Public Health Nurse II - Chelan-Douglas Health District

LOCATION: East Wenatchee, WA (US)

Part-time position, 40 hours per week

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 18751

POSTED: May 18, 2022

Description:

Summary Description: This position involves extensive interaction with WA State Department of Health, community agencies/businesses, medical personnel, school district staff, and health district staff to respond to the COVID19 pandemic and other communicable/non-communicable diseases.

To ensure the highest level of services are provided, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):  

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the agency’s COVID19 response, including but not limited to, workplace safety polices, contact investigations, and contact tracing.
  • Communicates effectively with DOH/EPI, medical /dental providers, school staff, agency partners and the public as needed.
  • Utilizes data reporting systems, including but not limited to WDRS, CREST, PHIMS for reporting and surveillance of communicable diseases.
  • Works collaboratively with the Regional Epidemiologist.
  • Communicates with congregate and workplace settings regarding COVID/other communicable diseases and provides guidance regarding infection control practices to prevent the transmission of disease.
  • Works collaboratively with medical providers, including but not limited to, monitoring for hospitalized COVID19 cases/ COVID19 deaths and managing COVID19 death review panel.
  • Performs clinic/case management duties in Communicable Disease, as assigned.
  • Coordinates specific program areas including development, implementation, and evaluation of program objectives.
  • Utilizes fax and email distribution lists to inform partners of new guidance.
  • Helps develop and organize education to providers and the public regarding COVID19/other communicable/non-communicable diseases.
  • Produces data reports as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills Abilities:

  • Knowledge of professional nursing principles and concepts.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Strong communication skills in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to use nursing judgment and knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with other staff and allied professionals within the community.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Current computer skills.

Level Requirements (Minimum):

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or two years of Public or Community Health nursing experience
  • Current Washington State Nursing license
  • A valid Washington State driver’s license or ability to obtain one.
  • Per the Governor’s Proclamation 21-14, CDHD requires a COVID vaccination for in-person business. Therefore, all employees are required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire, except as required by law

Desired:

  • Bachelor degree in nursing from a school with NLN accreditation
  • Bilingual preferred

**A combination of education, training, and experience which has provided theoretical and practical knowledge will be evaluated for equivalency.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess distance, color and depth; required to regularly communicate with others and exchange accurate information.
  • Able to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment; able to remain stationary at a computer for extended periods and move around their assigned workspace.
  • Frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds.
  • May require work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • PPE for this position may require N-95 respirator, face shield, gloves. N-95 fit testing may be required.

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Public Health Nurse II - Chelan-Douglas Health District

LOCATION: East Wenatchee, WA (US)

Part-time position, 40 hours per week

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 18751

POSTED: May 19, 2022

Description:

Summary Description: This position involves extensive interaction with WA State Department of Health, community agencies/businesses, medical personnel, school district staff, and health district staff to respond to the COVID19 pandemic and other communicable/non-communicable diseases.

To ensure the highest level of services are provided, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):  

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the agency’s COVID19 response, including but not limited to, workplace safety polices, contact investigations, and contact tracing.
  • Communicates effectively with DOH/EPI, medical /dental providers, school staff, agency partners and the public as needed.
  • Utilizes data reporting systems, including but not limited to WDRS, CREST, PHIMS for reporting and surveillance of communicable diseases.
  • Works collaboratively with the Regional Epidemiologist.
  • Communicates with congregate and workplace settings regarding COVID/other communicable diseases and provides guidance regarding infection control practices to prevent the transmission of disease.
  • Works collaboratively with medical providers, including but not limited to, monitoring for hospitalized COVID19 cases/ COVID19 deaths and managing COVID19 death review panel.
  • Performs clinic/case management duties in Communicable Disease, as assigned.
  • Coordinates specific program areas including development, implementation, and evaluation of program objectives.
  • Utilizes fax and email distribution lists to inform partners of new guidance.
  • Helps develop and organize education to providers and the public regarding COVID19/other communicable/non-communicable diseases.
  • Produces data reports as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge/Skills Abilities:

  • Knowledge of professional nursing principles and concepts.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Strong communication skills in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to use nursing judgment and knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with other staff and allied professionals within the community.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Current computer skills.

Level Requirements (Minimum):

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or two years of Public or Community Health nursing experience
  • Current Washington State Nursing license
  • A valid Washington State driver’s license or ability to obtain one.
  • Per the Governor’s Proclamation 21-14, CDHD requires a COVID vaccination for in-person business. Therefore, all employees are required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire, except as required by law

Desired:

  • Bachelor degree in nursing from a school with NLN accreditation
  • Bilingual preferred

**A combination of education, training, and experience which has provided theoretical and practical knowledge will be evaluated for equivalency.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess distance, color and depth; required to regularly communicate with others and exchange accurate information.
  • Able to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment; able to remain stationary at a computer for extended periods and move around their assigned workspace.
  • Frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds.
  • May require work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • PPE for this position may require N-95 respirator, face shield, gloves. N-95 fit testing may be required.

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