City of Portland - Public Health Nurse, Maternal Child Health
Start Date: September 16, 2023 | End Date: December 29, 2023
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Other
Health and Human Services Department – Public Health Division – Search Extended -
The Public Health division is seeking two dedicated, professional Registered Nurses to join our dynamic Maternal Child Health team. These positions are full-time, project positions, housed within the Public Health Division. Job duties include working with a team of nurses to provide new and expecting mothers in the greater Portland community access to appropriate health care and support through home visits. These home visits ensure that mothers and fathers have all the information, education and support needed including new Mainers and people from other vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. During hours when patients are not being seen, nurses will coordinate referrals, provide case management, perform telephone intakes and triage, and access community healthcare resources. May also be engaged in education for staff and community partners on best public health practice, data collection and reporting, and outreach. Positions require flexibility, creativity, decision making skills, and the ability to prioritize and work independently.
These full-time, project positions work 37.5 hours per week, with a working schedule of Monday-Friday, with varying daily schedule primarily during office hours. BSN required; at least one year experience as a Registered Nurse required; experience in maternal health preferred. Successful candidates will exhibit excellent organizational, clinical, communication, and interpersonal skills. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.
This is a CEBA Union position – Grade 16M-H – Pay range starting at $31.10 - $33.31/hour.
Accepting applications until the vacancies are filled.
To APPLY please click here: https://selfservice.portlandmaine.gov/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=387&sreq=2&form=1000&desc=PUBLIC%20HEALTH%20NURSES,%20MATERNAL%20CHILD%20HEALTH
Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.
The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
For questions contact Human Resources by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-874-8624.
City Job Opportunities Website: www.portlandmaine.gov/Jobs.