Public Health Nurse Ii - Tb Field Public Health Nurse

3 days left

Location
Annandale Va 22003, Virginia
Salary
$65,747.97 - $109,579.81 Annually
Posted
Mar 18, 2023
Closes
Mar 31, 2023
Ref
23-00864
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*
Are you looking for a career that offers you...
  • Robust one-year orientation
  • Opportunity to make a difference by serving those most in need
  • Work collaboratively with community partners to address public health priorities. Focus on health education, health promotion and disease prevention.
  • A Learning cultures
  • Work life balance
  • Great health benefits
  • Supportive team environment.

Then look no further. come join the Fairfax County health department team and use your skills and abilities to “protect, promote and improve the health and quality of life for all who live, work and play in our community.”

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents’ equitable access to health services and information.

The Fairfax County Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is seeking a TB Public Health Nurse (PHN) III Assistant Manager. This full-time merit position will serve as both working supervisor and subject matter expert. Leads and supervises a team of public health nurses and paraprofessional staff in providing TB services to a diverse population who are confirmed or suspected of having TB disease or latent TB infection. Facilitates daily TB surveillance, TB clinical referrals, and TB education regarding TB disease and control to healthcare providers and the public in consultation with the TB Program Physician Consultant and TB Program Manager as needed. Leads and/or manages TB contact investigations. As a working supervisor provides TB services to TB clients. Participates in the recruitment, interviewing, and hiring process of new TB staff and assists with coordination of training and orientation. In collaboration with the TB Program Manager, ensures that TB program activities are implemented and evaluated. Participates in agency and program marketing and outreach activities to increase public health awareness in the community.

* This position includes a signing bonus for fully qualified new county employees in the amount of $5,000.

Multiple positions may be filled form this announcement.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Valid motor vehicle driver's license.
AED-Required within 60 days.
CPR-Required within 60 days

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two or more years of experience working in a TB Control Program providing TB services to a diverse population in a public health setting. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with clients and colleagues. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners. Ability to work independently, and on interdisciplinary teams. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications. Experience working in health promotion, prevention, or education in the school setting. Two years supervision of paraprofessional and/or professional staff.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a sanction screening, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Tuberculosis test.

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, 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 performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.
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. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov EEO/AA/TTY.

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