Public Health Nurse
The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at www.cdcfoundation.org.
The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response including support for implementation of Covid-19 vaccine. We are seeking candidates for a Public Health Nurse role. Under general supervision, this position will provide program planning, development, review and evaluation of administrative activities in assigned program(s); and to do related work as required. The candidate will collaborate with other departments and agencies for the provision of services to clients and families and will also participate in Public Health emergency response activities via department-wide or program-specific with a on-call rotation. This role will identify data information needs and works closely with information systems to facilitate the collection of data. Using data to inform outreach, screening, and case-finding and follow-up.
This position will also contribute to the collection of information and assessment of population needs to inform strategies, priorities and adaptive solutions. The candidate will have the ability to participate in the determination and implementation of client care, documentation standards, quality assurance program criteria, and monitors the documentation of their achievement and compliance. The position does not include provision of direct patient care services. This position does require that the candidate has nursing practice or experience as a medical professional in a public health agency or clinic or hospital setting. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
These positions are available nationwide.
This position requires the operation of a motor vehicle as a component of the job responsibilities and duties. In adherence with CDC Foundation’s Driver Safety Motor Vehicle Policy (“Policy”), offers for employment for this position require the Applicant to provide authorization to the CDC Foundation to conduct a Motor Vehicle Record (“MVR”) review both pre-employment and also annually post-employment while in this position. Additionally, if an offer of employment is accepted, employees in these positions must possess and maintain a valid driver's license in their state of residence, self-report motor vehicle violations/convictions, and provide proof of acceptable insurance coverage with mandatory minimum coverages as set forth within the Driver Safety Motor Vehicle policy. All offers of employment and continued employment for this position are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications of this Policy.
- Contributes to collection of information and assessment of population needs to inform strategies, priorities and adaptive solutions.
- Promotes identification of service interventions needed to assign appropriate staff by using established workload standards and/or acuity levels for clients and communities.
- Collaborates with other departments and agencies for the provision of services to clients and families.
- May participate in Public Health emergency response activities via department-wide or program-specific on-call rotation.
- Assures the establishment and maintenance of the organizational structure of a program, which maximizes utilization of personnel and supplies.
- Participates in the determination and implementation of client care, documentation standards, quality assurance program criteria, and monitors the documentation of their achievement and compliance.
- May prepare documentation to support requests for continuing enhancement of program capabilities and make recommendations for personnel supplies, equipment and facility needs.
- May conduct and/or participate in meetings with designated staff, community meetings, interagency case conferences, forums and/or focus groups.
- Identifies data information needs and works closely with information systems to facilitate the collection of data. Uses data to inform outreach, screening, and case-finding and follow-up.
- May monitor programs for standards of care, education to clients and communities and coordination of other resources.
- May monitor the operation of the infection control activities within program for clients, employees and the community as appropriate.
- Directs and provides education and informational materials to individuals, families and communities which reflect unique needs, and cultural and socio-economic situations
- Conducts and/or participates in research and studies related to the assigned program.
- Maintains data and patient information in compliance with jurisdictional policies.
- May prepare a variety of correspondence, narrative and statistical reports, program documentation, policies, procedures and other written materials.
- Area of focused interventions may be at multiple levels such as state, county or communities.
- Requires graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in nursing with Master’s degree in Public Health or other ailed sciences is preferred.
- Four (4) years of nursing practice or experience as a medical professional in a public health agency or clinic or hospital setting are required.
- A motor vehicle records check, provided by the foundation
- Carry at least $100,000 in a personal insurance policy
- Travel. Up to 10% of the time.
Preferred Skills and Experiences
- Eligibility for registered nurse licensure in jurisdiction of practice or residence.
- Salary Range: $80,000-85,0000
- Position End Date: 7/31/2022
- Position Type: Term Limited Position
- Full Suite of Benefits Offered
- Onsite (will depend on the jurisdiction)
Notice to Applicants:
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.
*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.
We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.