Career Opportunity Available

Public Health Nurse

Benefits

  • Flexible, family oriented work environment
  • Full benefits--Custer Health covers 100% of your family health insurance plan
  • Sick and annual leave accrued monthly
  • 8 hour work day Monday-Friday--no overnights or weekends!

Essential Duties

  1. Assist with/or provide health maintenance clinics, immunization clinics, blood pressure testing, rapid strep testing, tuberculosis screening, and medication management.
  2. Provide home visits as assigned and nursing care to meet physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and cultural needs of the patient by means of teaching and referral.
  3. Utilize the nursing process to identify individual client problems and to develop, implement, and evaluate patient care.
  4. Document observations, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures administered and status of coordinated activities between nursing and other professional disciplines utilizing the problem oriented electronic record system.
  5. Provide and promote community health services.
  6. Serve on health related coalitions and taskforces.
  7. Attend staff and branch office meetings as scheduled and continuing education opportunities as approved. 
  8. Collaborate with emergency response planning and training in order to accurately respond to public health emergencies.
  9. Follow current HIPAA guidelines to ensure client confidentiality.
  10. Other duties may be assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications
      Graduate from Board of Nursing approved Nursing Program.  Must have a current Nursing License and current Driver's License.

Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee should be able to do the following:

  • Use a computer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, and audio-visual equipment
  • Must own a vehicle and be able to drive
  • Be able to lift and move supplies up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to speak to people on a one-to-one basis and in large/small groups
  • Must be able to be fitted and wear a NIOSH 95 mask
  • Engage in the following movements: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, digging, shoveling, writing, and repetitive motions

Work station will be located within Custer Health’s service area and will include a general office setting, as well as community sites including clients’ homes, restaurants, or other workplaces.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to conditions that range from inclement weather to dangerous conditions such as snow/ice, cold, heat, noise, wetness/humidity, vibration, sudden temperature changes, and poor illumination at the job site or due to travel on the job. Travel to and from field locations may subject worker to increased risk of driving hazards. Community locations may subject worker to communicable diseases, insects and other disease vectors, toxins, hazardous materials, chemicals, and animals. In all settings, employees may need to relate to members of the public who exhibit challenging, atypical, or hostile behaviors and/or communication.

Please submit your resume to jodie.fetsch@custerhealth.com or call 701-667-3370 with any questions.