Salary: $7,334.00-$8,068.00 Monthly USD
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Supervising Public Health Nurse I in the Health & Human Services' Public Health Division. Under general supervision, plans, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of public health nursing and related ancillary staff for the Yuba County Public Health function; develops goals, objectives, standards of performance and policies and procedures to meet legal, organizational and public health nursing guidelines. Provides programmatic oversight and review to multiple public health nursing programs; directs and supervises the work of public health nursing staff; performs the full range of public health nursing services including teaching, health assessment, and counseling services in connect ion with the prevent ion and control of diseases and adverse health conditions; may manage a patient caseload; performs related work as assigned. This is the supervisory level in the public health series. There is currently one vacancy. However, the employment list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill additional vacancies for the same classification if they arise during the duration of the list.
About the Position:
Selected candidate(s) will supervise one of two teams:
The Communicable Disease investigation team, which includes follow-up of reportable communicable diseases, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV surveillance; supervises the Immunization Program, which provides influenza and other select vaccinations onsite and at community outreach sites; develops working relationships with community medical providers' offices and informs them of current communicable disease and immunization guidelines and recommendations on an ongoing basis and participates in community coalitions and committees focused on disease prevention; or
The Children's Medical Services team, which includes telephone case management for children with serious medical conditions, children with elevated blood lead levels, and children in foster care; the Maternal Child Adolescent Health Program, which promotes the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, infants, and children in the community (e.g. breastfeeding and infant safe sleep promotion through social media and other outlets); develops working relationships with community medical providers' offices and informs them of current guidelines and recommendations (e.g. screening for postpartum mood disorder and Adverse Childhood Experiences); participates in community coalitions and committees to promote the optimal health and wellbeing of pregnant women, infants, children, and children with special health care needs.
Close Date: Until filled