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Any PA Public Health Nurses Here?

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by Code Caffeine Code Caffeine (Member)

Code Caffeine has <1 years experience and works as a New Graduate RN.

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I need to start researching the Public Health job market in Philly area. I need to job hunt for facilities that are considered undeserved and have a HPSA Score of 14 and higher. (Contract with HRSA). Are ANY of the clinics in Philly better for new grads over others? Is the Philly Department of Health a place that I can learn and work as a new grad? Any info, any insight, any leads are greatly appreciated. Also, thoughts on Prison Nursing in PA?

[h=1]HPSA

Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) are designated by HRSA as having shortages of primary care, dental care, or mental health providers and may be geographic (a county or service area), population (e.g., low income or Medicaid eligible) or facilities (e.g., federally qualified health centers, or state or federal prisons).[/h]

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::Bump:: also interested in hearing thoughts on this!

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN and works as a Registered Nurse, Home Health.

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See this list of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Philadelphia

Use data.HRSA.gov - Error Page to find HRSA scores.

There are no openings in Phila. Health centers Community Health Registered Nurse per their website: Phila.Gov | Public Health

PHMC-Public Health Managementt Corporation has several Community Health Nurse positions posted:

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES @PHMC

Best wishes in your job search,

Edited by NRSKarenRN

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