Are you a proven leader and passionate about helping people? Are you a Registered Nurse, looking to impact public health in Nebraska? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you – Hepatitis Program Coordinator. You will ensure public safety by providing expert consultation and technical assistance on various hepatitis issues, including prevalence, disease testing, high-risk factors, viral load suppression, and treatment. As the Hepatitis Program Coordinator, you serve as the DHHS subject matter expert for hepatitis outreach and education, in an effort to identify and treat persons with Hepatitis C as successful treatment is a cure. Hepatitis education curtails the transmission of the condition by raising awareness of risk factors and concentrating testing efforts in communities impacted. You will also represent DHHS on committees and planning groups to facilitate hepatitis health education program development throughout Nebraska. Additional job duties include completing required federal reports, annual grant applications, and site visits to local health departments and other partners working in the healthcare field. Our goal is, to be honest, trustworthy, competent and loyal. We strive to be transparent and accountable. We’ve established a set of Values and Core Competencies. These are the behaviors and attitudes that are the foundation of a great culture, where you can do your best work every day. Some overnight travel may be required.
REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework/training in community/public health nursing care AND experience providing community/public health nursing care services, medical systems, or case management. Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Nebraska.
PREFERRED: Candidates must have completed college coursework in the community or public health nursing, and be a Registered Nurse, licensed in the State of Nebraska. Experience in providing community or public health nursing, medical systems, or case management is also required. A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, health, human services, or public administration is preferred. Experience in grant writing and/or grant management preferred.
OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Occasional overnight travel may be necessary
KSA: Successful candidates will have an understanding of evidence-based public health practices; disease management, and be able to clearly communicate verbally and in writing. They will have the ability to learn new computer software and data management systems. They will have demonstrated success in building effective partnerships with healthcare professionals and local health departments.
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