and interpreters
  • Understanding of effective support for parents with young children
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
  • Familiarity providing triage for nursing services
  • Fluency in Spanish or other non-English language
  • Experience educating individuals or groups about health related topics
  • Advanced degree or certification related to maternal child health
  • Experience working with Electronic Health Records

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