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Public Health Nursing Manager, Placerville, CA

Organization: County of El Dorado
Category: Nurse Management
Location: Placerville, CA
Date Job Posted: January 30, 2024
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Salary $117,457.60 - $142,771.20 Annually
Location Placerville, CA
Job Type Full Time
Job Number 2401-0201
Department Health and Human Services Agency
Opening Date 01/19/2024
Closing Date 2/17/2024 12:00 AM Pacific





The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continues to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting.


The El Dorado County Health And Human Services Agency is committed to transforming lives and improving futures for the citizens of El Dorado County. Their programs and services include: Behavioral Health, Public Health, Community and Social Services. Their over 600 employees are dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of those in their communities.


The Division of Public Health is comprised of an inter-professional team that promotes and demonstrates best practices of population level wellness through a highly diverse and talented workforce. Focusing on population level prevention our team engages in health policy development, community level assessment, community health improvement planning, partner collaboration building, public health education and proactive wellness intervention. With a County overall health ranking of 11th in California the Division of Public Health has a broad catalog of comprehensive prevention programs including Maternal Child Adolescent Health family oriented nursing services, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, California Children’s Services, preventive clinical services focusing on contagious diseases, Snap Ed, Oral Health and Tobacco Use Prevention services.


The Public Health Nurse Manager will plan, organize, oversee, and direct 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; assist with program planning and budgeting; coordinate assigned activities with other County departments and outside agencies; provide 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.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and/or manage and administer public health nursing based on community assessment data and overall Public Health Division service goals and objectives.
  • Evaluate nursing practice proficiency, California Practice Act compliance, adherence to nursing professional code of conduct and advise the County on best practices and areas of improvement
  • Select, train, evaluate, and discipline subordinate staff.
  • Serve as a resource for interpreting federal, state, and local standards of public health nursing practice
  • Assist in the development of management systems, procedures, and standards for program monitoring and evaluation; assure proper procedures are in place and followed.
  • Perform analysis and prepare detailed written reports of findings pertaining to the quality and efficiency of services provided within public health nursing programs.
  • Assist in the preparation of program budgets in support of the overall Division budget.
  • Coordinate the application, execution, and monitoring of grants within the Division; develop directly or through delegation scope of works, budgets, periodic or annual reports.
  • Assist subordinates and peers in planning and organizing community level outreach, intervention, and events; review and evaluate schedules, staffing and caseload ratios, and case assignment appropriateness.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

For a full description of the duties and responsibilities, please review the job description here.


Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following recommendations.

A combination of the required experience, education, and training that would provide the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; however, education may not solely substitute for the required experience.

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.

A Master's degree in nursing, public health, or advanced nursing practice is desirable.

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.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for Public Health Nursing Manager, as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.



Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Rachel Wallick in Human Resources at


The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

A training and experience evaluation will be utilized to determine an applicant's ability to continue in the recruitment process ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process, click here.

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.


The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Public Health Nursing Manager. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancies located in Placerville, CA:

  • One (1) full-time vacancy located in Placerville, CA

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history. Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:

  • 40 miles from Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles from Sacramento Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco

Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:

  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems

Employees that are buying a home in El Dorado County may qualify for down payment assistance. Click here for more information.

Agency The County of El Dorado
Address 330 Fair Lane
Placerville, California, 95667
Phone 530-621-5565

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