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Alameda County Public Health Department has an array of programs and services designed to protect the health and safety of County residents. The backbone of Public Health includes assessments of the health status of residents, disease prevention and control, community mobilization and outreach, policy development, education, and assurance of access to quality health care services. To be effective, we actively seek community involvement - partnerships with grass roots and community-based organizations, corporate entities, community residents and neighborhood groups. In fact, partnering is a key component of our mission.

Under general supervision, to provide program planning, development, review and evaluation of clinical and administrative activities in assigned program(s); direct, coordinate and oversee the nursing and other health care services of a program to clients across the age spectrum and/or targeted populations; to supervise a multidisciplinary team including professional, para-professional support staff, nursing students and interns; to ensure program regulations and procedures are followed; and to do related work as required.

Please CLICK HERE for the full job description.

There are currently four Registered Nurse IV vacancies within the Alameda County Public Health Department. Each of the positions are Supervising Public Health Nurses (PHNs) in the Building Bridges, Nurse-Family Partnership, Special Start and Communicable Disease Control and Prevention programs. However the eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in other program areas.

Please see PHD's website/recruitment for program details.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications below, these positions require possession of a current and valid Public Heath Nursing (PHN) certificate issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.



Deadline for Filing:                                           5:00 PM PT, Monday, October 26, 2020

Review of Minimum Qualifications:                October 30, 2020

Civil Service Oral Examination:                       Week of November 30, 2020

TO APPLY, please CLICK HERE for complete recruitment details, benefits, and to submit a county application and Supplemental Questionnaire

***Applications are only accepted online.


Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized four-year college or university (180 quarter-units or semester 120 units).


The equivalent of four years of full-time, recent experience within the last five years as a Registered Nurse II in the Alameda County classified service.

The equivalent of five years of full-time, recent nursing experience within the last five years in a clinical and/or public health setting, which has included at least one year of full-time lead/supervisory experience.

Possession of a master’s degree in business administration, public administration, health/healthcare management/administration, nursing or public health from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of experience in any pattern above.


  • Possession of a current and valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. 
  • Possession of a valid Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certificate, which includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.
  • Possession of a current and valid Public Health Nursing (PHN) Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Some positions may require a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

Please see the link below for complete recruitment detail and additional requirement:

 RNIV_PHN recruitment 2020.docx





At a time when public health has never been more important, Temple University’s College of Public Health is working to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. As one of the largest colleges of public health in the country, we are home to faculty who specialize in 17 health disciplines to prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for Nursing Researchers to join the faculty in Spring or Summer 2021.

Qualifications and Interests. We seek faculty with expertise in all areas of interest, but particularly welcome researchers with agendas with a wide range of populations (children, adolescents, older adults) to build on current areas of strength in the college, including obesity, nutrition, informatics, organ donation, cancer prevention and control, maternal and child health, opioids, mental health and HIV/AIDS. For early career applicants, preferred candidates hold the rank of assistant professor or a postdoctoral position, but we will also consider exceptional doctoral students who will complete a doctorate prior to appointment. Midcareer and senior applicants should hold a doctorate and have an active, externally funded research portfolio and record appropriate to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. Cluster hiring of research teams including senior and early career faculty is encouraged. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusivity in collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and practice.

The Department. We enroll nearly 500 students and offer 2 accredited programs. Our 8-semester Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, with freshmen admission is recognized for its high NCLEX pass rate, clinical affiliations with outstanding health care facilities in the Philadelphia area, and an innovative 5-semester community home rotation with a population-based, service-learning focus. Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program includes a post baccalaureate option and specialty concentrations in Adult Gerontology Primary Care and Family Individual across the Lifespan. A post master’s option prepares graduates for practice leadership roles in a variety of health care settings. Expansion of graduate program offerings is anticipated and will include additional DNP specialties and a master’s direct entry program for non-nursing college graduates.

Dr. Mary Terhaar, a foremost national expert on preparing and developing the nursing workforce and translating evidence into practice and education, recently joined Temple and will soon be appointed Department Director. She will engage in an ambitious agenda to develop the research portfolio of the department, advance graduate programming, and build on the department’s strengths in grant support for students. In addition to searching for tenure track faculty, there will be searches for seasoned nursing clinicians and educational leaders.

The College. Temple University’s College of Public Health strives to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. Our faculty prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence- based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. A CEPH-accredited school of public health, the College is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.

The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.

Application and Inquiries. To apply, email your CV, a cover letter, a 1-page research statement, and a list of references with contact information to [email protected]. For more information or to make a nomination, contact Dr. Mary Terhaar at [email protected]. Application review begins immediately.

 Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.


San Mateo County


Communicable Disease Control

$150,196.80 - $187,761.60 Annually

Apply Link:

San Mateo County Health's Public Health, Policy and Planning Division is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Clinical Services Manager II - Nursing - Communicable Disease Control to provide oversight and management of the Communicable Disease Control Program, under the direction and authority of the Health Officer. This position reports to and receives direction from the Director of Public Health Policy & Planning. The mission of the Communicable Disease Control Program is to control and prevent the spread of communicable diseases, working closely with the general public, multiple federal, state and academic partners, medical professionals, healthcare networks, epidemiology, immunizations, environmental health, Peninsula Humane Society and San Mateo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

The Clinical Services Manager II - Nursing - Communicable Disease Control (CSM II)  will assist the Health Officer, Deputy Health Officer and Director of Public Health, Policy & Planning in leading a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, highly skilled staff (a manager, nurses, community health workers, communicable disease investigators, etc.) in protecting and promoting the health of residents through routine surveillance, investigation, contact tracing and prevention.

The CSM II - Communicable Disease Control provides administrative, public health and clinical expertise, consultation and leadership to the Communicable Disease Control Program. Primary responsibilities include:

Provide oversight and management of acute communicable disease investigation, surveillance and control of mandated reportable communicable disease conditions in San Mateo County

  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of notifiable communicable disease conditions by providers to CA Department of Public Health via CalREDIE and other legally mandated reporting obligations
  • Provide timely communicable disease consultation to clinical providers, first responders, other jurisdictions, organizations and agencies regarding public health recommendations
  • Provide oversight and supervision of communicable disease case/contact and outbreak investigations per the San Mateo County Communicable Disease established public health protocols. Provide clinical guidance and field support to disease investigation staff as warranted.
  • Oversee delivery of preventive clinical services to communicable disease cases and contacts
  • Provide close integration and management of surveillance with the office of epidemiology and evaluation
  • Implement appropriate and timely decision-making and prioritization in response to divergent and emergency situations regarding communicable disease control
  • Provide leadership and ongoing guidance to public health teams mobilized for urgent communicable disease response activities
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the Health Officer, Director of Public Health Policy & Planning, and others, to keep them involved and informed
  • Oversee coordination of communicable disease response activities with medical providers, other public health agencies, jurisdictions, organizations and community groups
  • Participate in committees, meetings, advisory panels and working groups pertaining to communicable disease control and public health measures
  • Develop and disseminate critical public health messages including health alerts, exposure notices, advisories and press statements
  • Provide the Communicable Disease Control Program staff with a standardized orientation to the mission and goals of the program
  • Provide and oversee communicable disease education and counseling to the general public with appropriate screening and referrals when indicated
  • Oversee development and maintenance of bilingual communicable disease patient education materials for use by program staff
  • Maintain and update the San Mateo County Communicable Disease Manual on a regular basis as needed
  • Oversee Communicable Disease Control Program "Officer of the Day" information, referral and consultation duties. Provide perspective and guidance to staff when warranted.
  • Facilitate technical and informational presentations regarding communicable disease and public health to professional and community groups
  • Provide and facilitate continuing staff education and professional development regarding emerging communicable disease public health issues
  • Promote and coordinate public health internships, rotations and preceptorships among staff and students/medical residents from academic institutions
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensure/Certification: Current California license as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) and current California certificate in Public Health Nursing, as applicable to public health nursing specialization.

Education and Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible nursing experience in an accredited hospital or clinic, including at least two years of significant administrative responsibility for one or more of the following: program and budget development, funding, utilization, coordination of community resources or program evaluation.

Knowledge of:

  • Nurse Practice Act
  • Principles and practices of nursing and clinical systems, including safety, infection control practices and current trends in research, treatment, prevention, education and related services
  • Principles and practices of public administration and program management, including planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting
  • Laws, codes and regulations governing nursing care and knowledge of County, state and federal legislative developments applicable to contemporary nursing and patient care issues
  • Organizational, personnel and fiscal management within a multi-faceted, community-based nursing program setting
  • Community resources and public/private services and funding sources, as applicable

Final Filing Date:  Open Until Filled.  Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.

To learn more about this amazing career opportunity and how to apply, read our job posting at: or visit the County jobs portal page at Applications are only accepted online.

The County of San Mateo is a diverse, inclusive workplace, where employees are valued and respected for their different perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and contributions. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906

 Public Health Nurse III

Salary: $8,039.20 - $10,980.67 Monthly
Final Filling Date: Continuous
Exam # 20/52E23/07RU

The Health Department’s Public Health Bureau is seeking to fill a vacant Public Health Nurse III position to coordinate program activities and provide specialized services in our Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) and the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program.

The Public Health Nurse III (PHN III) is responsible for the implementation and the ongoing operations of the CLPPP and CHDP programs, which includes provider outreach, trainings, care coordination and case management. This position will also assist the CLPPP Coordinator and CHDP Deputy Director in monitoring the programs and plan to improve access and quality of services. The PHN III will advise staff on handling of complex cases, evaluate and update protocols and procedures, and provide guidance on work restrictions and other types of control measures. Coordinates care and confers with physicians, nursing staff, agencies and community members. Refers clients to appropriate public and private resources, agencies and clinics for further evaluation and treatment.

A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise. 

Examples of Duties
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:  

• Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of public health nursing.

• Knowledge of community aspects of nursing programs including provisions for continuity of patient care, nursing services in health programs and nursing care in the home.

• Knowledge of epidemiologic investigations; causes, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases and illness, handicapping conditions, mental illness and other disabling conditions.

• Knowledge of environmental, sociological and psychological problems associated with public health nursing clients and families.

• Knowledge of normal and abnormal human physiological development and behavior patterns.

• Knowledge of prevention, detection, reporting and treatment to specific public health programs.

• Knowledge of the use of community resources for assistance in public health programs. Knowledge of the principles and practices used in public health program coordination and implementation.

• Knowledge of basic statistical concepts.

• Ability to use common medical instruments.

• Ability to analyze, evaluate and draw logical conclusions from data; evaluate problems, policies, procedures and formulate an effective course of action.

• Ability to think creatively; develop new methods, procedures or approaches to achieve program goals; exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment in identifying and solving administrative and technical problems.

• Ability to work independently with little or no direct supervision.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing to prepare a variety of reports and records.

• Ability to work effectively with public and others contacted during work.

• Ability to understand, interpret and apply rules, laws, policies and regulations relative to specific public health programs.

• Ability to read, understand and apply oral and written policies and procedures.

• Ability to independently manage an assigned caseload.

• Ability to communicate verbally to address groups and individuals.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate: 

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong project management skills

• Organized

• Effective leadership

• Proficient in the use of technology

• Employee excellent and courteous customer service

• Team facilitator

• Sensitivity, both culturally and linguistically

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

 Conditions of Employment:

• Pursuant to Title 17 of the California Administrative Code, possession of a license in active status, to practice as a registered nurse in California and possession of a Public Health Nursing Certificate.

• Possession of a valid California Driver's License

• Due to the sensitive nature of these positions, the Health Department reserves the right to fingerprint and conduct police background checks of appointees for some positions.

 Examples of Experience/Education/Training

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training, typically:

 Experience: Two years of extensive experience in public health nursing.

 For complete information see the class specification/job description on our website at: (Download PDF reader)

 Additional Information


Submit the following application materials to the Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906

Final Filing Date: Continuous

 • Monterey County Employment Application

• Response to the Supplemental Questions

Please be aware if the application form, responses to supplemental questions, and copies of Certificates is not submitted timely with other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration and not be considered further. 

Or apply on-line at:

Application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant’s possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination. For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4618.


• If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodations, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at 831-755-4618.

• Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.

• If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed below.


The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package (S Unit) 

The County of Monterey offers a premium benefit package. A summary of benefits for this position can be viewed on the County website. This information is intended to provide you with a general summary of benefits available and is not legally binding. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies & Practices Resolution or "S" MOU prevails over this listing.

An Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace



Human Resources
1195 Third Street, Suite 110
Napa, CA 94559



Public Health Nurse - Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred

An Equal Opportunity Employer

$44.50 - $53.41 Hourly    $3,560.00 - $4,272.80 Biweekly    $7,713.33 - $9,257.73 Monthly    $92,560.00 - $111,092.80 Annually

OPENING DATE: 06/19/20

CLOSING DATE: 07/03/20

JOB TYPE:  Full Time

Job Category:  Public Health

DEPARTMENT:  Health & Human Services Agency

LOCATION:  Health and Human Services Agency - 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr, Napa, CA 94558



The Napa Valley
- Internationally known for its fine wines exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.


The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.


The Public Health Division of Napa County's Health & Human Services Agency is seeking a Public Health Nurse to work in the Communicable Disease Control unit. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

The Public Health Division within Napa County's Health and Human Services agency works to prevent conditions that challenge health, while protecting and promoting the wellbeing of the entire community through the delivery of services coordinated among 17 programs.

Of the 17 programs that Public Health delivers, this position will focus on Communicable Disease Control activities. This position is responsible to investigate reports of suspected disease and provide case management to clients as applicable. Valid certification as a Public Health Nurse is required.

NOTE: For positions within the County's Health and Human Services Agency, the County of Napa is precluded from hiring applicants that are determined to be "Ineligible Persons," defined as an applicant who is: a) currently excluded, suspended, debarred or otherwise ineligible to participate in Federal health care programs, or b) has been convicted of a criminal offense related to the provision of health care items or services and has not been reinstated in the Federal health care programs after a period of exclusion, suspension, debarment or ineligibility. Applicants will be asked prior to an offer of employment to verify that they are not an "Ineligible Person." 
Being bilingual in Spanish is preferred for this vacancy, but is not required.

The Recruitment Process

1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, July 3, 2020.

2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of July 6, 2020.
3.  Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of July 13, 2020. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview.

4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the last week of July 20, 2020. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

Provide a wide variety of nursing case management services to individuals and families; promote health and the prevention of disease and disability; provide services in the areas of maternal, infant and child health, adult health, senior health, and medical and surgical nursing; perform epidemiological investigations and control communicable and chronic diseases through instructions in nutrition, preventive medicine, immunization programs and case follow-up; refer individuals and families to appropriate agencies and clinics for necessary service; coordinate services with private, public, and voluntary health and social services within the community; care coordinate a variety of high-risk clients and their families to provide public health nursing services; demonstrate nursing care to members of the family or other persons giving care; develop nursing intervention plans; monitor health plans and ensure that follow-up services are provided and documented; cooperate with other health team members and agency personnel to plan and implement patient care; perform clinical skills such as giving injections, dispensing medication, and assisting with examinations; evaluate health needs of individuals and special population groups such as the elderly, the culturally, economically, or geographically disadvantaged, and those choosing alternate life styles; provide physical assessment of children and adults to assure early detection and referral of deviations from normal; provide case finding, education, referral, and follow-up of persons at high risk of complications throughout pregnancy, child rearing, infancy, and childhood; conduct parent counseling and case management of children with handicapping conditions; conduct health appraisals and developmental evaluation tests, prepare appropriate records and arrange follow-up based on findings; teach and counsel individuals, families, and groups regarding specific diseases or health conditions, health maintenance, health promotion, and rehabilitation; assist individuals and families to recognize their health problems and refer them to appropriate resources for care; detect new and early cases of physical and emotional illness, including substance use/abuse interventions; interpret physicians' recommendations and perform treatment as prescribed; participate in defining community health needs; participate in preparation of procedure manuals, forms, instructional materials, surveys, and questionnaires as assigned; attend staff meetings, in-service training, team meetings, and case conferences; make presentations to community groups; and, prepare statistical and other reports, charts, records, and other required documentation.



Public health principles, methods, and practices, and the application of nursing.

Principles and skills for the promotion of health and the prevention of diseases and disabilities.

Development and utilization of community resources.

Federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing public health.

Cultural and environmental differences, and problems encountered in health care service delivery.

Sociological and emotional problems involved in the care of those afflicted.

Nutrition and preventive medicine.

Child growth/development and assessment.

Prevention, detection, reporting, and treatment of child and adult abuse and neglect.

Gerontology and the sociological aspects of aging.

Current developments in health care and the principles of rehabilitation.

Principles of mental health, including substance use/abuse interventions.

Effective interviewing, counseling, and teaching techniques.

Principles of clinical health screening including charting histories and system reviews.

Epidemiologic investigations, control and care of chronic and communicable diseases including tuberculosis, AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Technical nursing procedures and medical terminology.


Manage a caseload effectively and establish priorities.

Work effectively with individuals and families to assist them in satisfactory solution of health problems.

Assess community, individual, and family-health needs and problems; work toward their solution.

Perform assessment of health status determining the need for a level of nursing and/or medical care needed.

Identify problems and develop a plan for follow-up.

Teach and counsel individuals and groups.

Detect child and/or senior abuse and neglect, and demonstrate knowledge of reporting requirements.

Participate in the collection and analysis of data.

Perform clinical skills such as giving injections, dispensing medication and assisting with examinations; assess health status and the effectiveness of treatment and medication.


Analyze situations accurately, make recommendations, and take appropriate action.

Prepare and maintain clear, concise, and complete records, reports, and charts in a timely manner.

Carry out assigned tasks and meet specific deadlines.

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Work cooperatively with health and other professions, the general public, and outside agencies.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Exercise independent judgment to plan, organize, and carry out public health nursing activities in a local area.

Adapt to various working environments; demonstrate willingness to accept assignments in various cultural, physical, behavioral, and environmental settings of patients.

Demonstrate tact, diplomacy, and compassion.

To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is:

Experience in Public Health Nursing, communicable disease control, infectious disease prevention and education, case management in the home and community is preferred.

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing.

Required License and Certificate:
Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California is required.

Possession of a valid California State Public Health Nurse Certificate is required.

Possession of a valid California Driver's License.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e. active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County.  For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

ADA Accommodation
Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.

Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

1195 Third Street, Suite 110,
Napa, CA 94559

EXAM #00282



Santa Clara County
(San Jose, California)

Director, Public Health Nursing Services

The County of Santa Clara is recruiting nationally for an experienced Director, Public Health Nursing Services who is a dynamic, innovative, visionary, and highly collaborative leader. With a dedicated team of approximately 200 full-time staff, this position reports to the Public Health Officer and oversees clinical nurse management and all nursing personnel for the Department. The Nursing Services budget is approximately $51 Million. The ideal candidate will have a current California Registered Nurse license at the time of start date and possess and maintain a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate. This public health nursing executive will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the Maternal, Child and Family Health (MCFH) Branch programs and functions.

A Master’s degree in Public Health Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Administration, or a related field is highly desired. This position requires 5 years of experience as a registered public health nurse, which must have included 3 years of management and administrative experience. Knowledge of personnel, administrative, and financial procedures, techniques, terminology, and procedures of sound management is required. Possession of a current and valid Registered Nurse License issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing is required. Candidates must possess and maintain a valid California Public Health Nurse Certificate prior to the start date of employment with Santa Clara County.

The salary range for the Director, Public Health Nursing Services is up to $243,625 dependent upon qualifications. An outstanding benefit package is also offered including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, as well as 36 days of vacation per year. Retirement is CalPERS (2% @ 55 for Classic members and 2% @ 62 for New members).

Candidates should apply by June 15, 2020. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to [email protected]. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

Brochure Santa Clara County Dir Public Health Nurse Services




Community Health Nursing Supervisor

Are you an experienced public health nurse looking for a new rewarding and challenging opportunity? Are you committed to helping improve the health and safety of your local community? If so, Come Lead with Us as a Community Health Nursing Supervisor!

Washington County's Health and Human Services department is currently hiring for a Community Health Nursing Supervisor within their Public Health Division to be dedicated to the Family Connects Program. The mission of this division is to work in partnership with our community to improve and protect the public's health and achieve health equity through prevention, regulation and education.

The Family Connects Nursing Supervisor will be responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising the nursing staff for the Family Connects program. This position will also be coordinating efforts with the appropriate agencies and participating in the community alignment process to hire and train staff on an ongoing basis. The individual working in this role will be responsible for making recommendations and assisting in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishing schedules and methods for the delivery of Family Connects home visiting services. Additionally, this role will be evaluating operations and activities of assigned responsibilities, preparing various reports, operations and activities while working closely with the Health Officer in developing program policies and procedures, reviewing and overseeing nursing quality control standards for services provided, and assuring the compliance with County, State, and Family Connects International fidelity standards.

 The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of the principles, practices, and procedures of public health nursing, cultural competence, trauma-informed practices, and Oregon Nurse Home-Visiting Programs as well as the universally offered home visiting initiative. Candidates who have demonstrated experience supervising and implementing comprehensive public health nursing programs, assisting in preparing and administering budgets, and supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff are desirable. Additionally, candidates who have experience assisting a Public Health Division in emergency preparedness, and response efforts related to public health emergency events are highly preferred.

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

Washington County offers employees a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within Washington County provides daily opportunities to serve and build communities now and into the future. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Duties may include:

  1. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of staff involved in public health nursing activities.
    1. Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for the delivery of nursing services; and implements policies and procedures.
    2. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; and prepares various reports, operations and activities.
    3. Provides supervision, coordination, and direction to assigned public health nursing programs; coordinates and supervises the scheduling of services; provides for staff coverage and clinical materials; responsible for labor contract administration and processing grievances.
    4. Develops community health nursing programs and determines budget and personnel needs.
    5. Determines and coordinates training, in-service and orientation needs for assigned program personnel.
    6. Collaborates with county Health Officer to develop program policies or procedures.
      1. Reviews and oversees nursing quality control standards for services provided by the nursing team; and assures compliance with professional, County, and State standards.
      2. Attends department and interagency meetings related to assigned programs and service.
        1. Assures the maintenance of complete and accurate records of each client in Washington County community health care programs.
        2. Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for requests; and monitors and controls expenditures.
        3. Participates in the selection of staff; works with staff to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures; prepares staff evaluations.
        4. Answers questions and provides information to the public; and investigates complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.


Education and Experience:

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing, and from a school approved for community health nursing preferred; AND

Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in community health nursing, nursing supervision, or program coordination.

Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements:

Possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Oregon at time of appointment. Must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record per Washington County policy.

If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.

 To see the complete list of knowledge, skills, and abilities for this classification (Community Health Nursing Supervisor), please use this link: Community Health Nursing Supervisor

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.

Background Investigation:

Please be advised that this position is required to pass a criminal background check.

 Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement:

Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link:Driver's License & Records Policy.


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 June 1, 2020.
  2. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training of those candidates who pass the initial HR evaluation based on their employment application materials including responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after June 8, 2020.

Washington County will perform DMV records checks on candidates that successfully pass the SME Panel review step in the selection process.

Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully pass the DMV evaluation step, as soon as possible.

Our goal is to make as many positions available to interested candidates and to ensure that our eligible lists are maximized.

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.

Veterans' Preference:

If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veteran's preference for this recruitment, please review instructions Veterans Preference Points.

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: at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.

 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" of email notification from notices in NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings. 

Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment:

Yeji Seo, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
Yej[email protected]

*Washington County is a drug-free workplace*



Washington County Public Services Building 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270
Hillsboro, OR 97124

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