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Public Health Nurse II - Part-Time

State of Vermont | Brattleboro, VT

State of Vermont
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Overview

The Vermont Department of Health Brattleboro District Office has a dynamic opportunity for an enthusiastic and organized nurse who is passionate about improving community health. The right candidate will be part of an inter-disciplinary team of public health professionals; nurses, nutritionists, dental hygienist, substance abuse prevention specialist, etc., to make a difference in the health and well-being of communities in Southeastern Vermont.

Our Registered Nurses work in a variety of community health areas; primary programmatic content of focus for the right candidate will be: School Health with a secondary focus on Healthy Homes. All Public Health Nurses are trained to provide investigative coverage for infectious disease surveillance and immunizations. All Department of Health employees participate in emergency preparedness planning and operation.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as a local resource to school nurses and administrators, helping plan activities that utilize Medicaid reinvestment funds and providing technical expertise to support school wellness plans.
  • Serve as lead for the Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, providing public education, surveillance, testing and collaborating with medical practices to assure testing is being provided in the medical home.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external collaboration, communication and partnerships to further the goals of the VT Department of Health to include, but not limited to, developing and presenting public health topics to internal and external partners.
  • Competence in clinical skills such as venipunctures, tuberculin skin testing and vaccinations.


  • Who May Apply

    This position, Public Health Nurse II (Job Requisition #1206), is open to all State employees and external applicants. Please note that this is a part-time position.

    This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition:

    PH Nurse I: Job Requisition #1180
    PH Nurse II: Job Requisition #1206

    If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tarina.Cozza@vermont.gov

    Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

    Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

    AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

    Environmental Factors

    Duties primarily performed in a standard office setting. Work may be performed in clinic settings and possibly client homes. Exposure to communicable diseases and other stressful situations may occur. Private means of transportation is required. May be required to work evenings, weekends and 12 hour shifts.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Associate's degree in nursing AND five (5) years or more of professional nursing experience INCLUDING three (3) or more years in public health or community health nursing*.

    OR

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) AND three (3) or more years in public health or community health nursing*.

    Possession of, or eligibility for, licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont

    *Community Health Nursing is defined as school nursing, home health nursing, home visiting nurses and community nurse health educators.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

    Special Requirements

    Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.

    Total Compensation

    As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
    • 80% State paid medical premium
    • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
    • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
    • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
    • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
    • Low cost group life insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Incentive-based Wellness Program
    • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

    AHS Affirmative Recruitment

    The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here .

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

    Nearest Major Market: Vermont


    Job Code: 1206
    Posted On: 2019-02-20 10:00:51
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Telecommute: No
    Categories: Healthcare, Nursing
    Job Status: Part Time
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