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CITY OF RACINE Public Health Nurse in RACINE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Job Description The City of Racine Health Department is recruiting for a talented Public Health Nurse. This position offers a \$5,000 Dollar Sign-on Bonus! We also offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, pension program, HSA, generous time off and flexible schedule. City residents will earn a 3% differential on top of the hourly pay range. Learn more and apply today! Position Purpose: The Public Health Nurse provides skilled public health nursing services under the direction of the Public Health Administrator and / or their designee. Essential Duties Essential Duties: Assess individual holistic needs, including psychological, social, environmental, nutritional, family, and personal through health clinics and home visitation. Assist individuals in maintaining / improving their health through health promotion and disease prevention services including women\'s pelvic and men\'s genital examinations. Utilize Medical Director Standing Orders indicating treatment and coordination of client care. Perform skilled nursing interventions including surveillance, investigation, case finding, creating / maintaining community partnerships, implement policies/procedures/plans. Conduct outreach/referral/follow-up, case management, health education, counseling, consultation, screening and advocacy. Maintain a thorough and current knowledge of sexually transmitted infections. Maintain a thorough and current knowledge of childhood / adult vaccine schedules, education, administration, and maintenance of vaccine records. Maintain a thorough and current knowledge of communicable diseases and lead poisoning. Maintain patient records utilizing software applications, computer systems, and/or written notes according to program and best practice standards. Use critical thinking skills to coordinate appropriate care plans, and to direct critical interventions and / or referrals. Maintain a thorough and current knowledge of the principles and practices of public health nursing applicable to the areas of assessment, promotion and maintenance of the health of at-risk individuals, families, and the community. Maintain a thorough and current knowledge of standard, health assessment practices, protocols and equipment. Coordinate epidemiological event responses, including foodborne illness outbreaks, to determine causes and corrective actions. Provide input at case management encounters, departmental meetings, conferences, evaluations, planning committees, and outreach activities. Participate in peer review activities and evaluation of program effectiveness. Manage assigned grants and / or contracts, ensure that objectives and deliverables are met, and reports are completed on time / resubmit grant applications. Collaborate effectively with agency administration to provide services for community emergency intervention. Maintain a consistent and... For full info follow application link. The City of Racine is an EOE/AA/ADA Employer ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/60C657A654254540