Overview

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency invites qualified candidates who are
dedicated to public service and who possess strong administrative, communication,
and leadership skills to serve as public health nurses. The Public Health Nurse I
classification is an entry-level position and the Public Health Nurse II classification is
considered an intermediate position. These classifications provide population based
services in clinical/or community settings focused on illness and injury prevention and
health promotion programs through education, case management, and direct care and
community collaboration.

The Public Health Nurse I classification is an entry
level Public Health Nurse position that will provide
population based services in clinical and/or
community settings focused on illness and injury
prevention and health promotion programs
through education, case management, and direct
care and community collaboration. Areas of
practice may include but are not limited to
maternal and child health, communicable disease,
chronic illness and HIV/STD. This entry level
position participates in a structured environment,
under general supervision.
Public Health Nurse II is an intermediate level
Public Health Nurse position that will provide the
same services as the Public Health Nurse I
classification, however, acts in a lead capacity.
This position functions under general supervision.

About Stanislaus County Health Services Agency

The Health Services Agency (HSA) is comprised of two departments: 1) a network of outpatient clinics in six locations throughout Stanislaus County, with the partnership of Valley Consortium for Medical Education (VCME), to offer a medical residency program; 2) Public Health Services.

Public Health, a department of the Health Services Agency (HSA) operates the traditional programs of: Communicable Disease Control, clinical services for STD, HIV, TB, Immunizations, Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Nursing in the community (Nurse Family Partnership), Childhood Lead Prevention Program, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Education, Cal-Learn/AFLP, California Children's Services and Medical Therapy Programs, CHDP Administration, Emergency Preparedness, WIC Nutrition Services, Tobacco Education and Health Promotion.

The HSA holds strongly to its vision of "healthy people in a healthy Stanislaus" by developing its services with the community, in ways that support community need.

Please visit: www.stanjobs.org for more information or to apply online.