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Works under the direction of the PHEPP Manager in coordination with the Chief of Nursing, to establish, implement CBRNE terrorism health education programs while recruiting and retaining non-medical and medical volunteers.

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, an unrestricted license to practice registered nursing in the state of Tennessee, and at least five (5) years experience in an increasingly responsible Nursing Administrative capacity. (Master's degree in nursing or education and demonstrated practical experience in Community Health Education preferred.) (PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED.)
1.Must possess a valid Tennessee driver's license or secure one as of date of employment.
2.Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet county requirements of automobile insurance as of date of employment.
3.Must successfully complete a medical examination including a laboratory test for alcohol and substance abuse prior to employment.
1.Conduct an annual survey in Emergency Response Educational Needs Assessment to survey Shelby County Health Department employees and community volunteers to determine education deficits.
2.Develop educational curriculum and appropriate materials (including written materials, quarterly updates, etc) to train volunteers for response during any type of emergency.
3.Develop volunteer staff development activities and educational programs using multiple methodologies, based on needs identified and level of expertise / comprehension.
4.Recruit community volunteers (medical / non-medical) to support health emergency response activities.
5.Publicize current public health needs relevant to volunteers.
6.Serve as the lead in coordinating and scheduling volunteer training sessions.
7.Liaison with the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in preparing educational offerings to volunteers by assisting in the planning and implementation of EMA - facilitated preparation for disaster drills.
8.Maintain and revise the Shelby County Health Department response protocols for the United States Postal Service's Biohazard Detection System (BDS) and conduct / participate in an internal annual exercise (tabletop or full scale) to test the public health response to a BDS alarm.
9.Participate in emergency response activities to respond to a community emergency event.
10.Maintain perpetual on-call schedule of SCHD nurses and social workers for response in the event of a disaster.
11.Collaborate with the Office of Nursing on all RN training activities.
12.Perform other related duties as assigned.
1.Knowledge of available community based health and education resources.
2.Skilled in curriculum development and provision of professional adult health related education to persons from diverse and socioeconomic backgrounds.
3.Ability to network with the medical and/or business community.
4.Ability to give presentations to large groups including community and corporate leaders.
5.Ability to work in a fast paced, professional, diverse environment.
6.Ability to work with various local communities and community / neighborhood associations and agencies regarding emergency preparedness.