Bioterrorism Coordinator/Public Health Nurse Supervisor I Print
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Location:                               Haywood County Health Department

Available:                              August 11, 2008

Pay Grade:                            72

Beginning Salary:              $42,799.21 (less for trainee)

Application Deadline:         Open until filled


Description of Duties: Serve as Bioterrorism Nurse Coordinator for Haywood County Health Department.  Direct Clinical/Field Supervisor of six public health nurses and two medical office assistants.


Example of Duties:

          Serves as Epi Team leader/Bioterrorism Coordinator

          Coordinate training for Department on policy/procedure for all programs responsible for

          Blood borne pathogens surveillance and monitoring

          Work with departmental and local administrators in coordinating efforts of disaster preparedness

          Coordinate state lead program on the local level

          Coordinator for annual record audit and assist with other quality assurance components.  Participate in organizing, planning, and directing programs

          Supervise clinical areas of General and New Clinic including programs of Family Planning/Prenatal/STD/Communicable Disease/TB/Adult Health/Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Program/WiseWoman/Child Health and General Clinic.

          Supervise time for 6 PHN’s and 2 Medical Office Assistants.  Submit time bi-weekly.  Make decisions concerning assignments and reassignment of duties for staff supervised.

          Responsible for annual performance evaluation for staff supervised.


Minimum Education and Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a BS Degree in Nursing which includes a public health nursing rotation and three years of public health nursing experience; or graduation from and accredited school of professional nursing and four years of professional nursing experience including one year of public health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Minimum of one year supervisory experience preferred.


Application Process: State application (PD 107) must be submitted to:

Julia Plemmons, FNP, WHNP, Director of Nursing

1170 N. Main Street

Waynesville, NC  28786


“Selection process will be by structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed to select the best-qualified applicants for admission to the interview.

  “Equal Opportunity Employer” HCHD 07-02-08