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COVID-19 Public Health Nurse (temporary)

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COVID-19 Public Health Nurse (temporary)
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JOB SUMMARY: Provides nursing and case management services to COVID-19 affected residents, providing personalized care while residing at the multiple Salt Lake County Quarantine & Isolation facilities. Provides medical-legal record management, community outreach, education, and positive public relations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a current Certification with the State of Utah as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or a professional licensure in the State of Utah as a Registered Nurse.
A valid Driver’s License, insurance, and access to a private vehicle is required.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.
Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Must complete the Salt Lake County COVID-19 Symptoms Form and be symptom free.

REQUIREMENTS: Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Provides professional nursing services and case management to assigned clients in a clinical, community, and/or infectious disease/epidemiological setting.
Utilizes established standards of practice, nursing knowledge, and agency policies and procedures.
Assesses health needs and priorities using appropriate assessment tools.
Educates and refers clients to appropriate resources.
Maintains and facilitates a current referral/resource network and patient follow-up and monitoring system.
Provides timely interventions and prioritization of all work assignments and accurate and professional medical-legal documentation of client
Ensures compliance to all regulations pertaining to record management. (i.e., HIPAA and GRAMA).
Monitors assigned work area’s medical inventory, equipment or durable/ sellable goods, as may be assigned.
Prepares, analyzes and submits professional plans, guidelines, protocols, and

Knowledge of:
Public Health Nursing services/interventions (i.e., immunizations, communicable disease control, epidemiology, home visiting)
Nursing scope of practice and limitations
Legal documentation and professional writing
Effective teaching practices
Cultural competency
Knowledge of community resources

Salary: $30 – $44/Hr.
Date Opened: Aug 10, 2020
Date Closed: Sep 11, 2020

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