Idaho Division of Human Resources Nurse, Registered in Sandpoint, Idaho

*This announcement will be used to fill a full-time opening in our Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program. *

NFP nurses provide comprehensive home visiting services to eligible pregnant women and their families. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Responsibilities:Responsible for maintaining high standards of clinical nursing practice, adherence to the NFP model, the NFP Visit-to-Visit Guidelines and to the policies and procedures of Panhandle Health District.

  • Participate in promoting public awareness of the NFP program.

  • Must be able to travel by air to Denver, CO, for required in-person education session.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evening hours, if necessary, based on clients’ needs.

  • Performs professional nursing including:

  • Caseload of clients in Bonner and Boundary counties.

  • Conducting home visits with eligible clients beginning in pregnancy until their children turn two years of age.

  • Assessing NFP clients in the areas of physical, emotional, social and environmental challenges.

  • Assisting NFP clients in establishing goals, provide education, support and referral sources.

  • Developing therapeutic relationships utilizing the concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing while respecting professional boundaries.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Professional or Registered Nurse in Idaho as defined by Idaho Code 54-1408 or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418, in one of the following compact states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Wisconsin.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following:

  • Strong assessment and communication skills

  • Prior experience in maternal-child health nursing and public health

  • Proficient computer skills and solid organizational skills

  • Strong Interpersonal skills

Examination:

Checklist. You will receive a score based on your responses. All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Exam results are available immediately online when you complete and submit your exam.

To preview the exam, click on the “” link below (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

Click on either Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Information and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select:

  • Health District 1 under "Agencies"

  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"

  • Sandpointunder "Cities"

When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist. This includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type. Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

Open for Recruitment: May 15, 2018 - May 28, 2018

Announcement #: 07606040770

Location(s): Sandpoint

Salary Range: $24.37 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!