The registered nurse provides services in an acute care, ambulatory, behavioral health, or long-term care setting. Provides care patients with acute, chronic, and/or terminal illnesses. Performs an assessment based on the patient’s diagnosis, reason for entry into the system, and care needs. Utilizes the nursing process to plan, perform, delegate, and evaluate the delivery of nursing care. Other duties include interdisciplinary team involvement, committees, program evaluations, research, education, and the supervision of students. Performs duties within the scope of the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and established organizational and regulatory requirements.
The Clinical RN maintains a specialized body of knowledge used in providing individualized patient care and education. May provide treatments and perform procedures in care of the patients. Conducts assessments of the patient population, makes interventions and utilizes available resources in conjunction with the health care team. May provide education program opportunities to the nursing staff, patients and their families.
The Public Health Strategist supports programmatic efforts of internal strategy related to one or more of these program areas: strategic planning, quality improvement/performance management, accreditation, and workforce development. The position is highly collaborative, working closely with the Strategic Initiatives team and JCPH leadership.
The LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) will work under the supervision and guidance of an RN at Jackson County Health Department. The clinic primarily sees adolescents for routine immunizations. Other services include, but are not limited to, TB skin tests, vaccine exemptions, COVID tests, and travel immunizations.
The Advance Practice Nurse is a registered nurse who provides a primary level of care in collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team provides care to a specific patient population. Maintains an advanced knowledge base and skill in health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, physical/psychosocial assessment, and management of health and illness in the care of individuals.
The Public Health Analyst will support Jackson County Health Department’s ongoing initiatives and operations through the planning, coordination, and supervision of the gathering, analyzing, and reporting of data. This position will also design and execute quantitative and qualitative analyses to enable measurement of efficiency and effectiveness of public health programs.