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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Health and Human Services
Pay:$50,000 (Plus incentives; see below) - Salary
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At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have: 

  • Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing; AND
  • A current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. 


Employees in this classification must maintain Michigan Registered Nurse licenses throughout employment with WayneCounty.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Full-time permanent (with Benefits) and part-time positions (No Benefits) are available. Positions are for a five (5) day schedule and may include any 5 day period between Monday through Sunday, including holidays. Premium pay is received for afternoon and midnight shifts, as well as, holidays and weekends. 


Employees in this class may be mandated to work overtime /Job shift will be disclosed during job offer

Opportunity for change in job shift is based on seniority.



Registered Nurse 1's give professional nursing care and treatment in the Wayne County Health Veteran's and Community Wellness Department. Registered Nurses in the Wayne County Health Veteran's and Community Wellness Department evaluate health needs of the community and refers as indicated by policy and procedure to the appropriate health provider, demonstrate knowledge in advanced first aid and emergency care, has knowledge in all policies and procedures pertaining to Community Health, and Wellness. The Registered Nurse 1 monitor and maintain the medical and mental health treatment of the community and maintain supplies and equipment and other related duties as assigned. 

General assignments are received from Registered Nurses of higher rank and members of the medical staff may give specific instructions. Registered Nurses may supervise the work of Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants, or other auxiliary nursing service personnel. 

NOTE ON PAY RATE:   Additionally, $3,000.00 per year premium (prorated over the year) is paid to Registered Nurses assigned to the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility.  The premium will cease upon leaving such assignment.  Employees will be paid a starting salary increase of 2% per year of prior experience upon induction into the County service for up to three (3) years of prior experience as approved by the Department of Personnel/Human Resources.

After the successful completion of one (1) year of county service, employees shall be upgraded to the next higher classification level.


Exceptional benefit package for full-time employees is included in addition to the above listed salary.  Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, prescription, retirement and up to 27 paid days off after your first year on the job, life insurance.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, Military Personnel, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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