Director of Nurses-Public Health
November 20, 2013
Starting Annual Salary: $85,812-$94,404
The County of Yuba is seeking to hire a Director of Nurses for the Public Health Division of the Health and Human Services Department. This division aspires to ensure a strong and healthy community by means of: Assessing community challenges in order to provide an increase in access to services and strengthen the health capacity; promoting healthy lifestyle choices, enhancing the quality of life and well being of individuals, families, and the community through education, prevention and intervention services; and providing professional customer services, promoting community policy, protecting the environment and coordinating with community services for the betterment of all Yuba County residents.
The specific areas of emphasis include administration of grant programs, assessment of community health care needs, intervention and prevention of communicable diseases, educational programs to promote healthy lifestyles and educational programs to promote dental hygiene and fluoride use.
The ideal candidate will have experience administering the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health program, California Children’s Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention program, Tuberculosis program, Tobacco program, Bioterrorism Grant, Pandemic Flu Grant, Targeted Case Management and Medical Administrative Activities.
Minimum: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing and five years experience as a Public Health Nurse, which has included three years at a supervisory or management level in a public health nurse setting or at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Supervising Public Health Nurse. Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Public Health Nurse in the State of California. Preferred: In addition to the minimum, a Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or Administration, with 10 years experience as a Public Health Nurse supervisor or manager in a public health or community health setting.
How To Apply:
For detailed job announcement, application, and further instructions visit www.co.yuba.ca.us or contact Yuba County Human Resources, 915 8th Street, Suite 113 Marysville, CA 95901 Phone (530) 749-7860 Fax (530) 749-7864 EOE
Open Until Filled-Application Review 12/05/13