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Listed below are the job openings currently available at the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department.


Environmental Health Specialist I

Full time position available to provide environmental health inspections in program areas including food protection, well and septic, daycare, swimming pools, public health nuisances and other environmental health fields. Applicant shall have a minimum of a baccalaureate of science degree with at least 30 semester units of coursework in environmental health, or in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences. Benefits include health/dental/vision/life insurance, pension, vacation and paid holidays. Hiring Range is $3332 – $3400 monthly. Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment drug testing. Deadline: Open until filled. Applications available at: Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department or on the Internet at: http://www.laramiecounty.com/_departments/Health/job_openings.aspx
Mail or bring applications and resume to:

Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department
Attn: Human Resources
100 Central Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82007
307-633-4002
Fax 307-633-4141


Position Vacancy
Public Health Nurse

Closing Date: When position is filled

Department: Adult Health Team / Public Health Nursing

General Description of Work: Performs nursing assessment, diagnosis treatment & evaluation of ill and disabled persons. Teaches and counsels patients and families. Documents care given according to policy. Will teach  individuals and groups in health promotion and disease prevention. Will work with county manager, agency staff and state Bioterrorism team for the planning, training and implementation of public health emergency plans, and potential post-event case follow-up.  Will use the Core Functions and Essential Services of Public Health in determining priorities and responsibilities.

Essential Duties: Provides LT101 assessments for clients in Laramie County and as a member of the communicable disease team will provide direct nursing care for the communicable disease program in clinics, client's homes and other settings. Provides direct nursing services as a case manager for the Ryan White Program and document nursing care given, according to State Standards for documentation in a timely manner. Uses nursing process to document the care given, and the evaluation of nursing interventions; documents referrals and case conferences with the client's providers.  When appropriate refer patients to other community resources and collaborate with those providers in carrying out patient care. Work with county nurse manager, agency staff and state PH Emergency Preparedness team for the planning, training and implementation of plans, and potential post-event case follow-up.

Knowledge and Skills: Skills in applying principles of nursing process and scientific process. Knowledge of principles and practices of public health nursing; ability to apply to job duties. Knowledge of public health core functions and essential services. Skill and ability to apply medical diagnosis and treatment to patient care. Skill in interpersonal relationships. Oral and written communication skills. Ability to apply scientific and theoretical concepts as a basis for decision making. Knowledge of physical, biological and behavioral sciences. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws pertaining to health care. Must be able to: Lift/transfer of patients to different positions. Lift medical/ patient equipment of varying sizes and weights up to about 50 lbs. Applicant must have current Wyoming RN license, current CPR certification, and valid Wyoming driver's license. The applicant must pass background checks and drug and alcohol screening.

Applications are available at:
Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department,
100 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82007
OR
Online at: http://www.laramiecounty.com/_departments/Health/job_openings.aspx


Applications are accepted for open positions only.

Mail or bring applications and resume to:

Cheyenne/Laramie County Health Department Attn: Human Resources 100 Central Avenue Cheyenne, WY 82007 307-633-4002 Fax 307-633-4141


You can also apply by coming by the Health Department daily between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Resumes and applications must be received before 5 p.m. on the closing date shown.

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