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UTAH COUNTY GOVERNMENT Public Health Nurse II - Welcome Baby in PROVO, Utah

POSITION: Public Health Nurse II - Welcome Baby POSTING #: 2022-1021ksa*May Underfill as Public Health Nurse I THIS IS A FULL TIME CAREER SERVICE GRANT FUNDED POSITION WITH BENEFITS To apply for this position, go to the Utah County website: Select “Apply Now” and select the Public Health Nurse II – Welcome Baby R0000679 job announcement. REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS TO APPLICATION *College transcripts and/or diploma if related to position – internet printouts & photocopies are acceptable *Required licensure GRADE: Public Health Nurse II - 512 Public Health Nurse I - 511 STARTING SALARY: 512 - Step A: $2,352.00 - Step G: $2,704.80 Bi Weekly / $61,152.00 - $70,324.80 Annually 511 - Step A: $2,193.60 - Step G: $2,520.80 Bi Weekly / $57,033.690 - $65,540.80 Annually Salary will be determined upon experience and or education Plus benefits package – Step increase available after completing probation and annually thereafter OPENING DATE: October 11, 2021 CLOSING DATE: *Open Until Filled *All applications received by October 25, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. MST will be screened by the Human Resources Office. Those applicants meeting the specified qualifications and additional screening criteria will be referred for a hiring interview. The Human Resource Office will continue to consider qualified candidates as needed until the position is filled. Job SummaryUnder the direction of a Bureau Director or other nursing supervisor, performs licensed registered nurse work at Utah County Health Department (UCHD) public health clinics, public schools, and in private homes according to assigned area of responsibility. Nursing work is performed at a full-functioning level due to experience and/or additional education. Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *Participate in one or more programs or functions as determined by the Division Director. *Respond to public health emergencies as required by the Department or Division Administration; carry mobile phone or other emergency communication devices during work hours and at all other times when unavailable by phone at home. *During times of emergency or pandemic, Job duties may be modified as needed, and may be significantly different from primary duties. May be assigned to work on one of the following functional areas: School Nursing *Plan, implement, and evaluate the health services program at assigned school(s). *Monitor well-being of students with disabilities, chronic illnesses, severe allergies, or other health problems and help other students and school personnel to be aware of the special needs. *Manage medication administration in the school setting and make medication referrals when appropriate. *Develop a health care plan for students with health concerns; monitor and document student progress. *Review immunization records to ensure compliance with state law as well as to assist with outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. *Perform vision screening on students according to state mandate and refer students to eye doctors if necessary; follow-up with the family to ensure proper care was received. *Screen students for vision problems; document appropriately; make referrals as needed, and follow-up. *Perform other screenings as necessary. *Control the spread of head lice by examining students and educating parents. *Work with children who have special medical needs within assigned school(s); administer g-tube feedings, medications, catheterization, and related nursing procedures as needed. *Teach and manage classes on health-related topics to students, parents, and faculty, such as: *a. Maturation *b. Communicable diseases *c. Blood-borne pathogens *d. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid *e. Personal hygiene *Manage first aid and emergencies as needed; provide initial emergency first aid care to st