Public Health Nurse Supervisor

  • County of El Dorado
  • Placerville, California
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Public Health
  • Salary: $83,595.20 - $101,608.00 Annually USD

Job Description


The County of El Dorado's Health and Human Services Agency is committed to transforming lives and improving futures for the citizens of El Dorado County. Our programs and services include Behavioral Health, Public Health, Community, and Social Services. We have over 600 employees dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of their fellow community members.

The Health and Human Services Agency's Public Health Division promotes and protects the health and well-being of the citizens of El Dorado County. They monitor and control communicable disease, provide community services and outreach on topics such as immunizations, tobacco use prevention, oral health, family planning, WIC, and many more!

Use your knowledge and skills to assist your community! The Public Health Nurse Supervisor will provide d aily oversight of one or more public health programs that may include population, family or individual interventions across the lifespan requiring practice oversight of public health nurses and a variety of multi-professional teams. Key responsibilities include consultation on the management of complex PHN interventions, program design, planning and evaluation, development of program/practice standards, outcome monitoring and analysis, generation of program and fiscal reports, representation to community stakeholders, provision of clinically oriented practice as appropriate and ability to respond effectively in a public health emergency.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:
  • Monitor operation effectiveness and service outcome of assigned program/function; identify opportunities for improving nursing practice and service delivery methods/procedures; participate with management in the development, review, and implementation of best practices.
  • Plan for, evaluate, and secure necessary equipment, materials, and supplies required for the assigned program and activities; monitor, control, and inventory supplies and equipment.
  • Provide technical consultation and guidance to staff members on complex client cases and may co- manage the most complex and/or highly sensitive cases; conduct quality assurance and contribute to assessments, reports, and other documentation prepared by staff.
  • Conduct fiscal planning and budget or grant preparation, including strategic planning for budget or grant implementation.

The ideal candidate for the vacancy will possess superior oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to work independently, and the ability to work across multi-agency or multidisciplinary professional networks. In addition to the above, the ideal candidate for this vacancy will possess the ability to respond to sudden and unexpected demands; analyze data and work with community partners to develop strategies to increase access to care for families and improve program services; skill in facilitating meetings and using positive communication strategies; create and maintain accurate program reports; and the ability to train medical providers and staff as appropriate.

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations:

Any combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university;
Two (2) years of public health nursing experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Public Health Nurse II. One (1) year of lead experience is preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California and Nevada Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must possess a California Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing or eligibility for Registered Nurse licensure reciprocity in the State of California.
  • Must possess a California State Public Health Nursing certificate.
  • Must possess valid CPR certification.
  • Must have completed child abuse and neglect recognition and reporting training requirements pursuant to the State of California Health and Safety Code.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Public Health Nurse Supervisor, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.
Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, contact Heather Andersen in Human Resources at

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Please note that for this recruitment, applications will be accepted for those who are within a maximum of six (6) months of meeting the required education or certification/licensure of the recruitment closing date. The applicants may be placed on the eligibility list if they meet all other qualifications, but will not be eligible for referral to the hiring department for interviews until they've provided Human Resources with proof of meeting all qualifications.

Training and Experience Review (Weighted 100%): A training and experience review consists of candidates responding to supplemental questions on the job application. A subject matter expert will evaluate each candidate's responses based on predetermined criteria. The subject matter experts are not granted access to the candidate's application; therefore, responses to the supplemental questions should be thorough, detailed, and complete. Do not refer to resumes, cover letters, or other documentation as they will not be reviewed.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here.

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Public Health Nurse Supervisor. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. There is currently (1) one full time vacancy in the Public Health Division, located in South Lake Tahoe, Ca.

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The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.
Not just rusting mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Placerville, California United States View Map