Public Health Nurse
- Government of Bermuda
- PS28 $89,536 (=US$ Equivalent)
- Job Category
- Job Type
Government of Bermuda
The Cabinet Office
Department of Human Resources
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Department of Health
Salary: PS28 $89,536 (=US$ Equivalent)
Job Number: DHR01863 (220185)
The Public Health Nurse provides direct patient care, including assessment, treatment, counselling and anticipatory guidance to clients. In addition the post is accountable for providing health education and health promotion relevant to maternal health and family planning, sexually transmitted infections, breast and cervical cancer prevention. Supervision and operation of satellite clinics including transportation of specimens, supplies and cash. Design, implement and maintain childbirth education classes. The post is accountable for initiating contact tracing and reports cases of communicable diseases to Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, be a Registered Nurse, be registeredand currently licensed with the Bermuda Nursing Council or be eligible for registration, and have current CPR certification. A minimum of three years’ post qualification experience is required. Midwifery or equivalent Obstetrical qualifications and experience in Public Health Nursing are preferred. Applicants with training in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and control of sexually transmitted infections, as well as a Certificate in Public Health, Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) certification are preferred.
In lieu of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, consideration may be given to those applicants who are Registered Nurses and possess six years’ relevant experience.
This post is offered on a three year contract. Qualified persons wishing to be considered for the post may apply online at www.govtcareers.gov.bm by the specified closing Wednesday, 19th June 2019.