Career Board

Organizational members receive free job postings on this Career Board; non-members pay $250 for a 60 day post.

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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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Future Salary Increase
3.0% annual across the board effective February 25, 2023*
Bi-annual step increases up to Step 14 

Do you enjoy having weekends and holidays off?
Public Health Nurse Managers work Monday through Friday!

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is recruiting for a Public Health Nurse Manager who will administer and supervise a variety of countywide public health nurses and community programs featuring the maternal through young adult population, and staffed primarily by Supervising Public Health Nurses, Public Health Nurses, Health Education Specialists, and Environmental Health Specialists.  This position will work under the direction of the Division Chief of Community and Family Health and works to ensure excellent program and nursing services and evidence-based practice, while optimizing resources for achieving individual and community health outcomes.

The incumbent may also perform the following essential functions:

  • Directs and oversees a quality management process that includes establishing goals and objectives of services, enhancing staff and resource and development, establishing and maintaining standards of practice and evaluating performance, competency and compliance.
  • Assesses, develops, reviews and implements program and nursing specific policies and procedures; establishes management information systems to monitor program effectiveness, efficiencies and outcomes.
  • Reviews legislation, administrative policy and directives to determine impact to services.  Issues recommendations and oversees service delivery changes.
  • Collaborates with relevant professional organizations, and works with State of California departments to implement services and public health policy.  Coordinates nursing services with contract agencies and serves as the liaison to public and private agencies.
  • Oversees and coordinates the nursing preparedness and response to natural and other emergencies and disasters.
  • Assesses the health status of program participants and their related determinates of health through the scientific process, and recommends changes to service delivery.
  • Oversees and directs nursing staff development, including training and skill building, performance observations and upholding nurse competencies and practice.
  • Ensures compliance with all fiscal, administrative and program requirements, including preparing and monitoring budgets.

The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies within DPH as they occur.

For more detailed information, refer to the Public Health Nurse Manager job description.

About Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

The San Bernardino County Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program’s mission is to improve health outcomes of the County’s reproductive age women, infants, children, adolescents and their families. MCAH believes and strives to shape a future San Bernardino County in which:

  • All children are wanted, nurtured and provided the assistance they need to mature into healthy, productive adults
  • Young adults are involved in health promoting activities and acquire the skills as adults to build strong families and communities
  • Women’s and families’ health, safety and well-being throughout life are a priority
  • Health disparities by racial, ethnic, geographic area and economic status have been eliminated
To learn more about the various programs within MCAH click here.
Vested in Retirement after only 5 years!!

 
As an alternative to the traditional benefits package, you may also be eligible to elect the Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides an increased base rate of pay ($2.00 per hour above the base rate of pay) with modified benefits. For more detailed information, refer to the MBO - Nurse Supervisory & Management BbOU - Benefits Summary Guide.

*Salary increases contingent upon assessed values for prior fiscal year.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Travel/License:  Travel throughout the County is required. Employees may be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.

Background Check Investigation: Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation and verification of employment history and education.

Continued Education: Additional training/coursework may be required.

BLS Certification**: Valid Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate (Course Completion Card) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) must be provided within 30 days of employment start/hire date, and must be maintained through the duration of the Public Health Nurse Manager employment. Contingent job offers may be made to candidates who have indicated that they have successfully completed the required Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) course, and are currently pending receipt of their AHA BLS Course Completion Card. Per AHA FAQ, AHA Training Centers must issue Course Completion Cards within 20 days of successful course completion. Please contact your AHA Instructor or Training Center Coordinator if you have any questions about your card. If you can't remember your Training Center or Instructor's information, visit the Lost Your AHA Completion Card page for more information.

Vaccination Requirement: Per the December 24, 2021 updated CA State Public Health Officer Order, all workers who provide services or work in facilities described in subdivision (a) of the order, including clinics and doctor offices, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In addition, CDPH Public Health Officer Orders updated on February 22, 2022 requires all workers in health care settings currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in the impacted facilities must be “fully vaccinated and boosted” for COVID-19 by March 1, 2022. Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements under section (1).  View the full order here: https://bit.ly/3k0RNMt 
COVID-19 Testing Requirements: Workers in impacted health care facilities who are not “fully vaccinated and boosted” are required to submit to COVID-19 testing at least  twice per week to meet testing requirements.

The entire All Facilities Letter notifying of updates to the Public Health Order is available at the following link:
 AFL 21-34.3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Personnel (HCP)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must meet all of the following licensure/certification, education, -andexperience requirements:

Licensure/Certification: Applicants must possess and maintain all of the following items:

  • Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN),
  • A valid Public Health Nurse certificate issued by the CA BRN, -and-
  • A valid Healthcare Provider level Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Course Completion Card)** issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). 

-AND-

Experience: Possess three (3) years of full-time equivalent work experience as a certified Public Health Nurse, which must include one (1) year in a public health agency -and- one (1) year of experience as a full-scope supervisor over a public health nursing staff. (All experience may be concurrent.)

-AND-

Education: Possess a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Nursing. Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Desired Qualifications:
The ideal candidate has supervisory and administrative experience; possesses excellent knowledge and competency and experience with the scope and standards of public health nursing practice, including individual and population-based assessment, diagnosis, outcomes, planning and evaluation; expertise with quality management; strong and confident in leading and supervising a multidisciplinary staff; competent in serving diverse cultural communities and skilled in writing and oral communication.  A public health nurse with a Master's degree in business/public/health administration is highly desirable.

Selection Process:
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire.

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.  

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide, or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.
 
EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.  
ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.
Veterans’ Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans’ Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

 Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process.

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SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
Family Health Programs

$56.51 - $68.49 Hourly

County of Marin
San Rafael, CA

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people "I work for the County of Marin." Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here.

The Department of Health & Human Services currently has one part-time (.80 FTE – 64 hours biweekly) opportunity for a Senior Public Health Nurse. The position offers a flexible schedule and no weekend work.

The Senior Public Health Nurse is part of Family Health Programs within the Public Health Division in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This position has several intersecting roles within Family Health Programs: Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP), Healthy Families Home Visiting, and California Children’s Services (CCS).

In the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program, the Senior Public Health Nurse is responsible for facilitating the transition of CHDP activities to Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan (MMCP) and understanding CalAIM. The CHDP activities consist of care coordination, provider medical practice audits, QI, training activities and attending statewide meetings.

In addition, the Senior Public Health Nurse serves as a consultant and a liaison with staff, parents, medical providers and other community agencies using the Healthy Families America (HFA) model. In this role, the Senior Public Health Nurse will carry a caseload of 5-10 families. When working with these families, the incumbent will utilize professional knowledge, judgement and skills founded in developing relationships with families and promoting individualized parenting strategies based on the strengths and challenges of each family. In this role, the Senior Public Health Nurse will assist with program fidelity (QI) and sustainability (grants & funding) for home visiting.

The position also serves as a nurse consultant for California Children’s Services (CCS) by ensuring clients meet medical eligibility and serving as a liaison with MMCP, families and providers.

Our Highly Qualified Candidate: 

Our ideal candidate will have strong experience working with families and children and/or experience as a Public Health Nurse; demonstrated professional nursing expertise and program knowledge to make medical judgments regarding covered benefits for children; familiarity with ACES/Social Determinants of Health; experience with infant and youth developmental milestones; an understanding of the power of strength-based relationships; excellent critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to adapt well to change and collaborate effectively with multiple disciplines, agencies and community-based programs; and knowledge of local community resources as well as the ability to link clients to needed services and provide some complex case management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Equivalent to two years of public health nursing experience, plus verification of seven hours of training in detection, prevention, intervention and reporting requirements and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Specified assignments in this classification may require a minimum residency or community involvement period in specified community districts and/or firsthand experience of health problems and successful rehabilitation for such problems in the targeted population.

Required Certificates and Licenses: 

  • Possession of a valid Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California 
  • Possession of a valid Public Health Certificate issued by the State of California
  • Possession of a current CPR certificate

Highly Desirable: Bilingual skills in Spanish and English are highly desirable.

Open & Continuous Recruitment: Because this recruitment is Open and Continuous, applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications as soon as possible. The filing period for an Open and Continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: http://www.marincounty.org/jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415-473-2126. EEO/TTY

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The County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency is seeking applications from exceptionally qualified individuals for the position of:
Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Please click here to view a detailed brochure including responsibilities and requirements of the position.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible for consideration.   

Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sdcounty/jobs/3701926/assistant-chief-nursing-officer-22092808u?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

http://www.SanDiegoCounty.gov

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Why Work Here? Be Valued!

As a public service agency, we know our greatest assets are the people behind the service. We recognize the value of our employees through competitive pay and an amazing benefit package for staff and their family. Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.

The FCPH value statement says it all: We serve our communities, our organization, and each other with Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Respect and Humility.

Franklin County Public Health provides:

  • Schedules to support a work/life balance.
  • Robust benefits including medical, dental, vision, an employee assistance program, parental leave and a flexible spending account.
  • Life insurance, short and long term disability options are also offered.
  • Vacation time, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays.
  • And much more!

Now Hiring: Public Health Nurse I or II – Infectious Disease
(Grant position)

The Public Health Nurse I or II works to effectively conduct surveillance and response of COVID-19 (including contact tracing) and other conditions of public health significance. To further enhance investigation, response and prevention by case identification and exposure to COVID-19 in high-risk settings or within vulnerable populations to target mitigation strategies. This position is grant-funded through the Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Enhanced Operations grant.

Duties Include:

  • Serves as a subject matter expert (SME) for healthcare and community outbreak response and infection prevention and control (IPC).
  • Serves as a Liaison for high-risk settings or vulnerable populations to build local capacity for reporting, rapid containment and prevention of COVID-19.
  • Provide guidance and Implements prevention strategies in high-risk settings such as long-term facilities (LTCFs) including building capacity to safely house and isolate infected and exposed residents.
  • Increase Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) assessment capacity using the CDC’s Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) tool either virtually or onsite to provide technical assistance to LTCF, residential care facilities/assisted living facilities, dialysis centers, FQHCs and other healthcare facilities in partnership with the ODH Healthcare-Associated Infections/Antimicrobial Resistance (HAIAR) Program.
  • Perform preparedness assessment to ensure interventions are in place to protect high-risk populations in partnership with preparedness staff and regional healthcare coalitions.
  • Participates in other related duties as assigned. 

Requirements:

  • Current and unrestricted Ohio Registered Nurse license as required by Ohio Department of Health grant.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 years of infection control or related experience required.
  • Public health or related nursing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and proficiency using an Electronic Health Record system preferred.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and ability to meet insurability requirements; some evening and weekend hours required.
  • As the infection prevention SME, will complete advanced infection prevention and control training, the Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC), the Centers for Medicare and Medical Services (CMS) Universal Infection Prevention and Control course and the CDC Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training course within the 9 to 12 months of hire.

Hiring Salary:

  • $27.96/hour - $32.15/hour for Public Health Nurse I
  • $29.79/hour - $34.26/hour for Public Health Nurse II
  • This is a non-exempt position.

Interested applicants should apply at https://franklincounty.bamboohr.com/jobs/ or email materials to [email protected] with the subject ‘Public Health Nurse I/II (Infectious Disease)’
Resume
Cover letter
Completed FCPH application (located: http://www.myfcph.org/careers)
Written example of work

Deadline for Applying: Internal applicants (08/12/2022); External applicants (Until filled)

No phone calls please. This is a grant-funded position and is contingent upon funding availability.

Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Learn more at www.myfcph.org.
FCPH is committed to providing a healthy work environment for all employees, and all employees agree to be non-tobacco users as a condition of employment (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, vapor, etc.). All applicants offered positions with FCPH must submit to and pass a drug and alcohol screen before beginning work. All FCPH Employees must be fully vaccinated (one or two doses depending on COVID-19 vaccination type) by November 23, 2021 unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.

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Why Work Here? Be Valued!

As a public service agency, we know our greatest assets are the people behind the service. We recognize the value of our employees through competitive pay and an amazing benefit package for staff and their family. Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.

The FCPH value statement says it all: We serve our communities, our organization, and each other with Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Respect and Humility.

Franklin County Public Health provides:

  • Schedules to support a work/life balance.
  • Robust benefits including medical, dental, vision, an employee assistance program and a flexible spending account.
  • Life insurance, short and long term disability options are also offered.
  • Vacation time, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays.
  • And much more!

Now Hiring: Public Health Nurse III/Supervisor
Immunization and School Health

Under direction of the Director of Prevention and Wellness, the Public Health Nurse Supervisor is responsible for program implementation, management and supervisory responsibilities of clinical services, home visiting, community based and population focused programs. This role oversees the day-to-day operations of the Immunizations and School Health programmatic areas/section.

This role is responsible for the supervision of all grants/contracts as assigned including but not limited to the Get Vaccinated Ohio subgrant. This role also participates in Incident Command System in a leadership role providing medical/nursing expertise of emergency preparedness activities

Duties Include:

  • Provides clinical oversight of the childhood and adult vaccination community-based clinics. Ensures grant administrative compliance of the Get Vaccinated Ohio Grant. Serves as a clinical health lead within the department under the direction of the Director of Prevention & Wellness.
  • Provides supervision and review of individual and team performance in alignment with FCPH mission and goals. Provides direct and indirect supervision, coaching, and oversight to direct and indirect staff with performance evaluations, mentoring and discipline. Leads the section workforce training and development initiatives, research review processes, and related initiatives.
  • Conduct and evaluate population level interventions to address specific public health issues.
  • Analyze and assure compliance with public health laws and regulations in the planning, implementation and evaluation of population - based health services.
  • Develop strategies for determining programmatic budget priorities based on program outcomes, stakeholder, cost analysis and financial input from federal, state and local sources.
  • Identifies and applies for clinical health funding opportunities that align with priorities of the Franklin County Community Health Assessment (CHAT) and/or Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).
  • Provides organizational leadership through maintenance and promotion of an inclusive and professional working environment.
  • Participates in other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Current and unrestricted Ohio Registered Nurse license required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience as a Registered Nurse or two (2) years of experience as a Public Health Nurse or equivalent experience required.
  • One to three (1-3) years of experience as direct supervisor or equivalent experience required.
  • Technical proficiency and knowledge of electronic health record required.
  • Grants management experience preferred.
  • BLS CPR certification required.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license required and ability to meet insurability requirements; some evening and weekend hours required.

Hiring Salary:

  • $33.81/hour - $38.88/hour for Public Health Nurse III. This is an exempt position.

Interested applicants should apply at https://franklincounty.bamboohr.com/jobs/ or email materials to [email protected] with the subject ‘Public Health Nurse III’

Deadline for Applying: Internal applicants (10/12/2022); External applicants (until filled).

No phone calls please.

Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Employees utilize appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities. Learn more at www.MyFCPH.org.

FCPH is committed to providing a healthy work environment for all employees, and all employees agree to be non-tobacco users as a condition of employment (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, vapor, etc.). All applicants offered positions with FCPH must submit to and pass a drug and alcohol screen before beginning work. All FCPH Employees must be fully vaccinated (one or two doses depending on COVID-19 vaccination type) by November 23, 2021 unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position.

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Contra Costa County Health Services

DIRECTOR, PUBLIC HEALTH CLINIC SERVICES
$164,736.48 - $200,238.24 Annually

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is offering an excellent employment opportunity for qualified individuals interested in the Director, Public Health Clinic Services position. The department currently has two vacancies in the Public Health clinical services operations of the Public Health Division located in Concord, CA. You may be required to occasionally travel to different locations throughout Contra Costa County.
 
The Director, Public Health Clinic Services plans, organizes and directs the program activities, administrative duties and the management of case management and clinical programs within the division. This position will work collaboratively with other Health Services Divisions.
 
Public Health Clinic Services provides a variety of low or no-cost services in our health centers, mobile clinics and public schools in Contra Costa County.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A creative problem solver. You will be addressing both urgent, new and long-lasting challenges.
  • Persistent. You will be responsible for working effectively during challenging situations while remaining calm and diplomatic.
  • Supportive. You will be providing appropriate training, guidance, delegation and coaching to staff.
  • A strong communicator. You will be responsible for communicating relevant changes and updates of information related to clinical services as well as internal and external partners. 
  • A skilled planner. You will be maximizing program effectiveness through strategic vision, planning and partnership.

What you will typically be responsible for:

  • Program planning, organizing and directing the activities of clinical and case management staff and programs within the Public Health division
  • Serving as a technical expert and liaison with local healthcare providers and health department staff 
  • Training, supervising and instructing program staff 
  • Evaluating staff performance

A few reasons you might love this job:

  • You will be part of a dynamic team working to improve health outcomes and empower local communities. 
  • There are unique opportunities to collaborate with internal and external partners. 
  • You will be part of developing program services to meet an evolving community need and engaging in quality improvement efforts to enhance current service delivery.

A few challenges you might face in this job:

  • The demands and needs of the program can change rapidly. 
  • Work can be time-sensitive and stressful at times.
  • Conflicts can arise where good communication and interpersonal skills are needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

License Required: Candidates must possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of California.

Certification: Candidates must possess and maintain a valid certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the state of California.

Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a Public Health Nurse, or Registered Nurse performing Case Management. At least three years of the experience should have been in a supervisory capacity.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Skype
  • Experience managing, directing and supervising professional and line staff 
  • Experiencing managing multi-disciplinary teams 
  • Experience using electronic health records

To read the complete job descriptions and apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/3584517/director-public-health-clinic-services?keywords=director%2C%20p&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs or our Careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Contra Costa County Health Services

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE PROGRAM MANAGER

$156,891.84 - $190,703.04 Annually

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting for qualified individuals interested in the Public Health Nurse Program Manager position to be assigned to the Public Health Department. These positions are primarily based in Concord and Martinez, CA, and incumbents travel throughout the County to their assigned locations. 

Public Health Nurse Program Managers coordinate and supervise the activities of nursing and health education or health care personnel within one or more public health programs. They assist in program and budget development and budget monitoring, develop programs for public health information and education services to the public, and supervise clinical services related to the programs. Additional duties include planning and implementing special health clinics; providing consultation to the medical community on specific treatment and management of communicable diseases; developing and coordinating clinical services for populations at risk for public health problems.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating the following:

  • Ability to supervise staff and conduct training and health education programs
  • Knowledge of administrative principles applicable to the organization and functions of health education and health care programs
  • Knowledge of scope and practice of standards of nursing; clinical skills related to public health programs; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration

Minimum Qualifications

License Required:
Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment 1) a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License (Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process); 2) a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing; and 3) a certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of full-time, or its equivalent, professional nursing experience in a health care facility.

Substitution: One year of additional experience, working in a public health agency as an administrator, manager or health care services provider may be substituted for the academic major.

A COMPLETED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS REQUIRED. THE REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE AND PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE LICENSE NUMBERS MUST BE LISTED IN THE "CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES" SECTION OF THE APPLICATION.

Closing Date: Continuous

To learn more about this career opportunity and how to apply, see our job posting at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/jobs/3598393/public-health-nurse-program-manager?keywords=public%20health%20nurse&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs or visit the County jobs portal page at http://www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Public Health Nurse IV - Health Integration Team Manager

Salary - $83,183.78 - $138,639.28 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-03016
Closing - 11/4/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S29
Posting Type - Open to General Public

To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3765796/public-health-nurse-iv-health-integration-team-manager?keywords=public%20health&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Job Announcement

 The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader providing services that promote population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' equitable access to health services and information.

This position provides programmatic oversight of the Health Integration Team within the Division of Health Services. This position is responsible for budget development, setting program priorities, assessing workload demands, and coordinating assignment of staff within multiple primary care settings. Works with department and community partners to strengthen the county's safety net programs, assuring coordinated relationships between health department staff, local Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and other community partners. Necessitates continuous work with all Health and Human Service (HHS) Departments to promote continued integration of primary care, behavioral health, oral health and specialty care. This position serves as the department lead on a multi-agency team, in the development of an HHS-wide care coordination model.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a bachelor's degree in nursing; plus five years of post-licensure experience as a nurse in an equivalent health care setting whose focus was primarily prevention services and community education, including three years in a public health/community health setting. Qualifying experience may include experience in ambulatory care settings such as outpatient clinics that incorporate community outreach/education as part of services or specialty settings that incorporate teaching, community outreach, resource referrals, etc. as part of a health care continuum; plus at least one year of supervisory experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Possession of current license or a multi-state licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification (within 60 days)
  • AED - Required within 60 days

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background investigation, a Child Protective Services, sanction screenings, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred candidates will have a master's degree in nursing with at least three years of experience in a public health/community health setting. Experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse clientele. Must have the ability to take initiative in developing intervention strategies designed to promote the health and social needs of the population served. Ability to demonstrate strong leadership, supervisory, and interpersonal skills. Must be able to lead a multidisciplinary team and work collaboratively with clinical staff to best address the medical and social needs of clients served.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb stairs and carry equipment or young children up to 25 pounds in weight. Uses hands to grasp or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.      

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include practical exercise.
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY. 

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Mecklenburg County

School Health Manager
Please apply by: 10/21/22
Salary Range: $79,462.76 - $99,328.45 / year

This is an exempt (salary) position
Pay rates are based on education, skill, experience level and internal equity. 
Internal equity considerations include an assessment of the applicant’s salary history and qualifications in comparison to the market rate and requirements for the job.

Follow Your Calling, Find Your Career”

Job Code                                              FLSA Status                                        Job Family
MG0006                                                Administrative                                     Health

Apply Here: 
https://meckcounty.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/5897?c=meckcounty&source=APHA

About Us
At Mecklenburg County, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are with support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. We’re counting on YOUR unique voice and perspective to help Mecklenburg County Public Health become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a healthier world for all.

As a member of the Mecklenburg County Public Health team, you will become a subject matter expert in the public health field. The CDC foundation explains that “Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. This work is achieved by promoting health lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, detecting, preventing, and responding to infectious disease”.

Come be a part of Mecklenburg County’s Public Health department’s vision to “assure the health and safety of our diverse and changing community today and for future generations.”

Position Details
This is a 12 – month position.

The Health Manager – School Health is an RN position which is responsible for assessment, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of School Health services and processes for the School Health Program within Mecklenburg County government. Responsibilities also include development, review, and revision of policies and procedures to reflect legal requirements and best practices; assessment, planning, and evaluation of the School Health services; provision of professional public health leadership; development and coordination of quality improvement/assurance activities; coordination of inter/intradepartmental activities; and provision of professional/technical administrative management and direction for the program.  This position represents the Health Department on interdepartmental and multi-agency committees and planning teams to provide expertise and guidance regarding School Health services.

Including this position, there are three (3) Health Managers for the School Health Program. Health Managers directly supervise a team of Nurse Supervisors, RN float nurses, and clinical support staff (LPNs and/or CMA).

Additionally, the incumbent will work in collaboration with the School Health Program management team to:

  • Work with Information Technology staff, vendors, and school nurses to assure optimal use of the School Health Program’s electronic documentation system;
  • Plan and approve continuing education offerings according to ANCC standards (may also teach classes);
  • Develop, implement and evaluate orientation programs for new staff;
  • Prepare statistical reports;
  • Cross-train on other areas of responsibility within the School Health Program;
  • Lead special projects; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Note: Plans to require certification after hire by the National Board for Certification of School Nurses are under development.

MCHD employees follow the Mecklenburg County vacation, holiday and inclement weather schedules, which may differ from the CMS schedule.

MCHD employees are required to receive annual immunization against the flu unless a medical or religious exemption applies. Proof of other immunizations are required unless a medical or religious exemption applies.

MCHD employees are expected to respond during emergent public health events and certain planned public health events. The events may or may not involve school-aged children and youth.

Position Summary
The Health Manager assesses, plans, coordinates and evaluates the operational functions in their area to ensure quality, cost effective case management and care coordination is provided.  The incumbent promotes the development, review and revision of policies and procedures that adhere to local, state, and/or federal legal and regulatory requirements of assigned programs.

All Registered Nurses employed by the Mecklenburg County Health Department are Public Health Nurses. Public Health Nurses, regardless of official title or classification, may provide nursing services during urgent and/or emergent public health events. These services include, but are not limited to, administration of immunizations for various ages and groups, mass medication distribution, and provision of health services in shelter environments.

Essential Functions

  • Interpret and ensure compliance with program policies, procedures and standards.
  • Manage and direct day-to-day services and resources of school health operations.
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures for school health programs and ensures quality assurance activities and process improvement activities are conducted.
  • Prepares and monitors program budget.
  • Participate in community-level planning to develop partnerships and linkages with healthcare providers and areas of collaborative practice to ensure programs’ needs are met.
  • Present, train, and maintain appropriate standards from OSHA regarding contact with, and possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other potentially infectious body materials within the school or employment setting.
  • Document health services per program policy using an electronic health record system.
  • Act as a liaison between the school, home, public health professionals, health care providers, and other community agencies.
  • Mecklenburg County Health Department employees: Respond in cases of urgent and/or emergent events that require public health interventions. Employees may be trained for and assigned duties unrelated to their regular work; work outside normal business hours and workdays and/or in a different work location may be required. Emergency events include, but are not limited to, communicable disease outbreaks, severe weather situations (e.g. snow or ice storms, tornados, hurricanes), natural disasters (e.g. earthquakes), fire, or power outages, and acts of terrorism.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience:
Minimum of five years of nursing experience with two years of supervisory experience.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Public Health, Public Administration or related field.
Combination of relevant education and relevant experience accepted?: Yes
Licenses and Certifications

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in NC issued by the NC Board of Nursing or another Nurse Licensure Compact State.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) by the American Heart Association that is valid for at least 90 days after hire. Maintenance of this certification is required and as funds are available may be supported as part of employment.
  • National certification for school nurse (NCSN) upon hire or within 3 years of hire. Maintenance of this certification is required.
  • May require valid NC or SC driver's license.
  • May require the ability to obtain and maintain a Mecklenburg County Operator's Permit (COP).
  • Annual Mecklenburg County Human Resource background screening

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Public Administration or related field related.
  • Three years of nurse supervisory experience
  • Experience working with preschool/school aged children

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services; this includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and agency rules, and the political climate
  • Expertise in school health

Skills

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Using electronic heath records for nursing documentation
  • Applying and explaining applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and/or procedures
  • Exercising judgment and discretion

Abilities

  • Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives
  • Building Strategic Work Relationships: Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
  • Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that instills confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization
  • Care Management: Having the knowledge and skills to secure relevant patient care data and identify key issues and relationships in the management of patient care;
  • Commitment: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved
  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the information provided
  • Customer Satisfaction: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs
  • Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probably consequences
  • Formal Presentations: Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness: Creating a good first impression; commanding attention and respect; showing an air of confidence
  • Leading through Vision and Values: Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action
  • Patient Education/Health Promotion: Supporting, explaining, and instructing patient and patient’s family (significant other, care giver, etc.) in understanding the clinical procedures and equipment used to facilitate optimum health status; promoting the lifestyle changes required of the patient and the patient’s family to achieve optimum health status
  • Patient Relations: Meeting patient and patient family needs; taking responsibility for a patient’s safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; using appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence
  • Strategic Decision Making – Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values

Computer Skills

  • Intermediate in various computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment
Works in an office setting with moderate noise

Compensation & Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Mecklenburg County offers a generous benefits package which greatly increases your total compensation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, long term disability, accident, cancer, critical illness, medical bridge, and pet insurance; dependent care, healthcare, and commuter flexible spending accounts; health savings account; paid holiday, vacation, and sick days; near-site clinics for preventive care and illnesses; an employee discount program which provides discounts for retail, dining, shopping, travel, tickets and more; an employee assistance program including financial and legal counseling; access to Mecklenburg County fitness and aquatic facilities; paid family leave; tuition reimbursement; a 5% employer match on retirement savings plan contributions and a defined benefit plan for retirement.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Disclaimer Statement
This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, requirements or working conditions. Other duties may be assigned based on business need and the supervisor’s request. Mecklenburg County reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. Designated positions may be required to assist in emergency and/or disaster situations.

Mecklenburg County requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new Mecklenburg County employees.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE SUPERVISOR
(Clinical Practice & Training Manager) 

SALARY                $62,493.00 - $81,446.00 (with potential growth to $100,547.00/ year)

LOCATION OF POSITION
Howard County Health Department
8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD 21045

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The purpose of this position is to serve as the Clinical Training and Practice Manager for the Health Department nursing services AND programs. This position also serves as the Employee Health Nurse for the Health Department collaborating with Emergency Preparedness to ensure employees have access to appropriate PPE and providing necessary immunizations to employees. In addition, this position may provide nursing services. This work may be performed at patients’ homes, schools and other community settings to provide community health nursing services to individuals, families and the community. This position also plans, develops, implements and evaluates assigned programs; plans, develops, revises, implements and evaluates policies and procedures; coordinates nursing coverage for programs; provides nursing care to patients. This position works collaboratively with the Director of Nursing, Bureau Directors and Assistant Director of Nursing. This position may be required to work evening or weekend clinics, to respond to off-hours emergencies, and to take after hours call for the Health Department.

This position is eligible for hybrid telework.

Please Click Here to Apply.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience as a Community Health Nurse.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university and one year of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute two years of experience as a Registered Nurse for the required education.
3. Candidates may substitute a Master’s degree in nursing or related field from an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.
4. Candidates may substitute one year of experience in an administrative, supervisory, consultative or teaching capacity as a Registered Nurse for the required experience.
5. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Nursing classification or Nursing or Health Care Specialist specialty codes in the Nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

Desired qualifications:

  • Desirable candidates should possess at least one year of experience as a charge nurse including managing and supervising staff and overseeing schedules
  • Experience developing, implementing and evaluating clinical trainings
  • Experience developing, implementing and evaluating quality improvement/quality assurance initiatives
  • Experience with using an electronic medical record
  • Knowledge of clinic management including scheduling and billing
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

BENEFITS: https://dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/Pages/BenefitsEmployment.aspx

Please Click Here to Apply.

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Asst. Director of Health Services

Salary - $84,842.99 - $141,404.64 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02697
Closing - 10/21/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S31
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3727355/asst-director-of-health-services?keywords=assistant%20director&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Job Announcement

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information.

Under the direction of the Division Director of Health Services, the Fairfax County Health Department is seeking an individual to lead the programmatic development, implementation, planning and evaluation for the Division of Health Services in their assigned areas to assure successful achievement of the division’s objectives and to support the agency strategic plan. Assists in the development and implementation of health equity initiatives including building internal and external capacity to address the social determinants and root causes of health inequities through planning, implementation, and evaluation of processes. Identifies interrelationships across the organization and within the County Health and Human Services to support a collaborative approach to improving population health outcomes. Provides leadership in using a multisector approach with a focus on community engagement when providing health services or developing health services initiatives designed to promote health equity. Uses health data to identify public health trends, populations in need, gaps in services and to evaluate the effectiveness of health interventions. Provides oversight of professional and non-professional staff in assigned program areas. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmatic service initiatives designed to improve population health outcomes. Promotes the integration of public health services with other health providers in the community. Responsible for recruitment, hiring, onboarding and ongoing workforce development. Develops, implements, and monitors program budgets, to include grant and MOA management.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

  • Considerable knowledge of nursing and public health theories, practices and techniques required to provide community health nursing care to individuals, families and the community;
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable federal, state and County laws and regulations;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology;
  • Knowledge of public health practice in the fields of patient care, population health and community health;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration (including personnel, budgeting, accounting and management analysis) and the ability to apply them;
  • Knowledge of current literature and new developments in public health, nursing practice and administration; Knowledge of available community resources for referral;
  • Knowledge of selected pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects and complications which may arise from their use;
  • Knowledge of Health Management Information Systems; Skill in applying technical nursing procedures;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, manage and evaluate a major community health nursing program or unit; Ability to supervise professional nursing staff and other personnel;
  • Ability to make decisions and solve administrative and professional problems arising in unit's operation; Ability to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary administrative team;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and write comprehensive reports; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives from other agencies and the community. 

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
Graduation from a college or university accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with a master's degree in nursing, public health, healthcare administration or other health related post-graduate degree ; plus six (6) years of progressively responsible professional level experience in public health, community health, nursing administration, public administration or related field; to include two (2) years in a position of supervisory capacity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in nursing and/or public health
  • Preferred candidate will have experience in policy development/program planning; ability to analyze statistical data, data interpretation, and reporting.
  • Experience with Cross Department Care Coordination building collaborative relationship and working with community partners to strengthen the County’s safety net programs
  • Leadership Development- proven leadership and directly responsible supervisory experience in equipping staff with skills and behaviors that drive performance
  • Ability to synthesize data at an operational and strategic level.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include presentation skills.
  • Experience overseeing community engagement work activities
  • Excellent partnership building, to include internal and external partners.
  • Previous experience in managing a clinic environment.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring budgets. 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Registered Nurse License (VA) (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days)
  • AED (Required within 60 days)

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
 
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, child protective services registry check, sanctions screening, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.    

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, and requires walking, standing, sitting (for long periods of time), and kneeling, reaching, bending, climbing stairs; may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally.  Uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel.  Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Generally, works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. Generally, works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.  

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
 

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Division Director Health Department -School Health Division Director

Salary - $93,339.38 - $155,565.70 Annually
Location - FAIRFAX (FJ56), VA
Job Type - FT Salary W BN
Department - Health Department
Job Number - 22-02236
Closing - 10/14/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Pay Grade - S33
Posting Type - Open to General Public
 
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fairfaxcounty/jobs/3660408/division-director-health-department-school-health-division-director?keywords=division%20direc&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
 
Job Announcement

This is a reannouncement. Applicants who wish to revise their original application are encouraged to reapply with a revised application.  Otherwise, all applicants who previously applied to job# 22-02236 do not need to reapply to be considered.

The Health Department of Fairfax County is a progressive public health leader providing services that promotes population health, protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents' access to health services and information. Developing a competent public health workforce is integral to the department's mission. The Health Department looks to enhance its workforce with a dynamic and innovative leader to fill the School Health Division Director position.

This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning of this division. Provides leadership, professional guidance, supervision and oversight directly and through an Assistant Division Director, professional and paraprofessional staff. This position oversees programmatic development, implementation and planning for this division. Utilizes county workforce development framework processes and program management systems to evaluate and anticipate workforce needs. Develops policies, procedures, processes and best practices in support of the School Health Division; develops the division's strategic objectives, performance measures and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness. Oversees and manages division finance, expenditures, budget, and contractual services. Participates in the preparation of legislative proposals and prepares board items; writes reports and makes presentations regarding school health service activities, programs, and public health trends to Board of Supervisors, community organizations and other county departments, as appropriate. Serves as the agency liaison with private/pubic schools and Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) district leadership; works collaboratively with the Health Department SH Physician for medical oversight to implement the school health programs in FCPS and Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS).  In the role of Chief Health Strategist, this position is expected to nurture partnerships in support of multidisciplinary and multisector initiatives designed to address a range of public health issues. The position works under the direction of the Deputy Director for Medical Services. 

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Works with stakeholder groups, including department and office management, and governing bodies, to identify policy and procedure issues that need to be addressed to advance the mission of the department;
  • Oversees, directs, and manages the programmatic development, implementation and planning for assigned division;
  • Provides direction, guidance, supervision and overall leadership to the division, to include staff supervision performance management and recognition practices; leads change management and project management initiatives;
  • Serves as a member of the senior management team in which plans, implements, administers, and coordinates department service programs in the context of population and community health in order to ensure a comprehensive array of services is available to citizens;
  • Plans, organizes, directs and manages the delivery of health services consisting of nurses, other professionals, community health and education services ensuring that County, state and federal requirements are met;
  • Establishes goals, objectives and priorities for the division area; establishes and evaluates  performance management measurements and benchmarks; monitors progress and analyzes the program effectiveness in meeting the division and agency objectives;
  • Develops and manages division finance expenditures, justifies budget and contractual services; oversees grant processes and memorandum of agreements/understanding for program areas and services;
  • Oversees the development, data collection, reporting, and analysis of strategic objectives and performance measures;
  • Ensures that programs and business operations comply with federal, state, and county laws, regulations and ordinances, accreditation standards and assures consistency throughout the division;
  • Coordinates various program activities with other areas in Health Department, and ensures effective interface of programs across-division, other county departments, community partners, federal, state and local agencies;
  • Develops and implements standards, policies and procedures for the delivery of the County's public health nursing and education services;
  • Works in concert with senior management, to examine and anticipate workforce needs; develops plans and strategies, utilizing county's workforce development framework and process;
  • Ensures compliance with licensure and practice requirements of the Virginia Nurse Practice Act;
  • Oversees division activities of training and orientation of supervisory, professional, paraprofessional public health personnel;
  • Participates in the review and preparation of legislative proposals; prepares board items, and makes presentations to Board of Supervisors, business and community organizations, and other county departments, as appropriate;
  • Advises staff on difficult or unusual problems;
  • Establishes relationships with key stakeholders and identifies partners for projects designed to advance the goals of the division and department;
  • Serves as division's primary point of contact in contacts with the state, county, community and other human service organizations, as appropriate;
  • Communicates with the public and the media on programmatic and community issues under the direction of the Director of Health or Director of Medical Services;
  • Represents the Health Director and/or Deputy director at meetings with community and governmental representatives, as required.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.) 

  • Extensive knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, public health and community health planning;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of preventive health care, communicable diseases and epidemiology;
  • Knowledge of public health practice in the fields of patient care, school health, population health and community health;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration (including personnel, budgeting, accounting and management analysis) and the ability to apply them; Knowledge of applicable federal, state and County public health laws and regulations;
  • Knowledge of current literature and new developments in public health, nursing practice and administration;
  • Knowledge of demography, statistics and research methodology;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and political process;
  • Ability to identify public health and nursing needs in the community;
  • Ability to function effectively as an interdisciplinary management team leader or member; Ability to analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and implement goals/objectives and strategically plan division- wide;
  • Ability to plan and evaluate a comprehensive community health programs;
  • Ability to develop, analyze, and review methods and systems for health services delivery; Ability to coordinate and implement organizational, personnel and program changes; Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of a large staff;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to provide effective leadership; develop others through coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, coworkers, elected or appointed officials, public and private-sector organizations, community groups, and the public.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from a National League for Nursing accredited college or university with a master's degree in nursing,  public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration; Plus eight years of increasingly responsible full-time equivalent experience in nursing, public health or related field such as healthcare administration, public administration, community development or business administration, four of which must have been in an administrative capacity, including supervising professional staff in a public health setting. 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:: 

  • Possession of current license to practice as registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR (Required within 60 days) 
  • AED (Required within 60 days)
  • Valid Driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position must complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, a sanction screen, and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in a senior-level leadership role in the field of School Health. Extensive knowledge and experience in public health, principles and practices of nursing, community health nursing, community health planning in a public health or school health setting. Knowledge and experience with process improvement and strategic planning; capacity to direct or lead multiple strategic efforts. Proven ability and experience in project management, partnership development and sustainability. Ability to demonstrate strong leadership, supervisory, and interpersonal skills; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; effectively communicate, both orally and in writing; work independently with minimal direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, job entails walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching and bending; uses hands to grasp, handle, or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment and computer. Ability to drive a vehicle. Position frequently communicates and must be able to exchange accurate information with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs. occasionally. Generally works in an office environment yet may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. All duties are performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.
 
The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.
 
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  
 
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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Richmond Henrico Health District

Clinical Nurse Manager

 
https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312902

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Public Health Clinical Nurse Manager to assist with the management of the Richmond Henrico Health District (RHHD) clinical programs. Reporting to the Nurse Manager Senior, the selected incumbent will provide hands-on oversight of the districts’ day-to-day clinical operations to ensure quality assurance, patient flow, adequate staffing, appropriate and effective use of resources, compliance to policies and procedures, and consistency across the two districts. Further, the Clinical Nurse Manager will serve as a leader for our Nursing Teams by regularly engaging with staff, actively participating in district management and leadership meetings, and contributing to the development and implementation of strategic plans and district standards.

This position will be based at our East Henrico Health Clinic (1400 North Laburnum Avenue); however, work will also be performed in our West Henrico Health Clinic (8600 Dixon Powers Drive), the Richmond City Health Clinics (400 East Cary Street), and in areas throughout the community as needed. Mileage reimbursement is available for any work-related travel. This is a full time, onsite position, and typical work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

The Henrico County & Richmond City Health Districts (HCHD & RCHD) are sister districts that are a part of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Both districts exist to protect and improve the health of their residents by providing clinical services, nutrition counseling, environmental health services, vital records, disease prevention and monitoring, emergency planning, and many other health-related programs. As part of VDH, this is a state position with comprehensive state benefits that include affordable health insurance options, life insurance, disability plans, retirement plans, paid holidays, and paid leave.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312902


Nurse Practitioner

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312686

Richmond City & Henrico County Health District is searching for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to provide direct patient care services in the health district’s Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), and Refugee clinics and resource centers. This position also includes facilitation and/or assistance with related population health measures.

Duties include evaluation and treatment of patients in our various clinics in Richmond City & Henrico County. The health district has three main locations and eight resource centers, located in or around city housing developments and/or other underserved areas. The NP provides needed onsite clinical & community services in three of the eight resource centers and mobile clinical services at all resource centers. Clinical services provided include family planning, STI, and newcomer health services. Community services include developing a close relationship with the community served by his/her particular resource center(s) to improve health access and outcomes.

Direct clinical care duties include but are not limited to obtaining a complete health history, performing physical examinations, completing the patient assessment, ordering diagnostic tests and procedures, interpreting test results, prescribing appropriate therapy and/or referrals, and developing the appropriate plan of care for management & follow-up as needed. This position also includes completion of medical records in a timely fashion, and participation in quality assurance activities. Collaboration & consultation is provided by the supervising physician and lead nurse practitioner. All work should be performed in accordance with legally accepted nurse practitioner protocols, local/state policies and procedures, and the Nurse Practice Act as appropriate.

As RHHD continues to expand its population health model, the NP may also provide training and capacity building in the community (i.e. consultation & support in public health emergencies and training providers in the placement of long-acting reversible contraception).

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/312686

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CDC Foundation - Public Health Nurse (Nationwide Talent Pipeline)

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response including support for implementation of Covid-19 vaccine. We are seeking candidates for a Public Health Nurse role. Under general supervision, this position will provide program planning, development, review and evaluation of administrative ...

Public Health Nurse Posting - https://jobs.lever.co/cdcfoundation/e9840f60-aede-4449-9dbf-fea14a7c6aff

Overall Job Board - https://jobs.lever.co/cdcfoundation

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