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Public Health Nurse III

  Starting Salary will Commensurate with Experience and Qualification

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:   This position functions as the HIV/STD Hepatitis B and C coordinator. This includes the coordination and follow-up of communicable diseases including, but not limited to, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including AIDS. Contact treatment and follow-up are also duties of this position. Other duties include: backup for Tuberculosis Control/Communicable Diseases/Immunization programs. This position also functions as the Respiratory Protection Coordinator for the Lee County Health Department.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a four year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health nursing experience; or a Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N. C. Board of Nursing.   

Pre-Employment Drug Screen and a Criminal Background Check are required.


Applicants may submit their application online at: or submit a completed North Carolina State Application Form (PD 107) to Lee County Public Health, PO Box 1528 Sanford, NC 27330.