Assists with pre-employment and periodic examinations on employees of the Metropolitan Government; maintains high degree of flexibility regarding patient services based upon this being a high volume operation and customer expectations; participates in professional development programs and self-development activities; consults with colleagues and supervisory staff as needed, and collaborates with other disciplines in patient care and health promotion activities; may be assigned to different clinic / work locations as needed; responds and reports to the directives of the Director of Health in case of emergency or disasters; and performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelorís degree from a state approved school of nursing; or Bachelorís degree in another discipline and a Masterís degree from a state approved school of nursing preferred.
Diploma or Associates Degree in nursing combined with a documented ability to competently perform all functions of this classification may be considered. All public health nurses are required to complete a department approved Certificate in Public Health as a condition of continued employment.
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Valid class ďDĒ driverís license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
Skilled in phlebotomy and EKG services.
Experience in an outpatient clinic or office setting.
Experience in use of hearing, vision, and pulmonary screening equipment.
Must be able to meet the following Competencies:
Coordinating Work Activities
Coaching, Developing, Instructing
Developing External Contacts