Job Code: 95778323
Pay Type: salary
This position is in the Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP). The Public Health Nurse position within the MIHP is a home visiting public health nurse. The MIHP Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Maternal Infant Health Program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of MIHP and of the lead agency.
*Bachelor degreed nurses pay scale starts at $58,959.75
HIRING AUTHORITY: Director/Health Officer
F.L.S.A. STATUS: Non – Exempt
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP: Just cause subject to a probationary period.
CURRENT HOURS AND STARTING TIME: Full-time position (37.5 hours per week). The starting time for this position is currently 8:30 a.m.
Under direction, provides direct nursing services in a clinical, geographic or programmatic area; performs related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides direct nursing care in an assigned area, using appropriate authorized nursing skills.
Teaches, consults and acts as public health resource person to individuals, families, community groups and other health care professionals.
Documents appropriate data, activities and outcomes in the client records, utilizing the required recording format.
Works with clients to assess their needs, provide information or assistance and resolve problems.
Assists in coordinating the activities of an assigned clinic and/or program area.
Participates on selected agency committees as directed.
Participates in the orientation of staff.
Generates, evaluates and chooses the best alternative in order to make a determination, draw conclusions or solve a problem.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
|Office or similar indoor environment||X|
|Street environment (near moving traffic)||X|
|Individuals who are hostile or irate||X|
|Individuals with known violent backgrounds||X|
|Extreme cold (below 32 degrees)||X|
|Extreme heat (above 100 degrees)||X|
|Moving mechanical parts||X|
|Fumes or airborne particles||X|
|Toxic or caustic chemicals, substances or waste||X|
|Loud noises (85+ decibels)||X|
|Blood Borne Pathogens||X|
N/S=Never/Seldom O=Occasionally F/C= Frequently/Continuously
|Balancing||X||On even or uneven surfaces/ground|
|Bending||X||Tasks involve forward or backward bending at the waist|
|Climbing/Working at Heights||X||Tasks involve climbing up or down stairs, ladders, scaffolding and platforms|
|Crawling||X||Inspecting in confined spaces. Moving about on hands and knees|
|Digging||X||Tasks involve manual digging|
|Driving||X||Tasks involve operating any motor powered vehicle on sealed and unsealed roads|
|Grasping||X||Tasks involve gripping, holding, clasping with fingers or hands|
|Kneeling||X||Tasks involve flexing/bending at the knees and ankles to work at low levels|
|Manual Dexterity||X||Tasks involve fine finger movements i.e., keyboard operating, writing|
|Lift/Carry||X||Tasks involve raising/lowering or moving objects from one level/position to another (covered by the items below)|
|Up to 10 pounds||X|
|Over 100 pounds||X|
|Push / Pull||X||Tasks involve pushing/pulling objects away from or towards the body|
|Reaching||X||Tasks involve reaching overhead with arms raised above shoulder height or forward reaching with arms extended|
|Sitting||X||Tasks involve remaining in a seated position during the task performance|
|Standing||X||Tasks involve standing in an upright position without movement|
|Walking||X||Walking considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces|
|Running||X||Running considerable distances in the facility on multiple surfaces|
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND DISCLAIMERS
Complies with P.A. 390, as amended, known as the State’s Emergency Management Act and the County’s Emergency Management resolution as well as all related plans, policies and procedures covered by those statutes.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment amongst other possible accommodations.
The Michigan Nurses Association bargaining unit represents this position. Therefore, there may be contract language which could require consideration in the selection process.
To apply, please submit your application online at Public Health Nurse | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)