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Public Health Nurse

Company: Virginia Department of Human Resource Management
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Public Health Nurse

Job no: 5015194
Work type: Full-Time (Salaried)
Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia
Categories: Health and Human Services

Title: Public Health Nurse

State Role Title: Registered Nurse I

Hiring Range: $54,000 - $57,500

Pay Band: 4

Agency: Virginia Department of Health


Agency Website: VDH.VIRGINIA.GOV

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Independently provides professional nursing care to patients in clinics, homes, and schools, and other community or congregate care settings. Performs nursing assessments, many perform lab tests, take measurements, develop and implements care plans, including the administration of medication and case management. Participates in public health emergencies and community health assessments. Actions performed at this level require licensure as an RN by state code. May supervise support staff.
The selected candidate for this position will receive a front-loaded amount of 40 hours annual leave.

Minimum Qualifications

Communicates verbally and in writing, to analyze problems, situations and suggest solutions, leadership, follow directions and establish priorities
Skills in physical examination, health assessment, and interviewing and counseling technique
Ability to function independently, prioritize and organize work, solve problems, adapt to change, function as a team member and relate to the public
Knowledge of public health concepts, principles of public heath nursing, principles of epidemiology; immunizations; basic nursing science, medical terminology, case management
May travel and some weekend and/or evening hours may be required
Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR

Additional Considerations

Additional study in health promotion/or public health is preferred
Experience in a public health setting or one related to disease prevention and
health promotion

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or r--sum-- is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service's Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHSIG Exclusion List check, employment reference check and E-Verify. Other financial, credit, driving, background checks or completion of Statement of Economic Interests may be required for certain positions

VDH accepts only on-line applications. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted until 11:55 p.m. on the job closing date. Applications and/or resumes should include relevant work history which indicates your qualifications for this position

It is the policy of the Commonwealth and VDH that all aspects of human resource management be conducted without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); sex; color; national origin; religion; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; age; veteran status; political affiliate; disability; genetic information; and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. VHD employees have a shared Code of Ethics, which can be found in the bottom banner of our website: www.vdh.virginia.gov

If you have been affected by DHRM Policy 1.30 layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card), you must submit the card before the closing date for this position. The Card may be submitted with the state application as an attachment.

As a V3 (Virginia Values Veterans) employer VDH Welcomes Veterans to apply!

Supplemental Questions: You may be required to respond to position-specific questions at the end of this application. This information will help us evaluate your credentials and qualifications for the job. Failure to respond to any questions may disqualify you from further consideration.

VDH requires all Health-Care Personnel (HCP) to provide documentation of immunization or evidence of immunity to the following: hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella; a one-time does of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine regardless of the interval since the last dose of tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccine was administered (Td or Tdap boosters shall be received every 10 years).; and the current year's seasonal influenza vaccination.

Contact Information

Name: Angie Mueller

Phone: 540-332-7830

Email: angie.mueller@vdh.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

Advertised: 03 May 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Keywords: Virginia Department of Human Resource Management, Harrisonburg , Public Health Nurse, Healthcare , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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