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Supervisor Public Health Nurse, San Luis Obispo, CA

Organization: County of San Luis Obispo
Category: Nurse Management
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Date Job Posted: November 29, 2021
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San Luis Obispo County is in need of a seasoned communicable disease nurse who can manage a large portion of the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This position is responsible for overseeing the Public Health Department's vaccinations, case investigation/contact tracing, and testing operations. Each one of those sections has its own subordinate well-qualified leader. The SPHN will assist the County Health Officer and Deputy Health Officer in triaging the work during times of surge and other policy considerations.

This position is a great opportunity for someone who wants to give back to the community and is seeking professional growth opportunities.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience in communicable disease and/or immunizations
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, can stay cool under pressure and has the ability to multitask
  • Has proficient critical thinking skills and can make operational adjustments as necessary

Required Education and Experience:

Either A: Four years of experience as a Public Health Nurse
Or B: Four years of increasingly responsible public health related experience, in a public or private healthcare setting. (An advanced degree in public health nursing, or a public health related field, may substitute for one year of the required experience.)

Candidates must apply online at:

For information, please contact Frank Stapleton at (805)781-4284.

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