Clinic Public Health Nurse Manager (Public Health Nurse IV)
Leads and guides professional/paraprofessional staff to provide quality public health services. Managers resources (human/material) and provides direction and support for staff to ensure delivery of public health/human services. Maintains sufficient material resources (clinic, office biologics, etc.) to provide clinic, school and field nursing services district-side. Submits requests for equipment, supplies, space and personnel to meet client service demands. Determines staffing needs based on statistical analysis of office workload measures; schedules staff, reviews assignments and redistributes activities and works a staff assignment to cover vacancies/absences as needed in emergencies. Analyzes statistical data (patient flow analysis, case counts, no-show listings, immunization and communicable disease rates, community assessment data) and makes recommendations to maintain and improve service delivery to office catchment area. Collaborates with other leadership staff to resolve problems related to client service delivery and resource issues.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 five years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education, including three years in a public health/community health setting. Qualifying experience may include experience in ambulatory care settings such as outpatient clinics that incorporate community outreach/education as part of services or specialty settings that incorporate teaching, community outreach, resource referrals, etc. as part of a health care continuum; plus at least one year of supervisory experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIREMENTS:Possession of current license or a multi state licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Selected positions or area(s) may require additional certifications (e.g., CPR, STD) to practice specialized nursing skills. A valid driver's is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) driving record to the satisfaction of the employer. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing.
Preferred candidate will have:
- Master's degree in nursing or related field
- Public health or community services clinical experience.
- Experience working with women and children.
- Experience working in a high volume.
- Culturally diverse clinical setting.
- At least two years of supervisory experience.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, and climb stairs
- 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.
- Operate keyboard driven equipment.
- Ability to coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate motorized vehicles.
- Frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing.
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. EEO/AA/TTY.