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Job Opening: Health Dept - Public Health Nurse

September 28, 2021

Ashland County Health Department has a full-time opening for a Public Health Nurse (PHN). The PHN participates in public health programs including immunizations, infectious disease control, services to children with medical handicaps, and selected grant-sponsored programs.

Hours:   Monday – Friday, 8:00-4:00.  Occasional evening and weekend hours.  This position is full-time at 35.0 hours per week. 

Salary:   Commensurate with experience.  Ashland County Health Department offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision and enrollment in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, and paid time off for vacation, sick leave, holidays, and personal days.  

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Infectious disease control and investigations
  • Pediatric and adult immunizations
  • Case management of children with chronic health issues as needed
  • Serve as a public health resource to the community
  • Independently practice within a broad scope of nursing
  • Provide support for accreditation activities

Minimum Experience/Qualifications: 

  • Qualified applicants must have a valid nursing license issued by the Ohio Board of 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 obtain 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

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Chris Bivens, RN, Director of Nursing or

Ashland County Health Department

1763 State Route 60

Ashland, Ohio 44805

Resumes being taken until October 15, 2021.

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