Nurse Health Professional (Pender Location)

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership has an immediate opening for a NURSE in their HEALTH SERVICES and WIC PROGRAMS. Work location is the Pender Central Office. 40 hours per week M-F.  Hourly wage plus benefits. Responsible for aiding in the operation of the Immunization and WIC Programs. Duties include the care and administration of vaccine, basic medical screening, nutrition, and breastfeeding education to clients as well as maintenance of client records. Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse required, bilingual skills helpful. Job application, job description, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org under Employment or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505, 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes accepted.  Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, P O Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Position open until filled.

EOE

Non-Profit Agency

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Nurses screen and administer vaccine at immunization clinics and enter and maintain accurate records in program computer system. Travel to assigned clinics and assist with loading/unloading/setting up and taking down equipment. The Nurse is also responsible for nutrition education and basic medical screening. Duties include certifying participants according to established program guidelines. Perform hemoglobin checks. Handling and disposing of bio-hazard sharp containers. Provide breast feeding education and support to new mothers. Assist clients with making appointments and updating client records as needed. Also assist with ordering and monitoring vaccine on hand. Receive Department of Immunization Training and/or WIC training as required. Refer participants to other resources as needed or requested. Cleaning of clinic and office site/lifting up to and including 50 pounds.

Maintain confidentiality of all participant/client information and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

RN or LPN credentials from an accredited school.  Nebraska LPN or RN License in good standing. Six months to one-year related experience. Basic computer skills in word processing, email, and internet.

 

WAGE & BENEFITS: 

The hourly wage for an LPN is $19. The hourly wage for a RN is $22.  Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.

 

 

 

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