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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE @ South District Health Office

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary
This position is responsible for comprehensive nursing services that promote the health and well-being of residents in Marion County by providing preventive, therapeutic, and educative follow-up to clients in the nursing clinic. The Public Health Nurse (PHN) works with individuals and families to promote health and wellness through assessments, counseling and prevention services. The PHN - Immunization Clinic position will primarily be responsible for working in the Immunization Clinics providing nursing services such as administering vaccines, providing TB skin tests, and blood pressure screenings. Working with a diverse population with different cultural backgrounds and varied languages, the PHN must be flexible and adaptive in providing continuity of care. In order to effectively perform the job, the PHN will require a BSN and a variety of nursing skills. The PHN will represent the MCPHD in a professional manner.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing from a NLN accredited college
  • 1 or more years of previous nursing experience - preferred
  • Computer skills including typing skills of a minimum of 30 words per minute.
  • Current Indiana RN license
  • CPR certified

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to function independently; set priorities; flexibility
  • Work effectively in stressful situations
  • Requires excellent organizational skills
  • Considerable decision -making, good judgment, assessment ability, prioritization skills.
  • Requires good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a variety of agency and community partners.
  • Must be attentive to detail.
  • Must be flexible in working with a variety of community partners.
  • Requires skills in effective interpersonal communication in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Requires ongoing knowledge of Marion County communities and agencies.
  • Work collaboratively and diplomatically with colleagues, personnel and the public.
  • Must maintain confidentiality of information according to HIPAA.
  • Ability to deal effectively with demands of clients, agencies, community partners and government entities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis