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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I/II

at Fresno County

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Reference #: 2369152
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I/II
Opening Date/Time: Thu. 02/28/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:See Position Description
Job Type:Permanent
Department:Public Health
 
Monthly Salary:
Public Health Nurse I: $5,839 - $7,100
Public Health Nurse II: $6,716 - $8,164

Scheduled Salary Increase:
2% Effective 11/04/19

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

 
The Fresno County Department of Public Health has employment opportunities for registered nurses possessing a California Public Health Nurse certificate to serve their community as a Public Health Nurse I/II.
 
Public Health Nurses are primarily oriented to the provision of community nursing services. These services focus upon concepts of prevention, early intervention, communicable disease investigation, case management, and health education. Services may be delivered within the department, in homes, clinics, schools, and by liaison agreements with other agencies or organizations. These services include assessment of individual, family or community health status; referral to appropriate organizations for treatment; demonstration and teaching of health concepts to individuals and groups; and mobilizing of community resources to provide for continuity of client care between acute and extended care facilities and the home.
 
Please note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.
 
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.
 
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 Samples of Duties:
Please click on the links below to review the Samples of Duties for each level.

Public Health Nurse I

Public Health Nurse II
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please click on the links below to review the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for each level.

Public Health Nurse I

Public Health Nurse II
 Minimum Qualifications:

Public Health Nurse I
 
Certificate: Valid Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.
 
Licenses: Valid Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.
 
Valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

Public Health Nurse II

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience equivalent to that gained as a Public Health Nurse with the County of Fresno.
 
Certificate: Valid Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.
 
Licenses: Valid Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Registered Nursing.
 
Valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements by the filing deadline.
  • Valid CA Public Health Nurse Certificate number, CA Registered Nurse license number, and driver's license number must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this information on your application will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience, including current position. Failure to list current and complete education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applications meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one or more of the processes listed below:
  • Written Examination
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.
Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
  • Fresno County Employment Application - must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline.
Please note: Applications must be submitted online only via our website. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, email, fax, or in person in our office will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted online only. An online application may be found at:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca.

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or to follow the application instructions (such as the formatting of education or work experience) will result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca.

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address or telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).  

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Selected candidates for this position may be eligible for the NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program. NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program sets Public Health Nurses on a rewarding career path while paying off 60 percent of their unpaid nursing student loans in just 2 years, plus an additional 25 percent of the original balance for an optional third year. For more information please visit http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/repayment/nursing/.


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