COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
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Public Health Nurse Supervisor-19457004
at COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
- Job Summary
- The Health and Human Services Agency's Public Health Services is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of:
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE SUPERVISOR
As a Public Health Nurse Supervisor, you will be responsible for providing first-line supervision and implementing nursing programs to Public Health Nurses and other support staff. The current vacancy is in Public Health Services-Central Region; however, the list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in other divisions or regions.
Duties include planning, directing, coordinating, scheduling, training, and evaluating the work of public health nurses, staff nurses, office assistants, and others engaged in a variety of nursing and health care programs; coordinating nursing and/or disaster preparedness programs with other social, medical, and health service agencies, educational agencies, and the community; and representing HHSA on committees as necessary.
Required Education and Experience
- Valid California Registered Nurse License is required at time of application; AND,
- Valid Public Health Nurse Certificate from a State Public Health Nursing or other regulatory agency is required at time of appointment; AND,
- A Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, AND,
- Four (4) years of experience as a Registered Nurse with at least three (3) years under the direct supervision of an official public health agency with a generalized public health nursing program; OR,
- Four (4) years of experience as a Registered Nurse working with at least one (1) of the following groups: pregnant women, infants and toddlers, parents, adults and children with tuberculosis, community groups regarding maternal and child health issues and communicable disease; OR,
- A Master of Science degree in nursing from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, AND,
- Three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse with at least two (2) years under the direct supervision of an official public health agency with a generalized public health nursing program; OR,
- Three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse working with at least one (1) of the following groups: pregnant women, infants and toddlers, parents, adults and children with tuberculosis, community groups regarding maternal and child health issues and communicable disease.
- A valid Public Health Nurse Certificate from a State Public Health Nursing or other regulatory agency is required at time of appointment.
- A valid National Provider Identification Number (NPI) and CPR card is required at time of appointment.
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Public Health Nurse Certification
Please be advised that candidates must possess a current California Public Health Nurse (PHN) Certificate in order to be hired for this position. Candidates who do not possess a PHN Certificate at time of application should begin the process of obtaining a PHN Certificate immediately in order to avoid any delays in the hiring process.
The process for obtaining Public Health Nurse Certification involves completing one (1) online child abuse course and the necessary application. Please visit www.rn.ca.gov/pdfs/applicants/phn-app.pdf to obtain the application and information on the application process. You may also contact the California Board of Registered Nursing at (916) 322-3350.
The ideal candidate will possess broad nursing knowledge and clinical experience and demonstrate leadership and educational skills. Prior project management and educational program development over professional level staff in a matrix management environment is highly desirable. Knowledge and experience in health systems, public health and social networking, disaster preparedness, disaster response and Incident Command System are essential to optimal success. Ability to facilitate groups, to prepare and deliver professional presentations to community partners, to provide operational training, to organize and maintain training schedules, and to develop educational curriculum and training objectives are important in this position. The ideal candidate will encourage team collaboration, positive communication and demonstrate good judgment.
Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month eligible list based on scores received during the evaluation of information provided on the employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job on a case-by-case basis.
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Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
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