Public Health Nurse

Wadena County MN
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Nov. 5th 2020
  • Wadena, MN 56482

Job Description

Join our Public Health team! $23.87 to $29.34, dependent on nursing/public health experience with great Wadena County benefits

Nature and Purpose: Provide public health nursing to individuals, communities and systems; and function independently in the areas of assignment with reporting and discussion of significant issues.

Essential Job Functions provided on the individual and community level:
*Provide public health nursing services in the area of assignment which may include family health, adult health, family planning, school nursing, client outreach, immunization services, and disease prevention and control services
*Participate in public health development including preparedness services, grant management and implementation, public health infrastructure development and quality improvement initiatives

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
*Principles and methods of nursing practice and public health nursing
*Community assessment and analysis skills
*Teaching, group leadership and communication skills
*Technical nursing and nursing assessment skills
*Writing, budgeting and evaluation skills
*Ability to work independently
*Creative thinking and complex decision making skills
*Emergency nursing assessment and implementation skills
*Communicable disease management including emerging diseases
*Supervision skills for delegated functions

*Completion of four year BS or BA nursing program from an accredited college, MN public health nurse certification, current valid Minnesota RN licensure. In addition, applicants must have valid driver's license, ability to drive for employment.
*Preferred: Public health nursing experience; experience or interest in maternal child health nursing and/or care coordination.


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