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Public Health Department Job

Public Health Nurse III

Halifax, NC (Halifax County)

Posted 03/13/2020

Employment Opportunity

                               Halifax County North Carolina

                            “Where the Spirit of Independence was Born”



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Public Health Nurse III

Public Health

Posting # 611031-2235



Description:         This position will perform Sexually Transmitted Disease Enhanced Role Registered Nurse (STD ERRN) duties as well as backup staffing for the walk in patients, health department clinic and on call for community shelters.  The STD ERRN duties will require use of the nursing process to perform assessment, documentation and critical thinking skills to follow standing orders to provide STD screening and treatment for protocol. 


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. If not currently an STD enhanced-role RN in NC, the selected candidate will be required to attend and complete the Physical Assessments for Adults and STD Nurse Clinician courses. 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 $ 44,292 - $ 56,085.  Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System. 



Requirements:      An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are 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.