Registered Nurse/Public Health Nurse

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.6 FTE and .4 FTE

Come join the public service team at Goodhue County Health & Human Services! You will be a part of skilled, caring and knowledgeable HHS professionals whose talents and contributions promote, strengthen and protect the health of individuals, families and communities in Goodhue County every single day!

Goodhue County Health & Human Services is seeking qualified applicants in our Family Health Unit. We are focused on a work/life balance for all our employees, 13 paid holidays per year, and flexibility in scheduling.

We are seeking two part-time nurses for the Family Health Unit. You will work with our family home visiting program, including making home visits, contacting referrals, and participating in agency and community committees, and other duties as assigned. 

Examples of Work

  • Provide direct services to internal and external customers
  • Assess and evaluate client’s health and living situations to determine level of care and services needed
  • Collaborate with community providers to meet client needs
  • Provides input in program planning, the development of agency goals and the evaluation of the agency’s programs & policies
  • Maintains case file documentation
  • Other duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, agency staff members, other agency professional representatives and the general public
  • Ability to identify and utilize community resources in meeting the needs of clients
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and respect of cultural and individual differences
  • Ability to identify risks factors for families and children   
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and solve problems creatively
  • Demonstrates ability to perform duties independently as appropriate
  • Keyboarding, word processing, and computer documentation

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited school of nursing, certification as a public health nurse in Minnesota, licensed as a registered nurse in Minnesota
  • Associate degree, baccalaureate degree or diploma from a school of nursing accredited by the National League of Nursing and licensed as a Registered nurse in Minnesota.
  • One year of experience in public health nursing or related area desired. 
  • Valid Driver’s License

Rate of Pay 

The starting pay is $33.48 for .6 FTE and .4 FTE. The County's comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health savings account, employer paid life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, Public Employees Retirement Plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave and 13 paid holidays per year. County employees are eligible for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

How to Apply

Completion of a Minnesota Merit System application is required. Applications can be accessed and submitted online by June 13, 2024 by 4:30 pm.              

At Goodhue County we embrace equity and inclusion. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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Job Type:

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Salary Range:
$33.48 per hour


6/13/24 at 4:00 p.m.

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