The average hourly pay for a Public Health Nurse in Rochester, Minnesota is $31.50.
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Job Description for Public Health Nurse
A public health nurse holds a specialty position in nursing that is involved less in the day-to-day care of patients and more in education of individuals, families, groups, and communities regarding health and risk factors. The public health nurse typically works for a larger health care provider, or they may work as part of a government agency. They work to not only educate groups about physical and mental health, but also work to identify potential at-risk individuals or groups to reach out to…Read more
Public Health Nurse Tasks
- Assess patients, make health judgments and suggest treatment plans.
- Visit patients at home to conduct evaluations.
- Provide referrals and connect patients to support services.
- Document interactions, consent and historical data in an electronic record.
- Educate patients and administer treatments.
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Employees with Public Health Nurse in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (16.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (33.5% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (29.4% less) and Tucson, Arizona (25.5% less).