PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (Open Until Filled)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Several positions available with the Health Department, Communicable Disease Prevention Division located at 2400 Troost
Salary Range: $24.96-$39.40/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; however, flexibility with work schedule is essential.

Application Deadline Date: Open until filled

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.


Responsibilities

T uberculosis 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.

Sexual Health Clinic: Performs work directed towards the goals of risk assessment, risk reduction, treatment and optimal sexual health status for a diverse group that individuals, families and communities. Works with Disease Intervention Specialists to facilitate/navigate the care of high priority referrals. Represents the department as a designated specialist or spokesperson for area of assignment. Establishes/maintains effective working relationships with individuals in other department programs, state/local agencies, the community. Must be able to work in diverse environments as cross training in all Public Health Clinic areas will occur. Works in various settings to support public health outreach initiatives and events.


Qualifications

REQUIRES licensure as a registered nurse as determined by the Missouri State Board of Nursing or a state having reciprocity with the state of Missouri. 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 TB & Immunization Clinics, preference given to bilingual candidates. For Immunization Clinic, preference also given for 1 year of experience in Med Surg.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253. IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

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