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SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - 40001035

Date: Apr 8, 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 www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Public Health Services

DATE POSTED:            

March 10, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$53,118.00

SALARY MAX:

$95,612.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001035

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The primary purpose of this position is two-fold:

 

  1. Independently plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care of individuals with active tuberculosis or latent infection and initiate individualized case management and contact investigation as the situation warrants: also assists with communicable disease surveillance and outbreak response.  

  2. Conduct when assigned, communicable disease screenings on refugees seen in the clinic, assess vaccination status and administer vaccinations to refugees as indicated or assigned, provide necessary follow-up and referral, and assist with change of status applications. May be required to provide nursing services and health support in other Community Health clinics and programs.

 

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.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 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;

 

SPECIAL LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

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