The Job Do you enjoy having weekends and holidays off? Public Health Nurses work Monday through Friday!! No hospital experience required.
TheDepartment of Public Health (DPH)
is recruiting forPublic Health Nurses II (PHN II)
who provideassessments of individuals, families and communities.Duties include case management, coordinating and assisting with access to care; developingtreatment plans; providingconsultation on medical, dental, and behavioral health assessments; acting as a nurse liaison with public and private agencies; providing assessments and referral for school district students; and conducting disease control measures. There are vacancies in Family Health Services (FHS) and California Children's Services (CCS) sections in DPH.
The list established from this recruitment will be used tofill current and future vacancies within DPH as they occur. Family Health Services Section
Family Health Services (FHS) section of DPH specializes in many dynamic public health nursing programs and includes Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care, Rx 4 Kids, Children Screening, Assessment, Referral and Treatment, Black Infant Health, and Maternal Child and Adolescent Health. FHSworks in partnership with public and private agencies to provide nursing case management, care coordination and consultation. California Children's Services
The California Children Services (CCS) section of DPH is a statewide program that arranges, directs, and pays for medical care, equipment, and rehabilitation, when these services are authorized for children and young adults under 21 years of age, who have CCS-eligible medical conditions and whose families are unable to pay for all or part of their care. CCS defines eligibility and selects the most qualified professionals to treat the child's CCS eligible condition.
For more detailed information, refer to the Public Health Nurse II job description. Vested in Retirement after only 5 years!
- Recruitment Bonus - Bonus payments up to $2,000 may be available for newly hired employees from this recruitmentupon meeting eligibility criteria
- Recruitment Relocation Assistance -Newly hired employees from this recruitmentmay be reimbursed up to $2,500 for relocation-related expenses upon meeting eligibility criteria
Human Resources is also accepting applications for Public Health Nurse I .A separate application is required.It is to your advantage to apply for both levels as appropriate. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Travel/Driver License:
Travel throughout the county is required.Employees will be required to make provision for transportation.At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.Background Check:
Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation and verification of employment history and education.Continued Education:
Additional training/coursework may berequired.Out-of-State Registered Nurses:
PublicHealth Nurse II incumbents who possess a Registered Nurse license issued by a state other than California must
obtain and maintain the required CA Registered Nurse license -and-
the required Public Health Nurse certificate issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) prior to hire/employment start date. Contingent job offers may be made to applicants who have provided verification that they have applied for their CA Registered Nurselicense -and-
Public Health Nurse certificate with the CA BRN.Minimum Requirements
of the followinglicensure/certification -and-
possess and maintain all
of the following items:
**Out-of-State Licensed Registered Nurses:
- A valid Registered Nurse license** issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN),
- A valid Public Health Nurse certificate** issued by the CA BRN, -and-
- A valid Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
Applications will be accepted from Registered Nurses licensed in other states; see Conditions of Employment. -AND-Experience:
of the following experience options:
- Option 1:Three (3)months of full-time equivalent experience as a licensed Public Health Nurse.
Desired Qualifications CCS Section:
- Option 2:Three (3)months of full-time equivalent experience in home health or home visiting as a licensed Registered Nurse or licensed Public Health Nurse.
Experience working with pediatric populations (e.g., Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), which includes inpatient/outpatient intensive care management.
Applicants fluent in American Sign Language, Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.
Candidates possessing computer skillsin Microsoft applicationsare preferred.Selection Process
There will be acompetitive evaluation
of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the results of the competitive evaluation, may be referred for a selection interview.
Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible asthis recruitment may close at any time.
To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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