Knowledge, Abilities and Skill
Knowledge: Knowledge of pertinent public health/community health nursing local, State and Federal laws, policies, practices, and procedures; knowledge of the department and office operations; laws and regulations pertinent to communicable diseases; HIPAA Act, American Nurses Association Public Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice MRC requirements, ICS; MAVEN/ISIS; EDS Shelter Operations and Emergency Preparedness planning, exercises and drills; working knowledge of office software (word processing, power point, and spread sheet applications) the Internet in support of department operations. Knowledge of pertinent science, medicine, law and medical ethics.
Abilities: Ability to interact effectively and appropriately with the public in a culturally competent manner; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers; ability to manage multiple tasks in a detailed and timely manner. Ability to collect multi-sources data related to the health of the public and to review pertinent public health care literature.
Skills: Proficient personal computer skills, recordkeeping and clerical skills, proficient written oral and public presentation communication skills; effective customer service skills; effective organizational skills.
The work environment involves everyday discomforts typical of offices, with occasional exposure to outside elements. Noise or physical surroundings may be distracting, but conditions are generally not unpleasant.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the position’s essential functions.
Some physical demands are required to perform the essential functions of this position. Work effort principally involves sitting and walking to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of stooping, and standing. The employee may be required to occasionally lift, push or pull objects such as books, office equipment, clinic supplies, pandemic trailer supplies. Ability to respond to emergency situations.
Duties may involve close hand and eye coordination and physical dexterity. Manipulation and motor control under conditions that may require extreme accuracy may be critical. The manual skills required are comparable to those which might be needed to conduct laboratory tests, perform microscopic experiments, or administer injections. The job requires fine motor skills for activities such as picking up objects with hands, grasping small objects with hands, writing with pen or pencil, key/typing on a computer, pinch/pick, twist, squeeze or otherwise work with fingers to manipulate standard nursing supplies and office equipment.
Visual demands require constantly reading documents for general understanding and analytical purposes, and ability to see objects up to 20 inches away and more than 20 feet away. Job requires depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to distinguish color and color intensity. The employee is required to constantly read documents, personal computer screens and written reports for general understanding and routinely for analytical purposes. The employee must have the auditory ability to listen and comprehend. The employee is routinely required to read non-written materials (i.e., maps, blue prints etc.) and to conduct physical assessments.
Salary: $78,242.41 with a B.S.N or $80,627.98 with a M.S.N
Union: SMEA A
Date Posted: August 28th, 2023
City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.
The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request. Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or email@example.com.
Benefits listed are for benefits-eligible positions and the above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the City of Somerville and not a binding contract.