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Job Title: Public Health Nurse
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Organization: Knox County Health Department
Posted: 3/15/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Knoxville,  TN    USA
Compensation: $49,751.91 yr
Position Description: The purpose of this classification is to care for patients in the Travel and Immunization Clinic.

The Public Health Nurse is responsible for the following essential functions:

• Assesses immunization status and administers immunizations to children and adults per PHN Protocol. • Administers immunizations and counsels international travelers per PHN Protocol. Regularly reviews CDC international travel guidance and provides up to date information. • Maintains annual required immunization training and participates in ongoing continuing education related to vaccines. • Records information appropriately in EHR. • Schedules travel appointments as necessary. • Distributes and explains vaccine information sheets and other patient education materials. • Collects blood as required for newborn screenings, sends specimen to laboratory for analysis and prepares necessary laboratory forms or requisitions. • Participates in off-site immunization clinics, makes visits to patients’ home when needed, and may be required to maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s License depending on work assignment. • Serves as a clinical resource to medical professionals and patients regarding immunizations, international travel destinations and newborn screenings. • Maintains knowledge of legal limitations, scope of practice, while performing job functions. • Attends in-service trainings, mandatory bi-annual CPR recertification and regular staff meetings. • Participates in continuing education programs. • Responds to medical emergencies per KCHD protocol.

• Respond to and report immediately if called upon by local, regional, or central office supervisors, as part of a coordinated emergency response by the Knox County Mayor’s Office. • Ensure regular, punctual attendance during scheduled work hours • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: • Associates degree in Nursing, or related with two years of previous medical facility experience • Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered for employment into the position • Must maintain state of Tennessee licensure/certification requirements in nursing and advanced pharmacology • Must be a Registered Nurse and have completed a two-week comprehensive training in immunizations by Travel and Immunizations Clinic personnel. • Preferred, but not required, experience in electronic health records (EHR)

Organization Description: As a public health agency, we work to promote and protect the health of everyone in our community. We track and monitor diseases, conduct extensive health education and outreach, provide and connect people with care, enforce food safety and air quality laws and regulations, prepare for public health emergencies, and more — all with the goal to ensure the conditions in which every Knox County resident can be healthy.

We have numerous divisions and employ more than 260 professionals including public health educators, epidemiologists, physicians, environmentalists, nurses, nutritionists, emergency preparedness specialists and many others.

We are a division of Knox County Government under the supervision of Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs.

Closing Date: 6/15/2023
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Contact Name: KIMBERLY DIEHL,  Public Health Nurse
Contact Location: 140 Dameron Ave.

Knoxville    37917
United States
Contact Location: 140 Dameron Ave.
  Knoxville    37917
  United States
Contact Phone: 186521523235 
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