Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1310


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

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II


Health Department

Job # 13-1310

$51,935 to $69,246  (Grade S23)
 
Description:

Primary function is to work in the community to manage clients with tuberculosis. This includes community outreach, case finding, contact investigation, abnormal identification of laboratory results and referral to community resources, health promotion, education, case management, monitoring of therapy compliance, and disease prevention.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus one year of work experience in a public health/community health setting; or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education.

 

Special
Requirements:

Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Knowledge of epidemiology and public health principles and practices. Ability to work independently and to communicate effectively.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

Note:

Positions available at various district offices.

 

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.

 

Closing Date:

8/23/2013

 

Date Posted:

8/10/2013

 

Benefits:

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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