Public Health Nurse Intern/Public Health Nurse
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Public Health Nurse Intern/Public Health Nurse in the Health and Human Services Department. There are currently full-time, part-time and extra-help opportunities available. This position provides the full range of public health nursing services including teaching, health assessment, and counseling services in homes, clinics, schools and community centers in connection with the prevention and control of diseases and adverse health conditions. Public Health Nurses are assigned to specific programs such as Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, California Children’s Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention, Foster Care and communicable disease control. Performs related work as assigned.
Public Health Nurse Intern: is a recruiting and training level class established to qualify candidates for duties as a PHN 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. Upon satisfactory completion of the PHN Certification, the PHN Intern are eligible for promotion to the level of PHN. Incumbents who do not successfully complete the PHN certification as prescribed herein may be released from employment.
Public Health Nurse: 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.
Intern Minimum: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in nursing and possession of a license as a Registered Nurse.
PHN Minimum: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in nursing and possession of a license as a Registered Nurse and a Public Health Nurse Certificate.
PHN Preferred: In addition to the minimum, some experience in nursing.
Licenses and Certifications All Levels: 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.
PHN Intern: The ability to obtain a certification as a PHN in the State of California within 12 months of employment with proof of application within 3 months of date of hire.
PHN: Possession of valid certification as a PHN 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. May be required to work extended hours. May be required to attend meetings outside of normal business hours. Will be required to be available for call back in emergency situations.
Public Health Nurse Intern Hiring Range: $5,901 - $7,671 Monthly + Benefits
Public Health Nurse Hiring Range: $6,641 - $8,633 Monthly + Benefits