Community Health Nurse 2 (Local Government)

Commonwealth of PA | Northampton County, PA

Posted Date 12/02/2019
Description Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of older adults?

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Monday - Friday; 30 minute lunch period
Northampton County Area Agency on Aging has a position for a full-time Community Health Nurse 2 providing services to individuals aged 60 years and older.  The duties include reviewing medical documents and providing input as well as participation on case conferences.  Northampton County offers competitive salaries and generous benefit packages that include paid vacation time, health insurance and retirement plans.Qualifications:
  • Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirement – Two years of community health nursing experience and a bachelor's degree in nursing, including or supplemented by the required number of credit hours of community health nursing education, accredited by the National League for Nursing (a master's degree in nursing or public health accredited by the National League for Nursing or the American Public Health Association may be substituted for one year of community nursing experience;  OR  Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Necessary Special Requirement – Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing; OR possession of a non-renewable temporary practice permit issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
  • Condition of Employment – Employees possessing non-renewable temporary practice permits must obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse within the one-year period as defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov .

 
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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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