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The Health and Human Services Department – Public Health Division, is currently hiring for the position of Senior Public Health Nurse.

This position performs public health nursing duties in an assigned program, project, or district and/or conduct a specialized public health program or training; instructs adults and children in accepted health practices, including prevention and control of disease; and exercises technical and functional supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff.

Position assignments may include any of the following areas:

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Adult and Elderly In-Home Visitation Case Management
  • California Children’s Services (CCS)
  • Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)
  • Foster Care
  • Immunizations
  • Communicable Disease Control

Experience: Two (2) years of responsible public health nursing experience performing duties similar to a Public Health Nurse – II with Placer County.

Training: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in nursing. Incumbents in this classification who are assigned to a position allocated as bilingual, requiring the use of a second language, will be required to be proficient in the verbal, written and interpretive skills of the specified language.

Required License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Possession of a valid certificate as a Certified Public Health Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
  • May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

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