Overview

The Williams County Health Department is a nationally accredited health department and has a full-time opening for a Public Health Nurse (PHN). The PHN participates in public health programs to improve the overall health of the community through prevention.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:00. This position is full time at 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: $23.28 – $27.32 Commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, vision and dental insurance. There is no cost to the employee for the insurance premium for single coverage. Paid time off for sick leave, vacation, personal day, and 14 paid holidays, enrollment in Ohio Public Employees
Retirement System, and tuition reimbursement.

Essential Functions of the Position:
• Provide pediatric and adult immunizations
• Investigate infectious diseases and promote infection prevention strategies in the community to prevent diseases. For example, food or waterborne illness, vaccine preventable diseases, and other diseases that impact the health of the community
• Collaborate with healthcare providers and community partners to improve immunization rates
• Provide education on childhood lead prevention
• Assist children with chronic health issues to connect with their physician and navigate their healthcare needs
• Provide education on various health topics to the public

Minimum Experience/Qualifications:
• Qualified applicants must have a valid nursing license issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing
• Associates degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
• Prior experience in public health preferred
• Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation
• Must be able to provide proof of automobile insurance
• CPR certified or may obtained after hire
• Must successfully pass a background check
• Must have ability to use computer applications, electronic medical records, and be proficient in MS Office products
• Must have willingness to learn new skills, be adaptable/flexible
• Must have excellent customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills
• Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills including cultural sensitivity

The Williams County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer. Only non-tobacco, non-nicotine candidates will be considered.

 

Send cover letter and resume by mail or email.
Williams County Health Department
Rachel Aeschliman, MPH, RN
Director of Nursing
310 Lincoln Ave.
Montpelier, OH 43543
rachel.aeschliman@williamscountyhealth.org

 

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About Williams County Health Department

The overall mission of the Williams County Health Department is the prevention of disease, promotion of optimal health, and the providing of care for the present and the future residents of our county. Our purpose is to maintain and protect the health of residents through control of communicable disease, management of the environment, education of the community in health promotion, and prevention of illness and chronic disease.