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SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - 40001035

Date: Jan 10, 2019

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 www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

Public Health Services 

DATE POSTED:            

November 05, 2018

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$47,916.00 

SALARY MAX:

$86,248.00 

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001035 

JOB TYPE:  

Full-Time 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary purpose of this position is to endependently assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care for individuals with active Tuberculosis or infection. To initiate individualized case management and contact investigations as the situation warrants. To also assist with communicable disease outbreak response if needed. This position may be required to work in clinical areas throughout the organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to work independently and make sound nursing judgments in a variety of complex health situations.
  • Must have the ability to accurately record the services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instruction.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requires graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of experience, or Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Requires license to practice as Registered Nurse in NC by NC Board of Nursing.

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh