Public Health Nurse III – STD Enhanced:

Description :

Public Health Nurse III – STD Enhanced:  The Edgecombe County Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Public Health Nurse III – STD Enhanced.  This position will spend a majority of time functioning in the expanded STD Nursing role.  The Expanded Role Nurse duties include obtaining a health history, performing physical examination sufficient to determine if there is a deviation from normal, and providing treatment under physician’s standing orders.  Considerable knowledge of and skills in the application of nursing theory, practices, principles and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health; considerable knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed; general knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health.  Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situation and making decisions; ability to secure the cooperation of clients, to elicit needed information, and to maintain effective working relationships; ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions.

Completion of approximately three months of training that includes both a didactic and on-the-job supervision phase in the STD expanded role and graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health rotation and two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N.C. Board of Nursing required.

Valid North Carolina driver’s license, pre-employment drug testing and background check required.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

Starting Salary:  $45,990 or possibly higher depending on experience and credentials.  Compensation for full time employees include excellent benefits that total over $10,000 annually.

Interested candidates must complete and submit an Edgecombe County Application Form.  The application may be obtained online at 

The Edgecombe County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Agency and complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.                      

Contact : Apply for this position

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled