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Public Health Nurse School Health Liaison

Iredell , NC (Iredell County)

Posted 05/13/2022

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

IREDELL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Public Health Nurse

School Health Liaison

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:This grant funded position will provide support for public health communicable disease response in Iredell County schools that include two school districts, charter schools, private schools and a community college.   Selected individual will work closely with other Iredell County Health Department staff to provide timely communicable disease response.  Individual must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a fast- paced health care environment. 

  • Assist other public health staff in the investigation and/or follow-up of communicable diseases
  • Coordinate school health efforts between the health department and Iredell County Schools
  • Assist school nurses in the development of policies and procedures for response to communicable disease outbreaks in schools
  • Assist with the coordination of school site vaccine administration clinics upon request
  • Coordinate and share school health educational opportunities with school nurses

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, OR Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing; OR graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; OR and equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing.  School or public health nursing experience is preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday - Friday 8am-5pm, 40 hours, occasional evenings & weekends if responding to a communicable disease outbreak. 

HOURLY SALARY: Will be based on years of experience. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please go to www.ncapha.org/employment_center to submit an electronic application. (Please indicate this position on the application)