The Orange County Department of Health is seeking to fill three to four (3-4) Public Health Nurse positions. The work involves responsibility for the performance of public health nursing activities with individuals, families, clinics and community outreach in accordance with the planned program of the agency. This is a specialized area of professional nursing practiced within the outlines of organized community health. The public health nurse has the responsibility for assessing the health care needs of patients and families, providing professional nursing care where necessary, and teaching families health principles for prevention of disease and maintenance of health. Work is performed under the supervision of a Supervising Public Health Nurse. Does related work as required.
Our Public Health Nurses provide community outreach & clinical services. This includes working with the residents of Orange County in our Tb, sexual health, and/or immunization clinics. This position offers a work/life balance & the ability to work both independently & with a team.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Nursing as well as licensure and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State.
Note: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who provide this service can be found on the Internet at http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay the required evaluation fee.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Salary: $39.13 per hour ($71,222.97 annually)
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED
Please visit the Department of Human Resources website for the continuous recruitment exam announcement (click HERE for continuous recruitment exam announcement)
ALONG WITH APPLYING FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAM, SEND APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
Orange County Department of Health
124 Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924
For further questions about how to apply, applicants can call Maryann Melville at (845) 360-6604.