Public Health Nurse
Posted on 10/10/2023
INACTIVE
CDC Foundation

1,001-5,000 employees

Mobilizes resources for critical public health protection
Company Overview
The CDC Foundation stands out for its unique role as the only entity authorized by Congress to mobilize private-sector resources to support the CDC's health protection mission, demonstrating its industry leadership and competitive advantage. Its culture of collaboration is evident in its partnerships with various organizations, corporations, and individuals, which have resulted in approximately 1,000 programs and over $740 million raised since 1995. The Foundation's technical innovation and commitment to public health are showcased in its recent initiatives, such as the development of a guide to help health departments better serve homeless populations, who are at a higher risk for infectious diseases.
Social Impact

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1992

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

10%

2 year growth

3%
Locations
Illinois, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Product
Requirements
  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in nursing or public health
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in community/public health nursing
  • Requires maintained licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
  • Two years' experience in tuberculosis case management system, health care delivery systems, and/or managed care programs
  • Two years' experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating health care systems
  • Two years' experience with exercising judgment and discretion on developing, implementing, and interpreting programmatic departmental policies and procedures
  • Three years' experience with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • One year of experience presenting training materials
  • Willing and able to travel to LHDs for onsite technical support and conduct regional conferences
  • Passionate and solution oriented
  • Possesses and maintain a valid, current Driver's License, automobile insurance, and reliable private transport
  • Occasional travel for conferences and meetings required
Responsibilities
  • Travels to provide nursing consultation to health care professionals. Oversees and evaluates nursing case management of persons with TB. Reviews and evaluates treatment regimens. Monitors response to treatment and adverse reactions. Reviews medical records. Provides training to licensed personnel on TB testing, case management, and other topics
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements training programs for professional and non-professional staff involved in TB control and management
  • Works with Southeastern National Tuberculous Center (SNTC) and develops training programs to address program weaknesses based on training needs assessment. Develops and presents training presentations to implement training plans developed
  • Facilitates and conducts one regional conference annually for counties in region(s) supported
  • Serves as the TB program liaison to Illinois State Board of Education, schools of medicine, local school systems, and other professional organizations
  • Plans, directs and coordinates the implementation of program activities. Provides technical supervision to professional staff within local health agencies in complying with program guidelines. Makes recommendations to the TB Program Manager for improvement of various program functions
  • Functions as the program liaison to health providers documented as being out of compliance with recommended diagnostic, therapeutic, or patient management procedures; conducts on-site problem-solving visits
  • Responds to requests from significant public groups, such as medical societies, educational associations, etc., for a speaker or resource person
  • Provides technical epidemiologic assistance to local TB personnel with problem situations such as epidemiologic investigations of problem patients. Provides epidemiologic investigations in areas where no local agency has responsibility for TB control activities
  • Contributes to the development of the TB program budget with regard to fiscal requirements for maintenance of educational and printing needs. Monitors expenditures of allotted educational and printing funds