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Public Health Nursing Manager, Placerville, CA

Organization: El Dorado County
Category: Nurse Management
Location: Placerville, CA
Date Job Posted: October 1, 2021
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Public Health
Nursing Manager

$8,020 - $9,748 Monthly
Excellent Benefits Package
Placerville, California

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

The Position

The Public Health Nursing Manager plans, organizes, oversees and directs activities and services for public health nursing practice and the work of nursing and other professionally licensed staff performing difficult, complex and technical duties related to public health services through a variety of clinic and field services; assists with program planning and budgeting; coordinates assigned activities with other County departments and outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to County staff and the public in public health promotion and service delivery activities. The incumbent serves as the Director of Public Nursing as outlined in California Code of Regulation Title 17 Public Health. Responsibilities include ascertaining community health needs, recommending programs to meet those needs, directing their development and implementation, budget administration and reporting, and program evaluation as well as performing and directing many of the day-to-day activities of the nursing programs. Incumbents serve as a professional-level resource for organizational, managerial, and operational analyses and studies. Performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.

The Ideal Candidate

The County is seeking a Public Health Nursing professional who embraces the principles of collective leadership to motivate and unify diverse teams to create innovative public health practice, population level wellness, strong community recognition and robust community partnerships. The ideal Candidate excels in the ability to:

  • Evaluate, motivate, develop and promote quality work in both seasoned and career entry employees
  • Organize, develop, analyze and evaluate public health programs, policies and mission objectives
  • Critique health and public policy in order to address current and emerging local public health concerns and issue.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines
  • Serve as an expert in utilizing public health and nursing science in the design of public health practice environments
  • Communicate effectively as a member or leader of inter-professional teams both internally and publicly
  • Cultivate strategic thinking to adjust strategies and overcome challenges, while including their employees in process improvement changes.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Optional Benefit Credits ($6,240 per year that can be used to offset employee cost or can be taken as cash)
  • $40,000 Life Insurance (with the option to purchase more)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation: Starting at 10 days/year, which increases after year 5
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays: 13 days/year
  • Management Leave: 80 hours/year

Teleworking is also an option offered to our employees!!

County Government

The County of El Dorado is a charter county and employs more than 1,800 employees with an all funds operating budget of approximately $688 million. The governing body is the Board of Supervisors which is comprised of elected representatives from each of the five voting districts.

Elevate to El Dorado

El Dorado County encompasses 1,786 square miles that range from the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley to the peaks of the Sierra Nevadas. Our western border is 30 minutes from the State Capitol and only 20 minutes away from over one million acres of breathtaking national forest. The vast size of our county also means that our offices are spread from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe. Of course, our services are not just office-based, as the County of El Dorado also maintains the famous Rubicon Trail, manages the whitewater recreation on the South Fork of the American River, educates visitors on our Gold Rush days at the El Dorado County Historical Museum, and provides many other services to our residents and visitors. Visit the link below to learn more about our beautiful county:


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university;


Three years of supervisory or administrative public health nursing experience which included involvement in fiscal management and program planning, development and administration.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a California Registered Nurse license issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing or eligibility for Registered Nurse licensure reciprocity in the State of California.
  • Possession of a California State Public Health Nursing certificate.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record.

How to Apply

To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, submit your application and respond to the required supplemental questions by the application deadline. Applications will be screened against the criteria the minimum qualifications, as well as responses to the supplemental questions below.

  1. Describe your experience in developing, analyzing, and evaluating of public health programs, policies, and operational needs to address public health issues. Highlight the organizational and management practices you have utilized.
  2. Describe your experience supervising and developing staff, including specific techniques or methods you have used to evaluate the staff’s performance in an objective and positive manner, and build a culture of collaboration and teamwork.
  3. Describe your experience presenting information, both orally and in writing to Boards, Commissions, and community organizations.
  4. Describe your experience Interpreting, explaining and applying laws, regulations and policies relating to public health nursing practices and programs. How did your expertise shape the public health practice environments you’ve worked in?

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Application Deadline: October 31, 2021 at 11:59pm

The County of El Dorado is an equal opportunity employer.

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