PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 2

Section 11.42 - Public health nurse 2 - definition

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 2

11.42 Definition.

The term public health nurse 2 shall mean a nurse who plans, provides, directs and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings with the goal of improving health outcomes and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of public health programs designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, specific populations, high-risk groups and/or communities. The public health nurse 2 is also involved in program administration and/or program budget development and monitoring and/or quality improvement initiatives, and/or acting as advocate and liaison for constituents.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.43 - Qualifications

11.43 Qualifications.

A public health nurse 2 must meet the qualifications for public health nurse 1 and have one year of experience in public health nursing.

A public health nurse 2 must complete 15 hours of continuing education in public health related topics approved by the New York State Department of Health within the first year of employment in the title.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.44 - Supervisory level - definitions

11.44 Supervisory level definitions.

The term supervising public health nurse shall mean a nurse who supervises public health nurses 1 and 2 and other staff. A supervising public health nurse plans, provides, and evaluates nursing care in a variety of settings with the goal of improving health outcomes and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of public health programs designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, specific populations, high-risk groups and/or communities. A supervising public health nurse may be involved in program administration and/or program budget development and monitoring and/or quality improvement initiatives, and/or acting as advocate and liaison for constituents and/or policy development.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.45 - Supervisory level qualifications

11.45 Supervisory Level Qualifications

A supervising public health nurse must meet the qualifications for public health nurse 1 and have two year’s experience in public health nursing; or a master's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited or New York State-registered college or university and one year of experience in public health nursing.

A supervising public health nurse must complete 15 hours of continuing education in public health and management related topics approved by the New York State Department of Health within the first year of employment in this title.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Doc Status: 
Complete