Virginia State Government Public Health Nurse in King George, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

This position performs direct nursing services to patients in clinics, homes and schools for the King George County Health Department. Public health core responsibilities will include maternal/child health, immunizations, family planning, all communicable diseases, and nursing home screenings. This position will perform assessments, lab tests, take measurements, implement care plans, administer medications, and case management. Participate actively in emergency response as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible.

Knowledge and skills in using nursing process, teaching principles, decision making and problem solving techniques.

Demonstrated abilities to work independently, communicate effectively orally and in writing, to function as a team member, and perform health assessments.

Experience working in clinical setting. Skills and experience in use of computers and computer software applications. Ability to use own vehicle with mileage reimbursement.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer BSN prepare and/or public health nursing experience.

English/Spanish bilingual

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a 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

The Virginia Department of Health only accepts online applications. Faxed, mailed, incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered. Online applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Contact Information


Human Resources



Working Title: Public Health Nurse

Role Title: Registered Nurse I - 49112

Job Open Date: 03/06/2018

Job Close Date: 03/27/2018

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

Hiring Range: Negotiable to $52,190

Agency: Dept of Health (601)

Agency Website:

Location: King George - 099

Position Number: RH036

Job Posting Number: 1035195

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