Virginia State Government Public Health Nurse, VB, 07173 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has an opening for a full-time Public Health Nurse to work with the diverse outreach programs of the Community Team. This position is part of a multidisciplinary team serving pregnant women, new parents, young children, geriatric and special needs Virginia Beach citizens. The primary position responsibilities include working with moderate to high risk pregnant women and children from birth to age 5. The Public Health Nurse provides education, support and referral services to various community resources to ensure positive health outcomes regarding the health and well-being of the population served.

Other professional duties may include, but are not limited to: performing nursing assessments; short and long-term case management services to priority populations; coordinating services with other health department disciplines and community partners; assisting with Healthy Families Virginia Beach program activities; in collaboration with Department of Human Services, completes Medicaid, long term care, pre-admission screenings for geriatric and special needs populations. Additionally, the position will be cross-trained to help support other agency-based clinics and programs as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

The selected candidates will have a current, unexpired Virginia Registered Nurse (RN) license and/ or with Compact Designation (Multi-State Privileges). CPR certified or ability to obtain within 3 month of employment.

The consummate professional will have the ability to function independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team; possess excellent verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal communication techniques; demonstrate intermediate computer skills including the ability to analyze data through computer programs through Excel and/or Access.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include: knowledge/education/experience with community and referral resources; experience with maternal, child, geriatric and/or special needs populations in home and community settings; Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred and bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a fingerprint based state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E- Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code § 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions

Special Instructions to Applicants

ON-LINE APPLICATIONS Applicants must apply on-line through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Recruitment Management System at VDH does not accept employment applications by mail, e-mail or fax.

EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION Completed state applications are required for all positions. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. A resume will not substitute for a completed on-line State application. “See Resume” listed on the application will classify the application as incomplete. Applicants are encouraged to fully represent their qualifications on the application and must include complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may disqualify the application.

YELLOW/BLUE CARD SITUATIONS If you have been affected by Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this DOCUMENT BEFORE the closing date for this position. The DOCUMENT may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 518-2645. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet.

APPLICATION STATUS Please refer to your Recruitment Management System account for the status of your application and the status

Contact Information

Chelsey Hall



4452 Corporation Lane Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Working Title: Public Health Nurse, VB, 07173

Role Title: Registered Nurse I - 49112

Job Open Date: 04/20/2017

Job Close Date: 05/04/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Negotiable up to $48,000

Agency: Dept of Health (601)

Location: Virginia Beach - 810

Position Number: 07173

Job Posting Number: 1023575

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: Yes

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04