DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is professional nursing work involving outreach work as well. Responsibilities include initiation of health and wellness promotion and disease prevention programs. Additional responsibilities include periodic re‑evaluation of individual senior clients and/or family needs. Work may be performed at the Office for Senior Resources and/or nutrition sites and is performed under general direction. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of current Public Health nursing practice; working knowledge of the administrative organization of community facilities; skill in the application of current nursing procedures and techniques for patient care; ability to plan and coordinate nursing care for individuals, families and groups, ability to supervise aides assigned to assist with cases and programs; ability to communicate effectively; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; ability to accept and utilize guidance; ability to perform duties in accordance with applicable laws and professional codes; ability to prepare pamphlets, flyers, news releases, surveys, articles for newsletters involving wellness, outreach, health matters and related topics; ability to utilize community resources to add to the wellness program such as nutrition counseling, medical insurance, etc.
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
NOTE: Qualifications and requirements are in accordance with New York State Education Law, Article 139, Sections 6900 to 6910 (“Nurse Practice Act”)
3/00; 1/09; 5/14; 2/16
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512