SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE- 40008990

Date: Aug 3, 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 www.dconc.gov.

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

Public Health Services

DATE POSTED:         

   

AUGUST 3, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY MIN:  

 

$60,183.00

SALARY MAX:

 

$108,328.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40008990

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

** This position is eligible for a $6,000.00 sign on bonus**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

 

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 positions functions as a Senior (Sr) Public Health Nurse (PHN) in the FP Clinic at DCoDPH. The Sr. PHN provides contraceptive and postpartum health services including education and counseling to women and teens.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

This position participates in charge nurse duties, orientation and precepting of new WHP clinic staff and nursing students that rotate through the program. The Sr. 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
  • Must be able to work independently and make sound nursing judgements 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

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 

 

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

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

 

A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N.C. Board of Nursing.

 

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh