F/T Grant-Funded Public Health Nurse
This is a professional public health nurse grant funded position with a broad scope of nursing responsibilities in the community including, but not limited to, COVID-19 medical consultations, inquiries, planning and leading the COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
Employment will end when the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement ends on November 17, 2022. Continued employment beyond this date is contingent upon the availability of grant funding.Qualifications
Registered Nurse, BSN preferred. Public health or related experience desirable. Bi-Lingual a plus. Must have valid driver’s license. Training available as needed.
- Conduct services primarily focused on COVID-19 such as medical consultations, outbreaks, etc.
- Planning and leading the COVID-19 vaccination clinics, and attend all planning meetings locally and regionally as required related to mass vaccination. Train medical volunteers on mass vaccination as well.
- Assist as needed with COVID-19 testing with our community partners through collaboration with test-sites promoted by NVHD.
- Assure cold chain management of COVID-19 vaccine when available and compliance with CoVP.
- Conducts surveillance, collects samples, and maintains data base for diseases that affect the public’s
- Assists in the planning, marketing and presentation of public health education, preventive health, and health promotion programs to individuals, families, groups, and the community as needed. Assist with educational materials relevant to COVID-19.
- Provides various immunizations in clinical, community, occupational and home Assist core funded Public Health Nurse with seasonal influenza clinics to promote community health and prevention of further spread of COVID-19.
- Responds by telephone, in person, or in writing to persons seeking health information, regarding COVID-19 health rules and regulations, specific complaints, and other community health problems.
- Responds to emergencies and local public health occurrences of an urgent nature during and beyond the standard hours of operation.
- Performs related work as required.
This position has a competitive salary level commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time position (35 hours per week) and is eligible for the benefits of a full-time employee consistent with the Personnel Policies of the Naugatuck Valley Health District. Hours will be worked during NVHD’s standard work Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
To apply, submit a confidential cover letter and resume to Lisa McEachern, Naugatuck Valley Health District, 98 Bank Street, Seymour, CT 06483 or email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is 12:00PM on Monday, December 21, 2020. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
NVHD Job Descrptions_Public Health Nurse ELC