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5 May 2022

Full-Time Multiple Nursing Positions

County of Lake – Posted by ryanwbcp Lake County, California, United States

Job Description

MULTIPLE NURSING POSITIONS

COUNTY OF LAKE, CALIFORNIA

Lake County…a land for all seasons

 

Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior: $78,582 – $116,376 annually DOE/DOQ

Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior: $61,381 – $88,691 annually DOE/DOQ

The County of Lake, California, seeks multiple nursing professionals to join the Public Health Division. These positions include: Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior and Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior. With multiple nursing opportunities available, you can apply your experience and knowledge to support an up-and-coming department that serves to build a healthy community through prevention and education. These positions offer candidates an opportunity to work alongside a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, advance their nursing careers, maintain work-life balance with regular working hours, and enjoy sign-on and relocation benefits! Successful candidates will support the County’s collaborative, flexible, and hands-on work culture and show their passion for the field of public and community health.

 

See the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/3ddf00ae-c9ad-423b-8d83-819a850c81c4

 

THE JOBS and the IDEAL CANDIDATES

 

Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior

All levels of the Public Health Nurse (PHN) positions work to provide public health nursing services that promote health awareness, disease prevention and control, and health education. The County is looking for several Senior Public Health Nurses in the following areas: Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health (budget oversight of approximately $276K), COVID-19 Operations (budget oversight of approximately $1.2M), and Communicable Diseases (budget oversight of approximately $1.2M). All levels of the PHN role provide nursing services, such as demonstrating health practices, recommending services, reporting health findings, arranging follow-up services, and coordinating patient care. The senior-level position oversees special public health programs and serves as a leader to professional nursing staff.

 

The ideal candidates have the desire to advance their nursing career, gradually taking on more responsibilities as they progress with the County. They will be highly intelligent and empathetic to community members’ healthcare needs and have the skillset to follow the current trends of public health nursing and understand the ways community resources and demographics impact public health. Having a background in maternal health, child growth and development, and communicable diseases is highly desirable for these positions. Successful candidates will foster positive relationships with the community and possess communication, collaboration, and time-management skills. They enjoy interacting with fellow staff and the community members they serve.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior (all levels):

Licensing, Certifications & Education

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License.
  • Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California.
  • Possession of a certificate as a Public Health Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Eligible for State Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP) classification as defined by 42 CFR PART 432.
  • Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet the State of California certification requirements.

 

Experience & Education in addition to the above-mentioned employment standards:

Public Health Nurse I

  • Nursing experience in a public health setting is highly desirable.

Public Health Nurse II

  • One year of public health nursing experience comparable or four years of responsible work experience as a Registered Nurse.

Public Health Nurse Senior

  • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in nursing.
  • One year of public health nursing experience.


Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior

All levels of the Community Health Nurse (CHN) positions work to enhance the health of the community through nursing services, health education, and health consulting services. The goal of these roles is to promote health awareness and, ultimately, prevent and control diseases that threaten the Lake County community. As the level of this role progresses, the CHN gains more department oversight and management duties. The Senior CHN is responsible for coordinating special projects, such as the HIV/AIDs Program, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Cast Management, and Tuberculosis Program, while the CHN I/II perform duties that support such programs.

 

The ideal candidates will be well versed in a wide variety of community health nursing and preventive medicine practices and principles. They will be dedicated healthcare professionals who are eager to educate and care for their community. Since these roles allow for career advancement, all CHNs will demonstrate natural leadership abilities, along with a desire to develop and improve the County’s community health services. Strong writing and communication skills are a must as the nurses will regularly make presentations, respond to inquiries, and prepare in-depth reports. They understand how environmental, sociological, and psychological factors impact community health and look for solutions to address such issues.

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior (all levels):

Licensing, Certification & Education:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License.
  • Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse in California.
  • Eligible for State Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP) classification as defined by 42 CFR PART 432.
  • Completion of sufficient education and experience to meet the State of California certification requirements.
  • Nursing experience in a community health setting is desirable.

 

Experience & Education in addition to the above-mentioned employment standards:

Community Health Nurse I

  • Nursing experience in a community health setting is highly desirable; additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted.

Community Health Nurse II

  • One year of full-time community health nursing experience comparable to a Community Health Nurse I with the County of Lake.

Community Health Nurse Senior

  • Two years of community health nursing experience.
  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, preferably including completion of an accredited public health nursing program.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Public Health Nurse I/II/Senior: $78,582 – $116,376 annually DOE/DOQ

Community Health Nurse I/II/Senior: $61,381 – $88,691 annually DOE/DOQ

Comprehensive Benefits Package: https://alliantbenefits.cld.bz/cl2022benguide/2/

HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, please apply ASAP, as we will conduct interviews with qualified candidates as they are received. Complete an application and submit your resume and cover letter at: https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/ 

 

Save the Dates: Interviews will take place as qualified candidates apply.

 

Questions? Please contact your Lake County HR Team with any inquiries:

  • HR@lakecountyca.gov
  • 707-263-2213 (direct)

 

The County of Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 29 days.

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