Overview

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

www.sanantonio.gov/careers

Closing Date:  4/1/2022

Under general supervision, is responsible for providing nursing care and related nursing services under the direction of a Public Health Physician and senior level professional nursing staff. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment with occasional
exposure to hazardous materials, bodily fluids and frequent exposure to infectious diseases. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2. Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.
The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD)is committed to advancing health equity throughout the community and to creating a work environment in which all staff feel valued, respected, and accepted. Per SAMHD Policy DM15.1, all employees are expected to apply a health equity lens to programs, services, and decision-making that directly impact the communities we serve.

This position is a “grant funded” position, therefore, unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Essential Job Functions:
Assesses immunization status and administers age appropriate vaccines to infants, children, adolescents and adult clients.
Counsels and recommends information to international travelers and administers appropriate immunizations.
Assists with the orientation, teaching, and supervision of assigned staff.
Provides skilled nursing care to individuals and families.
Provides immunization information to staff, clients, other professionals and the public.
Administers medications, vaccines, and lab work in accordance with proper standards.
Assesses client needs and follows up with appropriate referral for problems at a clinical level.
Participates in case conferences with physicians, hospital personnel, and representatives of other agencies.
Maintains an inventory of equipment and supplies; orders vaccines and other medical supplies.
Conveys information regarding the policies, functions, and philosophy of the department to professional organizations and other community groups as assigned.
Collects and compiles daily revenue reports.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Current CPR and First Aid Certification for Healthcare Providers.
License to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual in English and Spanish.

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About City of San Antonio Metro Health District

For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx