Overview

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, is responsible for providing nursing care and related nursing services in the Communicable Disease Division (CDD) / Tuberculosis Prevention and Care of the San Antonio Metro Health District  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.

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
City Chest Clinic, 2303 SE Military Drive, Bldg. 528

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

 

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.
Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the City of San Antonio’s Cash-Handling Certification Training.
Preferred Qualifications

Community health experience.
Experience working with Tuberculosis/Infectious Disease patients.
Experience working in a clinical setting.
Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Current CPR/AED/BLS Certification.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Excellent Communication Skills.
Advanced Computer Skills.