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COUNTY OF WOOD Public Health Nurse in WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: General Function The general purpose of positions in this classification is to provide services in public health programs that promote and maintain the health of individuals, families, groups, and the community through coalition building and facilitation, teaching, counseling, and appropriate preventive screening measures. Public Health Nurses collaborate and consult within multidisciplinary and multiagency teams in order to achieve desirable outcomes for families and communities. Public Health Nursing interventions occur at individual, family, community, and systems levels depending upon the responsibilities of the position and the issues involved. Please visit http://careers.co.wood.wi.us/CyberWeb/ for complete list of duties and responsibilities. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: -Two years of public health experience is preferred. -Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver's license, as well as a licensed and insured automobile is required; or other means of reliable transportation immediately available to candidate. -Possession of basic everyday living skills, the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions (must act based on written and/or verbal directions and make independent judgments based on data collection within department protocols). -The ability to read, write, add and subtract (data collection, statistical evaluation, writing instructions and/or reports, charting, writing referrals). -Ability to perform all aspects of nursing practice and concepts of Public Health Nursing. -Certification for Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) preferred. -Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. -Must pass post-offer pre-employment drug test and must provide current immunization record. Tuberculin skin test is required upon employment. Common business office machines used: computer, copy machine. Medical equipment used: first aid equipment, general (needles, bandages, etc.), stethoscope, hemacue, glucometer, audiometer, otoscope, spygmomonometer, opthalmoscope. Personal protective equipment used: CPR mask, respirator, eye protection, gloves, sharps containers. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: http://careers.co.wood.wi.us/CyberWeb/

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