Job opening

Clinic Nurse

Title: Clinic Nurse

Salary: $32.46/HR

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to : font-morrisv@ci.newark.nj.us;:kayee@ci.newark.nj.us;williamss@ci.newark.nj.us

POSITION DESCRIPTION REQUIREMENTS:

Newark, the largest municipality in New Jersey with a population of approximately 282,000 residents, is seeking a Clinic Nurse/Public Health Nurse within the Department of Health and Community Wellness. Under direction, the Clinic Nurse will in a clinic, first aid unit, or other setting, provide nursing services on a regular or emergency basis; does other related work.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be City of Newark Residents.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Prepares patients for examinations and treatments.
  • Aids physician with examinations and treatments of patients.
  • Applies dressings and assists in application of plaster casts.
  • Gives therapeutic treatments as directed by a physician.
  • Instructs patients in the use of functional educational appliances.
  • Performs as operating nurse.
  • Maintains clinic equipment, instruments and supplies.
  • Takes and maintains patient histories.
  • Interprets the findings and directions of physicians to patients.
  • Maintains clinical records and reports.
  • Provides initial first aid measures to employees and the public when accidents and/or illness occur.
  • Makes patients comfortable and, when required, summons medical assistance, including ambulance service.
  • Maintains infirmary and/or first aid areas in a clean, sanitary and orderly manner.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

REQUIREMENTS:

LICENSE:

Current and valid registration as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey.

LICENSE:

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in NJ only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

Candidate will be hired without city-sponsored medical and dental insurance, and prescription drug plan. Depending upon performance and management decision, the candidate may be provided the participation in the city-sponsored medical, dental and prescription drug insurance plan.

THE CITY OF NEWARK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER