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Overview

LVN I
LVN II
RN I
RN II
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE III

LVN I
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of health related activities in the provision of basic nursing care; to administer immunizations and vaccinations, hearing and vision screening, basic skin and blood test, and blood pressure monitoring; to assist with activities related to implementation of various health programs. Coordinates client and community services to support goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
The Licensed Vocational Nurse I is the entry level to the Licensed Vocational Nurse class series. Incumbents in the Licensed Vocational Nurse I class do not have the necessary years of experience to qualify as a Licensed Vocational Nurse II class. Incumbents in both the Licensed Vocational Nurse I and II classifications lack the education or license requirements to qualify as either a Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse. Incumbents perform a variety of clinical and basic nursing duties consistent with their license and experience

LVN II
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to perform a variety of health-related activities in the provision of basic nursing care; to administer immunizations, hearing and vision screening, basic skin and blood test, and blood pressure monitoring; to assist with activities related to implementation of various health programs. Coordinates client and community services to support goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Incumbents in the Licensed Vocational Nurse II classification perform many activities on a relatively independent basis. They work under less direction and supervision than a Licensed Vocational Nurse I Classification. Incumbents in both the Licensed Vocational Nurse I and II classifications lack the education or license requirements to qualify as either a Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse.

RN I
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to assist with coordination and participate in a variety of Public health clinics and services; to perform activities related to implementation of various health programs; to interview, educate, counsel, and refer clients regarding a variety of health conditions. Coordinates client and community services to support goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Incumbents in the Registered Nurse class series do not have the necessary education, experience, or license requirements to qualify as a Public Health Nurse. Incumbents assist with the planning and conduct of nursing assessments, direct patient care, home visits, and health education. Incumbents at the Registered Nurse I level are performing many assignments in a training and learning capacity. They work under closer Supervision than Registered Nurse II’s. When the requisite background and experience have been obtained, an incumbent may be promoted to Registered Nurse II.

RN II
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to coordinate and participate in a variety of public health clinics and services; to perform activities related to implementation of various health programs; to interview, educate, counsel, and refer clients regarding a variety of health conditions. Coordinates client and community services to support goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Incumbents in the Registered Nurse class series do not have the necessary education, experience, or license requirements to qualify as a Public Health Nurse. Incumbents perform the planning and conduct of nursing assessments, direct patient care, home visits, and health education. Incumbents at the Registered Nurse II level are performing many assignments on a relatively independent basis. They work under less direction and supervision than Registered Nurse I’s.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I
DEFINITION
Under direction, to learn to plan and conduct a variety of public health clinics and services; to provide basic nursing, educational and health counseling services in connection with the control and prevention of disease and adverse health conditions; Coordinates client and community services to support the goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry and first working level in Public Health Nurse class series. Incumbents must have requisite public health nursing certification, but need only limited public health nursing work experience. Initially, assignments are performed under relative close guidance and supervision. As experience is gained, incumbents work with greater independence. When requisite training and background has been gained, incumbents may expect promotion to Public Health Nurse II. The class differs from the Registered Nurse I and II classifications by requiring the possession of a Public Health Nurse License.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan and conduct a variety of public health clinics and services; to provide nursing, educational and health counseling services in connection with the control and prevention of disease and adverse health conditions. Coordinates client and community services to support the goals of the Agency and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the experienced, journey level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Assignments are performed on a relatively independent basis. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse I by the requirement of work experience and background in public health nursing. Incumbents may be responsible for directing a specific public health program on a County-wide basis or serving as a coordinator for various State health programs at the County level.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE III
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan, coordinate, and monitor assigned public health nursing programs; to supervise and train other public health nursing staff; to plan and conduct a variety of public health clinics and services; to provide nursing, educational and health counseling services in connection with the control and prevention of disease and adverse health conditions; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the full supervisory level in the Public Health Nurse class series. Assignments included program planning, development, and monitoring, as well as the supervision and training of assigned staff. This class is distinguished from Public Health Nurse II by the responsibility for supervising and training a regularly assigned staff.

Appropriate License for position, Possession of a valid California Drivers License.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $20.19
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $39.42

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