East Shore District Health Dept. Hiring Nurse, Community Health Worker

BRANFORD, CT —The East Shore District Health Department, which covers Branford, East Haven and North Branford, is hiring a part-time community health worker and a full-time public health nurse.

Here’s what you need to know:

Public Health Nurse

This position is for a full-time General Public Health Nurse and will contribute to public health education. Investigating cases regarding Covid-19 and noting disease trends. The position performs assessments as needed, provides immunizations for adults and children, including flu vaccine and travel health vaccines. Vaccinate during the mass vaccination program for Covid-19. May also track illnesses, provide health education, provide Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) of TB medications, and cover general duties of the Public Health Nurse. May supervise volunteers who also conduct case investigations regarding Covid-19. A varied schedule will be required to include nights and weekends and on-call public health response duties. View full job description and qualifications HERE.

Community health worker

Part time, 20 to 25 hours per week. This is a professional position. The Community Health Worker, under the supervision of the Health Education Supervisor, will provide education, information, resources, and referrals to community members. This will be accomplished through interactions and building connections with communities, businesses and entities that serve those who live in the district. The community health worker will engage in health programs that educate and provide services. View full job description and qualifications HERE

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a letter of interest and a copy of your resume to the East Shore District Health Department at 688 East Main Street, Branford, Connecticut 06405, or email info@esdhd.org

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