Public Health Nurse Ii

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Salary
$58,451.95 - $97,420.54 Annually
Posted
Jun 22, 2019
Closes
Jul 07, 2019
Ref
19-01345
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as a part of the Patient Care Services division to provide a variety of direct care services to Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) Key Center students with complex medical conditions and moderate to severe emotional disabilities, intellectual disabilities and autism. Administers skilled procedures and direct care to students with medical conditions, works with students' emotional disabilities, administers and monitors medications for efficacy and side effects. Develops plans of care and intervention effectiveness in the classroom setting, provides health education for students, staff and families. Maintains the health room, and provides care for sick or injured students according to FCPS protocol and physician's orders. Works in conjunction with the PHN II Care Coordinator assigned to the school. This is a 35 hour/week position, approximately 10 months/year. Must be available to work limited hours during the Extended School Year over the summer. Benefits are accrued accordingly.

Note: This is a 35 hour/week position, approximately 10 months/year. The appointee to this position must be available to work limited hours during the Extended School Year over the summer. Benefits are accrued accordingly.

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 REQUIREMENTS:

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. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred candidates will have at least two years experience providing health services for school aged-children, or working in an acute care, school or mental health setting with hands on direct patient care. Experience working on multi-disciplinary teams. Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills; detail oriented, and demonstrate effective and customer oriented communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups while working independently and in a collaborative team environment. Experience working with ethnically diverse populations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Have the ability to read and write in complete sentences in English and operate keyboard-driven equipment. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.) Information here .

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.

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