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Public Health Nurse-13456507

Police Force:San Diego County Sheriff Department
Location:County of San Diego, California
Salary:$62,462.40 - $76,814.40 Annually

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Job Title:Public Health Nurse-13456507
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$62,462.40 - $76,814.40 Annually
Job Type:Regular - Full time
Location:County of San Diego, California

The County of San Diego is now hiring for Public Health Nurse - Join our team and share in our vision for a County that is safe, healthy, and thriving!

Fluency in the Spanish language is highly desirable.

Public Health Nurse is the journey level class in the Public Health Nurse series. Under general supervision, a Public Health Nurse performs the full range of public health nursing duties in homes, public health centers, and other community settings.

Public Health Nurses can be assigned to the following programs: Tuberculosis (TB) Control, Immunizations, Foster Care, Maternal Child Health, Border Health, Bioterrorism, Epidemiology, and others.

Duties include: providing public health nursing services to individuals and/or families; conducting home visits in urban and rural communities; examining patients to identify health problems; assessing and identifying individual and community health needs; providing case management to high-risk populations; instructing families in health promotion and management of health and health-related problems.

For a complete job description of Public Health Nurse, including essential functions, required education, experience and license information, working conditions, etc., please click here.

Required Licenses and Education
In order to qualify, you must possess the following:
  • 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 or Master of Science degree in nursing from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency.
  • Notes:

  • Applicants without a Public Health Nurse Certificate must be in the process of obtaining their certificate at the time of interview.
  • A copy of your final transcripts or diploma or foreign studies equivalency report MUST be submitted immediately. If you are already in a County position that requires a bachelor's degree in nursing or if you have submitted your verification of degree on or after February 29, 2008, you do not need to re-submit this documentation.
  • A valid CPR card is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Some positions require that incumbents acknowledge that they are aware of child abuse reporting requirements and agree to comply with them in accordance with California Penal Code Section 1166.5.
  • Public Health Nurse Certification
    Obtaining a Public Health Nurse Certification is a simple and relatively quick process which involves completing one (1) online child abuse course and the necessary application. The entire process takes roughly a few weeks to complete.

    Please visit to obtain the application and information on the application process. You may also contact the California Board of Registered Nursing at (916) 322-3350.

    Desirable Traits
    Communicates Effectively, Knowledge Worker, Customer Focused, Values and Respects Others, Drives to Excel, Teamwork and Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Demonstrates Ethical Behavior, Supportive of Change

    Qualified applicants will be placed on a one year eligible list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in the employment application and supplemental questionnaire.

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.



    Site link:For the full job application please click here.
    Job ID:34381


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