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Community Health Nurse
Summary
Title:Community Health Nurse
ID:410000016Feb19
Department:Health and Human Services
Deadline:Open until filled.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Full time
Hours per week:40 hours/week
Salary Range:$25.77/hour
Description

Are you a Registered Nurse looking to work the traditional Monday through Friday, day shift? Do you have knowledge of chronically mentally ill and psychotropic medications? Portage County has an opportunity for you!

Portage County offers a robust benefit package for this position. Benefits include;

  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan

  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)

  • Vacation

  • Paid holidays

  • Sick leave

  • Flexible spending account

  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Dental insurance

  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan

This is a brief description of the job duties:

This position participates in a team approach to maintain comprehensive community support programs for the chronically mentally ill population in the community. Duties include: administering and monitoring psychotropic medication for program clients, monitoring clients involved in the Chapter 51 court proceedings, and provision of support services to the agency psychiatrists.

These are the skills we are seeking:

Graduate from accredited school of nursing with Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree required.

One year experience working with the seriously mentally ill preferred.

One year of nursing experience preferred; public health nursing experience preferred.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Wisconsin. Maintain Wisconsin Nursing license required.

Current CPR certification or ability to become CPR certified required.

 

Initial review date: February 13, 2019