PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

Fulton County

Posted 5/6/2019

Responsibilities

Pub Health Nurse 19015 TE Fulton

Provides skilled nursing care and prescribed treatments to patients at clinics and demonstrates nursing care to patients and families;

Coordinates plans for service with social workers, physicians and other professional workers concerned with individual and family health care;

Counsels and guides individuals and families towards self-help in the recognition and solution of physical, emotional and environmental health problems;

Provides nursing services in clinics;

Teaches classes, addresses groups and participates in community planning related to nursing and health;

Participates in the conduct of surveys and studies related to health matters;

Compiles and uses records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning of the assigned programs;

May provide for the continuity of patient care by promoting referral of hospital and clinic patients to appropriate community agencies;

May lead a team providing nursing care and evaluates the effectiveness of team activities.

The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Minimum Qualification

Candidates must meet the following requirements on or before the last filing date:

Graduation from high school, possession of a high school equivalency diploma, or a high school individual education plan diploma and graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing and license and current Registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

Salary: See the exam announcement.

To Apply

Applications are available at the Fulton County Personnel Department or on the Fulton County website www.fultoncountyny.gov.  Examination applications must be obtained and filed with the Fulton County Personnel Department.  The Department recommends that you do not wait until the last day to file your application.  When received after 5:00 PM, on the last filing date, the application will be rejected and returned to the applicant.  The correct number and title must appear on the application form.  EVERY question on the application should be answered and complete in all aspects.  Under “Duties” you must describe the nature of the work personally performed by you, with estimated percentages of time spent on each type of work.  This department does not acknowledge receipt of applications or take responsibility for non-delivery or postal delay.

Failure to notify this office of a change of address may result in disqualification for examination or certification for appointment following examination.

Any application you may have previously filed will not gain you admittance to the exam and will not be used to obtain additional information.  You must refile a separate application during the official filing period as set forth in this announcement.

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