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Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Location: Utica
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Community Outreach Nurse is responsible for providing community education and health screenings in the community. --Works under the general direction of the Population Health Director, or designee.Core Job Responsibilities

  • Educate communities about healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.
  • Identify potential collaborative community outreach projects with relevant community agencies and act as liaison between the agency and the hospital.--
  • Perform free health screenings for common diseases, including diabetes, hypertension, stroke, women's health and fall prevention.
  • Take vital signs and perform other screening tests.
  • Conduct health assessments, provide brief interventions, triage patients, provide support and follow up in navigating health and social service systems.
  • Make appropriate referrals and assist clients to make necessary arrangements.
  • Develop and complete program evaluations, documentation, reports and follow up as required.--
  • Counsel people who are at increased risk of illness or injury about how to take precautions to prevent illness, including performing screenings that lead to early detection of disease--
  • Describe how insurance works and helping uninsured or underinsured people gain access to healthcare services--
  • Lead community outreach by distributing public health information and provide training at schools, churches, workplaces, and other community settings
  • Obtain all clinical trainings as required. --
  • Design and set up off site pop up locations including tables, chairs, and tents
  • Attend weekly taskforce meetings to develop community outreach activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.--Education/Experience RequirementsREQUIRED:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with diverse populations--PREFERRED:
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with related clinical and teaching experience necessary.--Licensure/Certification RequirementsREQUIRED:
        • Current RN licensure in NYPREFERRED:
          • Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN)--DisclaimerQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.--Job DetailsReq Id --88745--Department --NURSING SERVICES--Shift VariableShift Hours Worked --7.50FTE 0.533333--Work Schedule --HOURLY NU 8 HR COMM MEDEmployee Status A5 - Regular Part-Time (975 hours per year or more)----Union Non-UnionPay Range $26 - $46 Hourly

Keywords: Mohawk Valley Health System, Utica , COMMUNITY OUTREACH NURSE, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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