Job Posting!

The Auglaize County Health Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Public Health Nurse

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision of the Director of Nursing, assist in planning and implementing public health nursing activities in health clinics and public health nursing programs.  Duties can include, but not limited to:  all aspects of preparing for, educating, and administering vaccines in childhood and adult immunization clinics; Get Vaccinated grant implementation; school health collaboration activities; infectious disease surveillance and control; assist families with needs and health care coordination in the Children with Medical Handicaps (CMH) program; serve as a resource advisor; and assist in the development of goals, objectives, and infrastructures for the division. Participate in other related public health departmental duties as assigned.  Respond to Public Health Emergencies when required.

 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a degree in nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing {BSN} preferred) and an active Ohio Registered Nurse license; a minimum of two years of nursing experience or six months or more of public health experience preferred. Current Healthcare Provider CPR Certification. The ability to uphold standards related to HIPPA, OSHA and universal precautions. A valid Ohio Driver’s License and auto liability insurance required. Must be detail oriented, organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills and listening skills, excellent time management skills and able to multi-task, strong customer service skills, and work well as part of a team.  Proficient in Microsoft Office and a basic knowledge of electronic medical record systems necessary. Must be able to lift and carry object weighing up to 20 pounds unassisted and up to 50 pounds with assistance.

 

BENEFITS: Paid holidays, vacation, public retirement system, health coverage (medical, dental, vision)

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time (40 hours per week)

 

PAY RANGE: Hiring rate $19.00 per hour, based on experience and certifications.

 

CLOSING DATE: 4:30 PM on October 25th, 2019

 

Qualified applicants should submit resume by email, fax or mail to:

Health Commissioner
Auglaize County Health Department

813 Defiance Street

Wapakoneta, OH 45895

ofisher@auglaizehealth.org

P: (419) 738 3410

F: (419) 738 7818

Additional Information: Applicants will be selected for interviews based on qualifications and the quality of resumes and cover letters. Successful applicants must complete a criminal background check and driving record check.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019