Job Announcement The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information. Works as part of the Health Services Division serving as a Public Health Nurse float pool, assigned to cover staffing needs in the School Health program. Provides a variety of community health services to diverse populations in the school community, using a multi-disciplinary approach. Assesses, evaluates and monitors students, families and school health needs; conducts school and home visits; provides care coordination, case finding, and disease prevention outreach and health promotion for students, families and communities. Must have a strong working knowledge of computers, and ability to provide health related training in the school community. Must be accessible for assignments Monday through Friday. Note: This is non-merit E-Status position. Cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Appointee is not eligible for benefits and does not earn leave, holiday pay or retirement benefits. Multiple position available. To apply: Please email your resume to Health Dept. Human Resources at ...@fairfaxcounty.gov and specify the position title and requisition number. Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus one year of work experience in a public health/community health setting; or two years of full-time post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Possession of a current license or a multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Selected positions or area(s) of assignment may require the incumbent to possess a valid motor vehicle driver's license. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience providing health services to school aged children in ethnically diverse populations. Demonstrates skills necessary to evaluate and assess student health needs and develop care plans. Must have a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with students, parents and colleagues. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal abilities to communicate effectively and clearly with a diverse population. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative connections with internal and external partners. Ability to work independently and on interdisciplinary teams. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations. SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and may include practical exercise. It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-###-#### for assistance. TTY 703-###-#### . EEO/AA/TTY.
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