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:  4/8/2022

Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting public health physicians and professional nursing staff in conducting patient health care services in the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. Working conditions are in clients’ homes and office environment with occasional exposure to hostile people and infectious diseases. Exercises no supervision.

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:
Obtains and records health data from the patient as applicable to service needs and assesses patient eligibility for program services.
Assists patients with health information, guidance and referrals as needed.
Provides a variety of health services in the clinic and in the patient’s home, which includes occasionally lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 30 pounds to administer care.
Observes, records and reports signs of illness and changes in patient’s condition and/or response to health maintenance regimes.
Maintains supplies and cleanliness/general orderliness of clinic.
Conducts group and individual teaching sessions.
Performs laboratory tests and administers immunizations as necessary.
Participates in local health fairs and special projects.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:
Graduation from a State Approved school of vocational or practical nursing.
This position requires a valid Class “C” Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.  Use of your own vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
License to practice vocational nursing in Texas.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIIONS:Bilingual in English & 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