COVID-19

Overview

The Community Health Nurse will be part of a dynamic team focused primarily on communicable disease surveillance and management, responsible for investigating 60+ reportable diseases in humans residing in Tompkins County (for example Hepatitis A, Measles, Pertussis, and Tuberculosis) and responding to an outbreak when it occurs. This position will include working at immunization clinics at the Health Department and in the community, as well as education related to the transmission, testing, treatment, and prevention of communicable disease to affected persons and the general public.

Training will be provided. Tompkins County is committed to equity and inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.
Full-time, 35hrs a week; $37/hr hire rate; $40/hr work rate.

About Tompkins County Whole Health

Tompkins County Whole Health, a joint public health & mental health organization, provides numerous programs and services for Tompkins County residents. Learn more at: tompkinscountyny.gov/health

Mission
Our mission is to build a healthy, equitable community in Tompkins County by addressing the root causes of health disparities and integrating mental, physical and environmental health.

Vision
We envision a future where every person in Tompkins County can achieve wellness.

Intent
An integrated and empowered team, advancing a collaborative effort to promote prevention and equitably improve individual and population health.