Public Health Registered Nurse

Sunnyside, WA

This job requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Schedule: Monday-Friday between 7:30am -6:30 pm. Flexibility to work 4/10's or 5/8's.

Location:  617 Scoon Rd, Sunnyside WA

Who We Are:

Established in 1975, Non-Profit Yakima Neighborhood Health Services serves patients in the areas of Behavioral Health, Family Dentistry, Internal Medicine, Women’s Health, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Vision Care and Pharmacy. Our mission is to provide affordable, accessible, quality health care, promote learning opportunities for students of health professions, end homelessness and improve quality of life in our communities. 

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity in the workplace and are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Why Work at Yakima Neighborhood Health Services?

  • We were the first Health Center in the state to achieve the highest level of recognition possible as a Patient-Centered Medical Home and we are accredited by the Joint Commission.
  • We are guided by Organizational Values of Commitment, Pro­fessionalism, Quality/Excellence and Compassion.
  • We take care of our employees with Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance, PTO, 10 Paid Holidays and access to Fitness Centers.
  • $1,000 signing bonus.

Our Ideal Candidate: We are looking for a team member that is passionate about serving our community of patients and enjoys working in a team! Some technical requirements for this position are:

  • Current and unencumbered licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check in relation to the position applied for, including sanctions or exclusions lists for participation in federal or state healthcare programs.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Associate’s degree plus two years of experience in maternal health nursing.
  • Bilingual fluency is highly preferred.

Day to Day:

  •  Provide holistic nursing assessments, counseling and education to the maternal child health clients of YNHS through clinic and home visits.
  • Participate actively in case conferences with other YNHS team members to address the comprehensive needs of maternal child health clients.
  • Assist in development and implementation of YNHS policies, protocols, standing orders and quality assurance standards as requested.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with healthcare and social service professionals in the community serving YNHS clients.
  • Work cooperatively with student nurses, modeling and directing public health nurse activities.
  • Provide nursing services to special populations when needed (correctional facilities, KidScreen, treatment centers, senior centers, etc.).
  • Work in coordination with other YNHS staff to develop education programs for YNHS clients and staff.
  • Maintain organized, clean, efficient and confidential work area.
  • Represent YNHS in local meetings as requested.
  • Perform related work as requested.