Public Health Nurse

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Jun 04, 2022
Part Time Public Health
  • Salary: $24.71 - $37.73 Hourly USD

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to maintain the public's health by providing health services and information by creating and giving presentations about a health-related topic, conducting assessments of the general health of the community, reaching out to local healthcare providers and facilities for their cooperation with community health events, and/or creating a plan for helping members of the community gain access to healthcare. Conduct evaluations of efforts and analyze findings. Other duties include monitoring health risks, developing intervention programs, serving as an advocate for the community, designing healthcare services, and making sure the public is aware of the services available.

Essential Job Functions

  • Participates in development, evaluation, and implementation of programs and activities for the community and population groups that promote health and wellness in the community and coordinates with local resources.

  • Assists in identifying and prioritizing health needs in the community; develops public education efforts; coordinates efforts with other agencies.

  • Developing and maintaining standard operating procedures; reviews and oversees compliance with local, state, and federal medical standards.

  • Provides clinical programming for vulnerable populations in the city by designing and implementing classes like Well Child, Low Birth Weight, Senior Care, and diabetes prevention/education.

  • Evaluating health trends and risk factors of population groups and helping to determine priorities for targeted interventions.

  • Informs and interprets state, regional, and department activities to the Director using statistical data, cost figures, and program information.

  • Responds directly to public health crises, from outbreaks of disease to natural disasters.

  • Assists in the development of public health policy.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Nursing.

  • Experience: Three (3) to five (5) years of nursing experience

  • Licenses: Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Texas required. Emergency Medical Technician license preferred.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions

Continuous

Job Address

Grand Prairie, Texas United States View Map