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Nurse Family Partnership: Home Visiting Nurse (Public Health Nurse I) - Tacoma-Pierce County Department of Health

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Location: Tacoma, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Job #11097
Posted: February 9, 2017
Description:

Join our Nurse-Family Partnership Program!

 
Our nurses make a profound difference in the lives of low-income, first-time parents and their children. The Strengthening Families Division is recruiting for a Regular, Full-time (1.0 FTE) Public Health Nurse I position in our Maternal and Child Services Program.



Some of what you’ll do:
  • Provide home visits to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Program (NFP).
  • Adhere to NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines.
  • Follow nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
  • Consult and collaborate with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families.
  • Actively engage in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
  • Assist in creating a positive work environment that promotes productivity, mentoring, teamwork and cooperation.

Once trained, you will work with your clients to accomplish three goals:
  • Improve pregnancy outcomes.
  • Improve child health and development.
  • Improve the economic self-sufficiency of the family.

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