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Public Health Department Job

PH Nurse ll

Fayetteville, NC (cumberland County)

Posted 03/24/2021

Position:               Public Health Nurse II 118003218

Salary:                  $51,516.19 - $56,667.80/ Annually

Job Type:              Full-Time

Department:       Public Health

Opening Date:    3/3/2021

Closing Date:       Open Recruitment

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) position is a community-based position that works with early care and education (childcare) administrators, facility owners, educators, health care professionals, and families to ensure optimal health for young children and to reduce the children’s risk of illness and harm. CCHCs offer technical assistance through collaborative consultation, coaching, training, and advocacy.
 

**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. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work collaboratively with childcare facilities to assess, plan, implement, and evaluation strategies to achieve high quality, safe childcare environments.
  • Guide early care and education programs to meeting childcare requirements and achieve best practice standards.
  • Provide consultation for facilities to complete medical plans for children with special health care needs.
  • Establish and maintain on-going working relationships with other professionals offering technical assistance to early care and education settings.
  • Act as a liaison to local health professionals and community service agencies by offering health education, community information, and referral resources to facilities and families.
  • Provide education and support regarding health, safety, and nutrition to families who children are enrolled in childcare settings.
  • Advocate for young children by actively serving on and coordinating with local, regional, and statewide committees that support healthy growth and development of children.
  • Participate in on-going professional development offered by the NC Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center and the NC CCHC Association.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience
or
Master's in Public  Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience
or
graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health 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.

Management Preference: Experience in Public Health, Pediatric Nursing or Early Care and Education is preferred. 

 

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited universities.


 Cumberland County offers a generous benefit plan including a Government Retirement Plan, 12 paid holidays per year and an Employee Wellness Center Clinic.

 

To learn more about this employment opportunity and to apply, please visit our careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cumberlandcountync