Under general supervision, provides direct clinical and consultative professional public health nursing services to County residents. Provides services for family centered care emphasizing disease prevention, early detection, and referrals. Gathers data for epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases, gives immunizations, provides sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment under the direction of the Medical Standing Orders. Provides HIV counseling and testing services, provides a broad range of counseling and instructional services regarding nutrition, maternal and child health, family planning, growth and development and communicable and chronic disease. Assesses and evaluates client needs, provides consultation and public health nursing services to the chronically ill and aging population as required to promote the health of County residents. Nursing services are provided in a variety of settings including homes, schools, nursery schools, day care centers, business sites, community centers, senior citizen resident and community facilities, outreach community clinics and Health Division Clinics. Exercises a considerable degree of independent judgment in planning for and implementing public health nursing services in assigned area collaborating with other professionals on behalf of persons and families with known or suspected health problems. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.Minimum Qualifications
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
1. Be licensed by the Michigan Board of Nursing to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Michigan.
2. Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.
3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
4. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.
5. Successfully complete the six (6) month probationary period.
NOTE: Applicants who are eligible to be licensed by the State of Michigan and who meet the other requirements listed above may take this examination but will not be eligible for appointment until they have been licensed by or possess a valid permit from the Michigan Board of Nursing.
Volunteer experience may be accepted provided it is equivalent in level and scope to the required experience.
1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.
2. Submit to immunizations as required by the Health Division and to tuberculin skin tests or chest X-rays at County expense.
3. Maintain current registration with the State of Michigan Board of Nursing.
Part-time positions work up to 1,000 hours per calendar year and allow employees the ability to work around commitments outside of the County. We offer summer employment, student positions, college intern positions, and year-round part-time employment.
Those employed full-time receive a full benefits package, growth opportunities and employee training along with generous tuition reimbursement. More details can be found at www.oakgov.com/jobs.
We recognize that your hard work and dedication to the communities we serve are the driving force behind our success and we continually look for additional ways to build a positive work environment. Join us on our journey to continue to make Oakland County a great place to Live, Work & Play.