Vacancy Announcement

Public Health Nurse I

 

 

Salary Range:

$ 38,428 – $ 49,957 – $ 61,488 ( HIRING RANGE )

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Location:

McDowell county Health Department (Marion, NC)

Description of Work:

• Collects data for history and review of systems, collects laboratory specimens, and performs pregnancy testing.
• Functions in prenatal clinic by providing public health nursing services according to program guidelines.
• Collects data for history, interviews for problems, functions as a laboratory technician by collecting lab specimens by venipuncture, checking blood pressure, heights and weights and urine specimens. Instructs patient and educates to plan of care.
• Performs the duties of an Intake Nurse, (walk-ins, TB tests, head lice check, pregnancy tests, etc.)
• Administer immunizations according to CDC guidelines and ACIP recommendations.
• Answers all incoming telephone calls regarding all program areas when PHN is needed.
• Will assist in other clinics as needed.
• Other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, or Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have a valid license issued by the N.C. Board of Nursing to practice as an RN in NC, CPR certification and a valid NC drivers license.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to:

Foothills Health District
ATTN: Cindy Snyder (personnel@foothillshd.org) 828-287-6059 – FAX #
221 Callahan-Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160.

Applications can be obtained from the Personnel Office or downloaded at www.foothillshd.org Resumes without an accompanying PD-107 will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled.

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

PROCESSING ASSISTANT III

 

 

Salary Grade:

57

Salary Range:

$23,589 – $29,603 – $37,744 (hiring range)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

535-04-512

Location:

McDowell County Health Department, Marion, NC

Description of Work:

• Performs a variety of tasks to the agency in as much as it is the first contact via telephone by the prospective patient with the clinic. Provides excellent customer/patient services via phone and in person; referring callers to the appropriate departments; making appointments for patients according to established Health Department protocols; assists patients/clients with forms. Checks patients out and collects payment.
• Performs day-to-day administrative functions and general office duties including but not limited to copying, filing, faxing, answering phones and data entry, pulls and files mastercards, pulls patient records, clinic records and files lab reports.
• Serves as Deputy Registrar with the process of death and birth certificates as outlined by Vital Records branch of the Department of Archives. Works with funeral homes, hospitals, and families to ensure timely processing documents.
• Verifies method of payment for service (Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, private payee,
• etc.) and collects data and/or payment as appropriate.
• Calls patients daily to confirm upcoming appointment.
• Must be a Notary Public or willing to become one.
• Other duties as outlined in the job description.

Minimum Education And Experience:

High school or GED is required. Minimum of one year of experience working in an office as an office assistant/secretary is required. Previous experience working in a busy medical office setting is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration, Medical Secretary, or Business Administration is preferred.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Basic everyday living skills, the ability to understand and follow directions as well as the ability to read, write, add and subtract. Vocational or business skills such as fax machines and computers. The ability to communicate effectively with the public and staff and maintain professional relationships with providers of services. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.

Application Process: 

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to the Foothill Health District Personnel Department, 221 Callahan-Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160. Applications can be downloaded at www.foothillshd.org. Completed applications and resumes can be e-mailed to personnel@foothillshd.org or faxed to (828) 287-6059.

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

Public Health Nurse II

$2500 SIGN-ON BONUS

Nurse Family Partnership

 

Salary Range:

$ 42,368 – $ 55,077 – $ 67,787

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Location:

Spindale, NC (travelling is required 75% of the time)

Description of Work:

• Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based, nurse home visiting program that improves the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of low-income, first-time parents and their children.
• Responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program.
• Nurse Home Visitors (PHN II) enroll and coordinate services to a caseload of 25 first time, low-income, expectant mothers. Work requires specialized knowledge in the NFP mission, vision and visit guidelines.
• NFP Nurses are required to travel 75% of the time to make home visits.
• Considerable knowledge of and skill in the application of nursing theory, practices, principles and techniques in the application of providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families.
• Considerable knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed.
• Ability to provide intensive preventive health and social services to women during their first pregnancy and to children birth to 2 years of age.

Minimum Education And Experience:

BSN Graduate and one year of Public Health Nursing experience is required ; or BSN graduate with one year of child health experience or one year of maternity experience. A current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N.C. Board of Nursing and a valid unrestricted NC driver’s license.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to:

Foothills Health District
ATTN: Cindy Snyder (csnyder@foothillshd.org)
221 Callahan-Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160.

Applications can be obtained from the Personnel Office or downloaded at www.foothillshd.org Resumes without an accompanying PD-107 will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. EOE.

 

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

ON-SITE WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM

$ 2500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR AN AUTHORIZED OSWW INSPECTOR!

 

Salary Grade:

68

Salary Range:

$ 40,349 – $52,456 – $ 64,560

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Location:

Rutherford County, NC

Description of Work:

• Perform adequately to become a NC REHS
• Performs new site evaluations for both septic systems and private drinking water wells.
• Issue or deny permits based on compliance with N.C. Rules and Regulations.
• Perform final inspections of permitted systems during and after the construction process.
• Perform well grout inspections and final well head evaluations to determine compliance with N.C. Rules and Regulations.
• Collect private drinking water well samples.
• Provide consultation as needed to contractors and property owners for problems encountered during septic and well installation.
• Issue Operation permits for septic systems and wells upon verification of all installation requirements.
• Inspect existing systems for additions/expansions and re-connections.
• Investigate complaints concerning septic systems and private water supplies and other public health related matters.
• Other duties as assigned by Environmental Health Supervisor or Director.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; or a four-year or Master’s degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Registration as an environmental health specialist; or eligibility for registration as an environmental health specialist by the NC State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to the Foothill Health District Personnel Department, 221 Callahan-Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160. Applications can be downloaded at www.foothillshd.org. Completed applications and resumes can be e-mailed to csnyder@foothillshd.org or faxed to (828) 287-6059. Open until filled.