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Public Health Nurse Manager

Website City of Everett

Posting ID: 2021-0031
Posting Date: September 20, 2021
Department: Health Department
Location: City Hall – 484 Broadway
Vacancies: 1
Salary: Up to $82,000
Schedule: Full-Time/35 Hours per week
Shift: Day

 

First consideration will be given to those who apply within the first 14 days.

 

About the City of Everett:

A desirable place to live, work, and visit, the City of Everett prides itself on the progress it’s made while remaining dedicated to future possibilities. Home to over 50,000 residents, Everett is known for its rich culture, diverse population, and welcoming atmosphere. A once industrial City now recognized as a melting pot for residents and newcomers alike.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform diversified duties to render professional nursing services and health education for the City of Everett.
  • Conduct Health screening of all students entering schools in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws.
  • Maintain all students’ health records, including weight and measurement data, hearing and vision data, and postural screenings.
  • Prepare and oversee the operation of the immunization clinics. Maintain records of all immunizations.
  • Monitor communicable diseases in schools; record data in individual students’ health records and the Board of Health records.
  • Coordinate physical exams of all fourth and eighth-grade students; proper mail forms to parents, schedule appointments for exams to be done at the Board of Health, and participate in those examinations.
  • Responsible for the administration of medications for students during school hours.
  • Maintain records of handicapped students; disseminate information on handicapped students to proper authorities as required.
  • Administer emergency first aid as needed.
  • Consult with parents on the health needs of students and refer to other medical authorities as necessary.
  • Coordinate with classroom teachers, guidance counselors, principals, and social workers on child abuse or neglect cases.
  • Develop and oversee activities in the TB clinic.
  • Schedule appointments, conduct tests, maintain records, and coordinate with other agencies as necessary.
  • Conduct follow-up procedures for patients of clinics as needed.
  • Orient foreign-born refugees to testing and other services of the clinic.
  • Coordinate preventive programs at the Board of Health Clinic, including immunization and educational program.
  • Participate in the interview and recommend a selection of staff nurses.
  • Assign nurses to public and parochial schools. Train new nursing staff members and conduct staff meetings as necessary.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Public Health on the budget for the department.
  • Maintain supply inventory for nursing services and distribute to schools as necessary.
  • Provide consultation to Superintendent of Schools, principals, teachers, and parents in all matters concerning public health.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Education and Experience

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of nursing and public health experience.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification from a recognized provider.

Working Conditions:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 40% sitting, 30% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. You can apply on Indeed: https://www.indeed.com/job/public-health-nurse-manager-987d9dd87f08abde or send cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department by email: EverettHR@ci.everett.ma.us

 

For a disability‐related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call Human Resources at 617-394-2280
The City of Everett is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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