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PONDERA COUNTY Disease Intervention /School Nurse in CONRAD, Montana

Complete Job Description - available - Contact Job Service - Cut Bank @ 406 - 873 - 2191.Pondera County Health Department is seeking a Full - time Registered Nurse to perform school nursing services for Conrad Public Schools .and. work as a Disease Intervention Specialist at Pondera County Health Department. The Pondera County Health Department protects and promotes the health of Pondera County citizens .and. the environment through the efforts of dedicated .and. skilled employees .and. applications of sound pubic health principle. The Department's role is to identify community health problems, diagnose .and. investigate problems .and. health hazards in the community, .and. enforce laws, regulations that protect health .and. ensure safety. This position will assist with all duties required of the Pondera County Public Health Nurse in the care .and. treatment of patients according to established standards .and. practices in public health, mental health .and. home settings. This position will also be working with parents, health professionals, .and. school staff. The school nurse provides services that promote optimal health .and. prevent disease in the school-age populations. Essential functions: Assist with the administration of immunizations including, but not limited to, influenza vaccines.Provide care to public citizens including, taking .and. recording vital signs, such as temperatures, pulses, respiration rates, .and. blood pressure readings .and. observe .and. report any specific symptoms to the Pondera County Public Health Nurse. Provide basic care or treatment as required.Assist with the coordination of public health screenings When necessary make home visits .and. provide care, counseling .and. health educationAnswer public citizens calls .and. determine how to assist themWork as part of a healthcare team to assess public citizens needs .and. plan .and. modify careAssist in providing services .and. care in maternal/child in various settingsThis position must fulfill Federal, State, .and. Pondera County Health care requirements.Contact Child Protective Service or other human service professionals, such as dentists, orthopedic specialists, etc. when a child is assessed .and. appears to have potential neglect, abuse .and./or other special needsPerforms general clerical duties .and. assists with accurate record data entry. Requires: Current RN license from the State of MontanaA minimum of 1 year experience in the Healthcare field is preferred. Experience working with children .and. leadership experience in the classroom .and./or in school administration is preferred.The ability to learn new skills quickly .and. to adapt easily to suit the needs of the children, environment, or situation.Must possess a Valid Montana Driver's License.Must have basic knowledge .and. ability to operate a variety of office .and. medical equipment.Training: Must participate in continuing education about breast feeding/nutrition annuallyWill receive M-spirit .and. WIC new employee training, should they be assigned WIC dutiesMust complete CPR training/accreditation within 6 months of hire .and. maintain a current certificationMust complete required FEMA trainings for Public Health Emergency Preparedness.Must Complete online oral health training

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