Community Health Nurse, Senior

$73,138 - $92,523 yearly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Mar 16, 2020
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

Clackamas County Public Health is seeking qualified candidates for Community Health Nurse, Senior to provide oversight of nurse home visiting services for CaCoon and Babies First! and also provide direct services.  This position also leads the work of others and ensures compliance with program regulations.

The Community Health Nurse, Senior is the advanced journey level in the series. This position assists program managers with the coordination of program staff. Incumbents perform and lead the work of professional nursing duties and may recommend changes to program operations to improve the quality of patient care.

Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:

  • Must possess a license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the State of Oregon.
  • Ambulatory ability to drive throughout Clackamas County and to provide face-to-face services in the community.
  • At least one year of experience leading the work of and/or supervising staff.  Lead work includes prioritizing, assigning and reviewing work, providing coaching for difficult issues, and training staff.
  • At least three years of experience providing maternal and child health nurse case management, including nursing assessments and interventions and ability to explain medical and health information accurately and in an understandable manner to clients.
  • Must be available for emergency, on-call and/or after hours response.
  • Must successfully pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
  • Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.


Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university (BSN).
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and local laws, policies and protocols to work performed.
  • Possession of a Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
  • Experience preparing quantitative and qualitative data for community health assessments and strategic planning initiates.
  • Experience conducting case conferencing and reflective supervision.  
  • Experience building and maintaining caseload including working with the community to maintain a referral network.

SALARY & BENEFITS

Clackamas County offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package, including a robust Wellness program.

  • The salary range is $73,138 - $92,523 Annually
  • This position will work 40 hours per week.
  • Health Plan Options: Most employees are eligible to start most benefits after two months of continuous employment.

HOW TO APPLY

Clackamas County accepts online applications only.  To complete an online application and for more information, please visit http://www.clackamas.us/ and click on the “Jobs” tab

  • Please follow the instructions to submit the on-line application.  Instructions will include how to copy and paste a current resume. Please make sure to answer all the questions, including the open-ended questions!
  • This position is open until filled – we reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time.