Practical Nurse II 118000711
NCAPHA IS ACTIVELY RERUITING FOR A PRACTICAL NURSE IITO BE PLACED AT THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
Salary: *$38,675.27 - $37,042.80
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Public Health
**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.
The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the acute care services, administer immunizations and implement the NCIR tracking system for Immunizations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Assume clinical administrative support duties for Immunizations
• Administer age-appropriate immunizations per recommendations using Universal precautions
This position may require the nurse to provide contraception methods subject to appropriate training and staffing cross-coverage needs.
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 Qualifications - Licensed to practice as a practical nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.
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
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES APPLY AT: www.ncapha.org/employment_center
(please indicate this position on the application)