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Job Title: 5296 - Nurse Case Manager -TB Control
Job Number: 2024-00358
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 3/8/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,  AZ    USA
Compensation: $31.99 - $44.78 per hour
Position Description: Pay Range Hiring Range: $31.99 - $38.39 Per Hour Full Range: $31.99 - $44.78 Per Hour

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. Pima County Health Department is seeking a TB Nurse Case Manager (NCM) to join our team. In this position, you will focus on the TB patient and the patient’s impact on the health status of individuals, families, and groups. The TB NCM is directly and indirectly involved in interventions that strive to cure TB disease and mitigate TB transmission in the community. TB-specific tasks are implemented utilizing a case management model incorporating, assessment and analytical skills, program planning, education and communication, cultural humility, community engagement, public health science skills, and leadership.

Duties/Responsibilities (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.) Applies principles of epidemiology in disease investigations, community assessments and determining service needs of individuals, families or communities;

Maintains appropriate confidentiality of all information encountered in performance of duties;

Visits homes to determine client/patient and family needs, develops plan to meet these needs, and provides or coordinates provision of services needed;

Instructs individuals, families and community groups in health education and disease prevention;

Administers medications, including immunizations, following physician's instructions;

Instructs families in care of patient/client, and instructs community groups in maintenance of health and prevention of disease for family members, self and community;

Participates in community education and individual patient/client education in specialized programs, e.g., HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), family planning, adolescent health and related programs;

Provides information through assessments to Public Health management and community members for planning needed health and related services;

Teaches health promotion, wellness activities, health protection behaviors, maternal and child care, and other subjects related to individual and community health status;

Refers patients/clients with social and emotional problems to other community agencies for assistance;

Prepares educational materials and assists in planning and developing health and educational programs;

Participates in programs to safeguard children's health, such as outreach programs, child health conferences, school health programs, group instructions for parents/guardians, immunization programs, etc.;

Assists in preparation of special public health studies and participates in research programs;

Participates in the provision of public health and related medical services at neighborhood, mobile and out-reach clinics;

Plans for and participates in field research related to public health nursing;

Researches, prepares and submits routine, recurring and special program reports to management;

Assists community members and Public Health management in assessing, planning for and providing needed health and related services;

May supervise other nursing and community/public health professional, paraprofessional and clerical staff.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with an associate degree and a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Arizona.

(Official transcripts with evidence of coursework in community or public health nursing must be submitted at the time of application.)

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Arizona. Experience providing direct patient care and medication administration. Experience in comprehensive medical and social history assessment, problem identification, and care plan development. Experience working directly with providers, and/or multidisciplinary teams in the provision of patient care. Experience in case management process: screening, assessing, evaluating risk, planning, implementing plans, and evaluating outcomes. Experience with electronic health record management systems and data management. Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidates from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson.

Closing Date: 6/13/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kristine Deardorff,  5296 - Nurse Case Manager -TB Control
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
 
  Tucson   AZ  85701
 
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: hr.recruitment@pima.gov
Web Address: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pima/jobs/4419915/nurse-case-manager-tb-control-5296-public-h
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