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"OPEN REGISTER MEDICAL POSTING" Applications for this REGISTER position will be accepted January 4, 2008, through December 31, 2008. Qualified applicants will be placed on the REGISTER and will expire on December 31, 2008.
Works under immediate supervision of a physician or a nurse of higher classification to perform routine public health nursing duties in Health Department's generalized or specialized programs.

Salary Commensurate With Experience
Graduation from an accredited AD/Diploma School of Nursing plus two (2) years of full-time Maternal Child Nursing or Public/Community Health Nursing experience and Basic Physical Assessment course must be completed prior to completion of probation and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee; or graduation from an accredited BSN program, completion of Basic Physical Assessment
course (transcript must demonstrate passing grade in a separate physical/health assessment course. (If not, must agree to complete course prior to completion of probation) and licensed as a RN (Registered Nurse) in the state of Tennessee. (PROOF OF EDUCATION WILL BE REQUIRED WITH A CERTIFIED COPY OF TRANSCRIPT TO SHOW EARNED HOURS FOR DEGREE OR TRAINING IF SELECTED FOR EMPLOYMENT.)
1.Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License or secure one upon date of employment.
2.Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet County requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.
1.Provide nursing services under joint protocols. These activities provide expanded role nursing services to patients, assessment of individual medical conditions, adjustment of medications, individual and/or group instructions on diagnosis and home care.
2.Under medical direction, perform specified diagnostic and treatment procedures.
3.Responsible for patient follow-up, such as contacting patients by telephone or letter to give appointment to return to clinic for proper medical and nursing services to assure provision of quality care.
4.Keep records and make reports.
5.Participates in peer review. Review patient's records to verify that standards of care are being followed by nursing followed by nursing personnel according to the protocol in each of the specialty areas and participate in team management to uphold standards.
1.Considerable knowledge of the principles of basic nursing.
2.Some knowledge of social and economic forces affecting health of family and group relations; some knowledge of the aims, purposes and practices of health department and of public health nursing theory and practice.
3.Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers; exercise good judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
4.Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely and convincingly; and plan and direct the work of others.