Public Health Nurse

Position Title:  Public Health Nurse

Department:  Maternal Child Health (MCH), Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Family Case Management (FCM) programs

Reports to:  Maternal Child Health Coordinator

Summary

Performs nursing duties as a Certified Health Professional that follows established policies and procedures set forth by the USDA/ Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, Family Case Management (FCM) program, Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Reporting System (APORS), Genetics, Immunizations, and the State of Illinois.  Also includes clinical nurse duties as needed such as lab draws and STI testing.

Qualifications

IL professional licensed registered nurse

Experience or course work in maternal and child health, maternal and child nutrition, lactation, nutrition assessment and nutrition education.  Experience in phlebotomy preferred.

Computer knowledge, keyboarding/typing skills.

Valid Illinois driver’s license

Ability to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers.

 

Scheduling

Normal working hours:  Mon-Friday

Notable(s):  Occasional travel required