PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
(Job Opening ID #512458)
Full-time positions available with KCMO’s Health Department, Nurse Family Partnership Division, 2400 Troost.
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or 4/10 schedule.
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.
Provides comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Nurse-Family Partnership program (NFP). NFP is a home visiting program offered to first-time, low-income pregnant women. Works with
families towards our goals of better pregnancy outcomes, improved child health and development, and greater economic self-sufficiency. Delivers skilled education and guidance which focuses simultaneously on the mother’s personal health, environmental health, life course development, the maternal role/quality of caregiving. Provides home visits beginning prior to the 28th week of pregnancy and continue for two years
after the child is born. Nurse Home Visitors must maintain 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.
Salary Range: $24.96-$39.40/hour.
Applications accepted until position filled.
EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.