Employment Center

Alliance Staffing Job

PH Nurse 1

Fayetteville, NC (Cumberland County)

Posted 09/27/2021

Public Health Nurse I 118000601


SALARY: $48,485.41 - $53,333.95 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/13/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
POSITION OVERVIEW:
This Job Vacancy Announcement is being reposted and previous applicants do not need
to reapply to be considered.
This is beginning level professional nursing work in providing primary, preventive, and
rehabilitative care to individuals and families in the Child Health Clinic. Employees demonstrate
and implement techniques of nursing care and counsel for promotion of health and prevention of
disease in clinics and other standard settings within an assigned area. This employee will be
aware of agency and program policies, procedures, and changes and ensure that these are
followed.
**Starting salary will determined by the applicant’s years of relevant nursing experience. The
current Nurse Experience Hiring Plan has built in progression through the range of the salary
grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
Work in cooperation with the patient, the patient's family and other clinic staff to assess
the patient's health status and needs.
Provide patient education and counseling.
May be assigned to an outreach clinic assignment that is similar to regular in-house
assignment.
Participate in program or agency-wide planning and quality assurance activities.
This position may require the nurse to provide contraception methods subject to appropriate
training and staffing cross-coverage needs.
Employee is subject to be called upon anytime to help the agency respond to a public health
emergency which may include, but is not limited to, outbreak investigations, staffing mass
dispensing or immunization clinics, providing disaster relief, or other incidents (man-made or
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natural and intentional or non-intentional) as they arise, or any public health response requested
by the Health Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public
Health Nursing rotation
or
Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing
or
Graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing
experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Necessary Special Qualifications - A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in
North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited universities.
College transcripts may be submitted on-line via the attachment feature or mailed to Cumberland
County Department of Public Health Human Resources, 1235 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC
28301. Prior to employment start date, an official transcript must be presented in its original
unopened envelope.
Individuals employed in a local Health Department without a B.S. Degree which includes a Public
Health Nursing rotation or a Master's in Public Health, will be required to complete the
"Introduction to Principles and Practices of Public Health Nursing" course within one year of
employment as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Health Services
Commission Rule.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Basic knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, principles, and
techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs.
Understanding of best practices, safety standards, and therapeutic outcomes related to
the specific area(s) of practice.
Working knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health,
including health disparities.
Working knowledge of available resources and organizations.
Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations
and making decisions.
Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed
information and to maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to accurately record services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports
and medical instructions.
Some ability to oversee the work of others.
Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation,
accessing information.
Must have or obtain and maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license with an acceptable
driving record. Background check and negative drug test are required.
Inquiries about this job posting should be directed to Candace Tyler, Department of Public Health
Human Resources at ctyler@co.cumberland.nc.us

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us
Position #202100928
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I 118000601
CT