Deschutes County is accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse II, Communicable Disease Nurse, COVID-19 Response. This is a full-time, limited-duration position. The nursing position will be responsible for COVID-19 vaccine operations and administration, as well as other disease investigation as needed, and will work with local providers, volunteers, and community partners on responding to the needs related to the COVID-19 local public health response. This position will also assist by rapidly responding to changing needs in the community related to COVID-19 Vaccine administration, in collaboration with the Vaccine Team and in line with changing recommendations and mandates as they are directed by the COVID-19 program manager. The COVID-19 Response Nurse may also be involved in the planning and implementation of testing efforts, combined vaccination events, and prevention activities. In the case of a public health emergency, this position is expected to participate as members of the emergency response team, as needed. This position may serve in a leadership capacity as needed.

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