Organization: Clark County
Location: Vancouver, WA
Date Job Posted: May 11, 2022
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Communicable Disease Public Health Nurse II - Public Health
Center for Community Health
Posted 30+ Days Ago
job requisition id R001797
This position supports the Communicable Disease & Tuberculosis (TB) services unit within the Clark County Public Health Infectious Disease Program. This unit is responsible for the investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases in Clark County, provides rapid response to disease outbreaks, including case investigation, TB case management, response and implementation of preventive measures to control disease spread in the community. Services are provided at a variety of locations, such as over the phone, client homes and other community locations according to protocols and under the oversight of the Program Manager and the Health Officer. The position emphasizes health promotion and prevention of health problems. Activities may be focused on the individual, the community, or the systems level, depending on how the issue may best be addressed.
Public Health Nurses often work with people of diverse cultures, ethnicity and sexual orientations. This is a union represented position that reports directly to the Infectious Disease Program Manager.
Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all department clients; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work.
This position is represented by Local 335 – LIUNA (Health Care Division, Laborers International Union of North America).
This job posting is open until filled. First review of applications will be March 9. This recruitment may close at any time after March 9 without additional notice. Applications received after March 9 are not guaranteed to be reviewed.
Education and Experience:
Other Necessary Qualifications:
Incumbents may be required to use a private vehicle for work purposes, and must comply with the Vehicle Use Agreement. Proof of current insurance is required.
Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
If you wish to upload a resume or other documents: Resumes and documents must be attached together in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application. Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.
Application Review (Pass/Fail) – An online application is required. Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review. Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.
Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, but not be limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement. Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.
Employment References will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.
It is the general policy of the County that new employees should be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.
Salary Grade Local 335.391 ($34.59 - $45.18) per hour
Close Date Open Until Filled
Recruiter Daniel Harrigan