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Healthy Babies Nurse II - Health

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Department 

Pay:  $40,852.00 annually 

Work Schedule: M - F, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

 

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. This education and support is provided in both the home and the doctor’s office as providers will accompany clients to well-child visits and assist with navigation through the healthcare system.

 

Home visits/In-office visits

  • Complete in-home/ doctor’s office 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

  • Documentation will occur in real time at client visits, with full completion in 48 hours.
  • Audits of documentation will be revised and returned to coordinator by deadline given.

 

Education

  • Provide maternal child health education
  • Conduct developmental screenings per curriculum timeframe
  • Complete referrals to other community agencies based on individual client needs.
  • Participates and represents Healthy Babies in a professional manner by conducting presentations at health fairs, community events, and coalitions and for other community agencies.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Nursing. One year experience in public health, labor and delivery, postpartum or pediatric nursing. Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Kansas required. Attends required trainings to maintain licensure and/or certification.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred. One year experience post BSN. Home visiting experience preferred. A minimum of one year working in a hospital setting preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish skills preferred. Knowledge in early childhood development and prenatal education preferred. Current CPR certification preferred.

 

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

Job Segment: Curriculum, Education, Bilingual