Nursing Services Consultant #6441 - Greensboro

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Nursing Services Consultant #6441 - Greensboro

Salary
$56,355.00 Annually
Location
1100 East Wendover Avenue Greensboro, NC
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Public Health
Job Number
01737
Closing
10/19/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This is advanced level consultant work.  Nursing Services Consultant has attained high competency nursing assessment and practice through professional nursing experience and additional training and education in a public health setting.  Consultant performs specialized work in high-risk areas such as family planning, refugee, child health, maternity, and in adult health communicable disease.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The Nursing Services Consultant has acquired all competencies of the Nurse Specialist II.  Employee's concentration is in coordination of health services for high-risk clinical areas, and communicable infectious disease.  Consultant works directly with clinical/community medical teams at local, surrounding county, and state levels.  Positions function in a dual role both in community and clinic.  Work is performed under the direction of a Nurse Services Manager, a Nurse Services Supervisor, or Public Health Program Manager.  The focus of this position is in consultation and teaching.

Examples of Duties

This position works with newly arrived refugee children.  Is responsible for coordination for the Child Refugee Clinic. Performs well child exams and developmental evaluations based on Health Check and Bright Futures guidelines. Provides Adult, International Travel and Child Immunizations, and functions in a lead role that works closely with the designated clinical supervisor.

Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a BS Degree in Nursing (BSN), which includes a Public Health nursing rotation and eighteen months of professional nursing experience in a public health setting or related environment and one year demonstrated experience in specialty area as a lead worker; OR, and Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) with 36 months experience  in a public health setting or related environment and two years demonstrated experience in specialty area as a lead worker.  Experience may include education in the form of workshops, certification, and/or graduate programs related to the clinical area.  Additional training to include didactic, supervision, and management may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:
BSN preferred, with prior leadership experience in a clinical setting with Pediatric experience. 

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and such other qualifications which may be prescribed by the State Department of Health.

Documentation of immunity to: measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox, per CDC recommendations.  Screening/proof of Hepatitis B immunity, as recommended by the CDC.

All Public Health staff are required to have Flu immunization each Flu season.

Driving is Essential
Driving is an essential requirement of this position whether driving a County owned or personal vehicle to conduct county business.  Motor Vehicle Reports may be verified for valid driver's license and that the driving record is compatible with the county's driving criteria.
If a personal vehicle is operated for county business proper insurance is maintained as per Guilford County's vehicle use policy.

Supplemental Information

Physical Demands and Work Conditions
Sits, walks and stands during a workday. Practices good body mechanics. Must be able to physically perform the basic life support functions of walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Must be able to lift patients (children) and objects up to 30 pounds as required for some positions. Must have the visual acuity to record observations and physical assessments of clients, to read and interpret test results, administer immunizations/prescription dosages, and record medical findings. Nurse may occasionally be in contact with difficult patients, may be exposed to infection from disease-bearing patients, and specimens, and will have periodic exposure to hazards in the field (driving, rural or inner-city settings, inclement weather, clients).  Work conditions may be mildly disagreeable if working in poor home environments or with difficult patients.

Special Note: This generic class description gives an overview of the job class, its essential job functions, and recommended job requirements.  However, for each individual position assigned to this class, there is available a completed job description with a physical abilities checklist which can give further details about that one specific position.  These documents should be reviewed before initiating a selection process.  They can provide additional detailed information on which to base various personnel actions and can assist management in making legal defensible personnel decisions.

Summary of Benefits

Guilford County Benefits Overview for Benefit Eligible Employees

Health Insurance (United HealthCare)
Shared cost.
Dental Insurance (Interactive Medical Systems)
Choice of Basic or Enhanced Coverage options. Shared cost.
Vision  Insurance (Envolve)
Covers eye exams. Voluntary; 100% Employee-Paid.
Flexible Spending Plan (Interactive Medical Systems)
Pre-tax treatment of anticipated medical and dependent care expenses. Voluntary; 100% Employee-Paid.
Life Insurance (UNUM)
•  $10,000 100% County-Paid
• Supplemental term available up to four times annual salary (max. $300k). Voluntary; if elected, County pays for up to5.33 per pay period; employee pays remainder.
• Dependent term insurance is available. Voluntary; 100% Employee-Paid.
Disability Plan (Hartford)
After 21, 90 or 180-day waiting period, replaces up to 60% of earnings. Voluntary; 100% Employee-Paid.
North Carolina Local Governmental Employees Retirement System (NC State Government)
Pays monthly benefit at retirement after meeting age and service criteria.
Employees contribute 6% of pay; County contributes amount set by State of NC.
401(k) Plan (Prudential)
The County will match up to 5% of pay to a 401(k) account.  Employees may contribute. Taxes on contributions and earnings are deferred until retirement, unless Roth option is chosen.
457 Plan (Prudential)
Employees may contribute to a retirement savings account.  Tax deferred until retirement.
Voluntary; 100% Employee-Paid.
Paid and Unpaid Leave Benefits
• Holidays* Based on State of NC schedule; 12 paid holidays each year.
• Vacation* Employees earn from 12-24 days per year, depending on length of County service.
• Sick Time* Employees earn 12 paid sick days per year. Unused sick leave counts toward retirement.
• Other Leave Certain authorized absences may qualify employee to take a paid or unpaid leave, such as School Parental Leave (4 hours per school year per child), Civil Leave (Jury Duty), and Military Leave.
• Family and Medical Leave After one year of employment, up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year is available when an employee or family member is sick, or for the birth or adoption of a baby. (Federal Mandate)
Other Benefits
Direct deposit, tuition reimbursement, discount programs, credit union membership.
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*All paid leave time for part-time employees is prorated based on scheduled number of hours     
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01
Are you a Registered Nurse in North Carolina?
  • Yes
  • No
02
What best describes your level of education?
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
03
How many years of experience do you have as a Registered Nurse in a public health or related setting?
  • Less than 18 months
  • 18 to 35 months
  • 36 months or more
04
How many years of experience do you have as a lead worker in a specialty area? (please indicate on application)
  • Less than one year
  • One year, less than two
  • Two years less than three
  • Three years or more
05
Are you currently licensed as a foster parent through Guilford County DHHS or any other private or public agency?
  • Yes
  • No
06
Are you currently fostering any children in your home?
  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

Agency
Guilford County
Address
201 S Greene Street

Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401
Phone
336-641-4710
1-877-204-4442