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Public Health Nurse II 118003216

Cumberland, NC (Cumberland County)

Posted 06/15/2022

Position: Public Health Nurse II 118003216
 
Salary: *$53,061.68 - $58,367.85
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Public Health
 
Opening Date: 6/15/2022
Closing Date: Open Recruitment
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
*Starting salary will determined by the applicant’s years of relevant nursing experience. The current Nurse Experience Hiring Plan has built in progression through the range of the salary grade.
 
The nurse in this position works within the Nursing Division's multidisciplinary Care Management for High-Risk Pregnancy (CMHRP) Program. In conjunction with other
Social Workers, this position provides Care Management services and education to all pregnant Medicaid recipients determined to be high-risk and qualify for services via positive identification on pregnancy risk screening tools and other referral sources, with the goal of improving birth outcomes, improved quality and continuity of maternal and primary healthcare. Other related support services include assisting individuals and families in such areas as counseling, parenting, developmental screening, and preventative health follow-up are provided.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Provide community outreach services by making contact and a plan of care with high-risk pregnant women for the purpose of case management or any other nursing function as a representative of the agency such as a home visit, WIC visit, visits to the Pregnancy Medical Home or agency department visit
• Carry a caseload of patients and work in partnership with them to identify strengths and needs and develop a plan for health maintenance or improvement
• Provide a combination of case management and nursing assessment to help patients and families manage health care needs
• Make referrals to medical facilities, social service agencies, etc. when needed and agreed on by the patient or family
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience.
 
Necessary Special Qualifications - A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
 
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited universities. Cumberland County offers a generous benefit plan including a Government Retirement Plan, 12 paid holidays per year and an Employee Wellness Center Clinic.
 
To learn more about this employment opportunity and to apply, please visit our careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cumberlandcountync
 
APPLICATION PROCESS:  Qualified applicants should complete an NC Alliance Application at http://www.ncapha.org/employment_center. (Please indicate this position on the application)