Post Date: 08/28/2020
Close Date: 11/27/2020
This position supports the Communicable Disease & Tuberculosis (TB) services unit within the Clark County Public Health Infectious Disease Program. This unit is responsible for the investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases in Clark County, provides rapid response to disease outbreaks, including case investigation, TB case management, response and implementation of preventive measures to control disease spread in the community. Services are provided at a variety of locations, such as over the phone, client homes and other community locations according to protocols and under the oversight of the Program Manager and the Health Officer. The position emphasizes health promotion and prevention of health problems. Activities may be focused on the individual, the community, or the systems level, depending on how the issue may best be addressed. Public Health Nurses often work with people of diverse cultures, ethnicity and sexual orientations. This is a union represented position that reports directly to the Infectious Disease Program Manager.
Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all department clients; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work.
This position is represented by Local 335 – LIUNA (Health Care Division, Laborers International Union of North America).
This job posting is open until filled. First review of applications will be July 24. This recruitment may close at any time after July 24 without additional notice. Applications received after July 24 are not guaranteed to be reviewed.
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