PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I-III
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I-III
$2,942.48 - $4,427.12 Biweekly
City of Long Beach, CA
Classified - Full-Time, Permanent
Health & Human Services - (CL)
12/1/2023 4:30 PM Pacific
Applications are available online beginning Friday, April 28, 2023, through 4:30 pm, Friday, December 1, 2023. EXTENDED!
Some positions in this classification qualify for a Recruitment Incentive of up to $6,000. For more information on the City of Long Beach's Recruitment Incentive Program please click here (https://longbeach.gov/hr/recruitment-incentive-program) .
Grade I - $2,942.48 - $3,999.84 Bi-Weekly
Grade II - $3,096.80 - $4,204.88 Bi-Weekly
Grade III - $3,253.60 - $4,427.12 Bi-Weekly
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under supervision, promotes health and wellness through education, referral, advocacy, case management, coordination of services, and case-findings; provides public health nursing services in a variety of settings (i.e., homes, clinics, programs and the community); recognizes multicultural practices and beliefs, and their impacts on health behaviors and tailors approaches accordingly; identifies/evaluates medical, psychosocial, and socio-economic barriers; may coordinate Nursing Division grant funded programs including development of budgets and scopes of work, and oversee the activities of other professional and para-professional staff; identifies, collects, and analyzes health data about communities and at-risk population groups; develops and participates on community advisory boards, task forces, and committees; develops and conducts educational and outreach programs for community and professional groups based on assessed need; functions as case manager/case coordinator utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure improved health status; establish and evaluate nursing plans of care based on identified client need, strengths and availability of resources; makes appropriate linkages to community resources to meet the identified needs of clients; provides individual, family, and community level crisis intervention/management and appropriate reporting as mandated by law; conducts epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases; obtains medical histories, conducts physical assessments, administers prescribed treatment and dispenses medication; performs diagnostic tests and specimen collection, reviews and interprets laboratory findings, and follows up in accordance with procedures and protocols; acquires and maintains updated knowledge of federal, state and local health laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols as they relate to area of assignment and responsibility; performs required nursing documentation in accordance with the California Nursing Practice Act, and ensures documentation is clear, complete, and accurate; responds and researches inquiries from clients, social service and health care providers; may assume supervisory roles; performs other duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
Candidates must possess all of the following:
- A valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse(proof required) *
- A valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California(proof required) *
- A valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate(proof required) *
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Proficient in the use of computer and software computer applications
Willingness to work an irregular schedule, including weekends, evenings, and emergency call backs.
A valid driver's license must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of the selection.
*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.
Bilingual/Biliterate skills (Spanish, Khmer, or Tagalog) is desired for some positions.
Application and Supplemental Application.......................................................................... Qualifying
This selection procedure will be conducted using a continuous non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit will be placed on the eligible list first and then in the order in which applications were filed. This is a continuous eligible list, which means eligible lists may be established periodically and may expire six months from their effective date. Applicants may apply only once during a four-month period. Applications received by May 12, 2023, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list for this recruitment.
If you have not received notification within two weeks of the close of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
EQUITY AND INCLUSION
The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.
The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visitinghttps://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.
This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
G19AN-23B SHA:PHN CSC 4/26/23
The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally. As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:
· Medical and Dental Insurance
· Life Insurance
· Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)
· Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave
· Deferred Compensation
· Credit Union Membership
· Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)
· Flexible Spending Accounts
· Free Employee Parking
· Paid Parental Leave*
*Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).
INSTRUCTIONS:The purpose of these supplemental questions is to derive more specific information about your qualifications for this position. Applicants must clearly demonstrate their qualifying experience. These questions will serve as the basis for qualifying candidates for advancement into the selection process. Be specific and detailed in your responses. Resumes should be attached, but may not be substituted in lieu of the required application forms (i.e., responses should NOT state "see resume"). The application, supplemental questionnaire, and attachments must be completed and received by the filing deadline. Proof of any required documents must be uploaded to the online application. If you require assistance, please call our customer service line at (562) 570-6202 during the filing period between the hours of 7:30 AM through 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.Do you understand the instructions for completing and submitting the application and supplemental questionnaire for this job?
REQUIREMENTS TO FILETo qualify for the position, candidates must possess all of the following: • A valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse. • A valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California. • A valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Proof a a valid certificate as a California license to practice as a Registered Nurse is required at the time of filing and must be attached to this application. Select the option that best describes your qualification.
- I have a current valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse AND have attached to this application.
- I have a valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse BUT DID NOT attach it to this application and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
- I currently do not have a valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
To qualify for the position, candidates must possess all of the following: • A valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse. • A valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California. • A valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Proof a a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California is required at the time of filing and must be attached to this application. Select the option that best describes your qualification.
- I have a current valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California AND have attached to this application.
- I have a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California BUT DID NOT attach it to this application and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
- I currently do not have a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
To qualify for the position, candidates must possess all of the following: • A valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse. • A valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse in California. • A valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Proof a a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate is required at the time of filing and must be attached to this application. Select the option that best describes your qualification.
- I have a current valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate AND have attached to this application.
- I have a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate BUT DID NOT attach it to this application and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
- I currently do not have a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate and understand that I will not move forward in the process.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS (optional):Experience in maternal/child health and/or older adult health is desirable for some positions.Describe your relevant experience.1) Employer Name 2) Your Job Title 3) Dates of employment (mo/year to mo/year) 4) Total average hours per week 5) Duties performed for position held. To receive credit for the required experience, include the following information describing your experience as it relates to the requirements.Do not copy and paste your resume. Your responsesmustbe complete to receive credit for this experience. Incomplete responses may not receivecredit.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSBy answering yes, I understand that proof of required documents must be submitted as attachments at the time of filing. I also understand that failure to submit all required documents at the time of filing will result in my application being considered incomplete. Proofs for this position may include: college transcripts/degrees and/or DD-214 Member 4 Form, if claiming veteran's preference. Please note that candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
For information on evaluation services:Education Evaluation Services (http://www.longbeach.gov/CivilService/Media-Library/Documents/Job-Opportunities/Education-Evaluation-Services/ )
By answering "yes", I understand that the City of Long Beach utilizes electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information related to job applications submitted online through Governmentjobs.com. As an applicant, if I do not wish to receive emails from the City of Long Beach and decide to unsubscribe from email notifications and/or text messages, I may miss important information (i.e. employment opportunities) regarding the status of any job applications that I submit online. If you have questions or need clarification, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
By answering "Yes" and submitting this application, I certify the following that:1) I have personally completed the information provided and that it is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge; and 2) I understand that any falsification may cancel any terms, conditions, or privileges of employment; and I understand and acknowledge the aforementioned statement.
City of Long Beach
Health & Human Services - (CL)
Civil Service Department
411 W. Ocean Blvd., 4th Fl
Long Beach, California, 90802
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