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0.8 Community Health Nurse - KSA Bilingual Spanish

Company: Multnomah County
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.Pay Range:$39.18 - $50.36 HourlyDepartment:Health DepartmentJob Type:Regular RepresentedExemption Status:United States of America (Non-Exempt)Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):The Opportunity:The Community Health Nurse provides comprehensive community and clinic health services directed towards the prevention of disease, the promotion of health, and the clients self care using professional judgment in comprehensive assessment, screening, nursing diagnosis, care planning, counseling, intervention, case management, health information /education, referral and evaluation. Creates a work culture of respect, trust and understanding for the highly diverse populations the Health Department serves in the office and in the community. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): Bilingual in Spanish and English (language testing may be required)As a Community Health Nurse you will: Conduct community health and population needs assessments, such as education, direct care, community collaboration, and policy development; screen, assess, plan, deliver, and evaluate health interventions for individuals and designated populations.Perform comprehensive health assessments by completing a physical and psychosocial history; identify actual and potential health needs based on medical, behavioral, financial, and social factors; develop comprehensive care plans in collaboration with community partners to establish short- and long-term goals for optimum health and safety of clients.Provide advocacy, counseling, teaching, problem solving, and selection and utilization of resources, while respecting client preferences, social, cultural, spiritual and health beliefs.Coordinate community agency services and teach preventive practices to provide clients quality of life; provide case management and monitor direct care of chronic illnesses.Intervene in crisis situations with high risk families, older adults, and disabled clients; monitor clients for signs and symptoms of physical, emotional, and financial neglect or abuse; teach crisis intervention techniques; implement required nursing procedures and protocols; quickly assess and respond to emergency situations at the individual and community level.Plan, implement, and evaluate case coordination and management; document all activities and maintain client records following applicable rules and regulations; prepare reports.Analyze and review federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in order to ensure compliance; conduct analysis on best practices and trends, and formulate recommendations.Act as representative on committees, interagency task forces, special projects, and other community outreach activities as assigned.Perform other duties as assigned.TO QUALIFY:We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate and valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Oregon.One of the following:A Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program; ORAn Associate's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program AND two years of registered nurse level experience is required.BLS/CPR certification requiredExperience providing services to diverse and vulnerable communities*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:To protect the health of the community and employees, Multnomah County requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception by October 18, 2021 as a qualification of employment. The rule applies to all employees, as allowable by law. Candidates who receive an offer of County employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exception request prior to their start date. SCREENING & EVALUATIONThe Application Packet:A resume that explains all related experience (paid or unpaid) and training in your resume.A cover letter that expands on your resume, addresses how you qualify for the position and why you are interested in the role.Note: The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility to advance in this recruitment process. The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:Initial review of minimum qualificationsSupplemental question reviewPhone screenOral examConsideration of top candidatesLanguage assessmentBackground, referenceREQUIRED: You must submit all requested items below. Failure to do so will be deemed as an incomplete application.Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Type of Position: This hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtimeDiversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.Questions?Recruiter:Nicole ColeEmail:nicole.cole@multco.usPhone:+1 (503) 9887767 x87767Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.Job Profile:6315 - Community Health Nurse

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