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Full Time / Part Time PHN Southwick

  • 30 Jun 2022 7:15 AM
    Message # 12833787

    FULLTIME PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 

    Town of Southwick 

    The Town is seeking a fulltime public health nurse for a 37.5 hour per week position. Under the direction of the Town of Southwick's Health Director, the Public Health Nurse provides public health nursing services to the towns of Granville, Southwick, and Tolland.  The Public Health Nurse provides health education and outreach to ensure and improve  the health of the public; develops and implements public health programs;conducts infectious disease outbreak investigations and communicable disease reporting; conducts case management in accordance with public health laws and regulations;  organizes and implements vaccination clinics and other clinical services; participates in emergency preparedness; and performs other related duties as necessary to promote the health of the community. 

    The applicant must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of medical information and other information of a sensitive nature. The applicant must have good personal relations  skills and have the ability to make sound clinical decisions. Must have the knowledge  and ability to research, analyze, and evaluate best practices in the area of public health  as well as interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws and regulations. 

    A Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, or a related field is required. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in public health nursing is preferred. Must be licensed as a Massachusetts Registered Nurse and have and maintain a valid driver's license. 

    The annual starting salary range is $55,000.00 up to $62,000 depending upon qualifications and experience with generous employment benefits. A full job description and application are available by contacting the Board of Health office, or on the Town website www.southwickma.org. Submit a resume to the Board of Health, Town Hall, 

    454 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077 or via email to tfitzgerald@southwickma.net. This position is open until filled. The Town of Southwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    PART TIME PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE 

    Town of Southwick 

    The Town is seeking a part time public health nurse for a 26 hour per week position. Under the direction of the Town of Southwick's Health Director, the Public Health Nurse provides public health nursing services to the towns of Blandford, Montgomery, and Russell. The Public Health Nurse provides health education and outreach to ensure and  

    improve the health of the public; develops and implements public health programs; conducts infectious disease outbreak investigations and communicable disease reporting; conducts case management in accordance with public health laws and regulations; organizes and implements vaccination clinics and other clinical services; participates in emergency preparedness; and performs other related duties as necessary to promote the health of the community. 

    The applicant must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of medical information and other information of a sensitive nature. The applicant must have good personal relations  skills and have the ability to make sound clinical decisions. Must have the knowledge  and ability to research, analyze, and evaluate best practices in the area of public health  as well as interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws and regulations. 

    A Bachelor's Degree in public health, nursing, or a related field is required. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in public health nursing is preferred. Must be licensed as a Massachusetts Registered Nurse and have and maintain a valid driver's license. 

    The annual starting salary range is $37,000.00 up to $43,000 depending upon qualifications and experience with generous prorated employment benefits. A full job description and application are available by contacting the Board of Health office, or on the Town website www.southwickma.org. Submit a resume to the Board of Health, Town Hall, 454 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077 or via email to tfitzgerald@southwickma.net. This position is open until filled. The Town of Southwickis an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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