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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Public Health Nurse (Brownwood)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position holds professional responsibility for providing public health nursing service and analyzing, planning, developing and coordinating public health nursing services. Must be willing to adopt and exhibit the City of Brownwood "I SERVE" Core Values.

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC WORK PERFORMED:
1) Assist Health Medical Director in analyzing, planning, developing and coordinating Public Health Program of Health Unit;
2) Responsible for conducting clinics for blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screening;
3) Responsible for pregnancy and T.B. testing, S.T.D. / H.I.V. screening, testing, counseling, treatment and referrals;
4) Counseling in area of public health and immunizations;
5) Administers all immunizations, flu, pneumonia, B-12, hormone, rabies, and other medication under direction of Medical Director;
6) Responsible for making appropriate referrals on all Public Health problems;
7) Makes home visits where public health necessity dictates;
8) In event of disease outbreak in community, coordinates with Medical Director on administering appropriate shots or medication and investigating source of outbreak;
9) Make all necessary reports to state, regional and/or National Health Authorities on disease control;
10) Files monthly vouchers and quarterly FSR's for Immunization Grant reimbursements in a timely fashion. Orders supplies for grant as needed. Maintains records of purchase order requisitions and delivery slips;
11) File on reimbursements for TB and immunization grants;
12) Responds in emergency situations, will successfully complete IS-100 NIMS and IS-700 NIMS introductory course and provide documentation to emergency Management Coordinator upon completion;
13) Coordinates Rabies Depot;
14) Performs other tasks as required by Health Administrator.

(Full Time / 19.00 hourly / Brownwood, TX)

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