PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I/II/III

County of Calaveras

About the organization

The County of Calaveras was created in 1850 as one of California’s original counties. The historic gold-rush towns in Calaveras County offer a glimpse into California’s diverse past and provide modern day residents with recreational activities year round. Four seasons offer fishing, hunting, biking, camping, water sports at nine public access lakes from large reservoirs to small mountaintop lakes, snow sports including world class skiing, caves, golfing at six beautiful championship courses, quaint towns, a wide variety of restaurants, museums, art, wineries, historical landmarks and much more. With a population of over 48,000 residents Calaveras County encompasses 1,000 square miles stretching from the north central valley to the Sierra Nevada mountains. There are no freeways or interstates in Calaveras County. Historic Highway 49 runs through the county connecting its towns and people. Sacramento is just 75 miles away, San Francisco is 135 miles, and Yosemite is 2 hours.

Duties

Two PHN's needed to provide public health nursing services, instruction, health counseling and guidance to individuals, families and groups regarding disease, health conditions, public health and rehabilitation in a clinic setting or within an assigned area including homes, public and private schools and community; participates in Public Health and county-wide disaster response; may have responsibility for a specialized public health program independently or in conjunction with the PHN III or Director of Public Health Nursing, on a limited basis the PHN III may exercise technical and functional direction to lower-level staff.

Qualifications

Public Health Nurse I: Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited university or college. On-the-job training provided.

Public Health Nurse II (in addition to the PHN I): Two years of Public Health Nursing experience.

Public Health Nurse III (in addition to the PHN II): Five years of Public Health nursing experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply online and attach your resume, cover letter, and any licenses/certificates.

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