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Community Health Program Nurse RN CHSI - Community Health Ed

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC149534065
Company Name
Truman Medical Centers
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description

Community Health Program Nurse RN CHSI – Community Health Education (8:30am-5:00pm M-F)

Tracking Code

15633-124

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

The Community Health Nurse is responsible for identifying healthcare obstacles in the community, provide health education and promotes healthy habits; to encourage community members to take charge of their own health. Develops new models of healthcare delivery; reducing barriers to care through dynamic partnerships with a focus on health maintenance and illness prevention.

This position is also responsible for providing medical/health expertise to the Maternal and Child Health Coalition’s (MCHC’s) Kansas City Healthy Start (KCHS) program. This role will work to identify women at high risk for maternal mortality and infant mortality and those with gaps in care in order to assist in navigating them to the care needed to deliver a healthy baby. This specific role is grant funded, should funding for the grant cease, this position will be terminated.

Required Skills

+ Bachelor of Science in Nursing

+ RN licensed in the state of Missouri

+ Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; mastery of public speaking and presentation skills

+ Knowledge of and ability to effectively utilize coaching, motivational interviewing, and solution-oriented theory

+ Demonstrated ability to set priorities and work independently

+ Knowledge of community or public health nursing and practices

+ Has a personal, demonstrated passion for health and wellness and walks the walk by developing personal wellness plans and pursing mastery of their own personal health and well-being

+ Basic computer skills

+ Possess and maintains a valid drivers license and appropriate automobile insurance

+ Ability to work evening and weekends

Required Experience

+ 2-5 years experience working in Women’s Health or Labor and Delivery care

Job Location

Health Sciences District – Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Shift Schedule

8:30AM – 5:00PM


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