UnityPoint Health Public Health Nurse II, Muscatine, IA in Muscatine, Iowa

Want to serve your community? Come work as a Public Health Nurse in our Muscatine, IA clinic, in this grant-funded position! 0.8 FTE, 4 weekdays per week, plus occasional weekends. The public health nurse provides community education on public health issues as needed/appropriate. Provides population based health services. Provides direct patient care and care coordination in assigned clinic or service area. May work directly in the areas of communicable diseases, environmental illnesses, chronic diseases, wellness, maternal health, immunization, child health, family planning, and community education.

  • Describes how public health sciences are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services and identifies prominent events in the history of public health.

  • Collaborates in the development and delivery of programs and activities for individuals, families and population groups that promote health and prevent disease in settings including, but not limited to all health department service settings, client homes, community organizations and businesses, schools, and the community in general.

  • Utilizes public health surveillance/disease investigation methods in community outreach, screening, and case finding of communicable and infectious diseases that threaten the health of the community.

  • Follows established record policies and procedures as well as the State and Federal laws that govern the release of health care information are followed.

  • Participates in response teams to prevent, minimize, and contain adverse health events and conditions resulting from communicable disease; food-, water-, and vector-borne outbreaks; chronic diseases; environmental hazards; injuries; and health disparities.

    Other

  • Follows systems to assure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

  • Supports the department’s strategic plan, vision mission, and core values in all functions, operations, and activities.

Current license to practice nursing in Iowa is required, LPN or RN, RN preferred. Demonstrated organization, communication, and documentation skills required. Must maintain valid Iowa driver’s license, car insurance and have access to reliable transportation. Public Health experience preferred.

Moderate levels of physical exertion: bending, lifting, and stooping and standing. Hand and arm manipulation of equipment as necessary. Ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. Manual dexterity and mobility.

Requisition ID: 2018-43590

Street: 1609 Cedar St

Name: 6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity

Name: Community Med Administrat

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.80

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 8A-5P

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org