County of NapaNapa 94558
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Director Of Public Health Nursing

County of Napa
Full Time Napa County Health & Human Services, 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Dr, Napa, CA 94558, United States


The Director of Public Health Nursing is the face of public health nursing in the county and is responsible for public health policy development and community health planning. They will serve as a consultant and advisor on public health nursing matters. Essential duties of this role include: management of various public health Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) programs such as Nurse-Family Partnership, providing nursing leadership, evaluating nursing programs based on community needs, and implementing plans for professional development of nursing personnel. Successful candidates will have a passion for public health and serving others, along with the technical skills and knowledge this high-level position requires.

An ideal candidate will understand the principles and practices of public health nursing program development and administration. Having knowledge of public health home visiting programs, nursing theory, clinical health care fundamentals, and maternal child and adolescent health programs, along with other aspects of public health will be vital to this role. The Director of Public Health Nursing will be responsible for overseeing a wide range of projects, public health efforts, and county-wide initiatives. This individual will also provide nursing clinical oversight for the county immunization programs including Vaccines for Children, and work closely with nurses and other public health professionals across programs such as Communicable Diseases Control, California Childrens Services and Women Infants and Children. Improving the development and use of public and private community resources to address community health needs is just one of many ways this individual will help residents of Napa County live healthier lives.  

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This position is open until filled. 

For first consideration please apply ASAP, as we will conduct interviews with qualified candidates as they apply for the position. 

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to:Craig W. Southerland Public Service Search (619) 393-9508 

Napa County is an equal employment opportunity employer.