Resource Public Health Nurse Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$65,747.97 - $109,579.81 Annually
Oct 11, 2022
Dec 31, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under general supervision, works as part of the Health Services Division serving as a Public Health Nurse float pool, assigned to cover staffing needs in Health Services programs. Health Services programs may include a public hHealth clinic, field sites (e.g., client home visits), schools, communicable disease responses and within the community to cover staffing and/or operational needs. Obtains health histories, identifies health needs, and develops health plans. Interprets results of screening tests, provides health education, and provides referrals to community resources as needed. Provides care coordination in schools or community settings as assigned. Must have a strong working knowledge of computers and effective communication skills. Collaborates with team members and partner agencies as needed to improve the health of the community. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday.

Note: Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. These are on-site non-merit G-Status temporary positions. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay.

To apply: Please email a completed FCHD Non-merit application and your resume to, r eferencing the position title and requisition number.

Employment Standards

Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in Nursing; plus, one year post-licensure nursing experience.

  • Preferred candidates will have two years of post-licensure experience working as a registered nurse in a public health/community health setting.
  • Experience with phlebotomy and immunization skills.
  • Experience providing home visits and/or long-term care or adult day care centers.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adaptable to flexible scheduling and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners.
  • Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

  • Registered Nurse License (VA) (Required)
  • AED-Required within 60 days
  • CPR -Required within 60 days

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, driver's record check, tuberculosis test, and sanctions screenings to the satisfaction of the employer.

Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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