Temporary - Registered Nurse Senior

  • City of Austin, TX
  • Austin, Texas
  • Aug 07, 2020
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing plus two years of experience in clinic, hospital and/or public health nursing.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • License to practice nursing in the State of Texas.
  • Must have current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR ) course completion card and will be required to maintain a current certification during employment.
    Notes to Applicants

    When completing the City of Austin employment application :

    • Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
    • A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered.
    • A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please include contact information from previous employers.
    • A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.
    • When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Work experience listed must include month, year and a verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone number. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    If you are selected to interview:

    • Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference
    • This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation ( CBI ).
    • If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required.
    • Candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment.
    • This position may require occasional driving. If selected, the top candidate must comply with the City of Austin Safe Driver Policy.
    • Each individual who submits an Application as provided in the Municipal Civil Service Rules and meet the Minimum Qualifications for a Competitive Position shall be considered a Candidate for that Position. Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department or division that the Position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the Position will be included in the initial interview.
    • All Austin Public Health worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any Austin Public Health worksite - including parking lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises.

    Please note that the Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days

    Pay Range
    $29.69 - $38.59

    Monday - Friday 8a-5pm.
    With the possibility of working outside of normal business hours as needed.

    Job Close Date
    Type of Posting External
    Department Austin Public Health
    Regular/Temporary Temporary
    Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
    Category Professional
    Location 5202 East Ben White, Austin
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Public Health experience
    • Emergency Response or Crisis Management experience
    • Community Outreach experience
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
    For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below:

    Registered Nurse Senior Job Description

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the job description below:

    Registered Nurse Senior Job Description

    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
    City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

    Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * This position requires graduation from an accredited school of nursing plus two years of experience in clinic, hospital and/or public health nursing. Do you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have a current healthcare provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * This position requires a current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. Do you meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Due to working in high risk areas, applicants applying for this position must comply with the departments immunization policy as a condition of employment. Can you meet this requirement?
    • Yes, I will comply to the vaccinations required by the APH department
    • No, I cannot meet this requirement
  • * Please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications for this position.
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * In the prior twelve months have you been employed by, owned any interest in, or been an officer or board member, for any business entity, including a non-profit organization, that is transacting any business with the City of Austin, including a recipient of any contracts, grants, or any funds of any kind from the City of Austin?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * If you answered yes to the question above, please describe your experience.
    (Open Ended Question)

    Optional & Required Documents
    Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • ResumeOptional Documents

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