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Public Health Nurse Ii - Tb Field Public Health Nurse

Fairfax County Government
Annandale Va 22003, Virginia
$65,747.97 - $109,579.81 Annually
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

Job Details

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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. EEO/AA/TTY.


Fairfax County, Virginia is a diverse and thriving urban county. As the most populous jurisdiction in both Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area, the County's population exceeds that of seven states. The median household income of Fairfax County is one of the highest in the nation and over half of its adult residents have four-year college degrees or more educational attainment. Fairfax County also is home to an extensive commercial office market and is a major employment center.

Fairfax County Government is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve nearly one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.The size of Fairfax County government and the diversity of services it provides to citizens allows opportunities for personal growth and development, without ever having to change employers. In addition to pay, Fairfax County Government provides an employee benefits package worth approximately 25% of your salary in additional compensation. This package of benefits consists of programs designed to protect you and your family during your employment with the county and into your retirement years.

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance
Contributory Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Account Programs
Long Term Disability Insurance
Long Term Care Plan
Tuition Assistance Program
Employees' Child Care Center
Virginia College Savings Plans

Fairfax County's Application Process: Fairfax County uses an online application process called NEOGOV at nearly all positions.

Applicants who need assistance with the online application process are welcome to come to the Application Center at Fairfax County's HR Central where staff will be happy to work with you to establish an account and get your resume into the system. HR Central is located in the Government Center at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270, Fairfax, VA, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Or call 703-222-5872 for more information.

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12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 270

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