Overview

The Community Health Nurse will be part of a dynamic team focused primarily on communicable disease surveillance and management, responsible for investigating 60+ reportable diseases in humans residing in Tompkins County (for example Hepatitis A, Measles, Pertussis, and Tuberculosis) and responding to an outbreak when it occurs. This position will include working at immunization clinics at the Health Department and in the community, as well as education related to the transmission, testing, treatment, and prevention of communicable disease to affected persons and the general public.

Training will be provided. Tompkins County is committed to equity and inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.
Full-time, 35hrs a week/$33.01 hire rate; $35.84 work rate.

About Tompkins County Health Department

The Tompkins County Health Department provides numerous programs and services for Tompkins County residents. Learn more at: tompkinscountyny.gov/health

Our Mission:
"To strive to achieve a healthy community by protecting and promoting public health through education, training, advocacy, and the provision of services."

Our Vision:
"Your Partner for a Healthy Community."

Our Values:
"We engage our community with compassion and respect.
"We value diversity, transparency, and fairness.
"We work collaboratively with integrity and competence."