Licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing or a compact state to practice as a Registered Nurse. Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification (basic life support). Submission of an employment application for this Nursing position serves as your permission for Department of State Health Services to access the Nursys e-Notify database with the Texas Board of Nursing to to verify your licensure and disciplinary history history for purposes of licensure, endorsement.
Comprehensive knowledge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tuberculosis treatment protocols and guidelines including directly observed therapy, targeted screening for latent tuberculosis infection and contact invest investigation. Comprehensive knowledge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD treatment protocols and guidelines.
Comprehensive knowledge of the American College of Immunization Practices recommendations for immunization use in routine or outbreak settings.
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Knowledge of principles and practices of public health nursing, family and group relationships, teaching methods and management techniques. Knowledge of basic strategic planning principles. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health systems. Knowledge of the use of health assessment tools. Skill in using computer data entry system. Skill in providing consultations.
Skill in communicating orally and in written communications.
Ability to plan, organize and carry out training/educational presentations.
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Ability to establish and maintain effective work working relationships. Ability to identify and interpret laws, reg regulations and policies related to specific programs that protect health and inform communities about these policies.
Ability to collaborate with community partners to promote the health of the population.
Employee must provide transportation. If an employee operates a personal or state motor vehicle in performance of their official duties, the employee must possess a current valid Texas driver’s license for the appropriate type vehicle. Employees are responsible for providing a copy of their driver's license prior to beginning employment.
May be required to work a flextime schedule, which would include weekends and holidays a and to travel on short notice.
Confidentiality is of utmost importance.
DSHS is a "Tobacco Free" workplace.
Healthcare workers employed by DSHS must comply with agency policies for employee immunizations. Note: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68C, 66N/P/W, 290X, 46FX, 46NX, 46SX. For more information see the Texas State Auditor’s Military Crosswalk at ht http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobD bDescriptions.aspx.