The Public Health Nurse (PHN) works with a multidisciplinary team to improve health outcomes. The PHN will provide public health nursing services to individuals, families and groups in the community. Nursing actions are directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction, and health status improvement for individuals, families and the community. Nursing activities include, but are not limited to, systematic analysis of health data, care plan development, health education and advocacy, coalition building, and collaborating with community partners to promote the health of the community. PHN will make appropriate nursing diagnosis, engage in planning and implementing public health nursing interventions, provide individual and group health promotion and disease prevention activities. The Public health Nurse may perform some or all of the listed duties depending upon area of assignment.