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Public Health Nurses, also known as Community Nurses, are primarily responsible for educating the public about health and safety-related issues. Duties shown on example resumes of Public Health Nurses include following agency standards of documentation for all programs, participating in community outreach, emergency planning and sheltering activities, and participating in training to stay current on program guidelines and changes. Those interested in becoming Public Health Nurses should be able to show the completion of an approved nursing program, which often results in a bachelor's degree in nursing, on their resumes, along with a passing grade on a national licensing exam.

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Public Health Nurse, RN Case Manager

Assess client needs in Family Case Management program and provide referrals to local resources, a caseload of approximately100 families

  • Visit High Risk Infants (APORS) with a caseload of approximately 80 families
  • Participated in Mass Vaccination H1N1 clinics as Pod Supervisor and Screening Unit Supervisor
  • Provided liaison to off-site office at Aunt Martha's Youth Services, Carpentersville
  • Created systems to improve efficiency and customer service via documentation, orientation, and tracking forms for Carpentersville office as Health Department Liason
  • Collaborated with partner organizations to improve number of clients served
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
2

Public Health Nurse Specialist

Interviewed clients, performed physical assessments, collected various specimens, and performed microscopic evaluations

  • Provided contraceptive care and treatment of clients in Family Health, to include Women's Health and Sexually Transmitted Disease clinics
  • Supervised 12 nursing and support staff members in the Immunization/Child Health programs for 13 years
  • Assessed immunization statuses, administered vaccines/immunizations and performed annual immunization audits for schools in Richmond County
  • Instructed health education classes to the public for the promotion and maintenance of health and wellness
  • Screened and referred patients to other community service providers, as well as state and federal programs
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
28
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
3

Community Liaison Public Health Nurse

Collaborated with the Quality Improvement Division and several Department of Public Health (DPH) programs to initiate and develop the performance measures document for the South Bay Area and East Los Angeles Area

  • Served on grant review board to review and award a grant to fund a community project in a disadvantaged population.
  • DPH representative for the Lennox Partnership for the Public's Health
  • Facilitated the implementation of Lennox Healthy Park
  • Planned and implemented Lennox health fair with over 100 local community vendors and over 700 community residents participating
  • Conducted case finding investigations to prevent and control diseases, injuries, and disabling conditions.
  • Provided expert case management for patients with infectious diseases according to program priorities and nursing standards.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
PhD
Health Care Administration
Nursing
4

Public Health Nurse

Maintained extensive knowledge of vaccines for adults and children, immunization schedules, and Vaccine Information Sheets.

  • Educated clients about vaccines, their benefits, side effects, and complications.
  • Provided and distributed health-related materials from the Center for Disease Control.
  • Performed successful practice of interviewing skills and assessment techniques for clients traveling worldwide through use of Travax software.
  • Managed vaccine clinics for residents throughout numerous cities in Cuyahoga County.
  • Coordinated, organized, and delivered flu vaccines to large community groups throughout Cuyahoga County, approximately 600 were administered in three-month time period.
  • Administered nursing care for 2,000 students in 14 private and public schools in Cuyahoga County.
  • Initiated care plans for students with special healthcare needs, such as students with history of severe allergic reactions, Asthma, Diabetes, ADD, and ADHD. Coordinated meetings between school staff and parents to discuss appropriate healthcare plans.
  • Supervised LPNs and School Health Aides in all assigned school districts. Communicated with LPNs and Health Aides via an "on-call system" for all assigned facilities to answer questions or concerns regarding students.
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MA
Graduate Studies
5

Per Diem Public Health Nurse

Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts.

  • Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care in students ranging from age five to seventeen.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Provided emotional and behavioral support to a vast diverse, cultural, social and economic population.
  • Followed through with up to date immunizations required for from the public health department.
  • Educated students on proper hygiene and the prevention of spreading illness
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Science / Design
AS
Nursing
6

Public Health Nurse

Assisted nurse practitioner with procedures in Women's Clinic.

  • Case managed women eligible for programs through the Tennessee Department of Health.
  • Counseled adults regarding vaccines and medicines.
  • Assisted patients in obtaining community resources such as TennCare.
  • Served on the Monroe County Drug Task Force.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Human Services
7

Public Health Nurse

  • Provided care focused on skilled clinical need to a population of pregnant women, new mothers, newborn babies, including high risk infants and children up to age 18 within the home environment
  • Provided intensive education regarding care management outside of the acute setting while incorporating health promotion and maintenance instruction to patients and families
  • Managed and coordinated care and services of caseload of patients within designated health areas
  • Developed, initiated and facilitated Plan of Care for Home Health Aides and regulated adherence
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team in an effort to coordinate and provide quality care
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Nursing Education
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Nursing
8

Public Health Nurse

Managed the backstretch of the Philadelphia racetrack clinic for a year.

  • Preformed foot care for the homeless and assisted in the clinic at St. Vincent's church.
  • Mentored young mother in Logan/ Olney/ Germantown neighborhoods. Provided assistance by making referrals for necessary resources and educated mothers about proper care of their infants and children.
  • Visited homes also with the Lead Prevention program.
  • Assisted in the immunization program.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
9

Registered Nurse (rn Ii)/public Health Nurse (phn)

Developed, modified and implemented a nursing care plans; appropriate to the client s needs, to ensure timely and appropriate assessment, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for TB.

  • Provided nursing case management and assessment; monitored clients for significant and/or critical changes; and documented all interventions provided to clients, families and groups.
  • Coordinated and communicated with health care providers, professional, other agencies and community representatives.
  • Conducted contact investigations to determine high risk exposure; referred contacts for screening and treatment and followed up to assure appropriate treatment was received.
  • Assisted clients with accessing health care providers and/or services; accompanied clients to appointments with other providers; and followed up on appropriate referrals to address unmet health care needs.
  • Conducted and participated in mass vaccination clinics for various diseases and blood draws for disease screening.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
BS
Exercise Science
MS
Exercise Physiology
10

Public Health Nurse

Lead nurse for Communicable Disease program

  • Performed STD exams, BCCCP exams, and refugee physicals as an enhanced role registered nurse.
  • Assisted with Family Planning, Immunization, Breast & Cervical Cancer Control, and Tuberculosis clinics.
  • Investigated and reported communicable diseases to the state.
  • Provided disease counseling to patients.
  • Initiated control measures when necessary.
  • Ensured patients received proper treatment for communicable disease.
  • Triaged telephone calls from patients related to communicable disease.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BS
Nursing

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