Apply for the position, RN or LPN, with Ellis County today or contact Janet Schmidt for more information. Posted May 8, 2020.

This is a highly specialized professional public health nursing position which includes direct nursing services in clinic and community settings, as well as consultative and referral responsibilities. Work includes coordination of public health nursing services with related programs of other community or state agencies involved with the health and welfare of the public or individuals. Duties include services relating to immunizations, the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program, sexually transmitted illnesses, communicable disease, labs, nuisances, and other child/adult public health nursing programs. Work is performed with latitude for professional independence in accordance with established department, state, or federal policies. Work is performed under the general direction of the Health Administrator and reviewed through conferences and reports for results achieved. This position has a confidentiality level of 4. • Evaluates immunization records and provides necessary vaccinations or other action based on the latest immunization schedule and applicable policy/procedure; • Obtains lab specimens for the screening and/or diagnosis of communicable or other disease, illness, or drug use; • Provides screenings for hypertension, diabetes, anemia, cholesterol, and urinalysis, and determines appropriate action based on policy and referral criteria; • Performs and reads tuberculosis Mantoux skin testing for screening in tuberculosis prevention and control; • Administers vaccinations as ordered by client’s personal physicians (allergy, B12, rabies, etc.); • Screens for head lice, scabies, pubic lice, or other health pests and provides appropriate action based on department or state protocols; • Provides physical assessments and documentation including health history, vision, hearing, developmental screenings, and lab testing with appropriate referral and follow up; • Performs necessary nursing services including screenings, education, documentation, referral, and follow up to the WIC program following all WIC policy and procedure
Full Time
Janet Schmidt
May 8, 2020
Jan 22, 2021
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