SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE - 40001086, 40001089

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US

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


This position is eligible for a $6,000 sign on bonus. 


DEPARTMENT:        Public Health Services
DATE POSTED:             April 29, 2022
CLOSING DATE:            Open Until Filled
SALARY MIN:   $60,183.00
SALARY MAX: $108,328.00
POSITION NUMBER:             40001086, 40001089
JOB TYPE: Full-Time


**NOTE**: As of 5/18/2022, the minimum requirements for this position has been updated per State guidelines. The full specifications for this role may be referenced here:



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

This postition participates in charge nurse duties, orientation adn precepting of new Women's Health Program staff and nursing students that rotate through the program.  The Senior Public Health Nurse assists medical providers in performing physical exams and procedures.  The Senior Public Health Nurse also administers injections, follow up on abnormal labs and missed appointments, triage phone calls.  This position may be required to work in ther clinical areas across the organization.




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




Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience. 




Requires license to practice as Registered Nurse in NC by NC Board of Nursing; General Statutes of NC, Chapter 90, Article 9.


Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh