The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Health & Human Services are accepting applications for the position of Senior Public Health Nurse. There are currently two (2) part-time vacancies in the Health and Human Services Department, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP). One is a 0.75 FTE regular hire vacancy and the other is a 0.50 FTE fixed-term vacancy.
Under direction from the Nursing Service Manager, the Senior Public Health Nurse is responsible for physician certification, retention and recruitment to ensure high quality services are available and delivered to eligible children/youth. This position is responsible for physician office facility reviews, quality assurance and coordination with the local Medi-Cal managed care plan. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring physician office staff have resources and training to provide appropriate pediatric health screening evaluation and assessment within CHDP Guidelines, including anthropometric measurements, audiometric and vision screening. The Senior Public Health Nurse provides consultation to community agencies and families on the importance of preventive services and systems of referral.
The ideal candidate for this position will have strong experience in the CHDP program and/or acute case management as a Public Health Nurse working with children. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate skilled professional nursing expertise and program knowledge to make medical judgments regarding covered benefits for children. The ideal candidate possesses excellent critical thinking skills, strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to adapt well to change, collaborate effectively with multiple disciplines, and provide team leadership. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of local community resources and able to link clients to needed services.
Filing Deadline: Open & Continuous - Applicants are encouraged to apply early. This recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of acceptable applications have been received. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EOE/TTY
Additional Salary Information: 5% differential paid for use of bilingual skills