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Job Title: Pop-Based Srvs. Public Health Nurse
Job Number: 00005855
Organization: Department of State Health Services
Posted: 9/15/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health Nursing
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Hearne,  TX    USA
Compensation: Monthly $3520-$4633
Position Description: Plans and provides comprehensive public health essential services and population-based activities for county/counties of responsibility. Serves as a Clinic Team Leader for staff by directing day to day essential public health services for assigned county/counties. Assesses the health status of populations, the determinants of health and illness, and factors contributing to health promotion and disease prevention. Participates in coordination of data c collection and analysis. Recommends and coordinates action strategies. “Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.”

Qualifications: 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.

Organization Description: Texas Department of State Health Services is a state agency. This position would work within Region 7 in the Hearne/Caldwell area. The agency is located at 101 Cedar Street in Hearne Texas. There is a 6 month mentoring/probationary period. Region 7 Texas Department of State Health Services provides Public Health Nurses in areas where there is no locally funded health departments.

Closing Date: 12/15/2017
Desired Starting Date: 11/1/2017
Contact Name: Martha Payne,  Community Health Nurse Manager
Contact Location: 2408 South 37th Street

Temple   TX  76504
United States
Contact Location: 2408 South 37th Street
 
  Temple   TX  76504
  United States
Contact Phone: 254 493-9512 
Contact Fax: 254 778-6819
Contact Email: Martha.Payne@dshs.texas.gov
Web Address: http://www.dshs.texas.gov/
How to Apply: http://www.dshs.texas.gov/ Search jobs- Click (on Right side page) Search jobs located in Hearne TX Note-You must have a complete application entered not just a job resume. You may upload a resume to the system but the application must be complete prior to receiving an interview.

Additional Information: For any questions, please feel free to contact me via my work cell at (254) 493-9512. There will also be an additional posting at a later date for a Mexia/ Marlin Position.

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