Skip to Main Content

Powered by JobAps

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE II

EPIDEMIOLOGY NURSE

Recruitment #21-004216-0089

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
BUREAU OF DISEASE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
1 HARRY TRUMAN PARKWAY
ANNAPOLIS, MD 21401  

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to lead the human rabies control program and conduct disease surveillance related to all reportable infectious diseases, conditions, outbreaks, and unusual disease manifestations including emerging pathogens and bioterrorism surveillance activities and outbreaks occurring in nursing homes, daycare centers and schools as needed.  This position works under the direct supervision of the Epidemiology Community Health Nurse Program Supervisor.  Computer reporting of diseases is required, human rabies control, outbreak investigation, health education (travel advisories), clinic duties as assigned and support to other areas of the Department of Health as needed. Carrying out these responsibilities involves looking at things through a health equity lens to ensure that everyone in the county has access to infectious disease prevention services. The selected candidate will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland and have the ability to drive and operate a vehicle with mileage reimbursement provided per Department of Health policies. The position will be required to work day shift, evening and weekends as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: None.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and one year of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute two years of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing or Health Care Specialist specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should possess:
  • Previous experience with communicable disease investigations
  • Previous experience with infection control and outbreak investigations 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 
  • Experience in providing education and guidance regarding animal bites and rabies prevention 
  • Experience collecting data and using electronic databases and other computer software packages, such as Google Suite

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification will be required to provide the facility with a telephone number at which they can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.