General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Aberdeen Proving Ground
GDIT is hiring a Public Health Nurse to support the Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) Division, Army Public Health Center (APHC) located in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. APHC's mission is to: Enhance Army readiness by identifying and assessing current and emerging health threats, developing and communicating public health solutions, and assuring the quality and effectiveness of the Army's Public Health Enterprise.
About the Program:
The Public Health Practice at APHC was established 8 years ago to support initiatives to improve the readiness of the force. This Division is involved in the Health of the Force and assessment of the community health and align with the accreditation of Public Health. This group informs the communities on disease intervention related to infectious disease outbreaks, maternal health, Family Advocacy for child and youth services, and health and sanitation inspection. This group serve as the senior public health resource for military treatment facilities. They develop the ways and means for the workforce – developing the workforce, standardizing tools, strategizing to inform policy to manage STI cases, child and youth services. The standardized tools are designed for community health assessments and are involved in disease outbreak investigations. This team of Army Public Health Nurses work to standardize training. If you like investigative work, this division is at the forefront of this work to ensure provider adoption and improve patient outcomes; they were tasked to respond to request for information on the measles outbreak and assessment of vulnerable populations within the Army.
Learn More about APHC HERE
The Public Health Nurse provides consultative assistance concerning APHN and preventive health practices and delivery across the enterprise to support and protect the operating force and military communities. Collaborates across the military health system, and among military services, national departments and agencies to develop, integrate, standardize, and evaluate public health strategies. Facilitates team planning, coordinating and conducting public health nursing (PHN) program reviews and consultation; develops strategies to resolve complex problems relating to PHN and facilitates implementation of standardized and evidence-based APHN practice, programs, and processes.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.