PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II
Company: Monterey County Health Department
Posted on: October 12, 2018
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II $7,034 --- $9,606 per Month Priority Screening Date: November 9, 2018 Final Filing Date: Continuous Summary of Position The Health Department's Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill vacant Public Health Nurse II positions in the Community Based Nursing, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, and Children's Medical Services divisions. The Public Health Nurse II (PHN) will perform the full scope of Public Health Nursing duties by initiating and carrying out special programs under limited supervision. The PHN will be part of a team of professional, para-professional and support staff that collaborate to ensure comprehensive health services are provided throughout Monterey County. These programs include: Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) provides specially trained nurses to partner with low-income first-time mothers, beginning at approximately the 28th week of pregnancy, to promote and teach positive health and development behaviors and improve economic self-sufficiency. The program continues to work with the mother and child until the child's second birthday. Maternal Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) works to improve the health and well-being of women, infants, children and adolescents through the provision of community leadership through our stated Scope of Work and nurse case management by assuring access to health promotion and health care services. This program includes the provision of Perinatal Services Coordination and SIDS Coordination. Whole Person Care (WPC) is tasked with providing nurse case management to our most vulnerable Medi-Cal homeless individuals who are high users of hospital, mental health unit and emergency department facilities. The program is a partnership with community organizations and primary care providers to help these individuals find a medical home, housing, social and mental health services. Tuberculosis Control Unit (TBU) has the primary responsibility to provide early intervention, prevent TB transmission, coordinate patient care to ensure an adequate course of treatment is followed, and identify and address other urgent medical and psychosocial needs are met through appropriate utilization of resources. The TB program administers the Directly Observed Therapy program in Monterey County. Communicable Disease Unit (CDU) provides communicable disease prevention and control services for all Monterey County residents. Program activities include conducting detailed interviews, collecting biological specimens, delivering health education, linking clients to treatment and/or preventative services, and providing guidance to medical providers, schools and congregate living facilities on screening, treatment and infection control practices. California Children's Services (CCS) determines financial and medical eligibility for children under age 21 for CCSeligible diagnostic and treatment services, medical case management and physical and occupational therapy services. Child Health Disability Prevention (CHDP) provides care coordination to assure periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California, and the Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC) program that is co-located in the Department of Social Services and Probation to provide public health nurse expertise in meeting the medical, dental, mental and development needs of children and youth in foster care, including psychotropic medication monitoring and oversight (PMM&O). Child Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) seeks to prevent, screen, diagnose and treat childhood lead poisoning through nurse case management, and to eliminate sources of poisoning education and environmental interventions. A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise. YourMembership.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Public Health Nurse
Keywords: Monterey County Health Department, Salinas , PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II, Healthcare , Salinas, California
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