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SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - 40001082

Date: Mar 30, 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 30, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$53,118.00

SALARY MAX:

$95,612.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001082

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This employee functions as a Registered Nurse in the Women’s Health Program (WHP) at Durham County Department of Public Health (DCoDPH). The WHP is comprised of the Family Planning (FP) and Maternal Health (MH) Clinics. This position functions as a Senior Public Health Nurse (PHN) in the MH clinic at DCoDPH. The Senior PHN provides obstetrical/maternal health services including education and counseling to pregnant patients.

 

This position participates in charge nurse duties, orientation and precepting of new WHP clinic staff and nursing students that rotate through the program. The Senior PHN assists medical providers in performing physical exams and procedures, administers injections, and follows up on abnormal labs and missed appointments. This position may be required to work in other clinical areas across the organization.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

A thorough knowledge of, and skill in, the application of principles and techniques employed in the field of public health, general nursing, and provision of women’s health – specifically, obstetrical/maternal health and family planning preferred.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

At the minimum, candidates must have graduated from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which included a Public Health Rotation; or a Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. 

 

PREFERRED

 

Spanish language proficiency preferred.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh