Community Health Nurse II - HEALTH

Date: May 31, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Dept. 

Pay:  $48,214.40 annually  

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week. May exceed 40.  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.




Provide direct in-home prenatal and parenting education and support to women and families in Sedgwick County with a focus on the reduction of infant mortality, low birth weight, and prematurity among high-risk mothers. Education and support is both provided at in home and doctors office visits as provider will accompany clients to Well child visits assisting with naviation in the healthcare system.This position works to meet the mission of the Sedgwick County Health Department by promoting the wellness of Sedgwick County residents through the Healthy Babies Program’s focus on reduction of infant mortality, low birth weight, and prematurity among high risk moms.


Home visits

  • Complete in-home visits following program guidelines.
  • Evaluate clients for mental and physical health barriers by performing a variety of assessments.
  • Ensure a Welcome Home visit is completed once client has delivered.



  • Documentation will occur in real time at client visits, with full completion in 48 hours.
  • Audit documentation, revise, and return to coordinator by deadline given.
  • Complete documentation according to policies/procedures.



  • Provide education on maternal child health, smoking cessation, Substance use cessation, child safety, family planning, mental health, and other resources, as applicable.
  • Conduct developmental sceenings per curriculum timeframe.
  • Complete referrals to other community agencies based on individual client needs.
  • Participate and represent Healthy Babies in a professional manner by conducting presentations at health fairs, community events, coalitions, and for other community agencies. Required to participate in 3 community events in addition to the Community Baby Showers hosted by Healthy Babies per year.


Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Nursing. One year experience in public health, labor and delivery, postpartum or pediatric nursing. Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Kansas required. Attends required trainings to maintain licensure and/or certification. Per Sedgwick County policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid Kansas driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN). One year experience post BSN. Home visiting experience. A minimum of one year working in a hospital setting. Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Kansas required. Attends required trainings to maintain licensure and/or certification. Bilingual English/Spanish skills. Knowledge in early childhood development and prenatal education. Current CPR certification.



It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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