• Full Time
  • Warren, MI
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • PMTC#: 76330922
  • October 3, 2022

Website Macomb County

CLASSIFICATION DETAILS

This position is in the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP). The Public Health Nurse position within the MIHP is a home visiting public health nurse. The MIHP Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Maternal Infant Health Program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of MIHP and of the lead agency.

*Bachelor degreed nurses pay scale starts at $58,959.75 

DEPARTMENT: Health

HIRING AUTHORITY: Director/Health Officer

F.L.S.A. STATUS: Non – Exempt

EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to a probationary period.

CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time position (37.5 hours per week). The starting time for this position is currently 8:30 a.m.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direction, provides direct nursing services in a clinical, geographic or programmatic area; performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides direct nursing care in an assigned area, using appropriate authorized nursing skills.

Teaches, consults and acts as public health resource person to individuals, families, community groups and other health care professionals.

Documents appropriate data, activities and outcomes in the client records, utilizing the required recording format.

Works with clients to assess their needs, provide information or assistance and resolve problems.

Assists in coordinating the activities of an assigned clinic and/or program area.

Participates on selected agency committees as directed.

Participates in the orientation of staff.

Generates, evaluates and chooses the best alternative in order to make a determination, draw conclusions or solve a problem.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
  • Be licensed by the Michigan Board of Nursing to practice as a Registered Nurse, or be in the process of securing Michigan licensure
  • Minimum of one (1) year of professional nursing experience
  • Minimum of one (1) year of providing community health, pediatric or maternal/infant nursing services

Preferred Education and Experience 

  • Previous public health or community health nursing experience is preferred

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES 

Knowledge of:

  • Nursing principles and practices, and also assigned clinical or programmatic practices
  • Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other technology applications

Skill in:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability and problem solving skills

Ability to:

  • Communicate highly complex information to people with varying levels of knowledge
  • Effectively speak, write and understand the English language
  • speak and understand a language other than English is preferred
  • Adapt behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected situations
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other professionals, clients and the public
  • Conduct oneself with tact and courtesy

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND DISCLAIMERS

Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.

The Michigan Nurses Association bargaining unit represents this position.  Therefore, there may be contract language which could require consideration in the selection process.

 

To Apply

To apply, please submit your application online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/macomb/jobs/3682003/public-health-nurse?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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