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County of El Dorado Public Health Nurse I/II in Placerville, California

Public Health Nurse I/II

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Public Health Nurse I/II

Salary

$64,625.60 - $87,297.60 Annually

Location

Placerville, CA

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Health and Human Services Agency

Job Number

2105-8115/8116

Closing

Continuous

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Description

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

The County of El Dorado's Health and Human Services Agency (https://edcgov.us/Government/HHSA) is committed to transforming lives and improving futures for the citizens of El Dorado County. Our programs and services include Behavioral Health, Public Health, Community, and Social Services. We have over 600 employees dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of their fellow community members.

PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION

The Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Division promotes and protects the health and well-being of the citizens of El Dorado County. They monitor and control communicable disease, provide community services and outreach on topics such as immunizations, tobacco use prevention, oral health, family planning, WIC, and many more!

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Public Health Nurse provides a full range of professional nursing practices promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing as well as social and public health sciences, including the delivery of clinical, community, field, and population based intervention; licensed case management; data collection and analysis; program planning; and outreach and health promotion activities at all levels of prevention in connection with the mitigation of diseases and the development of healthy lifestyles; and performs related duties as assigned.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Conduct physical assessments; dispense medicinal products and therapeutic agents; perform diagnostic testing/screenings, immunization techniques, and withdrawal of human blood; review and interpret laboratory findings and provide intervention in accordance with standardized procedures and protocol at the facility level and in the community as appropriate.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of public health intervention through ongoing assessment of the individual's physical condition and behavior, signs and symptoms of illness and reactions to treatment, interpretation and analysis of community level epidemiology, effective communication with community systems of care, and qualitative research data.

  • Assess the health literacy of individuals, families, and populations served.

  • Function as a specialty medical/health care case manager to ensure improved wellness and a continuum of appropriate services for individuals, families, and population groups subject to adverse health and social outcomes.

  • Develop and conduct educational and outreach activities for community and professional groups on selected public health concerns, best practices, and early intervention techniques.

  • Initiate field visitation to deliver independent, interdependent, and dependent public health nursing intervention to enhance the health and safety of populations, prevent and control communicable disease through varied prevention activities including immunization, identify and mitigate maternal, child and adolescent health concerns, prevent abuse and neglect of children and adults, coordinate health and wellness resources and respond to health threats as identified in high risk aggregate communities, and provide early intervention to mitigate adverse childhood events as a means to improve the health of the community.

For a full description of duties and responsibilities, please review the job description here (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edcgov/classspecs/849599?keywords=PUBLIC%20HEALTH%20NURSE&pagetype=classSpecifications) .

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations:

Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.

Public Health Nurse I:

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university.

Public Health Nurse II:

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university;

AND

One (1) year of experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Public Health Nurse I.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record.

  • Must possess a California Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing or eligibility for Registered Nurse licensure reciprocity in the State of California.

  • Must possess a California State Public Health Nursing certificate.

  • Must possess valid CPR certification.

  • Must have completed child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting training requirements pursuant to the State of California Health and Safety Code.

Click here (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edcgov/classspecs/849599?keywords=PUBLIC%20HEALTH%20NURSE&pagetype=classSpecifications) to view the minimum qualifications for Public Health Nurse I/II, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Heather Andersen in Human Resources at heather.andersen@edcgov.us .

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening , qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here. (https://www.edcgov.us/Government/HumanResources/Pages/Recruitment.aspx)

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Occupational Therapist. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future part time vacancies for at least three (3) months . There is currently (1) one full time vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency, located in Placerville, Ca.

Click here (https://www.edcgov.us/Government/HumanResources/pages/Frequently_Asked_Questions.aspx) for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

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  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento

  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport

  • 129 miles to San Francisco

    Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:

  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports

  • Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Live Music and Music Festivals

  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries

  • El Dorado County Fair

  • Placerville Speedway

  • Farm to Fork Restaurants

  • Local Shopping Gems

    CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO TO LEARN MORE!

The County of El Dorado is committed to providing a comprehensive, flexible benefits program to meet your needs!

For your Health and Well-Being:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts - FSA & HSA

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Discounts on gym memberships

For your Financial Future:

  • CalPERS Retirement

  • Deferred Compensation (457) Plans

  • Optional Life Insurance

For your Work/Life Balance:

  • Paid Holidays

  • Floating Holidays

  • Vacation and sick leave accruals

To learn more about the benefits offered by the County of El Dorado please visit our website located here (https://www.edcgov.us/Government/Risk/Documents/2020/Benefit%20Summaries%20-%20PL.pdf) .

Extra help employees are not considered regular employees, therefore do not attain civil service status, and do not receive benefits or paid leaves; however, they do accrue sick leave consistent with the law.

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Supplemental questions play an important role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

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    Do you possess, or do you have the ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment, and possess a satisfactory driving record?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you possess a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university? Copies of your unofficial transcripts MUST be attached to your application.

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Do you possess a California Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing? Proof of valid licensure must be attached to you application.

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    To qualify for reciprocity into California as an Registered Nurse, you must hold a current and active Registered Nurse license in another state, U.S. territory, or Canada, have completed an educational program meeting all California requirements, and have passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) or the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE). The Canadian Comprehensive Examination is not acceptable. If you do not possess these qualifications, you do not qualify for licensure by endorsement and must apply for Licensure by Examination instead. Are you eligible for Registered Nurse licensure reciprocity in the State of California?

  • Yes

  • No

  • N/A, I possess a California Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing

    06

    Do you possess a California State Public Health Nursing certificate? Proof of valid certification must be attached to you application.

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    Do you possess valid CPR certification? Proof of valid certification must be attached to you application.

  • Yes

  • No

    08

    Have you completed the child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting training requirements pursuant to the State of California Health and Safety Code? Proof of completion must be attached to you application.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

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