Monroe County Dept of Human Resources Public Health Nurse in Rochester, New York

JOB SUMMARY:
This is an entry level professional public health nursing position. Duties include assessment of health needs, development of care plans, complex case management, and direct nursing care to specific populations within the community. A Public Health Nurse is also responsible for periodic re-evaluation of individual and family nursing needs. This position is distinguished from the Assistant Supervising Public Health Nurse position by its responsibility for the initial implementation of nursing care plans and provision of direct nursing care. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a Supervising Public Health Nurse or other higher level staff member. Direct supervision is exercised over the work of Registered Professional Nurses and staff assigned to carry out the plans of care. Does related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State Registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a New York State Registered Professional Nurse's license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certificate or equivalent certifications by a recognized certifying agency acceptable to the New York State Department of Health.
Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification.
If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
Applicant must be a resident of Monroe County at the time of appointment and for at least four (4) months at the time of examination.