Public Health Nurse II-TB - 453-50-189

Description :

Public Health Nurse II-TB:  The Edgecombe County Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Public Health Nurse II-TB.   Coordinate, manage, and deliver appropriate TB control services, to work to eliminate tuberculosis by aggressively interrupting transmission through appropriate disease treatment and to provide healthcare services in communicable disease, adult health, and women’s preventive health. 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 maintain effective working relationships; ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions.

Graduation from a four year college or university with a BS Degree in Nursing which includes a public health nursing rotation and one year of Public Health experience; or graduation from an accredited school of nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year in public health; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Current R.N. Licensure by NC Board of Nursing.

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

A detailed job description is available upon request.

Starting Salary: $43,800 or possibly higher depending on experience and credentials.  Compensation for full time employees include excellent benefits that total over $11,000 annually.

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

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