Promotes and provides public health services to the residents of Fort Bend County in the prevention and control of public health matters and communicable diseases. Participates in planning of programs, policies and objectives for work group and department.
Immunizes children and adults of Fort Bend County in compliance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) guidelines. Maintains tuberculosis (TB) control activities according to established practices and guidelines of the Texas DSHS, CDC and the American Thoracic Society. Conducts home visits as indicated for tuberculosis control activities including directly observed therapy (DOT) and other communicable diseases as indicated. Provides treatment, counseling, education and referral for sexually transmitted diseases. Conducts disease surveillance, disease reporting and assists with epidemiological investigations/treatment. Performs health screenings for TB, diabetes, hypertension and newborn screenings. Collects fees, signs for and is held financially accountable for fees collected; Supervises, assists and/or instructs other employees with their duties. Assist other staff members as needed. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
Associate’s degree in Nursing and State Certified Registered Nurse. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. One-year experience in public or community health nursing. Bilingual with excellent verbal and written communication, supervisory, and organizational skills; ability to deal effectively with the public, and other employees. Must provide own transportation (and proof of insurance); This position will work two locations, Missouri City (primary) and Rosenberg Annex. First Aid/CPR certification and Defensive Driving must be completed upon hire. May be required to work weekends and holidays.
SALARY RANGE: Public Health Grade 11, $1,978.40 - $2,327.20 biweekly based on qualifications
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position
All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.
Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or
national origin or any other reason protected by law.
To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs