Hennepin CountyMinneapolis 55411
Full Time
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Public Health Nurse

Hennepin County
Full Time 55411, 2215 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407, United States


Hennepin County Public Health has an opening for a Public Health Nurse (PHN) Family Home Visitor in the Family Health area. This position is on the Teen Hope team. The PHN will provide case management services to pregnant and/or parenting teens who have not yet graduated from high school or who wish to pursue further education while receiving MFIP benefits.

Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work!
Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit.   

Location and hours:
This position is hybrid and will be performed both onsite in the community, North Minneapolis Human Services Center and remote as job duties require   Work hours are primarily days, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About this position type
This position is full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Public Health Nurse.
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In this position you will:    
  • Deliver family home visiting services, in accordance with model and funding requirements, and stay current with changes to rules, requirements and model standards.
  • Assist clients in achieving their educational goals, by helping to eliminate barriers and monitoring compliance with MFIP eligibility.
  • Develop therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with caregivers and their families in a home visiting environment. 
  • Analyze assessed data and assist individuals to identify relevant goals along with specific supports that will enhance their ability to meet goals.
  • Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link families with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
  • Maintain appropriate, thorough, timely and compliant documentation on visits into an electronic database.
  • Ensure services are resident-centered, culturally appropriate, and equity focused.
Need to have:
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Minnesota.
  • Certification as a Public Health Nurse by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. 
  • A bachelor's degree or higher in nursing from an accredited school of nursing and six months or more of full-time community-based services.
  • A valid driver's license and/or daily access to reliable transportation to travel within Hennepin County work sites. 
Nice to have: 
  • One or more years of experience providing family home visiting services.
  • Experience working within a team, organization, or community to reduce health disparities.
  • Experience working with young, BIPOC (black indigenous people of color) parents.
About the department:
Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases.

About Hennepin County:

Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at  - select Guest.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. 
This position will have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.  
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.

If you have any questions, please contact: 
Katie Bakke