Registered Nurse

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  • Job ID 22141
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Job Description

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Job Title Registered Nurse Job Number 675-1135-100219
Department Head Director of Countywide Operations Date Open October 3, 2019
Salary Range Minimum $4,242.59 Monthly Application Deadline Until Filled

In order to be considered for employment with Hays County submit the following documents:

  • Hays County Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Find Hays County Employment Applications at:

  • Pre-printed forms at the Hays County Human Resources department
  • Request PDF forms from Amanda M. Barrios via email

You may submit your application documents in any of the following ways:

  • Hand-deliver to 712 South Stagecoach Trail, Suite 1063, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Fax: 512-393-2227
  • Email: Amanda M. Barrios (apply now button)

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training in the area of nursing or public health administration or related field
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • A minimum of four years of clinical or public health nursing preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of supervisory experience preferred.

Other Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Registered Nurse license to practice in the State of Texas.
  • Ability to obtain certifications in CPR, Texas Health Steps, HIV Counseling, Vision Screening, and Scoliosis Screening.

Required Skills

  • Performs patient assessment, diagnostic tests, implement prescribed drug therapy, and provide client education.
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to community health care providers, correctional facilities, and other health care providers that serve populations at risk to ensure standard of practice of TB control activities and infectious disease surveillance.
  • Identifies, networks, and coordinates local, regional, and state resources to ensure the provision of client services.
  • Provides immunizations to the public as needed and/or mandated.
  • Educates families and individuals on vaccines, immunization theory, related risks, and side effects.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries from individuals with questions about illnesses.
  • Assists in reporting, investigating, and containing communicable disease outbreaks following established protocol.
  • Refers clients and families to other services or for follow-up treatment based on assessment of health care needs.
  • Teaches and counsels clients on disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Responds to inquiries concerning clinic information and/or inquiries on policies and procedures. Takes 24 hour call on a rotating basis.
  • Oversees the County’s HIPPA program.
  • Performs all other duties, as assigned.

Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of public health nursing functions for Hays County residents. This position is responsible for developing, directing, and providing technical services for the Tuberculosis Elimination and other infectious diseases to meet the regional and state objectives in accordance with CDC’s guidelines. Develops program policies, procedures, disease prevention strategies, priorities and standards for achieving program goals. Integrates communicable disease activities and surveillance into a comprehensive public health system. Performs educational, consultative, advisory, and technical assistance to coordinate and integrate local, regional, and state resources to reduce the morbidity and mortality of TB and infectious diseases. Delivers case management, contact investigation, and disease intervention activities. In addition: plans and organizes departmental nursing and support staff. This position affects the physical wellbeing of the citizens of Hays County.

Hays County is an EEO employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Hays County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background checks, including reference checks, criminal history, and driver’s license checks and driving history.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $4,242.59 /month


  • nursing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)


  • BLS, ACLS (Preferred)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Preferred)

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