Public Health Nurse - Intern/l/llYUBA COUNTY
Public Health Nurse Intern- Public Health Nurse I/II
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse Intern, Public Health Nurse I/II in the Health and Human Services Department. This position provides the full range of public health nursing services including teaching, health assessment, and counseling services in home, clinics, schools and community centers in connection with the prevention and control of diseases and adverse health conditions; performs related work as assigned.
Public Health Intern is a recruiting and training level class established to qualify candidates for duties as a PHN I/II in Yuba County Health & Human Services Department. Under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of public health nursing duties in assigned program areas while pursuing a Public Health Nurse Certification.
Public Health Nurse I is the entry level in this class series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of public health nursing duties in assigned program areas. As experience is gained, assignments become more complex and are performed under more general supervision. This class is flexibly staffed with the PHN II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience, qualifications and demonstrating proficiency which meet the requirements for the higher level class.
Public Health Nurse II is the journey level in this class series, fully qualified to provide public health nursing services for complex cases and to review the work of para-professional or support staff assigned to a nursing team.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have skill in providing excellent nursing services in a variety of settings; assessing patient status and needs and taking appropriate action to provide for the modification of treatment plans to maximize care effectiveness. The incumbent will have the ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions, including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events.
Public Health Nurse Intern Minimum: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in nursing and possession of a license as a Registered Nurse. The ability to obtain a valid certification as a Public Health Nurse within 12 months of employment with proof of application within 3 months of date of hire.
Public Health Nurse Level I Minimum: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in nursing, possession of a license as a Registered Nurse and a Public Health Nurse Certificate.
Public Health Nurse Level II Minimum: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in nursing, possession of a license as a Registered Nurse, a Public Health Nurse Certificate, and one year of experience equivalent to the County’s class of Public Health Nurse I.
Licenses and Certifications: Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver’s license within ten (10) days of employment. Possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.
Working Conditions: Work in a standard office or clinic setting. Work may require exposure to sources of potentially contagious pathogens in the course of field duties, while wearing personal protective equipment.
For job details and to apply go to: https://www.calopps.org/yuba-county/job-19024132 or click the "Apply Now" button to upload resume.
Submit an official Yuba County employment application, supplemental questionnaire, copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts, diploma or grade reports on-line through CalOpps or in person to County of Yuba – Human Resources and Organizational Services, 915 Eighth Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901
or apply on-line. Official County applications and all related materials are available online at www.co.yuba.ca.us or at the Human Resources and Organizational Services Department.
Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx