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Saginaw County Public Health Nurse I (Rotating) in Saginaw, Michigan

JOB INFORMATION ndash; www.saginawcounty.comANNOUNCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH SAGINAW COUNTYPosition: Public Health Nurse I (Rotating)Department: Saginaw County Health DepartmentClassification/Salary: (P-15E) $48,656 - $64,070Date Posted: MAY 10, 2019 GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIESPerforms difficult technical work providing a wide range of nursing services, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the assigned personnel. Assesses client needs by reviewing lab results, evaluating client health, and implementing a plan of care. Performs pelvic exams, takes specimen collection, administers vaccines and other injections, dispenses medications, and checks patient vital signs. Performs research on communicable diseases, current immunization information, patient lab results and provides education and other information as needed to patients. Performs TB, HIV, STD, and pregnancy testing andprovides results, counseling, education, referral services, and follow up care to patients and families as needed. Documents services provided and updates patient charts with necessary labs, results, documentation, etc. Prepares and files reports, answers phones, and maintains files. Provides customer services in person and over the phone by answering questions and directing clients. Assisting clients in completing forms and documents. Orders and monitors use of clinical supplies. Assists in orienting new staff and nursing students. Tracks and enters program data. Promotes health department programs by providing information and education to the community in meetings,at local health fairs, to area colleges and universities, and in person. QUALIFICATIONSAssociates/Technical degree with coursework in nursing, and 1 to 3 yearsrsquo; experience in community or public health nursing. Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. Obtain HIV Certification within 1 year of hire. Valid driver's license in the State of Michigan. INDIVIDUAL MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST. EXAMINATION PROCEDUREApplications will be screened and those best qualified will be interviewed.ORAL INTERVIEW . . . . . . . . . 100% APPLICATION PROCEDUREThe position indicated is open for qualified applicants. Applications and resumes are accepted in the Personnel Division of the Controller's Office, Saginaw County Governmental Center, 111 South Michigan, Saginaw, Michigan, 48602, in person, by mail or fax: 989-790-5566. POSITION OPEN UNTIL: MAY 24, 2019. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER