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To place a free or paid job posting, please contact the APHN office at 614-846-1777. Email: [email protected]


 
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 Program Manager of Public Health Nursing

 

About the Position
San Joaquin County Public Health Services is seeking an experienced public health
professional to join the leadership team. The Program Manager of Public Health Nursing
serves as the Disease Control and Prevention (DCP) unit Manager. This is a core position
found in every local health department and is pivotal in leading public health efforts to
reduce the instances of communicable diseases in the community. The importance of the
DCP unit’s mission cannot be understated and it’s success starts with the strong leadership of
the Program Manager.

 

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate would have extensive knowledge and experience in developing and
implementing communicable disease prevention programs for a diverse community. Because
so many factors impact health, it cannot be done in a vacuum. This individual would be highly
skilled at partnering across multiple sectors and leveraging data and resources to address
social, environmental, and economic conditions that affect health and health equity.
An ideal candidate would embrace PHS’ evolving horizontal leadership style and work closely
with other managers across the department as part of the management team. This individual
would also “model the way” for DCP staff to experiment with new ways to work across
programmatic boundaries. Key to success, this leadership role requires an individual who
knows how to gain trust – and how to trust. This also requires excellent communication skills.

Position Brochure
San Joaquin Program Manager PH Nursing DCP 0521.pdf

Apply At
Announcement: Program Manager of Public Health Nursing - San Joaquin County (jobapscloud.com)

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Quality Assurance Nurse
Orange County, California

AM TRACE has an immediate opening for a full time Public Health Nurse for COVID-19 VACCINE Quality Assurance to support Orange County COVID-19 vaccine distribution and immunization programs county wide. This position will begin immediately. Candidates will work both remotely from a home office and onsite at various locations within Orange County, California.
  
The Public Health Nurse for COVID-19 VACCINE Quality Assurance will provide quality assurance oversight for the COVID-19 vaccination program, including tracking inventory, ensuring proper handling of COVID-19 vaccine, performing quality assurance activities, and serving as a liaison to assigned vaccine clinic sites. This includes maintaining stakeholder communications and relationships

Responsibilities

  • Provide quality assurance oversight for assigned vaccine clinic sites\
  • Track COVID-19 vaccine inventory for assigned vaccine clinic sites
  • Serve as point of escalation for vaccine record requests that cannot be handled by frontline staff. 
  • Answer vaccine record requests and provide immunization record transcription on an as needed basis
  • Implement quality assurance measures to ensure proper vaccine management, handling, and distribution to various vaccination sites
  • Perform quality assessments and data collection, such as throughput and total number of individuals vaccinated
  • Liaise with local vaccine clinics and distribution locations to facilitate adherence to appropriate protocols
  • Share evidence-based practices, improvement strategies and educational resources with program stakeholders to ensure testing program success
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to vaccine providers in storing and handling of vaccine
  • Perform site visits to assigned vaccine clinic sites at regular intervals
  • Provide information to data collection team
  • Ensure compliance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Vaccine Tracking System (VTrckS), the COVID Vaccination Management System (CVMS), the California Immunization Registry (CAIR2) or any related federal or state databases developed for the distribution and tracking of a COVID-19 vaccine

Apply at:  https://careers-amtrace.icims.com/jobs/2349/job?mode=job&iis=Job+Board&iisn=APHN


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POSITION DESCRIPTION
 

Position Title Department Date
Public Health Nurse Prevention 2021

 

Function
The Public Health Nurse (RN) provides nursing services to two priority populations: People Who Use Drugs (PWUD) and gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. The RN will use a harm reduction and trauma informed approach to provide specialized nursing support and HIV/HCV/STI screening and treatment to these populations. The PHN will also provide administrative support for other clinical activities such as patient walk-in triage, health navigation, risk reduction counseling, supply inventory, and serve as a resource for program staff. The RN will work in episodic clinics.

1. Representative Duties:
⦁ Providing Patient Triage: the safe, effective and appropriate disposition of health related problems
⦁ Provide patients with accessible care that operates within the harm reduction framework
⦁ Administers comprehensive evaluation of patient telephone callers and walk-in patients, develops care plan, consults with other disciplines as needed, and implements plan including referrals
⦁ Advocates for patient care as nurse member of multidisciplinary medical team
⦁ Care plan is communicated to patients in a timely manner
⦁ Documents triage encounters in medical record, documenting all appropriate activities and plan
2. Health Navigation
⦁ Delivers personalized services to our patients to improve their care using careful assessment, planning, coordination and delivery of care, and outcome evaluation of the plan
⦁ Coordinates follow up care for acutely ill patients including primary care and specialty visits including HCV treatment, substance use services, PrEP, nPEP, and behavioral health.
⦁ Coordinates preventative services for defined population including education, vaccinations, monitoring and arranging for lab tests and referrals
⦁ Evaluates adherence to care plan to promote patient’s well-being
⦁ Documents services in medical record, documenting all appropriate activities and plan
3. Providing direct patient care, using nursing procedures as appropriate for a Registered Nurse
⦁ Provides episodic care as appropriate to the target populations with an emphasis on HIV and HCV prevention and behavioral issues (i.e. medication compliance, safe sex) and provide follow-up as indicated.
⦁ Assists with patient care under the direction of appropriate medical provider and/or under nursing scope of practice
⦁ Administers medications and vaccinations, (PO, IM, SC, ID).
⦁ Checks supplies for nursing patient encounters and notifies manager or supply ordering designee if additional stock needed
⦁ Administers all medical tests and procedures as per protocol
⦁ Assists with preventative medicine efforts (e.g.: flu, STD, vital sign checks, occupational health)
⦁ Clearly communicates interventions to patients
⦁ Communicates changes to plan of care
4. Maintains comprehensive knowledge of medical issues
⦁ Maintains comprehensive knowledge of medical developments in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS and HCV infection, pain management, health issues related to homelessness and injection drug use, as well as and behavioral issues (i.e. medication compliance, safe sex, social and behavioral effects of drug use) as well as other medical conditions appropriate.
⦁ Learn and maintain knowledge regarding harm reduction, and cultural competency regarding drug use.
⦁ Seeks out continuing education opportunities related to essential job functions
⦁ Completes continuing education requirements per the Massachusetts Board of Nursing regulations
⦁ Obtains ACRN or other certifications related to essential job functions within 2 years of hire
⦁ Understands and maintains universal precautions in all clinical activities
5. Age Specific Care
⦁ Provides age-specific care per Fenway Health policy
6. Provides Health Education
⦁ Provides community health education
⦁ Provides patient education related to their medical and psychosocial needs
⦁ Maintains comprehensive knowledge of vaccines, medications, and other therapeutic interventions as appropriate to our outpatient clinic
⦁ Maintains comprehensive knowledge of FH policies, procedures and services including those of TFI
⦁ Maintains knowledge of community resources
⦁ Assists in training other employees in the medical department including orientation of new staff, volunteers, and students
7. Effectively communicates with patients, co-workers on medical team, in medical department and across departments
⦁ Demonstrates competency in EMR, Microsoft Outlook, CareWeb and/or Care360, and other health informatics platforms
⦁ Complete all data entry and documentation in a timely manner
⦁ Attends and participates in regularly scheduled general staff meetings as well as Nursing meetings (e.g. MDSM)
⦁ Is available to meet with team members during assigned work hours
⦁ Understands and abides by HIPAA regulations
⦁ Demonstrates a commitment to strong customer service
⦁ Ability to work as a team member
8. Meets Agency Participatory Expectations
⦁ Suggests and participates in continuing quality improvement efforts
⦁ Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
⦁ Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
⦁ Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
⦁ Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
⦁ Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
⦁ Attends all regularly scheduled research meetings, trainings, forums and pertinent FCH staff meetings
⦁ Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
⦁ Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested
9. Performs other related duties as required
⦁ Conduct community and Street outreach
⦁ Provide coverage across other public health sites in Cambridge and Boston

Requirements
⦁ ASN/BSN/MSN and current licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
⦁ Familiarity with the LGBTQIA+ community, people living with HIV/AIDS (e.g., ANAC certification), and People Who Use Drugs (PWUD)
⦁ Commitment to community and public health
⦁ Experience with electronic medical records strongly preferred
⦁ Current CPR Certification
⦁ BLS certification required
⦁ 2 or more years’ experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred
Physical Requirements:
⦁ Requires being able to work a 7.5 hour day, the majority of it sitting (>70%)
⦁ Requires handling average-weight objects up to 15-20 pounds, assisting with patients and standing and/or walking for most the day
⦁ May work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training
⦁ Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment


Supervisory Responsibility
None

Please use this link to apply:
https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/419497/Fenway-Health/Public-Health-Nurse-RN-Full-Time-Per-Diem


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COUNTY OF LAKE, CALIFORNIA
CAREER OPPORTUNITY

DIRECTOR OF NURSING - Annual Salary $105,227 - $127,899 DOE/DOQ
AND
Multiple Other PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING Career Opportunities:
Public Health Nurse I/II- Annual Salary $72,612- $97,427 DOE/DOQ
Public Health Nurse Senior - Annual Salary $88,483 - $107,536 DOE/DOQ
Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior - Annual Salary $56,721 - $81,952 DOE/DOQ

Lake County…a land for all seasons…

The County of Lake seeks a Director of Nursing (DON) to oversee all Public Health nurse and medical programs for the County. In addition to hiring a Director of Public Health Nursing, the County is looking to fill several other nursing positions and you can apply for one, or all of these opportunities through this job announcement! Successful candidates for all positions will be registered nurses, and the Public Health Nurses and Director of Nursing will be a Certified Public Health Nurse from the California Board of Registered Nursing who is driven, committed, responsive and passionate about serving the community and supporting public health programs.

The DON will be involved in strategic planning and be a critical part of the leadership team to identify how to spend recovery funds, increase funding, consider organizational change, develop new programs, and assist in identifying hiring needs to stand up new programs. The DON will also be involved in identifying staff development and training needs. This position also has unique leadership opportunities, as it may also serve as the Heath Services Director (Public Health Department Head) in their absence. The DON has a dual reporting responsibility to the Director of Public Health and the Public Health Officer. This position and will oversee an approximate budget of $3 million, a direct staff of eight and currently 25 other community and public health nurses and support staff.

THE JOB – DIRECTOR OF NURSING (DON):
WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT THIS JOB? Beyond the ability to lead public health community and nursing programs, the DON will be involved in strategic planning and be a critical part of the leadership team to identify how to spend recovery funds, increase funding, consider organizational change, develop new programs, and assist in identifying hiring needs to stand up new programs. The DON will also be involved in identifying staff development and training needs. This position also has unique leadership opportunities, as it may also serve as the Heath Services Director (Public Health Department Head) in their absence. Additionally, the team and leadership will look to the DON for expertise in interpreting regulations and applying flexibility to maximize effectiveness. The DON serves on several local and regional committees and may attend meetings outside of normal working hours, and/or work on-call to respond to emergency situations during weekends, holidays, and other off-hour shifts.

The DON has a dual reporting responsibility to the Director of Public Health and the Public Health Officer. This position is responsible for identifying state and/or federally mandated programs that will benefit the community the most, and develop the scope of work, and program design that will meet mandate requirements and ensure implementation of these programs. The DON has oversight of eight direct reports, a total of 25 staff, and an annual approximate budget of $3 million. The DON will oversee the successful development and execution of the County’s Public Health Nursing Programs including public relations, program planning and evaluation, and special health programs (such as COVID-19 vaccination centers). These programs currently include:

• Communicable Disease Control

• Tuberculosis Control

• STD and AIDS Prevention and Control

• Children’s Medical Services

• Child Health and Disease Prevention

• Family Planning

• Emergency Preparedness

• MediCAL Administration

• Medical programs and case management for individuals in the foster care system, public homeless shelters, and County Jails.

Required Qualifications - Training and Experience:

• A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Nursing, and increasingly responsible experience performing public health nursing work which includes administrative, management, or supervisory position,

• Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California,

• Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing,

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License, and

• Eligibility for State Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP classification).

Desirable:

• Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health, or related field.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is $105,227 – $127,899 DOE/DOQ and has the option to be a full-time employee with the below benefits, or negotiate a contract employee with a higher salary.

• Retirement: The County participates in CalPERS retirement, (2% @ 55 formula – Classic, 2% @ 62 formula – New).

• Management leave: 40 hours paid administrative leave per year that may be cashed out.

• Health Insurance: The County currently pays a $1000 monthly contribution toward the employee’s choice of medical, dental and vision; life insurance is provided.

• Holiday and Vacation: 12 paid holidays per year.

• 3 weeks of paid vacation per year for the first through fourth year of employment.

• 12 days of paid sick leave per year which are accrued and not capped.

• Various pretax options such as dependent care, and unreimbursed medical.

• Department paid cell phone or cell phone stipend are available.

• Deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, AFLAC, AIRMed Care and Supplemental Life Insurance are available.

Additional benefits may also include (currently under review): relocation allowance, tuition reimbursement, sign-on incentive, student loan forgiveness programs, prior government service toward vacation accrual, and purchase of vacation and sick time.

Other PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING Career Opportunities
ANNUAL SALARIES:

• Public Health Nurse Senior – Annual Salary $ $88,483 - $107,536 DOE/DOQ

• Public Health Nurse I/II– Annual Salary $ $72,612 $97,427 DOE/DOQ

• Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior – Annual Salary $56,721 -- $81,952 DOE/DOQ

REQUIREMENTS / JOB DESCRIPTIONS / BENEFITS:

• Public Health Nurse Senior – Annual Salary
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakecountyca/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=841614&viewOnly=yes

• Public Health Nurse I/II– Annual Salary https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakecountyca/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=912908&viewOnly=yes

• Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior – https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakecountyca/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&ClassSpecID=782605

To see the full recruitment brochure, visit: https://wbcpinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/WBCP_LAKC_DN_PHO_FINAL.pdf

HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration please apply ASAP as we will conduct interviews with qualified candidates as they are received.

To apply, please complete an application at: https://apptrkr.com/2248945

• SELECT WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR

• Questions? Call Wendi at 541-664-0376, or email [email protected]

Interview Timeline: Mark your calendar for these Important Dates:

• We have ongoing interviews scheduled, but starting on May 26 and June 1 – depending on need we may schedule additional interview dates (interviews are currently being scheduled for virtual).

The County of Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
CAREER OPPORTUNITY

DIRECTOR OF NURSING – Annual Salary $105,872 – $135,137 DOE/DOQ
AND
Multiple Other PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING Career Opportunities:
Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior– Annual Salary $82,929 – $100,796 DOE/DOQ
Community Health Nurse I/II – Annual Salary $78,291 – $95,180 DOE/DOQ

The County of San Luis Obispo seeks a Director of Nursing (DON) to oversee the Family Health Services Division within the County’s Health Agency. In addition to hiring a Director of Public Health Nursing, the County is looking to fill several other nursing positions and you can apply for one, or all these opportunities through this job announcement! Successful candidates for all positions will be registered nurses in California, and the Public Health Nurse and Director of Nursing positions will be a Certified Public Health Nurse (PHN), from the California Board of Registered Nursing, within 6 – 12 months of appointment. The Community Health Nurse does not require a PHN. These positions all require candidates who are driven, committed, responsive and passionate about serving the community and supporting public health programs.

The DON will be involved in strategic planning and be a critical part of the leadership team to manage the public health nursing services of the Health Agency. The DON will coordinate resources and communications to meet identified County and public health nursing service needs and assures effective and efficient programs are successful. The DON will also be involved in providing consultation to administrators, staff, outside agencies, and the public concerning division operations and services. The DON will oversee an approximate budget of $11 million, and a staff of 75 (50 professionals and 25 support staff).

THE JOB – DIRECTOR OF NURSING (DON):
WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT THIS JOB? In addition to leading public health community and nursing programs, the DON will be involved in strategic planning and be a critical part of the leadership team to manage the public health nursing services of the Health Agency. The DON will coordinate resources and communications to meet identified County and public health nursing service needs and assure effective and efficient programs are successful. This position also has unique leadership opportunities, and seeks a candidate eager to devote ownership over the programs within the department. Additionally, the team and leadership will look to the DON for expertise in the development and preparation of the annual budget for the department as well as providing consultation to internal and external stakeholders concerning the department’s programs. The DON will respond to inquiries, resolve issues and conflicts, and provide detailed and technical information concerning standards, laws, regulations, codes, and state and federal requirements. The DON serves on several local and regional committees and may attend meetings outside of normal working hours, and/or work on-call infrequently to respond to emergency situations during weekends, holidays, and other off-hour shifts.

The DON reports directly to the County’s Health Officer/Public Health Director and is responsible for evaluating the department’s services and programs to enhance the operational efficiency and capacity to meet the public’s needs. The DON will oversee an approximate budget of $11 million, a direct staff of seven and 68 other public health nurses and support staff. The DON will oversee the successful development and execution of the County’s Public Health Nursing Programs inclduing public relations, program planning and evaluation, and special health programs (such as COVID-19 vaccination centers).

The DON has program oversight of:
• Immunization
• Lead Poisoning Prevention
• Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
• Tuberculosis (TB)
• Communicable Disease
• Suspected Abuse Response Team (SART)
• Family Planning (Title X)
• Women’s Cancer Detection
• Maternal and Child Health (Title V)
• Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program
• Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention (4Ps)
• Martha’s Place Clinical Assessment
• Field Nursing/Home Visiting
• California Children’s Services
• Medical Therapy Program
• Children’s Health and Disability Prevention
• Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care

DON Required Qualifications - Training and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Nursing, and increasingly responsible four years of experience performing public health nursing work after receipt of a California public health nurse certificate; two years of required experience must be as a supervisor in a public health agency,
• Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California,
• Possession of a Certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, within 6 – 12 months from appointment.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License,
• Eligibility for State Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP classification)

Desirable:
• Master’s degree in Nursing or Public Health may substitute for one year of the required non-supervisor experience.
• Public sector experience (county, schools, etc.)

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is $105,872 – $135,137 DOE/DOQ
• Retirement: The County participates in an independent pension system that is reciprocal to CalPERS.
• Management Leave: Five days paid administrative leave per year.
• Health Insurance: The County currently pays a $975 monthly contribution for a single employee or $1,250 monthly contribution for two or more dependents toward the employee’s choice of medical, dental and vision; life insurance is provided.
• Holidays/Leave: 12 paid holidays per year; 1 personal leave day per year
• Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation per year for the first through fourth year of employment; three weeks per years for the fifth through ninth year of employment; and four weeks per year for 10 or more years of employment.
• Sick Leave: 12 days of paid sick leave per year which are accrued and not capped.
• Technology Stipend: Department paid cell phone or cell phone stipend are available.
• Additional benefits also include: Deferred compensation plans with employer match up to $500, voluntary long- and short-term disability, supplemental life insurance, relocation allowance, tuition reimbursement, lateral experience credit toward vacation accrual, sick leave exchange for vacation; various pretax options such as dependent care, and flexible spending accounts.

To see the County’s Benefits-at-a-Glance https://wbcpinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Director-of-Nursing-County-of-SLO-Benefits.pdf.

Other PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING Career Opportunities
ANNUAL SALARIES:
• Public Health Nurse II– Annual Salary $82,929 – $100,796 DOE/DOQ
• Community Health Nurse II – Annual Salary $78,291 -- $95,180 DOE/DOQ

REQUIREMENTS / JOB DESCRIPTIONS / BENEFITS:
• Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior https://wbcpinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/PUBLIC-HEALTH-NURSE-ll.pdf
• Community Health Nurse I/II – https://wbcpinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/COMMUNITY-HEALTH-NURSE-II.pdf

TO SEE THE FULL RECRUITMENT BROCHURE, VISIT: https://indd.adobe.com/view/6804600a-ad87-40dd-9fbd-aa257ba8a127

HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration please apply by June 9, 2021.

To apply, please complete an application at: https://apptrkr.com/2262076
• SELECT WHICH POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR
• Questions? Call Wendi at 541-630-0657, or email [email protected]

Interview Timeline: Mark your calendar for these Important Dates:
• Interviews are tentatively scheduled for June 30th and July 1st. Candidates need to be available for both days.

The County of San Luis Obispo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Solano County California



Public Health Nurse Manager

Recruitment #21-336010-02

Approximate Salary $119,221.49 - $144,914.48/year

Opening Date 4/29/2021 12:30:00 PM

Final Filing Date 5/20/2021 5:00:00 PM

Contact Information Carlise Mickens (707) 784-6188

Type of Recruitment Open Competitive

The Public Health Nurse Manager plans, organizes and oversees the work of professional staff engaged in one or more public health programs; assists in the formulation of policies and procedures; supervises and serves as a consulting resource for a large staff involved in providing health, social and mental health services; serves as a member of the department’s management/supervisory team.
The Public Health Nurse Manager is responsible for developing and managing multiple health services programs.  The Public Health Nurse Manager assists in the formulation of goals, objec­tives, policies, and procedures and assume significant responsibility for the preparation and admin­istra­tion of assigned budgets. The Public Health Nurse Manager ensures that assigned activities are completed in a timely and efficient manner consistent with defined policies and regulations.
The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience: Three (3) years of general public health or mental health nursing experience, depending on area of assignment, which includes one year of supervisory and/or program coordinator responsibility.

Education/Training: 
Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university in Public Health, or Nursing administration.  A Master’s degree is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse license issued by California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Possession of a California State Public Health nursing certificate is required for positions allocated to the Public Health section of the nursing Division.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license may be required.
  • Must possess CPR card prior to appointment.

 To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15982

Apply Online At: https://www.jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=21&R2=336010&R3=02

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
invites applications for the position of:

Public Health Division Manager

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 
SALARY:

Monthly Annual
$10,006.59 - $12,159.34 $120,079.08 - $145,912.08

 

OPENING DATE: 04/24/21

CLOSING DATE: 05/16/21 11:59 PM

THE POSITION:

Are you a mission-driven leader with an equity mindset? Are you dedicated to improving and protecting the public's health across the lifespan through prevention, education, and oversight? Do you get energized when partnering with the community to improve health outcomes? If so, come lead with us and join Washington County Department of Health and Human Services as a Public Health Division Manager!

We are seeking an innovative and experienced leader to manage the Public Health Division within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, you will apply a visionary mindset backed by the leadership skills to manage and successfully operate a complex division. You will also utilize your extensive knowledge and experience working with public health to develop program strategies and goals. Additionally, you will be an advocate for the Public Health division, while also supporting the priorities and strategic initiatives of the larger HHS department. This position serves on the leadership team for HHS and helps focus and implement the department's overall strategic plan.

Public Health is a large division within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This position directs, manages, supervises, plans, and coordinates the activities and operations of the overall division, including the following programs:

  • Disease Control and Prevention (DCAP)
  • Environmental Health / Mosquito Control / Vital Records Health
  • Equity, Planning and Policy (HEPP)
  • Maternal, Child and Family Program (MCF)
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) & Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Research, Analytics, Informatics and Data (RAID) & Medical Examiner (ME)
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, strategically minded leader with a strong background in public health administration who exhibits excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing. They will also be collaborative, flexible, adaptable, self-directed and possess effective problem-solving skills and an ability to learn County policies and procedures quickly. Additionally, they will possess the ability to work and interact with staff, clients, and members of the public in a courteous, professional manner. Having the ability to be a champion for Public Health and be committed to making sure that county, regional and state leadership are aware of the good work that Public Health does, including funding needs and policy issues is a plus. Finally, they will have experience with public health accreditation and be well-versed in foundational public health services.

To learn more about the division, please use this link: Public Health

Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce.
Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Duties may include:

  1. Manages, coordinates and implements complex programs within an assigned division within the Department of Health and Human Services; areas of responsibility may include public health programs, behavioral health programs or developmental disability programs.
  2. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of department strategic plan and division goals, objectives, policies, and protocols for assigned programs; and develops division policies and procedures.
  3. Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of program service delivery methods and procedures; and recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels as well as ensuring continuous improvement culture.
  4. Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned staff; assigns work activities, projects and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; and meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
  5. Assists in creating a positive and supportive work environment; enforces a safe workplace; establish a culture of teamwork and communication; creates a workplace that promotes the organizational values of workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion; and actively promotes an environment respectful of living and working in a multicultural society.
  6. Reviews and analyzes the operations of services including contracted providers; recommends changes, as appropriate, to ensure adequate delivery of services; and stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of health and human services program development and administration.
  7. Interprets and applies provisions of laws, rules, ordinances and regulations governing the administration and management of program areas; and often convenes or participates in meetings with community groups.
  8. Oversees and coordinates contracted services; develops requests for proposal; evaluates submissions and makes recommendations on contract awards; negotiates and administers contracts; and monitors services to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
  9. Directs the research, compilation, and maintenance of statistics, records, and data required for compliance with mandated reporting requirements; directs the preparation of annual and periodic reports on division operations, program planning and evaluation.
  10. Reviews the quality of programs and services; and makes recommendations for program modification(s).
  11. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures.
  12. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the division’s annual budget; participates in the forecasting of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; and implements adjustments.
  13. Serves as the division liaison for collaborative efforts with other Health and Human Services divisions, county departments and outside agencies; and negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
  14. Conducts or oversees a variety of organizational studies, investigations and operational studies; responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; and recommends modifications to policies and procedures, as appropriate.
  15. Attends and participates in department leadership team and professional group meetings; and participates in leadership development opportunities.
  16. Evaluates legislative bills and concepts, including understanding potential implications; and provides education and information to county and state leadership through written and/or oral briefings or testimony.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education and Experience:
Per Oregon Revised Statutes 431.131 and 431.141, the minimum qualifications of this position are:

  • Documented public health work experience and education that demonstrates competencies in the foundational capabilities as defined by ORS 431.131 and foundational programs as defined by ORS 431.141.
  • A Doctorate Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences, public or health administration, or related science or health fields; AND four (4) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
  • A Master's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences public or health administration, or related science or health fields; AND six (6) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, environmental sciences public or health administration, or related science or health fields; AND eight (8) years of experience in a supervisory or management position spanning responsibilities in the defined principal duties of this position classification.

Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: Health and Human Services Division Manager.

Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Selection Process:
1. An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of May 17, 2021.

2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after May 24, 2021.

3. Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully pass SME evaluation as soon as possible.

Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.

Status of Your Application:
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" from email notifications
from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.

Veterans' Preference:
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' Preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: [email protected] at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.

Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment
Yeji Seo, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
[email protected]

* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *
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FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
APPLY: http://www.washcojobs.org

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
Washington County Public Services Building
155 N First Avenue Ste. 270
Hillsboro, OR 97124
503-846-8606
[email protected]

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REGISTERED NURSE-HEALTH EDUCATOR

Ouray County, Colorado
Salary: $60,999 - $70,755

Ouray County is located in southwest Colorado and encompasses a diverse landscape, including the headwaters of the Uncompahgre River in the high country of the San Juan Mountains, the broad mesas of the Uncompahgre Plateau region, and the valley of the Uncompahgre River. The county covers 542 square miles, has a population of approximately 4,800 residents, and has two incorporated municipalities: the City of Ouray, the county seat, and the Town of Ridgway. Visitors from around the world are drawn to Ouray County for its history, natural beauty, and variety of outdoor activities.

The Ouray County Public Health Agency's mission is to promote and protect the health and environment of Ouray County residents. The Public Health Agency administers programs that affect the county as a whole, working to communicate, educate, and offer services that will provide a healthy, safe environment in which to live and work.

The Registered Nurse / Health Educator will provide public health nursing services and public health education on behalf of the Ouray County Public Health Agency. Essential functions of this position include immunizations, developmental screening of children, Tuberculosis Surveillance, Communicable Disease investigation, and other projects as agreed upon by the Director of Public Health and the Registered Nurse. This position provides public health education on various public health related matters as assigned by the Public Health Director. Public Health experience or training is necessary to be able to function in this capacity. An understanding of vaccination schedules for all ages and an understanding of normal developmental stages of children is required.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing by the National League for Nursing, and 3-5 years of experience in a public health department or clinical practice. Candidates must have experience vaccinating infants through elderly, experience with public health outreach on various public health services, prevention and wellness, and be licensed in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse by time of hire.

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Ouray County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: May 30, 2021 (open until filled).

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Nurses - Come work for Fairfax County Government!

Be part of a dedicated group of individuals helping their community by making a difference as a Public Health Nurse with the Fairfax County Health Department. We are currently hiring for clinical services, school health and maternal child health programs. We offer great benefits and several positions offer a $2,000 signing bonus for new hires*.

Fairfax County Health Department provides nursing support in various program service areas:

Clinic Services provide various services such as pregnancy testing and counseling, maternity services, public health assessment, international travel vaccinations, newcomer (refugee) services, sexually transmitted infection treatment and follow-up, HIV testing and counseling, tuberculosis screening and treatment, adult and childhood immunizations to individuals, families, and targeted at-risk populations in the clinical setting.

School Health work in the school health program assigned to school sites. Provide a variety of community services using a multi-disciplinary approach serving diverse populations within the school community. Services and interventions include outreach which include home/school visits, community assessment, health promotion, education, case finding, care coordination and disease prevention for students, families, and communities. This is a 12-month position.

Maternal Child Health provide home visiting services to high-risk pregnant women, infants, and children. Transforms the lives of vulnerable families using a multidisciplinary approach to improve pregnancy outcomes, child health and development, and family economic self-sufficiency. Applies public health nursing principles of case-finding, health promotion, anticipatory guidance and education, case management and disease prevention. Identifies, screens, and assesses clients for health risks and implements public health nursing interventions that focus on positive pregnancy and infant/child health outcomes. Provides parenting education, child health and development screening, evaluation, and consultation.

Note: Health Department positions are designated as emergency responders in the event of a public health crisis. As a public health emergency responder, Public Health Nurse positions may be reassigned to provide support based on the emergency response service needs. The temporary reassignment may require employees to function in a role outside of the typical job duties. The emergency response may also require employees to work alternative work schedules to include weekend and evenings.
For more information on what public health nurses do for the Health Department watch our video:  here

To find great Nursing job opportunities, click the link below and search for the word ‘nurse’- https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty?keywords=
Check out some of the great benefits Fairfax County Government offers its employees! 
Fairfax County Benefits Summary | Human Resources

 
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Senior Public Health Nurse
$8,240 - $10,016/Monthly*

Make a positive impact on our community by joining the County of Sonoma's Public Health team!

Starting Salary up to $57.59/hour ($120,197/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month.* 

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services seeks candidates for a Senior Public Health Nurse position in the Immunization Assistance Program.

What Makes Sonoma County a Great Choice

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $850 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, and 12 paid holidays per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

About the Position

Reporting to the Disease Control Supervising Pubic Health Nurse, this position coordinates the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Immunization Assistance Program. The Senior Public Health Nurse acts as a liaison and provide immunization-related information, education, and regulations to schools, day care centers, community-based clinics, physicians, Child Health and Disability Prevention staff, and other partner agencies. The position is an integral member of the Disease Control Team and works closely with the California Department of Health Care Services. Although primarily supporting Disease Control, this position may be required to support other nursing needs and priorities within the Division or Department, as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Diplomatic skills and aptitude to work with difficult target populations 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence in delivering presentations to community members and healthcare providers
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Some experience with or knowledge of immunizations
  • Recent experience working in a public health department/setting
  • Spanish-bilingual is highly desirable

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Direct Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/3015407/senior-public-health-nurse?keywords=Senior%20Public%20Health%20Nurse&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

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 Nursing Services Director - Public Health

$122,075 - $148,373/Annually*

The Department of Health Services (DHS) seeks an experienced leader for the position of Nursing Services Director - Public Health!

Starting salary up to $148,373/year, and a cash allowance of approximately $600/month. Plus a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package.*  
 

What We Offer

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

 About the Position

The Nursing Services Director - Public Health plans and supervises the work of DHS' nurse workforce of approximately sixty full-time staff and allied personnel to ensure the understanding of and compliance with laws, regulations, codes, and agency policies and programs. The Director oversees nursing services which are focused on the control and prevention of communicable and chronic disease; the promotion of maternal, child, and adolescent health; the prevention of abuse and neglect of children, elders, and spouses; outreach screening, case management, resource coordination, and assessment; and the delivery and evaluation of care for individuals, families, and communities. As an integral part of the DHS leadership team, the Director is also responsible for:

  • Reviewing and implementing the Health Support Field Operations guide, a component of the Department’s 18-month work plan for Emergency Preparedness

  • Leading the development of quality assurance and performance measures across all DHS divisions, clinical programs, and services related to nursing and allied personnel

  • Developing, implementing, and updating plans, policies, protocols, and standards for nursing services

  • Supporting the integration of nursing services throughout the department

  • Overseeing professional development of nursing personnel, including the oversight and adherence to appropriate HIPAA, health regulations, codes, licensure, and certification requirements

  • Representing DHS at county, regional, state, and national levels

  • Coordinating nursing disaster service duties and serving as a member of the Department Operations Center (DOC) and/or Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in times of disaster

  • Overseeing and leading three management staff members of the California Children’s Services and Disease Control units of DHS

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess management, supervisory, and professional-level administrative experience within a multi-disciplinary public service delivery system

  • Be a strategic thinker who can identify courses of action that advance quality assurance and performance measures across all DHS divisions, clinical programs, and services of the Department

  • Provide forward-thinking direction in the application of principles, practices, protocols, and standards for nursing services

  • Be an initiator, identifying new possibilities for combining opportunities and resources to advance community health policies and goals

  • Develop relationships and serve as a liaison with agencies across county, regional, state, and national levels

  • Possess excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Direct Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonoma/jobs/2992410/nursing-services-director-public-health?keywords=Nursing%20Services%20Director&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 

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