Registered Nurse: School Health Liaison - (Anson CO, NC)

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program


AM has an immediate opening for a full-time Registered Nurse (BSRN) to assist the Anson County Health Department with school-based COVID-19 response efforts until the end of the 2021/2022 school year (6 months). This position will begin immediately. Candidates must be available to be on-site.


  • Under general direction, performs leadership, managerial and administrative work functions developing, maintaining, enhancing, improving, coordinating, and delivering relevant actions at the EOC-level specific to COVID-19 response and mitigation.
  • Coordinate school health efforts between the LHD and all LEAs and schools in the LHD county (or counties if a District LHD) served.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluation of cooperative efforts and collaborate on needed changes.
  • Serve as the LHD liaison for the School Health Nursing Program in all LEAs and schools in the LHD county (or counties if a District LHD) served.
  • Participate in the LEA School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC).
  • Coordinate shared activities related to COVID-19 testing programs in schools and related response to test results and mitigation efforts.
  • Coordinate investigation and/or follow-up of other reportable communicable disease events.
  • Participate in procedure development for response to communicable disease outbreaks in schools.
  • Coordinate local media response in conjunction with school administration regarding communicable disease events and efforts in K-12 schools.
  •  Provide Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) to schools and encourage on-site clinic opportunities.
  • Coordinate vaccine, medical supplies, and documentation supplies as needed for clinics when scheduled.
  • Assure completion of administration processes related to vaccines through data entry.
  • Coordinate the availability of OSHA-required vaccines for identified school staff through LHD clinics and the billing of LEA for required services.
  • Act as a resource to the Lead Nurses/designees for OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training and incidents in schools.
  • Include local school nurses in educational and workshop opportunities related to school health program needs.
  • Ensure initial training and annual updates are provided for local school nurses on their duties regarding county disaster response as defined in the Memorandum of Agreements
  • Facilitate ‘read only’ access to the North Carolina Immunization Registry for county school nurses.
  • Ensure local school nurses have reviewed and signed the LHD Annual Confidentiality
  • Act as a resource in ensuring compliance with HIPAA and FERPA in coordinated activities.


Educational and Professional Requirements: 


  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in nursing required with current licensure in the state of North Carolina  
  • Prior experience in emergency management, public administration, social work, school support or a related field preferred
  •  COVID-19 or pandemic planning and response experience

General Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Aptitude in presentation and public speaking
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members, internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to prioritize effectively and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and sound judgment required
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English


Technology Requirements:


  • Proficiency in using Google Suite
  • Mac with Mac OS 10.15 or newer
  • Antivirus Protection: Windows Defender and Windows Firewall, for Mac Antivirus Protection: Sophos
  • User provided home high-speed network connection 
  • Ability to assure and manage virtual meeting options for participants


Note: Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to respond to telephone or email inquiries, but we are reviewing and considering all applications in the order in which they were submitted on a rolling basis.


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