WHO WE ARE
Wayne County is located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, and alongside the Detroit River. Our unique corner of Michigan offers a special blend of opportunities for residents and businesses. Wayne County is home to 34 cities and nine townships, each with its own distinctive character, and is the home to nearly 1.8 million residents. As a resident of Wayne County, you can enjoy services, support, and recreation, which makes the county a world-class place to live, work, play, and raise a family. We are committed to providing our communities with quality services and facilities that will make them thrive. If you are committed to serving our communities and residents, join our team!JOIN OUR TEAM AS A PUBLIC HEALTH NURSEJob Description Summary
Employees in this class provide public health nursing services in a variety of settings, including but not limited to: lead, STI/HIV, Communicable Diseases, VFC, TB, Immunizations, and Children's Special Health Care Services and assume more complex caseloads.
They assume charge responsibilities according to seniority, or as needed. Work is performed in the field and in health centers. Duties may include but are not limited to: assessing a wide variety of clients, formulating treatment plans, instituting nursing interventions, following through with medical interventions as outlined in written medical orders and protocols, making client referrals, evaluating patient outcomes; identifying community resources and developing community-based partnerships; participating in the Quality Improvement Committee work, interdisciplinary meetings, and other related group work. These employees may be exposed to clients with communicable or other types of illnesses. Employees must complete and participate in Emergency Preparedness efforts and training.QUALIFICATIONS:
At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have:
- A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university nursing program; AND
- A current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan; AND
- A valid driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record.
Two (2) years of experience in community/public health, acute care pediatrics, obstetrics, and/or medical-surgical nursing and a valid Basic Life Support card is preferred. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Candidates must have an automobile available on a daily basis, driving required for this position will be reimbursed for mileage. Candidates must become credentialed in IS-700 within 90 days of hire and attain all subsequently required credentials in Emergency Preparedness.EMPLOYEES IN THIS CLASS WILL HAVE AN ADDITIONAL 2% OF BASE SALARY FOR ONE YEAR OF COMPARABLE EXPERIENCE; AN ADDITIONAL 2% FOR 2 OR MORE YEARS OF COMPARABLE EXERIENCE; COMPARABLE EXPERIENCE IS AS A PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS AS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL/HUMAN RESOURCES.Equal Employment Opportunity:
Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx. Accommodations:
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at email@example.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.