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Job Title: Public Health Nurse Communicable Disease
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Organization: Whatcom County Health Department
Posted: 7/20/2020
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bellingham,  WA    USA
Position Description: Apply early for first consideration! Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled as applications are received. Are you a highly skilled nurse with experience in infection control and disease investigation? Do you have a passion for using data to monitor the health of your community and plan interventions? Do you want to work with community partners to address important communicable disease and other notifiable conditions, and immunization rates? Are you an enthusiastic team player with excellent project management skills? If you answered yes to these questions, the Whatcom County Health Department is interested in learning more about your qualifications and experience to fill the position of Public Health Nurse for our Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Division. Public Health Nurses represent WCHD as a health resource person in the community and interpret public health programs and policies to individuals, families, community groups, schools, physicians and other collateral community agencies and service providers.

You will be joining a team that provides the following indispensable services to our community:

Adult Health: HIV and Hepatitis C prevention, Syringe Services Program - Conducts health promotion and harm reduction activities to decrease high risk behaviors and provides referrals to services for persons with HIV and other health conditions. Immunization Program - Administers vaccine to target populations; Tuberculosis Program - Provides screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of TB. Communicable Disease Investigation/ Surveillance - Case investigation, contact notification, and surveillance for notifiable conditions. Education and consultation to the health care providers, and general public, regarding communicable diseases and disease prevention. Emergency Preparedness - Planning for emergency public health events in Whatcom County. Responding to events as they occur. We serve all members of the Whatcom County community as we strive to fulfill the Health Department’s mission to lead the community in promoting health and preventing disease. If you are looking for work with a positive impact on our community we hope to learn about your qualifications to fill this key role!


Organization Description:

Closing Date: 10/20/2020
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Contact Name: Bonnie Le Van,  Public Health Nurse Communicable Disease
Contact Location: 311 Grand Ave Suite 107

Contact Location: 311 Grand Ave Suite 107
Contact Phone: 360-676-6802 
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How to Apply: https://wa- JobDetail.aspx? RequisitionId=64529&SourceId=3069

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