Employment Center

Alliance Staffing Job

Practical Nurse II

Fayetteville, NC (Cumberland County)

Posted 09/27/2021

Practical Nurse II 118000604


SALARY: $33,675.27 - $37,042.80 Annually
OPENING DATE: 10/02/20
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

POSITION OVERVIEW:
This Job Vacancy Announcement is being reposted and previous applicants do not need
to reapply to be considered.
The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the acute care services, administer
immunizations, implement the NCIR tracking system for immunization, assist with case
management to patient's diagnosed with Asthma, Diabetes, and Sickle Cell Disease, receiving
Child Health services at Cumberland County Department of Public Health, and serve as Child
Health Clinic representative to the agency Epidemiology Task Force.
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**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:
Assume clinical administrative support duties for the Child Health Clinic and
Immunizations
Direct patient care
Assist the medical provider with examinations and treatments
Give patient discharge instructions
Obtain vital signs, height, weight, head circumference, and blood pressure
Assist with conducting hearing and vision screenings
Administer age appropriate immunizations per recommendations using Universal
precautions
Assist with case management to patient's diagnosed with Asthma, Diabetes, and Sickle
Cell Disease
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
natural and intentional or non-intentional) as they arise, or any public health response requested
by the Health Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a state accredited program of practical nurse education and one year of
practical nurse experience, which includes advanced or in-service training in the area to which
assigned; or graduation from a state accredited program of practical nurse education including a
pharmacology course, or completion of an approved pharmacology course upon graduation,
which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for the administration of medications
required by the work setting (typically in a hospital, infirmary, or mental retardation center); or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Special Qualification – Licensed to practice as a practical nurse in North Carolina
by the NC 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. If selected for the position, a formal transcript will be required within 30 days of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of practical nursing techniques and the routine care and treatment of all
types of clients, and the ability to apply it to the area of work; considerable knowledge of
sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safety practices applicable to the area of work;
skill in preparing and administering medications, and general knowledge of proper dosage,
effects, and contraindications; and skill in the operation of general and specialized equipment
used in the area of assignment and general knowledge of the equipment's function. Ability to
make astute observations of patient's conditions and to report conditions and changes
accurately; ability to remain calm and function efficiently in emergency and stressful situations;
ability to understand, interpret, and relate oral and written instructions; ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with patients and families, and other employees.
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 #202000388
PRACTICAL NURSE II 118000604
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