Human Resources

Public Health Nurse - Temporary Part-Time/PRN

Open until filled
$19.53 per hour
Performs duties associated with population-based public health. Primary areas of responsibility include responding during a public health emergency in order to prevent communicable disease transmission and provide vaccination administration or medication dispensing.  

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN). Three years of experience in public health, preferred. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer proficiency essential. Requires Missouri R.N. License, CPR/AED Certification, and a valid driver’s license. Requires ability to speak effectively and respond to questions using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines. Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire. Physical Demands:  Walking, sitting, using hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with arms and hands, stoop, kneel or crouch.  Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Typical Working Conditions: Normal office or clinical environment. May occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. May perform work in a variety of settings, including all age groups.  

Working Hours: PRN hours and days of work will vary and are based on need.  

Background Check
Drug testing required
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.  

Apply online at or in the Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 111 East Maple, Independence, MO 64050.  Position is open until filled.   


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