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Registered Nurse Senior - PH

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Posting Begin Date: 2023/12/12
Posting End Date: 2024/03/11
Category: Nursing
Sub Category: Public Health
Work Type: Part Time Insurance and Retirement Eligible
Remote: Flexible Hybrid
Location: Statewide, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 33.50
Maximum Salary: 33.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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People Making a Difference!


Are you looking to make a difference in improving the health of Idahoans? Join our team of public health professionals! The Division of Public Health is currently seeking a Registered Nurse, Senior, for the Idaho Family Planning Program in the Bureau of Clinical and Preventive Services. The Registered Nurse, Senior, will provide clinical coordination for the Idaho Family Planning Program (IFPP) as part of the Reproductive and Adolescent Health team. This position will enjoy a Monday through Friday (25 hours) work week, with no weekend or holiday shifts. The successful candidate may telework from within Idaho after an initial period of training and supervision. Some travel will be required.

Temporary positions are limited to working 1,385 hours in a 12-month period for any one state agency. Employees are eligible for benefits if they work twenty (20) hours or more per week and the term of employment is expected to exceed five (5) continuous months.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 



We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • excellent medical, dental and vision insurance
  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • paid parental leave
  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)
  • wellness programs 
  • ongoing training opportunities 
  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness
  • and more!


  • Provide clinical coordination and technical assistance to the local agencies that provide Title X federally funded family planning services at local clinics.
  • Develop and maintain clinical reproductive health expertise related to current clinical guidelines to support the IFPP and subrecipients.
  • Support operations of the Idaho Family Planning Program.
  • Assist with planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating program activities.
  • Monitor monthly subrecipient contraceptive inventory reports and client visit error reports.
  • Contribute to grant applications and subgrant development.
  • Serve as liaison with Idaho Family Planning Program’s Medical Director.
  • Conduct site reviews to evaluate compliance with state and federal regulations.


You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. It is highly recommended to attach a one-page cover letter to your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements below.

  • Requires state licensure as a Registered Nurse or state licensure as a Registered Nurse pursuant to the Nurse Licensure Compact, Idaho Code 54-1418. For licensure information, please contact the Idaho Board of Nursing at or call 208-577-2476.
  • Experience performing nursing assessments and developing and implementing nursing care plans. Typically requires at least six months of work experience.

Below is preferred experience. It is not required for the position but applicants with this experience may receive consideration over other applicants.

  1. Some experience or knowledge of family planning best practices. Typically gained by at least one year of professional work experience or completion of college-level coursework in family planning or reproductive health.
  2. Some experience or knowledge of maternal and child health and/or reproductive health principles. Typically gained by at least one year of professional work experience or completion of a related, upper division college-level course, such as maternal and child health, health promotion and education, reproductive health, or related courses.
  3. Some experience in grant writing and reporting. Typically gained by at least one year of professional work experience where completing grant writing tasks and/or compiling status reports on grant deliverables was a regular function of the position.
  4. Some experience working with Microsoft Office Suite applications. Typically gained by at least one year of professional work experience with desktop applications such as Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word where using spreadsheet or word processing software to create and modify documents was a regular function of the position.

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The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.