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Public Health Department Job

PH Nurse III

Halifax, NC (Halifax County)

Posted 10/04/2021

Public Health Nurse III Public Health
Posting # 611037-2379

Description: The primary purpose of this position is to provide and coordinate the Immunization Program for infants-adulthood.
This is a State program with requirements to investigate vaccine preventable outbreaks, administer vaccines, develop/revise immunization policies, coordinate activities related to immunization updates for staff and physician offices as necessary and provide assessments for Roanoke Valley Adult Day Program. Also, Responsible for inventory control and ordering of all vaccines and preparing monthly reports as required for state contract addendum. The position will also require working daily clinics and performing investigations of positive COVID 19 patient including contract tracing, as necessary.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health Nursing experience; OR 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. A current license to
practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina and an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of N.C. is also required. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 46,533 - $ 75,541. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Signing and A non-refundable signing bonus in the amount of $5,000 will be paid in the selected applicant’s first
Retention Bonus: paycheck following employment and execution of the Employment Signing and Retention Bonus Agreement.
A retention bonus in the amount of $5,000 will be paid in the selected applicant’s next paycheck following the completion of 12 full months of employment in the same position with the County following the date of payment of the signing bonus.

Application An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts
Requirements: required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a
resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Apply To: Halifax County Human Resources Management
26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse) Post Office Box 646
Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646 Telephone: (252) 583-1688
**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)
Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.
EOE/M/F/V/D