Public Health Nurse

27.07.2020 hccgKC Careers

Organization: City of Kansas City, MO

Deadline: Open until filled

(Job Opening ID #512344)
(Health Department/Nurse Family Partnership Division/2400 Troost)
(Health Department/Communicable Disease Prevention Division/2400 Troost)
(Health Department/Public Health Preparedness Division/2400 Troost)
Several full-time and limited-term merit positions available. Normal Work Days/Hours: MondayFriday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; however, flexibility with work schedule is essential. As a condition
of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees will be
required to submit or provide documentation of receiving an influenza (Flu) Vaccination.
Nurse Family Partnership: Seeking RN experienced and trained in Maternal and Child Health to
provide home visits to first-time pregnant mothers through the Building Blocks of Missouri/NurseFamily Partnership program. Delivers skilled education and guidance which focuses
simultaneously on the mother’s personal health, environmental health, life course development, the
maternal role, family and friends, and quality of caregiving. Home visits begin prior to the 28th
week of pregnancy and continue for two years after the child is born. Maintains a caseload of 25
clients and see families at home every 1-2 weeks, and must be able to travel in Jackson, Cass, Clay,Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray counties in the Kansas City area. Learns and adheres to national
and state standards prescribed for this evidence-based program. Tuberculosis Clinic: Performs
nursing care and case management of patients with latent tuberculosis infection and active TB
disease. Works in concert with Disease Investigative Specialist to provide appropriate assessment,
planning, intervention, evaluation and documentation of case management activities. Possesses the
willingness to work in the following areas: Immunization, and Sexual Health clinics, as training in
these areas may be a requirement. Immunization Clinic: The Immunization Clinic serves clients
across the life span. Cross trains to work in the Immigration/Refugee clinic and the Adult Travel
Clinic. When not in the clinic, works closely with schools and community partners. Works well
with a team and some autonomy. Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic: Performs work directed
towards the goals of risk assessment, risk reduction, and optimal sexual health status for
individuals, families and communities with the Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic. Works with
Disease Intervention Specialists to facilitate and navigate referrals and provide case management
for individuals with high-risk behavior. Represents the department as a designated specialist or
spokesperson for area of assignment in a wide range of contacts. Establishes and maintains
effective working relationships with individuals in other department programs, state and local
agencies and the community. Must be able to work in diverse environments as cross training in all
Public Health Clinic areas will occur.

REQUIRES licensure as a registered nurse as determined
by the MO State Board of Nursing or a state having reciprocity with MO. Possession of a current
license or temporary permit (for transfer from other states). Must possess a valid state-issued
driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug
screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. For Nurse Family
Partnership, preference for an accredited Bachelor’s degree in nursing, background in
Maternal & Child Health, or those who are bilingual. For TB & Immunization Clinics,
preference for bilingual candidates. For Immunization Clinic, preference also given for 1
year of medical-surgical experience.

Apply: Interested applicants must apply by the posted application deadline date. Please have them visit our website at www.kcmo.gov/careers >Apply Now link.  In the latest job postings section, select jobs>Click Apply for Selected Jobs. If further assistance is needed or if there are any questions please contact our office directly at 816-513-1903 or via email.

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