Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #12-1564

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Health Department

Job # 12-1564

$70,616 to $117,693  (Grade S30)

Sign-on bonus of $2,500 offered!

The Health Department of Fairfax County is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote and protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. The department operates public health clinics, community health care centers and adult day health care centers throughout the county. In addition, the department is responsible for communicable disease surveillance, prevention and control measures and activation of an emergency response in the event of a public health threat. To continue to excel in the quality of services it provides, the Health Department looks to enhance its stellar employee base with an innovative and creative leader to fill the Assistant Director of Patient Care Services position.

Please view this PDF document for complete details about the duties for this position.



Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing with a master's degree in nursing, public health, public health administration, nursing administration, or nurse practitioner; plus six years of full-time equivalent post-licensure experience, four of which were in a public health setting and include two years in a supervisory capacity.



Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.



Please view this PDF document for complete details about the preferred qualifications for this position.



Panel interview.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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