Overview

JOB SUMMARY:
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.

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.

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.

Work Location
210 N. Mel Waiters Way (78202)

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; some evening or weekend hours

 

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 Qualifications

Bilingual in English & Spanish.
Experience with storage, handling, and administering immunizations.
Public Health experience.
Experience with childhood vaccinations