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Public Health Nurse III, Santa Cruz, CA

Organization: County of Santa Cruz
Category: Nurse
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Date Job Posted: December 3, 2021
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SALARY: $8,691 – 10,161 / Month

BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Annual Leave, Holidays, Dependent Care Plan, Disability Insurance, Bereavement Leave, Flexible Spending Allowance, H-Care Plan.

THE JOB: Under direction, to serve as a lead and assist a Public Health Program Manager or to direct, evaluate and supervise agency-wide specialized programs; to provide a wide variety of complex nursing services in homes, clinics and other community sites; to coordinate general medical clinic activities; and to do other work as required.

There are two vacancies with the Children and Family Health Unit.

1) Supervise the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)– an evidence-based program where specially trained nurses regularly visit first-time moms-to-be, starting early in the pregnancy and continuing through the child’s second birthday.


2) Supervise the Field Nursing Program from families with children under the age of 5.

Both positions use principles of supervision, reflective practice, and staff development, as well as providing primary support and appropriate oversight to the nurse home visitors, building and modeling a strengths-based, client-centered culture.

The list established from this recruitment will be used to fill positions for various County departments during the life of the eligible list.

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training or experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

One year of experience performing duties equivalent to a Public Health Nurse II which is detailed here: in Santa Cruz County.

APPLY: For a detailed job description and to apply online

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