Alamance County
  • 01-Oct-2018 to 22-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Health
  • Burlington, NC, USA
  • $46,378
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Annual and sick leave; holidays; employee medical/life/dental/liability insurance; dependent insurance available at group rates; state retirement plan; 401(k)


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

October 1, 2018

 

JOB TITLE:                                  Public Health Nurse I

SALARY:                                       $46,378 (negotiable depending upon experience)

FRINGE BENEFITS:                  Annual and sick leave; holidays; employee medical/life/dental/liability insurance; dependent insurance available at group rates; state retirement plan; 401(k)

TYPE POSITION:                       Full time (40 hours per week)

LOCATION:                                  Burlington, NC

CLOSING DATE:                        October 22, 2018

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:  This is a full time beginning level professional nursing position providing care to individuals in the public health program.  This position will work in all facets of the health department which includes duties in the following programs:  Immunizations/Other Vaccines, Communicable Disease, Tuberculosis, Family Planning, STD and HIV/AIDS, Child Health, Maternity and Bioterrorism.  Specific duties include:  interview clients; formulate nursing care plans; provide counseling; dispense medication under standing orders; administer medication and vaccines (including various birth control methods and emergency contraception); perform follow up treatment and referral; provide health education; document and maintain client records; make home visits; prepare lab requisitions; assist clients in making appointments; collaborate with other providers, staff, and agencies; attend meetings and continuing education sessions; provide off-site assistance such as vaccines, testing, emergency shelters and health fairs; and perform any other assigned duties.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Considerable knowledge of and skill in the application of nursing theory, practices, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; general knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health; working knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health; working knowledge of available resources and organizations.  Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions; ability to secure the cooperation of clients and families, to elicit needed information and to maintain effective relationships with clients, staff, other community agencies and the public; ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instructions to clients and families; ability to communicate in oral and written forms.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Medium type work (exerting up to 50 lbs. of force) with physical abilities that include: climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing (for sustained periods of time), walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing.  Subject to repetitive motion of the wrist, hands, or fingers.  Require close visual acuity for job duties such as transcription, extensive reading, operating computer terminal and measurement devices; and ability to work outside and inside extreme environmental conditions.  May be exposed to blood or body fluids in performance of job duties.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. Degree in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation; or graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE FOR A TRAINEE APPOINTMENT:  Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing. 

 

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.  Valid N.C. driver's license and have access to a personal vehicle.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Fluent in both Spanish and English both oral and written.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Visit www.alamance-nc.com, click "Online Services" then select "Jobs."  Click on the specified job title to view the announcement and click "Apply Now" to submit an online application.  Call (336) 570-4034 for questions or if unable to apply online. 

 

SELECTION PROCESS:  Selection will be by structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to interview.

 

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