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Public Health Nurse

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 5, 2021
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Public Health Nurse
(Job Opening ID #512458)

Several full-time positions available with
KCMO’s Health Department,
Communicable Disease Prevention and
Nurse Family Partnership Division, 4200
Troost Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; however,
flexibility with work schedule is essential.

As a condition of employment with the
City of KCMO Health Department, all
new employees will be required to submit
or provide documentation of receiving an
influenza (Flu) Vaccination. Tuberculosis
Clinic: Performs nursing care and case
management of patients with latent
tuberculosis infection and active TB disease.
Works in concert with Disease Investigative
Specialist to provide appropriate assessment,
planning, intervention, evaluation and
documentation of case management
activities.

Possesses the willingness to work
in the following areas: Immunization, and
Sexual Health clinics, as training in these
areas may be a requirement. Immunization
Clinic: The Immunization Clinic serves
clients across the life span. Cross trains to
work in the Immigration/Refugee clinic and
the Adult Travel Clinic. When not in the
clinic, works closely with schools and
community partners. Works well with a
team and some autonomy. Nurse Family
Partnership: Provides home visits to first-
time pregnant mothers through the Building
Blocks of Missouri/Nurse-Family
Partnership program. Delivers skilled
education and guidance which focuses
simultaneously on the mother’s personal
health, environmental health, life course
development, the maternal role, family and
friends, and quality of caregiving. Home
visits begin prior to the 28th week of
pregnancy and continue for two years after
the child is born. Maintains a caseload of

25 clients and see families at home every 1-2

weeks, and must be able to travel in Jackson,
Cass, Clay, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and
Ray counties in the Kansas City area. Must
be able to learn and adhere to national and
state standards prescribed for this evidence-
based program. REQUIRES licensure as a
registered nurse as determined by the
Missouri State Board of Nursing or a state
having reciprocity with the state of
Missouri. Possession of a current license or
temporary permit (for transfer from other
states). Must possess a valid state-issued
driver's license in accordance with City of
KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-
employment drug screen and post-offer
physical examination as prescribed by the
City. For TB & Immunization Clinics,
preference given to bilingual candidates.
For Immunization Clinic, preference also
given for 1 year of experience in Med
Surg. For Nurse Family Partnership,
preference given for an accredited
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, background
in Maternal & Child Health, or those who
are bilingual. Salary Range: $24.96-
$39.40/hour Application accepted until
position is filled. Apply online at
www.kcmo.gov/careers. EOE. The City of
Kansas City, Missouri is an equal
opportunity employer committed to a diverse
workforce.