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Registered Nurse

Organization

Louisville Metro Public Health & Wellness

Description

You must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Kentucky in order to be considered for this position.

Two Vacancies:


The LMPHW Tuberculosis ClinicCommunity Health Nurse (RN) provides point of care diagnosis and treatment services for tuberculosis.
The LMPHW Immunizations Community Health Nurse (RN) provides point of care to the community through immunizations planning and administration.





ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Provides general nursing care to patients in specialized clinics, primary care clinics, schools and homes.
Assesses patient and family needs, counsels patients and develops health care plans.
Instructs patients in health education and disease prevention.
Examples of Duties
UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION.
Participates in quality assurance activities.
Assists physicians and nurse practitioners in providing examinations, obtaining patient histories, giving immunizations and providing prescribed .tests, treatments and medicines to patients.
Performs nursing assessments and develops health care plans for patients seen in clinics, home and school settings.
Examines children for communicable diseases and for communicative disorders and makes referrals.
Evaluates the growth and development of children and confers with teachers, principals and parents regarding child health problems.
Assists in preparing for specialized clinics.
Follows clinic operational procedures.
Provides assessment of patient complaints and recommends appropriate action according to prescribed protocol.
Counsels patients regarding health status, risks, recommended actions and community resources.
Organizes and schedules field work.
Visits homes of patients with communicable diseases to provide nursing services.
Inspects premises for potentially hazardous conditions or infractions of sanitary codes and regulations and makes appropriate referrals.
Instructs student nurses.
Provides individual and group health education instruction and information.
Maintains medical records and prepares reports.
Conducts follow up consultations with patients concerning abnormal test results.
Assists in orientation of nurses and other department personnel.
Performs related work.

Examples of Duties
UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION
Participates in quality assurance activities.
Assists physicians and nurse practitioners in providing examinations, obtaining patient histories, giving immunizations and providing prescribed tests, treatments and medicines to patients.
Performs nursing assessments and develops health care plans for patients seen in clinics, home and school settings.
Examines children for communicable diseases and for communicative disorders and makes referrals.
Evaluates the growth and development of children and confers with teachers, principals and parents regarding child health problems.
Assists in preparing for specialized clinics.
Follows clinic operational procedures.
Provides assessment of patient complaints and recommends appropriate action according to prescribed protocol.
Counsels patients regarding health status, risks, recommended actions and community resources.
Organizes and schedules field work.
Visits homes of patients with communicable diseases to provide nursing services.
Inspects premises for potentially hazardous conditions or infractions of sanitary codes and regulations and makes appropriate referrals.
Instructs student nurses.
Provides individual and group health education instruction and information.
Maintains medical records and prepares reports.
Conducts follow up consultations with patients concerning abnormal test results.
Assists in orientation of nurses and other department personnel.
Performs related work.

Requirements


Minimum Requirements
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment.
Must provide one's own source of transportation.
Must work a varied schedule.
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Kentucky (KRS 314 041) OR possess a provisional license from Kentucky Board of Nursing AND become a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Kentucky prior to expiration of the provisional license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours

Salary

22.75 Hourly

Benefits

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular
· Medical
· Dental
· Vision
· Group Term Life
· Supplemental Life
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment
· Sick Leave
· Vacation
· Holiday Pay
· Bereavement Leave
· Kentucky Retirement Systems
· 457 Deferred Comp
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
· Tuition Assistance
· Qualified Adult Benefits
· Childcare Assistance
· Free TARC Use

Part Time – 17.5 to 25 Hours Per Week
· Vacation (pro rata)
· Sick Leave (pro rata)
· Holiday Pay (pro rata)

Part Time – Less Than 17.5 Hours Per Week
· Ineligible For Benefits

Temporary Positions
· Ineligible For Benefits


Interns
· Ineligible For Benefits

Required Education

Associate Degree

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

Please visit;
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky/jobs/3001672/rn-public-health-services?department[0]=Public%20Health%20%26%20Wellness&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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