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The City of Houston PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I in Houston, Texas

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I

Salary

$29.00 Hourly

Location

Various, TX

Job Type

Temporary

Department

Houston Health Department

Job Number

24767

Closing

1/27/2021 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED (Temporary)

Section: Immunization Bureau

Location: Various

Workdays & Hours: To be determined

Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Houston's Health Department is seeking talented professionals to work at COVID vaccination sites to perform the following duties:

  1. Administers vaccines in the community to adults and children to improve immunization coverage rates throughout Houston and Harris county.

  2. Conducts immunization education in the community to increase awareness of vaccine-preventable diseases throughout Houston and Harris County.

  3. Participates in special projects, outreach events, quality improvement projects, organized by the Health Department, the Immunization Bureau of in collaboration with external partners to improve health in the community.

  4. Participates in quality improvement activities including record reviews, chart audits, skills assessments, and competency evaluations.

  5. Serves as clinical lead for community-based vaccine clinics.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters or record boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Requires graduation from an accredited school of nursing. A Bachelor of Science degree in nursing is preferred.

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Texas. CPR certification is required. RN License and CPR certification must be maintained and current for continued employment.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No experience is required.

PREFERENCES

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

Application review and/or interview. However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes

If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

Pay Grade 15

SALARY INFORMATION GRANT FUND POSITION

Grants & Special fund positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov (http://www.houstontx.gov/) .

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-0465.

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832-393-0465). (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• Life insurance

• Long-term disability

• Retirement pension

• 457 deferred compensation plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• 10 days of vacation each year

• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

• Flexible schedules

• Professional development opportunities

• Transportation/parking plan

• Section 125 pretax deductions

• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html

01

Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Which of the following best describe you highest level of education?

  • High school diploma or GED certificate and graduation from a school of vocational or practical nursing

  • Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

  • None of the above

03

Do you have a current nursing license from the State of Texas?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Which of the following best describes your experience as a registered nurse?

  • No experience

  • At least 6 months, but less than 1 year

  • At least 1 year, but less than 2 years

  • More than 4 years

05

How would you rate your knowledge on immunization administration?

  • No knowledge

  • Minimal knowledge

  • Moderate knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge

06

How comfortable are you administering vaccines to infants/children?

  • Not comfortable

  • Moderately comfortable

  • Very comfortable

07

How comfortable are you administering vaccines to adolescents/adults?

  • Not comfortable

  • Moderately comfortable

  • Very comfortable

08

Will you administer vaccines to the public in a community setting, including in the evenings and on weekends as required?

  • Yes

  • No

09

How comfortable are you interfacing with the public to provide education on the importance of immunization?

  • Not comfortable

  • Moderately comfortable

  • Very comfortable

10

Are you CPR certified with an active certification?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

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