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Local Health Director

SALARY: $81,776 - $164,997

POSITION NUMBER: 499-16-301

SALARY GRADE: 85

OPEN DATE: 6/14/2017

CLOSING DATE: 7/14/2017

DESCRIPTION: This position manages the Martin-Tyrrell-Washington Health District with a staff of 60+ positions and an annual budget in excess of six million dollars. This is accomplished through accordance with North Carolina General Statutes in addition to the Board of Health and three Boards of Commissioners' rules and regulations. Employee will become accountable for both administrative and management duties requiring compliance and adherence with federal, state and local policies and will direct complex health programs serving a large and diversified population. Employee will also ensure that effective public health services are provided to the citizens of the three-county district and for the implementation and maintenance of plans, activities, budgets and policies.

RECRUITMENT STANDARDS: Master's Degree in public health administration and at least one year of employment experience in health programs or health services; or a master's degree in a public health discipline other than public health administration and at least three years of employment experience in health programs or health services; or a master's degree in public administration and at least two years' experience in health programs or health services; or a master's degree in a field related to public health and at least three years of experience health programs or health services.

Minimum training and experience requirements are in accordance with GS 130A-40 and GS 130A-45.5. For master's degree related to public health, the determination must be made by the State Health Director.

APPLICATION PROCESS:Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in the development and administration of a variety of health programs in a health organization. Candidates must complete and submit a North Carolina Application (PD-107) along with a certified copy of college/university transcripts. Resumes will be accepted but will not serve as a substitute for the application. The successful candidate will be required to reside within the three-county district and/or to relocate to the area within six months after employment. Applications may be forwarded to the address listed below.

Mrs. Frances Smyth
2493 Old US Hwy 64
Columbia, North Carolina 27925

Public Health Nursing Supervisor II

SALARY: $51,954 - $64,341

POSITION LOCATION: Washington County Home Health

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 5/10/2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: Will supervise, coordinate and manage a multidisciplinary team as well as develop and implement programs which will improve the organization operation through evaluation, analysis, education and implementation of improvement activities. This position will supervise staff with a case load of 30 or more patients per month, which will include patients with multi-system diagnosis and patients determined to be in need of critical care in the home. This team will consist of 1-6 PHNs, physical therapists, occupational therapist, and certified nursing assistants. This position will also ensure that care is delivered in a cost efficient manner while maintaining high quality standards. This position will participate in the home health management team and provide leadership and guidance to all staff with home health management team decisions and direction, and ensure that all staff meet and follow all guidelines. This position will directly supervise the following positions: all Public Health RNs and CHTs assigned to the home care unit.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Master's in Nursing and three years of Public Health nursing experience (including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity); or graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and four years of Public Health nursing experience (including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity); or a Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of Public Health Nursing experience (including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity); or graduation from a school of professional nursing and five years of professional nursing experience four of which must have been in Public Health (including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Public Health Nurse III

SALARY: $48,749 - $97,406

POSITION LOCATION: Martin County Home Health

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 5/4/2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: The RN will coordinate and manage a multidisciplinary team as well as providing direct services, in the provision of appropriate home care services as ordered by a physician. This position will be responsible for the development; in conjunction with the physician; and delivery of a treatment plan, which reflects the need of the patient. The RN will develop a nursing care plan and HHA plan as care as appropriate. This position will ensure that all patients meet federal, state, and agency guidelines, and will serve as a leader to all visiting staff and will direct and educate the HHA staff in the proper methods to ensure compliance will all regulations. This position will also ensure that care is delivered in a cost efficient manner while maintaining high quality standards. This position will participate as directed by the plan, in the quality improvement program, infection control and the education program. This position must be able to disseminate information in all aspects to all members of the home care team, as well as to the Supervisor.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Public Health Nurse III

SALARY: $48,749 - $97,406

POSITION LOCATION: Washington County Home Health

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 5/4/2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: The RN will coordinate and manage a multidisciplinary team as well as providing direct services, in the provision of appropriate home care services as ordered by a physician. This position will be responsible for the development; in conjunction with the physician; and delivery of a treatment plan, which reflects the need of the patient. The RN will develop a nursing care plan and HHA plan as care as appropriate. This position will ensure that all patients meet federal, state, and agency guidelines, and will serve as a leader to all visiting staff and will direct and educate the HHA staff in the proper methods to ensure compliance will all regulations. This position will also ensure that care is delivered in a cost efficient manner while maintaining high quality standards. This position will participate as directed by the plan, in the quality improvement program, infection control and the education program. This position must be able to disseminate information in all aspects to all members of the home care team, as well as to the Supervisor.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Public Health Nurse II

SALARY: $46,532 - $92,875

POSITION LOCATION: Martin County Health Department

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 5/4/2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: The Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department's mission is to promote and protect the health of all the citizens in its three county districts; to protect the environment; to provide for an assessment and response to health problems affecting the well-being of the people of Martin, Tyrrell, and Washington Counties.  We seek the support of the people of all counties in our endeavors to provide better health services for the communities we serve.  The purpose and responsibility of this position is planning, coordination, and follow-up of the Tyrrell County Family Planning, Maternal Health, Colposcopy, STD, TB, and Communicable Disease programs.  Provide direct nursing services in the clinics.

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Dental Assistant

SALARY: $26,905 - $52,706

POSITION LOCATION: Washington and Tyrrell County Dental Clinics

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE:5/9/2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: The Dental Health Program will provide clinical restorative, preventive and educational services to underserved populations. Washington County Dental office provides services for children 0 to 20 years of age and prenatal patients. Tyrrell County Dental office provides services for all adults and children 0 to 20 years of ages.

The Dental Assistant provides direct assistance for all treatment provided by the Dentist and will also provide direct patient care under the direct supervision of the dentist as allowed by NC Dental Law for the purpose of delivery of preventive, restorative, and emergency dental care of children, adolescents, and adults.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Considerable knowledge of dental equipment, instruments, and procedures; Considerable knowledge of front office procedures; Considerable knowledge of preparation methods and dental materials; Ability to maintain records, inventories, and patient histories; Ability to deal with patients in a considerate and sensitive manner

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 
Completion of a dental assistant program from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of on-the- job training as a dental assistant required x-ray training when needed.


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Public Health Nursing Director I

SALARY: $56,076 - $112,405

POSITION LOCATION: Washington County Home Health

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 12/21/2016

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: This position is for a professional nurse that is responsible in directing the home health program at Martin-Tyrrell- Washington District Health Department. This employee is responsible for employee plans, organizing, and directing all activities of a large staff with complete accountability for all the administrative, supervisory, and technical components of home health. In addition, he/she must monitor the trends in the community served and adjust the program as needed.

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Master's in Nursing and three years of Public Health nursing experience (including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity); or graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and four years of Public Health nursing experience (including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity); or a Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of Public Health Nursing experience (including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity); or graduation from a school of professional nursing and five years of professional nursing experience four of which must have been in Public Health (including two years of experience in a supervisory capacity); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: Provide a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.


If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office

Family Nurse Practitioner

JOB CLASS TITLE: Physician Extender

SALARY: $67,676 - $136,143

POSITION LOCATION: Martin, Tyrrell, & Washington District Health Departments

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Full-Time

OPEN DATE: 10/18/2016

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

DESCRIPTION: This position will provide preventive health care services to the clients of all ages within a public health setting including, but not limited to, assessment, diagnosis, counseling and referral services to promote maximal physical and emotional health, ordering therapy, prescribing medications and dispensing medical treatment outlined in the approved formulary in family planning, child health, maternal health, STD, and same-day sick clinics under the supervision of a physician.

REQUIREMENTS: 
Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board or approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position, send a completed PD-107 to
Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

Or submit a state employment application to your Local Security Commission Office


We accept the North Carolina State Application PD-107. Please complete the following application and submit via mail or hand delivery to:

Attention: Andrea Freeman
MTW District Health Department
198 NC Hwy 45N
Plymouth, NC 27962

North Carolina State Application PD-107

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North Carolina State Application PD-107 Continuation Sheet

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