FULTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES THE FOLLOWING:
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
NEW YORK STATE RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED
This is a permanent vacancy in the Fulton County Public Health Department.
Annual Salary: $58,776 (Less than 1 year of experience) – $63,897 (More than 1 year of experience)
Typical Work Activities:
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.
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.
A Civil Service Examination will be held for this position at a later date.