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Part TIme Needham PHN with Full Time Potential

  • 28 May 2020 7:18 AM
    Message # 8997524

    Public Health Division

    Job Posting 

    Title: Public Health Nurse IE-20

    Position: 25.0 hours per week (potential for full-time (37.5 hours per

    week) pending availability of funding) 

    Annual Salary Range:    $44,421 – $55,683 

    Needham seeks a highly qualified individual for the part-time position of Public Health Nurse. This

    position will perform a variety of nursing, communicable disease response, policy development, and

    health education functions. 

    Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

     Conduct communicable disease investigation, surveillance, and case management, including investigating

    outbreaks and conducting epidemiological surveys of all cases of diseases dangerous to the public health

     Deliver health screening programs, wellness clinics, and influenza vaccination clinics

     Present classes and trainings to community groups and write articles for newspapers and community

    publications across a broad range of health topics including general wellness, safety from mosquito and

    tick-borne illnesses, mental health promotion, and others

     Collaborate with first responders and municipal departments as an active member of the Town’s

    emergency management team; this work will include managing trainings, exercises, and deployments as

    the leader of Needham’s Medical Reserve Corps

     Prepare reports, maintain confidential records, and research public health and medical studies as well as

    evidence-based practices to inform the development of policies

    Minimum Requirements:

     Three (3) or more years of work experience in nursing or public health, and ideally experience in both

    fields. Part-time and volunteer experience will be considered.

     Active and valid Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse

     A current and valid certification in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and possession of a valid state-

    issued driver’s license, or the ability to attain such credentials and licenses within six (6) months of hire

    Preferred Qualifications:

     A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is desired, although a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as public

    health, education, or social work will be considered when combined with licensure as a Registered Nurse

    and nursing work experience

     Nursing experience in a community health setting, ambulatory care setting, or with unique populations 

     A background in policy and/or community education attained through either significant work experience

    or through the achievement of a graduate degree in public health, education, or a related field 

     Current and valid certification as an instructor in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 

    How to Apply:                                                                                                                                               


    Please forward your cover letter, resume and Town of Needham Employment Application by:

    Email: hr@needhamma.gov; or

    Mail: Human Resources Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.

    Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 

    The Town of Needham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females, minorities,

    veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Last modified: 28 May 2020 7:22 AM | Kitty C. Mahoney RN, BSN, MS (Administrator)
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