UnityPoint Health RN Public Health II, Muscatine, IA in Muscatine, Iowa

Serve special needs children and child care providers of Muscatine, Henry, & Washington counties as a Public Health Nurse Child Care Nurse Consultant (CCNC)! 1.0 FTE M-F days, extensive travel required, IA RN licensure required. The CCNC will work with child care providers and early education programs on health and safety consultation, training, and technical assistance. This position will train child care providers and staff on health related topics, complete child screenings and assessments, provide guidance on health issues and individual health plans, and review child health information. Additionally, he/she will provide community education on public health issues as needed/appropriate; provide population based health services; provide direct patient care and care coordination in assigned clinic or service area; may work directly in the areas of communicable diseases, chronic diseases, maternal health, immunization, child health, family planning, and community education.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

Technical Assistance

· Technical assistance through phone, emails, or onsite visits to child care providers and early education programs to assess, provide support, and technical assistance for the Iowa Quality Rating System (QRS) process, health, nutrition, and safety education, medication administration, policy development, safe sleep practices, and care for children with special needs. Maintain communication for receiving and disseminating child care health and safety information.

Community Outreach

· Contact licensed, registered, and non-registered child care providers and facilities and market CCNC services. Develop and maintain linkages with child care regulatory personnel and child care partners. Connect child care providers to community resources for children and families.


· Data gathering and tracking, report writing

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

· Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

· Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

· Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

· Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

· Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Associate or Bachelors of Nursing degree.

Completion of the Iowa Training Project for CCNC within 3 months after hire.


Demonstrated ability to build relationships, organization, communication, and documentation skills.


Current RN license to practice nursing in Iowa is required.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


· Current nursing knowledge and competency in area of specialization.

· Must be flexible and able to work in adverse situations and with diverse populations.

· Knowledge of community resources and services.

· Ability to establish and maintain linkages with local providers.

· Ability to be self-motivated and work independently with little direct supervision.

· Ability to work in adverse situations, establish and maintain cooperative relationships with community and medical/nursing personnel.

· Analyze situations accurately and take effective action.

· Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports accurately and concisely.

· Proven abilities of productivity, staying on task, meeting deadlines, maintain professional client relationship.

· Demonstrated commitment to deliver excellent customer service.

· Ability to effectively manage own time and schedule own tasks.

· Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with community.

· Ability to be self-motivated and work independently with little direct supervision.

· Ability to communicate both verbally and non-verbally in a professional manner.

· Ability to meet timelines/deadlines for reports, grants and other documentation as required

Requisition ID: 2018-42998

Street: 1609 Cedar St

Name: 6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity

Name: Community Med Administrat

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 40 hrs

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org