Post Date: 04/08/2019
Close Date: 05/01/2019
The Metro Area Pertussis Surveillance Community Health Nurse job duties include pertussis case follow up for Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas County cases and outbreaks; outreach to case contacts; timely, complete, and accurate data entry and review of information related to case investigation, contact tracing/follow-up, and laboratory results; and education/outreach to providers to encourage recognition of and appropriate testing for pertussis. This position will also work on general communicable disease investigations, outbreaks and team support as needed.
As the Metro Area Pertussis Surveillance Community Health Nurse you will:
Investigate and control spread of pertussis cases and outbreaks
Develop and maintain routine and ad hoc data reports related to pertussis
Pertussis special project management
Provide education and outreach to providers to encourage recognition of and appropriate testing for pertussis
Investigate and control the spread of reportable communicable diseases and outbreaks including providing phone advice and consultation to Multnomah County health care providers and the public
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply online - www.multco.us/jobs