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JEFFERSON COUNTY GOVT PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (CLINIC SERVICES) in GOLDEN, Colorado

SALARY: $60,000.00 AnnuallyOPENING DATE: 11/12/20CLOSING DATE: 11/30/20 11:59 PMDIVISION:DEPARTMENT: Public HealthPURPOSE:Are you seeking "More Than A Paycheck?"At Jefferson County, you can be sure to find a better quality of life whenworking here. We offer exciting benefits such as generous holiday schedulesand a 4 day work week so you can stay put, spend more time with family,and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!If you're a solid nursing professional with proven experience that'sseeking more than a paycheck, Jefferson County Public Health is currentlyhiring a Clinic Services Public Health Nurse (PHN). This position providesyou the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on workingcollaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer,someone that loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge withthose that they work with.This position in Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) involves clinic andcommunity setting public health nursing work to promote and protect the healthof individuals, families, and populations using knowledge from nursing,social, and public health sciences. This position is located with the JCPHclinic services which provides immunization services, disease controlwork, family planning and sexual health services to our community. ThePublic Health Nurse works as part of a team to deliver high-quality,preventive health services.About Jefferson County Public Health:JCPH MissionPromoting and protecting health across the lifespan through prevention,education and partnerships for all peopleJCPH VisionHealthy People, Healthy PlacesGuiding PrinciplesRespect: We approach all people with esteem, understanding, dignity andempathy.Equity: We approach all people with fairness, impartiality and awillingness to help others.Collaboration: We work collectively for the mutual benefit of the communitythrough the sharing of information, responsibility, resources and ideas toachieve our mission.Trust: We act with benevolence, integrity, transparency, reliabilityand competence.Innovation: We empower our staff to develop ideas, measure processes andimprove methods to achieve our vision.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Involves professional nursing work and case management in a clinic health caresetting to include but are not limited to: Work as part of a nursing team to deliver care in a culturally appropriateand client-centered manner to diverse populations.Conduct care coordination and health management with clients in the areas ofdisease control, immunizations, family planning and sexually transmittedinfections.Review client immunization records for accuracy, educate about vaccineeffectiveness, safety, and potential reactions, assessment for vaccineappropriateness and health status, and administer immunizations toinfants, children, teens and adults.Participate in communicable disease control work and county s COVID-19pandemic response.Interview clients to obtain personal and routine health data in accordancewith established policies and procedures.Educate clients on preventive sexual health practices, illness/diseasemanagement, and counseling on high risk behaviors, especially thoserelated to an increased risk for unintended pregnancy and sexually transmittedinfections.Work within clinical protocols, to order appropriate STI screening,dispense contraceptive methods, administer injections and STI treatmentmedications.Document and communicate client care through maintaining accurate,complete, and timely electronic medical records.Collaborate and partner with other local and state health agencies andcommunity stakeholders.Prepare and deliver presentations to community partners and the public ontopics such as immunizations, communicable diseases, reproductivehealth, sexually transmitted infections, and others as requested.Participate in community outreach events and offsite immunization clinics asrequested.Precept and/or mentor nursing students and new employees.Participate in program pla

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