Vacancy Announcement

Part Time Housekeeper

 

 

Salary Grade:

51

Hourly Rate:

$ 15.50 ( 25 HOURS PER WEEK)

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Position Number:

Not Provided

Location:

Rutherford County Health Department (Spindale, NC)

Description of Work:

• This position will follow the building cleaning schedule as assigned by immediate supervisor.
• The schedule includes but is not limited to cleaning and maintaining floors, sweeping/mopping patient clinic rooms, sweeping/mopping front lobby, garbage collection and disposal. Vacuuming when needed in office areas, clean, sanitize and stock ALL six (6) restrooms. Clean inside and outside windows as needed, keep parking lot clean and trash free. Clean kitchen and stock with cleaning supplies and stock cups and paper towels.
• Advise Finance officer when cleaning supplies need to be ordered.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Education and/or experience in housekeeping work that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Knowledge of cleaning procedures. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work. Ability to work effectively with the public, co-workers and patients. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Must be pleasant, courteous and thoughtful around clients/patients.

 

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.

 

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

Public Health Nurse III (Clinical Supervisor)

Clinical Services

 

Salary Grade:

70

Salary Range:

$ 43,190 – $ 57,832 (hiring range)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

Not Provided

Location:

Rutherford County, NC

Description of Work:

• This position will be responsible for supervising 8 Nurses (RN’s and LPN’S) and 2 part-time nurses.
• Works with staff to keep them up to date on program requirements and any changes that take place. Assists staff with program related issues. Contacts State consultant for program related issues. Assists the Nursing Director with annual preparation of contract addenda.
• Responsible for creating schedules for Nursing staff and posting it electronically with other departments as needed.
• Ensures that nurses are meeting hours required to maintain certifications. Authorizes and informs staff of upcoming workshops and continuing education opportunities.
• Reviews, signs and submits time and travel sheets to Finance Officer by the 5th of each month.
• Ensures each person has time available to take before approving time off requests. Ensures that there is enough staff to cover during time off requests.
• Conducts performance reviews for probationary period employees and annual performance reviews for the nursing staff.
• Participates in the structured interview process for hiring within a program. Makes recommendations for hiring; manages departmental staff; works collectively with the Nursing Director and Personnel Director regarding disciplinary issues. Provides quality supervision to ensure to support the staff and ensures performance measures are met.
• Will help with General Clinics/Intake as needed.

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 and two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Considerable knowledge and skill in the administration and organization of a Public Health program; considerable knowledge of public health nursing supervision of staff and programs; considerable knowledge of the resources and organizations concerned with public health work in North Carolina and current social and economic problems pertaining to public health; general knowledge of public health administration on the local level; general knowledge of educational methods and training techniques; working knowledge of State and federal laws relating to public health. Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of others and to present findings, comments, and opinions clearly and concisely in oral and/or written form; ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions; ability to plan and execute work effectively and to deal tactfully with the public and other health professionals.

 

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. Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

Environmental Health Division
ON-SITE WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM

 

Salary Grade:

68

Salary Range:

Based on experience

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

Not Provided

Location:

District (Rutherford and McDowell Counties)

Description of Work:

• 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 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.

 

 

 

Vacancy Announcement

Nutritionist II

WIC Program

 

Salary Grade:

66

Salary Range:

$ 35,532 – $ 46,193

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Position Number:

Not Provided

Location:

Rutherford County (Spindale, NC)

Description of Work:

• The nutritionist’s primary role is to provide nutrition services to clients eligible for the Women, Infant, and Children Special Supplemental Food Program (WIC) in Rutherford and McDowell Counties. These services include certifying for WIC program eligibility, direct nutrition education, counseling, making referrals, outreach, and consultation with health care providers as needed.
• This position will interview and assess clients by collecting appropriate data, evaluating the client’s current and past Anthropometric (height, weight, BMI, birth weight, birth length, parental BMI), Biochemical (hemoglobin, blood lead), Clinical and Medical history (pregnancy history, substance abuse, medical conditions, medications, immunizations, and other information), Dietary (concerns, food availability, appropriate foods and practices for age, special diet, food safety, dietary supplements, oral health, and intake).
• Develop a plan of care along with client.
• Assign appropriate food packages.
• Motivate clients to change nutrition behaviors, being able to communicate nutrition information in a manner clients can understand and use, especially when low-literacy or non-English speaking.
• Provide basic breastfeeding information to all prenatal clients at their initial WIC nutrition assessment appointment with nutritionist.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Master’s degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor’s degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience.

Necessary Special Qualifications:

Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs. Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling. Broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance. Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources. Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public. Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment. Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination. Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities. Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others. Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.

 

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.