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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Public Health Nurse
Overview

This position assists with the provision of the following services to the community:  Public health nursing, prevention and control of communicable diseases, prevention of other diseases, promotion of health, abatement or removal of human health hazards and prevention of future incidence of occupational disease, environmental disease and human health hazard exposure. In addition, the position assists with conducting general public health nursing programs under the direction of the Local Board of Health and in cooperation with the department.


Job Description
  • Position:  Public Health Nurse
  • Location: Burnett County Government Center
  • Time:      Full time
  • Salary Range:  $24.82 to $27.09 per hour plus excellent fringe benefit package.
For more information, please view Public Health Nurse Position Description and Official Position Listing.

Requirements

Requires:  Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Nursing, or Public Health Nurse certificate as noted on inset below:  (Previous public health experience preferred.)

WI DHS 139.08 defining a public health nurse as being licensed as a registered nurse under ch. 441, Stats., shall have one of the following: (1) A bachelor’s degree from a nursing program approved by the board of nursing under s. 441.01 (3), Stats., and ch. N 1, or accredited by the national professional nursing education accrediting organization. The program shall include preparation in public health nursing or community health nursing. (2) A master’s degree from a nursing program accredited by the national professional nursing education accrediting organization. The program shall include preparation in public health nursing or community health nursing. (3) A public health nurse certificate issued by the department prior to December 1, 1984.

Plus proficient knowledge and skills in keyboarding, using computer, fax, scanner, electronic health records and data bases, computer programs, internet (including researching evidence based literature), Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.  Possession of a valid Driver's License and a reliable vehicle for business use.  Training in CPR, Incident Command, Bloodborne Pathogens, HIPAA, Civil Rights, Fraud & Abuse Prevention, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) desirable.


Application
To download an application, please view Public Health Nurse Application.

For More Information
To inquire further, please contact:
Burnett County Administration/Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI 54872

You can also contact us by calling p. 715-349-2181, or fax p. 715-349-2180.
Applications accepted until 4:30 pm, October 31, 2014.

Equal Opportunity
Burnett County is an equal opportunity employer