Community Health Nurse

Employer
Howard County General Hospital
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field. Summary: The Community Health Nurse (CHN) is part of the Hospitala€ (TM) s Community Care Team (CCT). CCT is a program focused on improving the health of complex, chronically ill Howard County residents. This program helps individuals connect with resources that allow them to better manage their illness, improve their health and avoid preventable hospital encounters. CCT helps clients to meet their goals by providing health education, teaching chronic-disease management skills, and by connecting them to a medical home and other community resources. The CHN is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team that includes Community Health Workers (CHW) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). The CHN supports the implementation of a care plan and performs essential clinical functions as part of a clienta€ (TM) s care team. This position works across care settings as well as conducts regular home visits. Requirements: A Bachelora€ (TM) s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of experience in in public/community health as well as one year of additional experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity as a registered nurse. A candidate may substitute a Bachelora€ (TM) s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and one year of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education. Experience working in a community setting or home setting preferred. Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as with people of diverse backgrounds preferred. 40 Hours per week Day Shift Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. .

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