Napa County Napa, California, United States
Apr 05, 2021Full Time
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.