Community Health Registered Nurse (RN)

Chesapeake, VA:Elizabeth City, NC:Portsmouth, VA:Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA:Suffolk, VA
Jul 16, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description: Optima Health is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for the Community Health and Prevention team for Southside Hampton Roads and Elizabeth City region of NC.


Hours may vary

Department/Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with a passion for education and teaching to travel to locations in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake and Elizabeth City, NC to conduct health assessments and administer flu shots. BSN is preferred and at least 3 years of RN experience required. As one or our unique “flexi” positions, hours and schedule varies based on location and screenings are typically range from Mondays-Fridays between the hours of 7am-6pm. Average worked hours can range from 8hrs per pay period to 36hrs per week. Use of personal vehicle is required and mileage is reimbursed.

Division Highlights:

Optima Health offers a full suite of commercial health insurance products including employee-owned and employer-sponsored plans, as well as Individual and Family health plans, employee assistance plans and plans serving Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. We offer programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services.

As a nationally recognized provider of health plan coverage and innovative wellness programs, we live our mission “to improve health everyday.” This same commitment and dedication directs our philosophy as an employer. When you join Optima Health, you will experience our deep passion for heal and service excellence while benefiting from a culture of opportunity, learning, career growth, and support -every day. Optima Health is a service of Sentara Healthcare, so joining Optima is joining the Sentara Healthcare family.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Responsible for both individual and group education to promote core health improvement programs including smoking cessation, adult immunizations, heart health, cancer prevention and detection, and wise self-care. Current knowledge of regional preventive health issues, managed care health improvement initiatives, and a variety of health improvement strategies is required. This is a clinical position that requires clinical skills and certifications.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

Required: Nursing - 3 years

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

All Registered Nurses who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to successfully obtain their BSN within 5 years of hire. BLS required within 90 days of hire.

Keyword: RN, Registered Nurse, Community Health, Wellness, Screening, Heath Events, Flu shots

Equal Opportunity Employer

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