Public Health Nursing Manager/Public Health Nursing Director

  • Napa County
  • Napa, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $58.71 - $71.37 Hourly USD



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.    

Job Description

Under general direction, serves as Napa County's Director of Public Health Nursing with responsibility for planning, coordinating, implementing, and overseeing public health nursing community and clinical services including assigned programs, projects, services, and initiatives; directs, coordinates, and monitors the work of assigned staff, consultants, and contractors; and performs a variety of professional, administrative, and programmatic work in support of assigned programs within the service areas including serving as a liaison to, coordinating with, and providing high level administrative support and staff assistance to County staff, boards, committees, and outside agencies.
A Section Manager in HHSA is responsible for the management of one or more sections or areas of significant depth and complexity. Positions in this class lead the administration and implementation of section activities to ensure that the section successfully meets identified objectives. 
This is a single position class that serves as the Director of Public Health Nursing per code and statutory requirements and is responsible for functioning as a consultant and advisor on health and public health nursing issues. The Director of Public Health Nursing provides public health nursing leadership, evaluates nursing programs in terms of present and future needs of the community, and implements plans for professional development of nursing personnel. This position is responsible for the operational activities of assigned health units including the Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Units (MCAH), Women Infants and Children (WIC), and Therapeutic Childcare Center. In addition, this position assists the Deputy Director of HHSA/Public Health Officer in providing nursing oversight for County-wide programs including control and prevention of communicable disease, injury prevention, health promotion and wellness, health education, preventative health care, and immunization clinic services. This position works with the Deputy Director of HHSA/Public Health Officer and other public health managers to provide policy oversight and direction to public health programs to ensure a coordinated response to community health needs by public health nursing staff.

The Recruitment Process

1.  Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications.  Those that possess the minimum qualifications will be placed on the eligibility list and referred to the hiring department for further consideration.

Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time.      

Special Instructions


Additional Information

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: integrity, accountability, and service.    
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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