MULTIPLE VACANCIES - CONSIDERATION GIVEN FOR FULLTIME OR
The purpose of this position is to work with individuals or
families in the community to provide public health education and
services that promote health and prevent the spread of disease.
This is accomplished by providing professional nursing diagnosis,
treatment or screening services through home visits, clinic or
community setting: acting as liaison between medical providers and
patients. Linking clients to community resources and services;
preparing and reviewing reports; coordinating program specific
services in office or clinic setting; establishing and reporting on
goals; training on emergency preparedness; presenting health
information to the public; communicating effectively with local
health care providers and the public; investigating and
interviewing individuals and families about public health
conditions; maintaining confidentiality of patients; developing and
maintaining relationships in the community and with other health
care providers. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Health,
Medical Director or Director of Personal Health Services.
Works with individuals and/or families to address public health
issues. This is accomplished by conducting treatment, screening or
education through home visits, clinic, or community services.
Assuring adherence to state and federal guidelines and clinical
practices. Communicating with state, local and/or national partners
regarding outbreaks or communicable diseases. Following Bureau
protocols and procedures for program specific reports and services.
Coordinating clinic delivery of services as appropriate.
Establishes and maintains relationships in the community. This
is accomplished by communicating with local health care providers
regarding client diagnosis and/or treatment. Participating and
collaborating with local coalitions/task forces to improve the
community's health. Representing the City in local, state or
national meetings. Developing new or existing partnerships for
public health services within the community. Presenting to
community organizations on public health issues.
Coordinates program specific services by providing leadership
for programs(s) services. Assuring proper inventory of supplies,
educational materials, and other items for efficient delivery of
program services.Ordering labs, x-rays, blood tests, etc.Developing
and updating policies and procedures for program services, in
cooperation with supervisors and other staff. Documenting and
reporting program activities. Participating in local initiatives
related to program(s) to improve the community's health. Attending
state, national meetings related to program. Coordinating
educational messages for the public and individuals. Establishing
and maintaining relationships and communications with local health
care providers through phone, email, fax. Maintaining continuing
education credits related to program and/or public health nursing
in general. Utilizing computer programs relevant to program
specific areas, such as PA National Electronic Data Surveillance
System (NEDSS), pa State Immunization Information System (SIIS),
Electronic Food Outbreak Registry System (EFORS) and electronic
health record, CureMD.
Miscellaneous activities; collecting data on program activities,
documenting in charts, software programs, etc. Attending meetings.
Confers with Medical Director or Clincal Program Manager. Other
duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Written and Verbal Communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Minimum Acceptable Training and Experience
Current Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN/LPN)
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required.
Over one year up to and including three years in related field
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience using PA National Electronic Data Surveillance
System, PA State Immunization Information System, Electronic Health
Valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Driver's License.
This position is subject to Article 165.07, Residency
Requirements, of the Administrative Code of the City of York, which
states that as a City employee you are required to reside in the
City within 6 months from the first date that you achieve permanent
employment status. However, due to the current declared state of
emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Mayor has issued an
Executive Order waiving the residency requirement of Article 165.07
for positions in the York City Health Bureau. Therefore, you will
be required to comply with the residency requirement of Article
165.07 by the later of 6 months from the first date that you
achieve permanent employment status or within 6 months from the
date that the current declared state of emergency is lifted.
Must pass a background check, Drug Test and the PA Child Abuse
History Clearance check.
Note: Child Abuse History Clearance must be dated within one
year from the date of application and must show that "no record
Click here to visit the PA Department of Human Services website
for more information on the Child Abuse History Clearances.
Click here to submit your application for PA Child Abuse History
Clearance online. This method is strongly suggested as you will
receive immediate access to your results. Paper application forms
are available in the City of York's Office of Human Resources.
The City of York is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
supporting workplace diversity.