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Public Health Nurse - Nurse-Family Partnership, Bremerton, WA


Organization: Kitsap Public Health District
Category: Nurse
Location: Bremerton, WA
Date Job Posted: March 11, 2020
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Public Health Nurse - Nurse-Family Partnership

Salary: $4,861.00 - $6,839.00 Monthly
Location 98337-1866, WA
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Department Community Health Division
Job Number 2020-008
Closing 3/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Summary

Under the direction of the PHN Supervisor, and within state and agency policies, the incumbent provides comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for participation in the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program. Under the direction of the NFP Supervisor, a supervisor dedicated to NFP, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and fidelity to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards of NFP and of the agency.

The incumbent is also responsible for providing comprehensive nursing service to young families residing in Kitsap County, utilizing advance decision-making strategies such as the nursing process, combining judgment, actions, responsibility, and accountability. Duties involve extensive interaction with socio-economic and culturally diverse populations of clients, community-based agencies, medical personal and District staff to provide public health nursing services to clients and communities.

Additionally, the incumbent will be trained to perform nursing services in the District's clinic to include immunizations and other associated nursing duties to strengthen capacity/cross-coverage for the agency and also be expected to participate in a regular clinic assignment rotation to keep current.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) from a school accredited by the National League of Nursing with coursework that includes a community health component; or
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as public health or health education, and at least four years of public health nursing experience, provided the candidate graduated from a school of nursing accredited by the NLN (diploma, AA or AS).

Nurse-Family Partnership experience preferred, but not required.

Licenses, Certificates & Other Requirements

  • A valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington is required.
  • All required licenses must be maintained in an active status without suspension or revocation throughout employment.
  • Performance of job duties requires a valid Washington State driver's license and proof of appropriate auto insurance; depending on the assignment, job duties may require the use of the incumbent's personal motor on a regular basis.

IBCLC (Lactation Consultant) Certification is preferred, but not required.

Agency Kitsap Public Health District
Address 345 6th Street, Suite 300
Bremerton, Washington, 98337
Phone 360-728-2294 Karen Holt
Website http://kitsappublichealth.org/

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