LOCATION: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - OAK FOREST/BRIDGEVIEW/ROLLING MEADOWS
SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer – Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), is responsible for the coordination and management, High Risk Infant Follow-up (HRIF/APORS), Newborn Screening, Communicable Disease Follow-up including Perinatal Hepatitis B, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Genetics, Newborn Hearing Screening, Congenital Syphilis, and Lead public health nursing programs.
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois and maintain certification.
Master's degree in Community Health Nursing or related degree is required.(Must provide original transcripts at the time of interview)
A minimum of three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience in public health programs is required.
Must be available for "on-call" duty.
Must participate in assigned training, including on-line training in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to obtain the mandated certifications
Must obtain ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 certifications within six months , as well as ICS 300 and 400 certifications within a year of employment.
Travel throughout Cook County is required.
Experience in High Risk Infant Follow-up (HRIF/APORS) and/or Family Case Management is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position .
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.