Job Title:Community Health RNDepartment:College of NursingShift:1stFull/Part:Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)Specialty:Job Number:2020-1608Job Description:Community Health RNThe Community/Public Health Nurse is a nurse with knowledge in a specialized area of nursing who promotes and provides quality care to individuals, groups, and communities.Position Highlights:
The Community/Public Health Nurse supports the mission of the College of Nursing (CON) and exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush and CON policies and procedures.
Assesses health needs of individuals and the community.
Plans and delivers nursing care for individuals, groups, and communities.
Promotes continuity of care by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team at assigned agency.
Maintains, interprets, and evaluates health records and medical reports for clients.
Develops and implements health education and prevention programs based on assessed needs.
Implements various screening programs based on community needs.
Utilizes community resources for client referral.
Plans and delivers staff educational programs related to agency/client needs.
Participates in agency program development and evaluation.
Monitors compliance of regulated programs.
Participates in quality improvement efforts.
Acts as a preceptor for Rush CON students, as requested, at assigned agency site.
Position Qualifications Include:
Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required.
Bachelors or Master's degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited school of nursing is required
Experience in community/public health nursing preferred
Analytical ability is required
Ability to work in complex organizational systems
Interact effectively with others in difficult situations
Ability to use computer system to enter or retrieve data.
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