Location: Waterloo   Company name: Black Hawk County   Job type: full-time

Public Health Nurse

Black Hawk County is seeking a Public Health Nurse to perform public health nursing duties through
participation in community outreach and public health clinical services.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assists with monitoring health status to identify and solve community health problems.
o Conducts client interviews, assessments, and screenings.
o Administers immunizations.
• Identifies and investigates health problems and health hazards in the community.
• Informs, educates, and empowers people about health issues.
o Conducts individual and group educational encounters.
• Participates in community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
• Maintains compliance with applicable policies, laws and regulations.
• Links consumers to needed personal health services and coordinates the provision of health care when
otherwise unavailable.
o Administers medications and treatments as indicated.
• Participates in continuous quality improvement and innovative solutions to health problems.

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in nursing or
community health preferred and at least six months of experience in clinical or public health nursing; or
an Associate degree in nursing and at least three years of clinical, public health or other related
experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Must possess and maintain a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Iowa.
• Must be knowledgeable of local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations as they apply to public
health nursing.
• Must be knowledgeable of community resources.
• Must be available for off-hour and/or weekend activities and overtime if needed.
• Must have a valid Iowa Driver’s License and be insurable under county guidelines. The position may
require the occasional use of private vehicle for official business.

Salary Range & Benefits:
• $24.28 – $31.46 hourly; starting compensation is based on qualifications.
• Competitive benefits package

Application Deadline: Qualified candidates must submit resume, cover letter and application by June 1, 2022.
The position is open until filled. For complete job description and instructions to apply, please visit our website at

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