State of Wyoming A&I Human Resources Division

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HSNU08-08966-Nurse-Pinedale

at State of Wyoming A&I Human Resources Division

Posted: 9/6/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2193892
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description and Functions



Open Until Filled 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  

Come join our team in beautiful Pinedale, Wyoming! 

This position performs nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, planning, implementation and evaluation to individuals and families or to the population as a whole as providing services in the Maternal Child Health Program, the Immunization Program, the Chronic Disease Program, the Communicable Disease Program, and in general community health assessment and planning. Provides direct nursing care in the clinic and other settings, including teaching and counseling patients and their family. This position will also refer patients to community resources and work with county nurse manager, staff and emergency preparedness team in planning, training and implementing all-hazard response plans.

Human Resource Contact:  307-777-6780

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Provides direct nursing care in the clinic and other settings, through use of the nursing process, including teaching and counseling patient and family in patient's care.
  • Documents nursing care given, according to State Standards for Documentation in a timely manner.
  • Plans and conducts health clinics and classes at various sites within the county.
  • Refers patients to other community resources and collaborates with those providers in carrying out patient care.
  • Represent the agency on local/county/state/national boards, committees or organizations.
  • Work with county nurse manager, agency staff and state PH Emergency Preparedness team for the planning, training and implementation of public health emergency response.

 

Qualifications


KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Knowledge of current nursing practice standards and public health principles; agency policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of physical, biological and behavioral sciences
  • Knowledge of maintenance of health records and charts, reports, and observations; principles of nursing process and scientific process
  • Knowledge of public health care functions and essential services
  • Knowledge of applying nursing diagnosis and treatment to patient care
  • Knowledge of scientific concepts as a basis for decision making
  • Knowledge of evaluation of services and programs according to standards
  • Knowledge of work management and leadership theory and practice
  • Knowledge of state and local law pertaining to health care.
  • Ability to set priorities according to state mandates and county needs; develop detailed plans at a large systems level
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff and other agencies and organizations, at the state and county level; exercise independent judgment, to set own goals and measure progress
  • Ability to develop and present information and presentations to groups
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize work and projects to motivate others
  • Ability to be self-directed and assertive and to think abstractly and concretely and see the broader picture and context for operations.
  • Skilled in the evaluation of services and programs according to standards; applying medical diagnosis and treatment to patient care
  • Skilled in applying principles of nursing process and management process
  • Skilled in monitoring the work of others; interpersonal relationships
  • Skilled in computer literacy and technology; and oral and written communication skills.
  • Skilled in applying the nursing process
  • Skilled in interpersonal relationships; and oral and written communication.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Nursing)
 
Experience:
0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming
 
OR
 
Education & Experience Substitution:
3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Nursing) with acquired knowledge at the level of an LPN
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Wyoming


Necessary Special Requirements


PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be able to:

  • Lift medical/patient equipment of varying sizes and weights up to about 50 lbs.
  • Climb stairs to patients homes.
  • Drive long distances.
  • Travel throughout the state and to national conferences if requested.
  • Work evenings, nights and /or weekends when the situation requires it.


NOTES: 

  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful applicant employed will be required to execute a release of personnel records to the director/board/commissioners in the county area involved on a as-needed basis.
  • In addition, the successful applicant will be required to complete an Employee Health Assessment, which includes verification of immunity to vaccine preventable diseases. If found to be non-immune, vaccination will be required unless medically contraindicated.
  • Yearly influenza vaccination is also required, unless medically contraindicated.
  • A background check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming
  • Department of Criminal Investigation, the Department of Family Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for every successful applicant.

 

Supplemental Information


048-Wyoming Department of Health - Public Health - Community Health - Public Health Nursing

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URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.