Resource Public Health Nurse II (P/T Non-Merit Position)
Works as part of the Patient Care/Health Services Division. Serves in a PHN float pool, provides nursing services in a public health clinic, field site (e.g. client home visits), school, adult day care center and the community to cover staffing and/or operational needs. Obtains health histories, identifies health needs, and develops health plans. Interprets results of screening tests, teaches, counsels and provides referrals to community resources as needed. Communicates effectively and works in collaboration with others. Confers with physicians and other disciplines within the health community. Provides care coordination in schools or community settings. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday.
Note: This is non-merit G-Status temporary position. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn paid leave or holiday pay. Multiple positions available.
To apply: Please email your resume to Sheila Matusic at Sheila.Matusic@fairfaxcounty.gov
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 sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer.
Preferred candidates will have two years of post-licensure experience working as a registered nurse in a public health/community health setting. Experience providing home visits and/or working in school health settings and/or immunization clinics and/or long term care or adult day care centers. Phlebotomy experience. Excellent communication skills (oral and written), flexible, experience working with ethnically diverse populations and working on interdisciplinary teams. Ability to work independently and in team environments. Bilingual skills a plus.
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). All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.
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.