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Nurse Specialist I (CC4C)- #4894 Greensboro

at Guilford County Schools

Pay: up to $50178/year
$50178 - $
Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2286695
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The Nurse Specialist provides intermediate level professional nursing work in providing primary, preventive and rehabilitative care to individuals in a public health clinical or community setting.  Work is performed under the direction of the CC4C Supervisor and a Nurse Services Manager or higher level medical staff.

The Nurse Specialist I independently assesses patient needs for nursing care or medical intervention.  Work is performed in a clinical setting, in homes, schools, day care centers and business and industry.  Employee assesses needs, develops basic nursing care plans and patient goals, explains physician findings and ascertains that instructions are being followed.  Employees must differentiate levels of patient criticality to identify crisis situations requiring physician or agency intervention.  Nurse may be assigned as a lead worker from time to time.

Examples of Duties

This is a fulltime community nurse position functioning as a Care Coordination for Children Care Manager (CC4C CM).  The CC4C CM is responsible for providing comprehensive care management for children/families.  This requires weekly, monthly or quarterly contacts that could be made by phone, face-to-face contact in the home or other settings.  The CC4C CM is responsible for assessing the child and family's needs, developing a service coordination plan of care with the family that requires knowledge of community services, provides follow up that ensures that the family's goals have been achieved. To meet family's needs, visits may occasionally occur outside of normal work hours.  This position requires documentation of family/agency contacts and meeting the caseload standard based on agency and CC4C guidelines. All documentation is done using an electronic care management database. This position requires knowledge of pediatric conditions and excellent communication skills. The CC4C CM sets her own schedule daily and prioritizes visits based on need. Position is based in High Point but the person in this position would also serve families in Greensboro and surrounding Guilford County areas as well.

Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree (BSN), which includes 0-6 months of professional nursing experience in a public health setting or related environment; OR an Associate's degree (ADN) with two years experience in a public health setting or related environment. Additional training in specialty area may be required.

Necessary Special Qualifications
Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or another Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact State (eNLC) and such other qualifications which may be prescribed by the State Department of Public Health.

Individuals, employed in a local health department, without a BS Degree which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation will be required to complete a Public Health Nurse training program as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Health Services Commission Rule. 

Documentation of immunity to: measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox, per CDC recommendations.  Screening/proof of Hepatitis B immunity, as recommended by the CDC. 

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in nursing with current Nursing License required and experience working with children and families recommended; OR Registered Nurse in NC with 2 years' experience working with children and their families in the home and experience with electronic medical record documentation.