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Public Health Department Job

Public Health Nurse III

Halifax, NC (Halifax County)

Posted 10/25/2023

Halifax County North Carolina

“Where the Spirit of Independence was Born”


Public Health Nurse III

Public Health (Family Planning) Posting # 611089-2674

Description:        Provides direct Family Planning services for women of childbearing age to include those with low income or those who would otherwise not have access to care. Position duties include family planning assessments, providing family planning education, performing lab/psychosocial assessments, and completing medical referrals as identified in the program standards. Ensures adherence to state Family Planning requirements as well as adherence to Federal Title X Requirements. Provides screenings, counseling, and referrals for patients with medical, psychosocial, behavioral, and nutritional problems.This position coordinates all Pharmacy requirements for 340B funded medications and training for Public Health Nurses in dispensing.


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.


Compensation:    The hiring range for this position is $51,763 - $84,032. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Signing and  Retention Bonus:  A non-refundable signing bonus in the amount of $5,000 will be paid in the selected applicant’s first 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 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:   Tuesday, November 07, 2023

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 of1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.