PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Company: Muskegon County
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Description of Work
A Public Health Nurse, under general supervision, performs comprehensive nursing services in preventive health, home health, and clinic programs including assessment, diagnosis, teaching, counseling, and prevention services to individuals, families, and groups to promote health and wellness to clients and residents in the county. An employee in this class exercises considerable independent judgment in the performance of job duties, referring only difficult or unusual problems to supervisory personnel for clinical assistance. During a public health emergency, may be required to report for specialized assigned duties or perform emergency response roles, inside or outside Muskegon County.
Required Minimum Entrance Qualifications
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Nursing; ORPossess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with any major; AND
Have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience in Public or Community Health or related field; ORPossess an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Applied Science (AAS) Nursing; AND
Have a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in Public or Community Health or related field.2. Possess and maintain a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
3. Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license.
Physical Conditions / Work Location
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESA Public Health Nurse performs generally sedentary work activities requiring the lifting of objects weighing thirty-five (35) pounds or less.ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
An employee in this class generally works at the Health Department, various community sites, or in client homes. Travel to various locations within the County may be required. This employee will be exposed to blood and bodily fluids
EVALUATION CONTENTThe selected candidate must take a post-offer medical examination (including back screen and complete physical) and drug screening test given by a County appointed physician before the first day of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the medical examination and drug screening test. Applicants for County employment may be subject to a post-offer criminal background check, depending on the nature and assignment of the position. When such check is conducted, an offer of employment is contingent upon the results of the criminal background check. Appointees must satisfactorily complete a probationary period before the appointment will be considered permanent.APPLICANT REVIEW PROCEDUREAny applicant is entitled to a review of any determination or action taken by the County regarding the applicants employment application. Inquiries should be directed to the County Human Resources Department.PURPOSEThe purpose of this recruitment is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present and future vacancies in this classification in the County system. For each opening, the Department Head has her/his choice of the candidates who meet the required minimum entrance qualifications. This list remains in effect for three months unless exhausted or extended.MUSKEGON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERMUSKEGON COUNTY HAS ADOPTED A VETERANS PREFERENCE POLICY THAT RECOGNIZES QUALIFYING MILITARY SERVICE
Bargaining unit employees will be eligible for County benefitsthree (3) calendar months after date of hire into a permanent position and upon successful completion of the probationary period. Medical Insurance Health Savings Account (HSA) Plan
Single Plan: $1,400 Deductible, $675 Employer Contribution.
2 or more people: $2,800 Deductible, $1,350 Employer Contribution
Employer Contributions are prorated based on start date of benefits
No Employee Premium Contributions Per Pay
Prescription Drugs: $10/$40/$80 (After deductible)
High Deductible Plan (HD) * This plan is only optional if the employee is not eligible for the HSA
Single Plan: $500 Deductible
2 or more people: $1,000 Deductible
No Employee Premium Contributions Per Pay
Prescription Drugs: $10/$40/$80
Available at 90 days of continuous employment Dental Insurance 15% employee premium contribution
Available at 90 days of continuous employment Vision Insurance 15% employee premium contribution
Available at 90 days of continuous employment Retirement Defined Contribution (DC) plan through MERS of Michigan with 3% employer and 3.5% employee contribution. There is a 6 year graduated vesting for the employer contribution. Retiree Insurance Healthcare Savings Plan (HCSP) through MERS of Michigan, employer 3% contribution. Vesting requirement of 6 years. Life Insurance and AD & D Equal to employee annual salary to next highest $1,000. Max $200,000
Available at 90 days of continuous employment Sick Leave 10 days annually accumulated at .385 days per pay period. Available upon completion of six months of continuous eligible County service Annual Leave 13 days, accumulated .500 hrs. per pay period. Increasing to maximum of 24 days with 20 years of eligible County service.
Available upon completion of six months of continuous eligible County service. Sick/Annual Leave Cash Payout Employee may elect up to 40 hours of accumulated vacation and/or sick time to be paid as cash. Future accruals only. Personal Days 2 days per fiscal year, unused days will be forfeited
Available upon hire Holidays 12 days
COLA/Longevity All employees are eligible for COLA based on the CPI and must be in pay status as of 12/1. Payment of $150 after 3 years of continuous service as of 12/1. Each subsequent year of service will add $50 to the payment. Maximum payment amount is $1,250 Voluntary Benefits
(100% employee pay) Aflac, 457 Investment options, Section 125 (available for Health and Childcare reimbursement), Voluntary Life Insurance, see contract for eligibility
Available at 90 days of continuous employment Shift Premium Varies depending on shift and hours worked
Request for Educational Course 50% reimbursement for tuition and/or enrollment fees Student Loan Forgiveness County employees may be eligible for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) & Temporary Expanded PSLF (TEPSLF) programs. Eligibility is determined by the U.S. Department of Education. Wellness Program Muskegon County offers a holistic wellness program which focuses on the five areas of wellness: physical, financial, social/emotional, community and career wellbeing.
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