Public Health Nurse - TB

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Job Opening: Public Health Nurse - TB
Department: Health Department
Posting Date: August 18, 2022
Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: 8:00am to 4:30pm, extended hours as needed
Salary: $70,000 annual plus $3,500 sign on bonus


Summary

The Public Health Nurse - TB is responsible for providing professional nursing services in clinics, homes and communities to ensure effective health promotion and disease prevention services. During the COVID-19 pandemic response, the Public Health Nurse will assist with the County’s COVID-19 testing and vaccination programs.


Essential Duties

Accurately document all drugs and vaccines administered as well as the results

Provide health education for TB patients

Provide health education and materials at the request of county residents or clients and provide on-site education to health and health-related groups

Provide accurate documentation of each interaction/visit with clients or of the inability to complete a home, clinic or phone visit

Provide referrals to other county departments and/or agencies for services

Attend continuing education programs and downlinks, staff meetings, program meetings and meetings with other organizations and epidemiology team for outbreaks

Conduct questions and answers on test specimens of blood and urine slides on a quarterly basis and participate in periodic chart reviews

Serve as preceptor for graduate and undergraduate university students

Participate in special educational outreach projects such as health fairs and lead screenings

Other duties and tasks needed during COVID-19 Pandemic response


Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing (BSN)

Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN), issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Must have experience treating patients with TB.

Residency Requirement: Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.

Legal Requirements: This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.

Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including, but not limited to, PA State Police, Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI clearance.

** Delaware County requires all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination must be submitted before a candidate’s start date if hired.


Contact

To apply, please fill out our online application form.



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