Nurse

Wyoming, Sheridan Sheridan USA
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Description and Functions

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Use your skills in nursing to make a difference in scenic Sheridan County located at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains in Sheridan, Wyoming. Enjoy a family friendly schedule and experience more autonomy and creativity. Responsible for the implementation of public health programs, such as immunization programs for children and adults, chronic disease management, communicable disease, Maternal and Child Health, and Public Health Emergency Preparedness.Human Resource Contact: 307-777-6780 Auri Fermelia [email protected]ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Performs nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment & evaluation according to the ANA's Public Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.

  • Arranges for and conducts nursing clinics and classes; teaches individuals and groups about health promotion and disease prevention.

  • Determines priorities and responsibilities based on public health core functions and essential services.

  • Administers adult and child vaccines per program protocols and best practices.

  • Performs majority of walk-in clinics applying the nursing process, guidelines and orders, and appropriate documentation.

  • Works with nurse manager and public health response coordinator in relation to emergency preparedness activities.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Preference will be given to a BSN with work experience in public health nursing. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming.KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of laws, principles, practices and techniques of professional nursing.

  • Knowledge of the maintenance of medical records, charts, reports, and observations.

  • Knowledge of principles of nursing process and scientific process.

  • Knowledge of public healthcare functions and essential services.

  • Knowledge of applying medical diagnosis and treatment to patient care.

  • Knowledge of scientific concepts as a basis for decision making.

  • Knowledge of physical, biological and behavioral sciences.

  • Knowledge of evaluation services and programs according to standards.

  • Knowledge of work management and leadership theory and practice.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local law pertaining to healthcare.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be able to:

  • Lift equipment of varying sizes and weights up to about 50 lbs.

  • Climb stairs to patient homes, drive long distances.

  • Travel throughout the state and to national conferences if requested.

  • Work evenings, nights and /or weekends when the situation requires it.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Exempt.

  • Driver's license required.

  • As a condition of employment, the successful applicant employed will be required to execute a release of personnel records to the director/board/commissioners in the county area involved on an as-needed basis.

  • In addition, the successful applicant will be required to complete an Employee Health Assessment, which includes verification of immunity to vaccine preventable diseases. If found to be non-immune, vaccination will be required unless medically

    contraindicated.

  • Yearly influenza vaccination is also required, unless medically contraindicated.

  • A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for every successful applicant.

  • BLS/CPR for Healthcare Professionals is required.

Supplemental Information

048-Wyoming Department of Health - Public Health-Community Health-Public Health Nursing.

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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Job Details

ID #2839260
State Wyoming
City Sheridan
Full-time
USD
Salary $4,173 - $5,378 a month
Source State of Wyoming
Showed 2019-11-08
Date 2019-10-21
Deadline 2019-12-20
Category Human resource
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