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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 or other diseases, promotion of health, abatement or removal of human health hazards and prevention of future incidence of occupational or environmental diseases 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:  $24.49 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

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing, or Public Health Nurse certificate as noted on inset below and currently licensed to practice as a Public Health Nurse in Wisconsin  (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.

Must also possess proficient computer skills including electronic health records and data bases, internet use  including researching evidence- based literature, plus Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.), as well as possession of a valid Wisconsin 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.

(Note the application may be filed out electronically, however it must be printed out and submitted either by mailing, faxing or dropping off at the address at the top of the form.)

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 this position is filled.

Equal Opportunity
Burnett County is an equal opportunity employer