Public Health Nurse - STD Clinic
Salt Lake County… A career with a purpose in the community you love!
Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.
What it is like to work here:
At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community. To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.
Surround yourself with:
Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community. Community is more than a place... it’s our heart and service that bring us together.
We encourage a work life balance:
Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck. A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks. We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.
Additional Benefits include:
- Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution
- Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees.
- Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
- Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability
- Professional Development
- Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare, and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.
Provides nursing and case management services to assigned clients. Provides medical-legal record management, community outreach, education, and positive public relations.
Professional licensure in the State of Utah as a Registered Nurse or a Multistate Nursing Compact License.
A valid Driver's License, insurance, and access to a private vehicle is required.
Preference given to bilingual English/Spanish speakers.
It is mandatory all new hires receive the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) vaccine before beginning employment or provide a copy of their immunizations card prior to starting. The immunizations card must show the vaccine name and date received.
Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.
Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.
- Provides professional nursing services and case management to assigned clients in a clinical, community, and/or infectious disease/epidemiological setting.
- Utilizes established standards of practice, nursing knowledge, and agency policies and procedures.
- Assesses health needs and priorities using appropriate assessment tools.
- Educates and refers clients to appropriate resources.
- Maintains and facilitates a current referral/resource network and patient follow-up and monitoring system.
- Provides timely interventions and prioritization of all work assignments and accurate and professional medical-legal documentation of client interventions.
- Ensures compliance to all regulations pertaining to record management. (i.e., HIPAA and GRAMA).
- Monitors assigned work area's medical inventory, equipment or durable/ sellable goods, as may be assigned.
- Prepares, analyzes and submits professional plans, guidelines, protocols, and reports.