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Assistant Director of Nursing, Santa Cruz, CA

Organization: County of Santa Cruz
Category: Assistant Director
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Date Job Posted: September 22, 2021
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SALARY: $9,589 - 12,802 / Month

Are you seeking new, exciting, opportunities? Do you want excellent benefits and opportunity for growth and advancement? If so, read on!

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package
Paid Holidays*Annual Leave*Medical*Dental*Vision*CalPERS retirement *and more!


The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) shall have overall responsibility of:

  • Programmatic, budgetary and personnel elements of the Communicable Disease Unit, the Local Health Department Infection Prevention (LHD IP);
  • Supervise staff in the Communicable Disease Unit and act for the Director of Nursing in their absence.

The ADON shall serve as a liaison to Public Health Administration on behalf of the Communicable Disease Unit for the purposes of advanced and strategic planning.

The ADON shall work with the Director of Nursing to:

  • Nurture and promote the profession of public health nursing; the role of public health in improving population health and the move towards a Public Health 3.0 framework.


Three years of professional nursing experience in a public health setting, including at least two years of supervisory and/or management experience. A masters degree in public health, Nursing, Health Administration or other related field is desirable.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Registered Nurse License issued by the State of California. Possession of a valid Public Health Nursing certificate issued by the State of California. Possession of a valid CPR certificate. Possession of a valid California Class C driver license or the ability to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Fingerprinting is required.


Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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