School Public Health Nurse

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Location
HEALTH DEPARTMENT - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, VA
Salary
$57,165.68 - $95,276.90 yr
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Closes
Sep 23, 2017
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time

The PHN II in the school health program assigned to school site(s) provides a variety of community services using a multidisciplinary approach serving diverse populations in the school community. Services and interventions include outreach which include home/school visits, community assessment, health promotion, education, case finding, care coordination and disease prevention for students, families and communities. Must have a strong working knowledge of computers. Must also participate in the training, supervision and evaluation of unlicensed assistive personnel.

Note: Multiple positions available

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 of work experience in a public health/community health setting; or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Possession of a current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Selected positions or area(s) of assignment may require the incumbent to possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience providing health services to school aged-children, excellent communication skills, experience working with ethnically diverse populations and working on interdisciplinary teams. One year of work experience in a public health/community setting, and experience providing education for patients/clients or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a registered nurse in an equivalent heath care setting which focuses on primary preventative services and community education.

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 drive a vehicle. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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. Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Leave (Sick and Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center and Fitness Center
  • Flexible Schedule and Telework Options
  • Transportation Subsidy
  • Discount Educational Programs
For additional details please visit the County's benefits webpage.
01 Do you have a bachelor's or a higher degree in nursing from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing?
  • Yes
  • No
02 Do you have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia or a multi-state licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in Virginia?
  • Yes
  • No
03 In reference to question #2, please indicate the license number and the expiration date.
04 How many years of post-licensure experience do you have as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education?
  • None to less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five years or more
05 How many years of experience do you have working in a public health/community setting?
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years
  • None of the above
06 How many full-time years of professional experience do you have working with school aged children?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years
07 How many years of experience do you have in designing, planning and implementing health promotion programs in the community setting?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four or more years
08 Please check the boxes next to the area in which you have two or more years of experience:
  • Community and/or public health
  • Case Management
  • Working with at risk populations
  • Working on multi-discipline teams
  • Direct customer service, answering questions and resolving problems
  • Teaching
  • None of the above
09 Do you currently possess a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
10 Please check the boxes next to each area in which you have two or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse:
  • Conducting health assessments and making appropriate referrals
  • Teaching
  • Case management of children with chronic health conditions
  • Working with high-risk populations
  • Collaborating with a variety of service providers to meet the needs of mutual clients
  • Practice in a clinical setting
  • Nursing research
  • Direct patient care
  • None of the above

Required Question