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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit



Public Health Services

DATE POSTED:            

July 20, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

July 30, 2021





POSITION NUMBER:            







The primary purpose of this position is to provide day to day management of the Tuberculosis Clinic and direct supervision of the TB nursing staff; to provide oversight and direct supervision of the NON-STI/D Communicable Disease (CD) nurses and their associated duties and responsibilities, to provide oversight of the CD Program Nurse, the Immunization Clinic and Refugee Health Clinic nurses and to provide direct supervision of the Immunization Clinical Nurse Specialist.  This position also provides clinical services in Immunization, Refugee Health and TB Clinic and provides coverage for Communicable Disease investigations.  




Must possess  knowledge of and skill in the application of principles and techniques employed in the field of public health in general and in the Communicable Disease in particular; a thorough knowledge of community resources and organizations; the ability to plan, coordinated and supervise the work of others; the ability to deal tactful with others the ability to exercise good judgment in dealing with day to day activities and with potentially volatile situations; the ability to work collaboratively with our internal and external partners; the ability to maintain an effective working relationship with others and to foster a cooperative working relationship among staff members; the ability to accurately record, enter , and analyze data and interpret medical instructions and patient records; the ability to be flexible and receptive to change in dealing with staff needs, agency needs changing patient populations, changing program requirements and other community agencies.


  • Basic knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs.
  • Understanding of best practices, safety standards, and therapeutic outcomes related to the specific area(s) of practice.
  • Working knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities.
  • 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 work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to accurately record services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instructions.
  • Some ability to oversee the work of others.
  • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, accessing information




Requires graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, or Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.


Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh