BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENTPublic Health Nurse II
Department of Public HealthNumber of Positions: 1This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with the Illinois Nurses Association (BARGAINING UNIT 37).Attention Illinois Nurses Association members in Bargaining Unit 37: When submitting your bid application for this position, please select 37- Nurses Association from the Bargaining Unit drop-down menu as it is the only option for 37-Illinois Nurses Association members.IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled "Bid Opportunities.")IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED "ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY"
, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED "PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER."(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).FAILURE TO CHECK THE "ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY" BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.Mission
: CDPH works with communities and partners to create an equitable, safe, resilient and Healthy Chicago.
Under supervision, the class works primarily in the field, providing professional nursing care to individuals, groups and families to improve the overall health of communities, or functions as a nursing team leader in a health clinic; and performs related duties as requiredEssential Duties for Tuberculosis
Under the supervision of a PHN III, the PHN II works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide case management for individuals on treatment for active TB disease, which includes performing in-home visits, providing education on tuberculosis and its treatment, checking medication regimens for appropriateness and monitoring for adverse effects, tracking lab results, identifying barriers to treatment completion, linking patients to pertinent community resources, communicating with treating clinicians, and participating in monthly case conferences. Tuberculosis nurse case managers also provide directly observed therapy, place and read TB skin tests, and assist with large on-site screening events (e.g., at a school or worksite).
Additional duties may be required for this position.
Location: (Nurses are in the field / Start Location will vary)
2160 W. Ogden Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Days: Mon-Fri
Some additional hours may be required in case of a public health emergency THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICEQualifications:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLN) or an approved foreign credential evaluation, plus one year of professional nursing experience.Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse. Applicants must possess a valid State of Illinois Registered Nurse license at the time of employment.SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
This position requires applicants to complete an interview which will include a written exercise and/or a skills assessment test as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview will be selected.Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
- Previous work experience in a healthcare setting with underserved populations.
- Intermediate proficiency with Excel and Word.
- Previous work experience in a clinical role within an acute care setting.
- Previous experience working in the community.
- Language proficiency in Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin.
Brandon Johnson, Mayor CommissionerApplications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 11/23/2023