II Level: $6,779 per month (SR-18, Step C)
III Level: $8,061 per month (SR-20, Step C)
IV Level: $8,885 per month (SR-22, Step C)
Note: The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.
As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.Public health nursing in general emphasizes case finding and follow through, health guidance and teaching, and liaison with community health and related services. Positions in this area provide direct and/or indirect nursing care oriented toward maintaining health and preventing illness, as well as toward treatment and cure.
The Registered Nurse II, as the entry level, performs assignments consisting of a select number of less difficult cases within an assigned geographical area. This involves responsibility for establishing a nursing diagnosis and care plan for each patient and/or family visited; providing health education, counseling and guidance to patients and/or families, in addition to nursing care treatment services; participating in specialized clinics; and performing other related duties as assigned.
The Registered Nurse III carries a full caseload of an assigned geographic area, and provides public health nursing care treatment and educational services. The work involves establishing case priorities, developing and implementing nursing care plans for patients and/or families visited and organizing and conducting established clinics; and performing other related duties as assigned.
The Registered Nurse IV independently provides public health nursing care, treatment and educational services to a wide variety of groups within an assigned geographic area. Responsibility covers a wide range of case complexities and involves case finding; establishing case priorities based on the nursing needs of the individual and/or family; the organization and management of specialty clinics; establishing and implementing a nursing care plan for each patient and/or family visited; directing nursing assistants and lower level nurses, as assigned; and performing other related duties as assigned.
Note: The registered nurse specializing in public health is NOT automatically the same as a community based or general duty registered nurse. Positions in public health nursing require knowledge of and the ability to apply formal public health nursing methods and techniques. Applicants will be placed on the eligible list for ALL levels for which they are qualified.
To qualify, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
Hawaii Registered Nurse License: Applicants MUST POSSESS a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Hawaii.
Experience: No experience required for the Level II, Six (6) months for the Level III, and One and One-half (1-1/2) years for the Level IV, of professional Public Health Nursing work experience as a registered nurse.
For the RN IV level, One (1) year of the required experience must have been comparable to the Public Health Registered Nurse III level.
Driver's License: Some positions require that applicants possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment. One of the immediate vacancies has this requirement.
The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
06454:060313:09:CFThe State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call ***** for assistance.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.
Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.
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