Child Welfare – Registered Nurse

Work Type
Family and Children’s Services

Position Number
Requisition #3938

$25.54 - $32.69/hr. (commensurate with experience)

Closing Date
July 31, 2022
Posted July 20, 2022

Agency Name
Wake County Health and Human Services

Work County

Job Contact
Wake County Health and Human Services

Job Location
Human Services Center Sunnybrook
North Carolina
Job Description

Wake County HHS is now offering sign-on bonuses and recruitment incentives for Child Welfare Nurse positions, tiered up to $5,000!

Our kids need you!! Do you have a passion for the well being of children? Then why not do something extremely meaningful, for the children in our community?  We are currently seeking a passionate Child Welfare - Registered Nurse to join our highly compassionate team in the Child Welfare DivisionThis position is grant funded and Time-Limited, expected through June 2023. Help make a difference! The Children’s Health and Development Program (CHDP) is a multidisciplinary program that includes child welfare, medical providers, nursing and community partners. Our main function is to identify and provide treatment plans to meet the well-being needs for children entering foster care in Wake County. CHDP is a leader among public health – child welfare partnerships in North Carolina and works closely with other state agencies. Primary job functions include:
  • Conducting home visits independently and with child welfare workers, to assess and target risk factors for child maltreatment to include, but not limited to: Reviewing medical and behavioral health records to recommend and coordinate needed resources and services
  • Proving assistance in prevention, in-home, and post permanency program areas to identify, document and meet the well-being needs of children. (Attend child and family team meetings, appear in court)
  • Ensuring referral, increasing engagement and monitoring follow through with other Wake County programs, including Child Care Coordination for Children, Nurse Family Partnership, and the Child Care Health Consultant Program.
  • Serving in a Public Health Clinic one day per week
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