Public Health Nurse III – Clinic Coordinator 118001204
NCAPHA IS ACTIVELY RERUITING FOR A PRACTICAL NURSE III TO BE PLACED AT THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
Salary: $55,542.05 - $61,096.26
Job Type: Full-Time
This is an advanced specialized professional nursing position that manages the daily operations of Maternity Clinic Services. This position involves managing a team of nurses, implementing the annual Maternal Health Contract Addenda, assisting with budget, coordinating prenatal care and delivery services for patients with Cape fear Valley OB-GYN Clinic, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, and the Pregnancy Home Management Program. This nurse practices independently and demonstrates autonomous decision-making skills. The primary purpose is to ensure that pregnant women who obtain prenatal care at the health department receive the best possible care for a healthy outcome. This position serves to manage, consult, develop, execute and evaluate plans that impact the prenatal health care of each pregnant woman who receive services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Conduct triage of prenatal patients who call or present to clinic
• Conduct patient interviews and determines their prenatal status and needs
• Assist the medical providers with examinations and treatments
• Make referrals to other medical providers and community resources
• Coordinate the work assignments and assist with the oversite the quality of prenatal clinic services
• Collect, compile, and perform analysis, and reports maternity clinical data
• Assess plan and evaluate the prenatal care clinical component of Public Health services
• Serve as an outreach coordinator to increase public awareness of Maternity Clinic services
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Individuals employed in a local Health Department without a B.S. Degree which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation or a Master's in Public Health, will be required to complete the "Introduction to Principles and Practices of Public Health Nursing" course within one year of employment as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Health Services Commission Rule. Experience in a field of nursing that is closely related to the anticipated work assignment can be substituted for Public Health experience for hiring purposes; however, the employee will also be required to complete the "Introduction to Principles and Practices of Public Health Nursing" course or objectively demonstrate an adequate understanding of Public Health practice within 1 year of employment.
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
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES APPLY AT: www.ncapha.org/employment_center
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